Check out inspiration news for up to date articles on new ideas and concepts that are sure to recharge your creativity. Whether it’s a vending machine that rewards you for doing exercises or making musical instruments out of anything you can think of, come here to read about some really off the wall ideas.

Posted by Allison Blackburn

‘Gardens by the Bay’ in Singapore is Jaw Dropping

Sometimes you come across places in the world that can only be described as jaw dropping. The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is definitely one of these places; it is so surreal that a visit there will have you nipping yourself to wakeup from a dream. The gardens are a billion dollar techno-garden theme park that is absolutely stunning. [Image Courtesy of GardensbytheBay] There are numerous attractions at the Gardens by the Bay. However two of them do stand out. These are the Supertree Grove which is a collection of huge cyborg looking trees and the Cloud Forest, a […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

10 Tips for cleaning that make life easier

No one really likes cleaning and there are some jobs that can be very tiresome or nasty. However with these 10 tips for cleaning jobs, your life will be much easier. 1 Use an onion to clean your grill [Image Courtesy of 9gag] If you take half a white onion and stab it with a long fork, you can rub it over a hot grill and it will clean it, along with adding flavour the next time you use it for cooking. 2 Clean your blender [Image Courtesy of 9gag] To clean your blender you can fill it with warm […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

10 of Google’s Important Acquisitions

Since 2001 Google has spent a lot of money on taking over 163 companies - $28 billion actually. This means that Google have bought on average one company each month. They have bought many different types of companies from services and technology, mapping companies, to security, gadgets, gaming and robotics. Here we are taking a look at the 10 of the most important and worthy acquisitions that have impacted Google’s business. [Image Courtesy of Mike Nudelman] Makani power-clean energy – $30 million [Image Courtesy of Makani Power] Google made an investment in green energy start-up before purchasing Makani Power in May of […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Students developing nail polish that can detect date rape drugs in drinks

A team of four undergraduate students at North Carolina State University calling themselves Unercover Colors have revealed interesting plans to develop a nail polish that will detect whether there are any date rape drugs present in drinks. The idea is simple yet genius and could easily see large spread success if it sees full commercial fruition. [Image Courtesy of Neil Milne, BuzzBuzzNailArt] “With our nail polish, any woman will be empowered to discreetly ensure her safety by simply stirring her drink with her finger,” says their Facebook page. So whilst stirring your drink with your finger doesn’t sound the most pleasant […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Swimarium could have you swimming in virtual reality

If you have a passion for scuba diving you surely have wanted to dive at the Great Barrier Reef but you might not all of us may have the cash to spare. Well OVA Studio has come up with a great idea that could allow you to do it – in virtual reality that is. They have designed a concept called the Swimarium that comprises of LED screens which have been placed around a large swimming pool. This creates an immersive experience that would allow you to go diving anywhere in the world. [Image Courtesy of OVAStudios] “It is a design […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

DrinkPure Can Turn Contaminated Water Into Drinking Water Anywhere

The idea is simple and innovative: a filter that can be attached to any plastic bottle and turns contaminated water into drinking water in a matter of seconds. The Swiss student Jeremy Nussbaumer is responsible for the invention, called DrinkPure. It’s ideal not only for travelers, hikers and campers, but the main goal of this project is to help supply drinking water to populations in remote areas. Filters based on activated carbon already exist in countless different models and prices to provide drinking water. With this new product, the tendency to reduce the waste will only increase. Made from recycled material, […]