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12.31.10

LTT Picks 2010: Electronic Milk Jug

Here in the United States, we throw out an estimated 16 billion pounds of milk each year. A new hi-tech milk jug might help reduce that waste.

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12.30.10

LTT Picks 2010: Bendy Bike

Another of our favorite concepts of 2010 was the Bendy Bike, the bike that doubles as a bike lock. Designed by Kevin Scott, the bendable bike has segmented sections that allows the bike to wrap completely around a pole, small…

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12.29.10

LTT Picks 2010: Roving Green Roof

One of our favorite concepts of 2010 was Marco Castro Cosio’s roving green roof project, Bus Roots. As we noted then, more than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but increasingly urbanization doesn’t…

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12.28.10

Daydreaming Helps Productivity

New research out of MIT suggests that daydreaming actually improves focus.

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12.24.10

Greener Jet Fuel?

This weekend is one of the busiest for the airline industry. Flights home (or, if you’re lucky, somewhere exotic) for the holidays help make aviation responsible for about 3% of global carbon emissions. But future holiday flights…

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12.23.10

“Against Dumb” Purchases

The psychology of shopping is fascinating- how marketing can influence buying decisions, how product placement in a store can convert into sales. The sensory barrage is different online than in a store, but are we more or less likely…

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