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Useless plastic NoPhone curbs smartphone addiction

According to Occam’s razor, the simplest solutions are oft the best. And when trying to ease smartphone addiction, it couldn’t possibly get simpler than the NoPhone. This 100% water resistant phone-shaped device is essentially a rectangular plastic slab. What does it do? Absolutely nothing save act as surrogate to any mobile device. Continue Reading..


Burger King becomes McDonald’s ghost for Halloween

Talk about being burned. A Burger King location in Queens, New York, has taken a jab at McDonald’s for Halloween. In the amusing prank, a BK restaurant was transformed into the ghost of its famous rival. The entire building was draped in white sheets, accompanied by a sign that read: “Booooooo! Just kidding, we still flame grill our burgers. Happy Halloween.”Continue Reading..


Talking cat collar turns kitty’s meows into speech

Is your cat trying to tell yo something? According to Arden Moore, author of The Cat Behavior Answer Book, cats are capable of making at least 30 sounds. Cats are also have at least 19 variations on the simple meow. In an attempt to bridge the gap between cat owners and their felines, Temptations Lab has made a cat collar prototype that turns kitty’s meows into human speech.Continue Reading..


Infographic: Purchasing habits of the rich and very rich

How much money do you make? Did you know that less than 20% of American adults fall into the category of ultra wealthy? They’re also responsible for a significant portion of luxury goods purchases, according to the Shullman Research Center, a marketing research firm specializing in affluent insights.Continue Reading..


Why you should wear the same thing to work every day

Throughout the work week we’re confronted with thousands of decisions, both big and small; whether its choosing between #0099FF and #3399FF, or deciding to entirely change careers. With every decision you make, you’re using up the finite supply of mental energy allocated to you each day. These taxing decisions are referred to by experts as decision fatigue.Continue Reading..


Pizza Hut parody’s selfie stick obsession in humorous ad

Yesterday I posted about a Pizza Hut box concept that converts into a movie projector. Today you can watch a brilliant and entertaining parody PSA to all selfie stick, aka ‘narcissistick’ addicts out there, warning them of the dangers of this obsession.Continue Reading..


American Egg Board wants you to wake up to eggs and… Kevin Bacon

In its latest campaign to get Americans to start their day with eggs, the American Egg Board decided to pair eggs with back — Kevin Bacon to be exact. Actor Kevin Bacon has traded off the whole six degrees thing in ads for years, but now it’s time to put the bacon to work.Continue Reading..

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