There are (almost) as many cell phone subscriptions as people
The number of cell phone subscriptions worldwide has risen dramatically in just a few years.
By Tyler Falk
For better sex, the right architects: Zaha, Corbu
Can architects create places for better sex? Two new exhibitions may point the way, thanks to Zaha Hadid and the late Le Corbusier.
By C.C. Sullivan
Who benefits from the U.S.’ shale oil boom? Mexican manufacturing
The main beneficiary of America’s energy boom could be its neighbor to the south.
By Channtal Fleischfresser
Paper helmets: a solution to bike share safety concerns?
Recyclable and readily available, Paper Pulp Helmets could be sold near docking stations for about $1.50 a piece.
By Janet Fang
‘Dogichtecture’ puts design in the dog house
MEXICO CITY — In a new exhibit, architects re-imagine Fido’s digs.
By Lauren Villagran
How one airline managed to profit 10 years in a row
Allegiant Air has turned a profit for 41 consecutive quarters by flying where other airlines won’t go.
By Tyler Falk
Coca-Cola’s newest bottle is made entirely of ice
How do you create buzz about a product that’s been around for decades? Scrap your old packaging and design something novel and innovative.
By Kirsten Korosec
The crass English word that officially took Germany by storm
It’s vulgar in America, but everyone from Chancellor Merkel on down uses it so much it has entered the dictionary in Deutschland.
By Mark Halper
How LEGO re-assembled its innovation strategy
When it went through tough times, LEGO’s problem wasn’t a lack of innovation, but too much unfettered innovation,
By Joe McKendrick
The latest SME trend: Adopting a global mindset?
Are small businesses beginning to take a global, rather than local, attitude to their future?
By Charlie Osborne