Help Amit!

Posted on October 7, 2011 Under Life

My friend Amit Gupta (interviewed on here back in 2007) needs our help. The best thing you can do is get anyone you know of South Asian descent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, or Sri Lanka) to take a…

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The Future Of Health Report

Posted on August 2, 2010 Under Life

Check out The Future of Health report compiled by our friends at PSFK with ideas from creative folks around the world. You can view it on SlideShare or fill out your information to download the full 200 page PDF report.…

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SteriPEN Adventurer

Posted on October 13, 2009 Under Gadgetry

Unless you've been living in a cave, you should know that clean water is one of the major issues plaguing the world right now. You guys helped Josh donate a well via Charity Water and last month, I was in…

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Help Remedies

Posted on August 20, 2009 Under Design

Help Remedies. You get the point. Gorgeously packaged bandages, pills, tablets and more with witty sayings that give a warm feeling. Six packs are $20. It's a shame they're not homeopathic or natural remedies (hint, hint)"“ but the idea is…

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Giant Microbes

Posted on May 7, 2009 Under Design

   If Ugly Dolls are any standard for cuteness, then a stuffed E. coli bacterium is downright adorable. Giant Microbes, a Delaware company with a mind for the medical, creates plush stuffed toys resembling microscopic critters, viruses, and cells with…

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Fashion Surgical Masks

Posted on April 29, 2009 Under Design

What would you do if you were an out of work art director with some free time and you wanted to help fight the Swine Flu epidemic plaguing Mexico (and looking pretty grim all over the place)? Irina Blok decided…

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Posted on March 27, 2009 Under Food

Since I started up cycling again, I've been thinking about how to help my body recover not only after, but during the ride. I drink a ton of water when I am doing cardio, but lately it occurred to me…

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Devi Yoga Mats

Posted on November 11, 2008 Under Design

Yoga's great for the soul and all, but when it comes to yoga mat design, it seems like all the soul is sucked out. At least we think that's what Terra Breese, the creative who launched Devi Mats in 2006,…

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James Nachtwey's TED Wish

Posted on October 3, 2008 Under Life

At TED 2007 I watched misty eyed as James Nachtwey shared his TED Wish, as follows: "I'm working on a story that the world needs to know about. I wish for you to help me break it, in a way that…

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Posted on June 23, 2008 Under Life

The popularization of the mind/body/soul lifestyle has brought about a few good changes -- the most important being a proliferation of healthier people. But those of us who have been there since the beginning know that it hasn't always been…

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