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Divorcing With Pomp and Circumstance

After one of his friends was going through a painful divorce process, Hiroki Terai had come up with the idea of holding divorce ceremonies to help couples rejoice over their decisions to part ways.


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Turn Your House into a Billboard: Free Mortgage

We’re looking for houses to paint.


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3D Mask of Your Own Face

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting a super-realistic replica of your face for whatever reason, here’s your chance: a Japanese company called REAL-f [JP] is creating so-called 3DPFs (“3 Dimension Photo Forms”), copies of human faces “in 3D”.


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UnTapped Market: Adult ADHD

There is good news and bad news about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — that is, if you’re a drug company.


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The Ideal Refrigerator

XKCD imagines the ideal refrigerator.


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The Future of Blended Drinks?

Milk + ice + a cupcake = crumbshake.


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The Robotic Cow Milker

One of the most impressive things I’ve seen at the expo has been Lely’s Astronaut A4, the Dutch company’s latest-generation robotic milking machine.


What is Pre-Commerce?

According to Yong Fook, pre-commerce is “buying stuff that doesn’t exist yet”.


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Rethinking the Motorcycle

Zipping around on a motorcycle can be fun, but being in a downpour or an accident on one is not.


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A Slow Growing Eco-Lawn

It’s hard to imagine anything more innocuous than a lush suburban lawn.