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xBlog: The original visual thinking weblog » Draw that tune!
Whiteboarding popular songs. This should be a thing people do.
music  art  clever  from delicious
march 2011 by mathowie
Far Foods
Great idea for the products on the shelf, dunno about the receipt totals.
green  ideas  clever  design 
august 2009 by mathowie
SlickMap CSS — A Visual Sitemapping Tool for Web Developers
wow. this is a pretty amazing little sitemap/organizational tool
css  design  clever 
july 2009 by mathowie
Peapod Neighborhood Electric Vehicle
Holy crap, a small electric city car with an integrated iPhone dock and custom iPhone apps for the car (also: Aeron style mesh seating).
cars  design  clever 
july 2009 by mathowie
ikea hacker: Put a cat litter box at the entryway?
That first photo is the cleanest and most amazing looking litter box hack I've seen. You see modern furniture instead of a cat poop door!
clever  hacks  modernfurniture 
may 2009 by mathowie
Oval NightWalker Flashlight | Be Sportier
Clever light design. This looks like just about the safest thing to walk along a dark dirt road with. I might get one to stash in my car for emergencies.
clever  design  wishlist 
november 2008 by mathowie
Newton Running
Awesome dead simple idea for eco-friendly shoe packaging (he says as he throws a giant pile of cardboard from zappos into the bin)
clever  design  shopping 
november 2008 by mathowie
Amazon.com: Help > Shipping & Delivery > Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging FAQs
This is the most brilliant shopping feature. As any parent of a toddler knows, getting toys out of their packaging usually requires about twenty minutes and a pair of wire cutters.
toys  amazon  clever  awesome 
november 2008 by mathowie
Bicycle Wear Technology: How Speedy are You? | BikeHacks
This is a great idea, especially on some narrow high-speed roads I have to share with cars
cycling  clever  clothing 
august 2008 by mathowie
PatientsLikeMe : Patients Helping Patients Live Better Every Day
This is pretty incredible. By just getting people to talk about their ailments and meds, you get a real wisdom of crowds thing happening without all the normal medial liability baggage.
clever  health  community 
march 2008 by mathowie
Google Crowdsourcing Machine Translation-- Random Neural Misfirings
I haven't seen this before. Looks like a really interesting idea.
clever  language 
october 2007 by mathowie
Motivation: Jerry Seinfeld's productivity secret - Lifehacker
Someone should make a html/javascript version of the "don't break the chain" red X calendar. I could keep it loaded on my desktop as a subtle reminder I need to ride my bike more
motivation  clever  lifehacks 
july 2007 by mathowie
What is reCAPTCHA?
An incredibly brilliant idea.
clever  captcha  web 
may 2007 by mathowie
Lather Rinse Repeat
omg, how awesome is that click me! header/contents/archives thing?
blogs  design  clever 
may 2007 by mathowie
Expert Verdict
brilliant bike riding idea
cycling  safety  clever 
april 2007 by mathowie
BRIGHTHANDLE
handle glows red when locked, green when unlocked, perfect for shared bathrooms
clever  design  home 
october 2006 by mathowie
O'Reilly Radar > I'm going to become a Fonero
a two SSID wireless point sounds like a great idea
wireless  clever 
october 2006 by mathowie
Flickr: Tea sketches
Start by staining a card with a discarded tea bag. Then draw something on top of the random stain.
flickr  illustration  clever 
july 2006 by mathowie
Life Outtacontext: Underground Station Breaks
Even though it is advertising, I think this is awesome. Back in 2001, I wanted to borrow a large format printer and do the classic horse galloping in the N Judah Carl St. tunnel.
advertising  subway  clever 
april 2006 by mathowie
Roundtuit
all those ideas you wished you had time to build
blogs  ideas  clever 
march 2006 by mathowie
Guardian - Lighting
Brilliant idea for a nightlight with rechargable, detachable glowing light
clever  design  lighting  home 
february 2006 by mathowie
.::BustoBot::.
I've always wanted to see popup books on the web, this one is a great flash-based homage to those kinds of kids storybooks
via:torrez  popupbooks  flash  design  clever 
january 2006 by mathowie
Treehugger: The Moederfiets or Motherbike
Awesome bike. I wish cities in the US were more like cities in the EU where these types of things are possible.
bikes  clever  design  cycling 
january 2006 by mathowie
Kunal Anand - Blog: Tasty juice-box packaging
Awesome, clever packaging design for fruit box drinks
design  clever  banana  japan 
january 2006 by mathowie
Cycloc - Cycle storage solutions
Nice minimalist wall-mount for bike storage
cycling  storage  clever  design 
january 2006 by mathowie
Treehugger: Leggero Shopper: Max Flexibility
ecodorky looking, but extremely simple and clever product
clever  design  cycling  environment 
september 2005 by mathowie
HE - design Marcel Wanders
Microwave TV. Why didn't someone think of this ages ago?
kitchen  gadgets  design  clever 
august 2005 by mathowie
Cameron Zotter
Long exposure shots of car headlights as a new font. Brilliant!
fonts  design  clever 
june 2005 by mathowie
Toshiba Red Transformer
Nice approach, making a laptop that can transform into a TV monitor. A bittorrent user's best friend.
clever  design  wishlist  concepts  pc 
june 2005 by mathowie
SHIFT Concept Bicycle
awesome look, clever approach
wishlist  kids  bike  design  clever 
june 2005 by mathowie
Timberland Travel Gear
these look pretty cool and sound functional
wishlist  design  shoes  clever 
june 2005 by mathowie
Assam Double Wall Iced Tea Glass | Uncrate
awesome idea and perfect marriage of simple science (air as insulator) and design.
wishlist  drinking  glasses  design  clever 
june 2005 by mathowie
Frontgate - Solar Lighted Umbrella
Looks quite useful for evening meals outside
clever  design  home  backyard  solar  wishlist 
may 2005 by mathowie
Treehugger's Dominic Muren wins Designboom Competition!
Brilliant, clever idea for a doorbell -- make the door into a musical instrument
clever  design  home  doors 
april 2005 by mathowie
Apartment Therapy - cork place holder
nice, though you'd have to empty several cases of wine to get a full dinner party set
clever  diy  kitchen  party  cork 
april 2005 by mathowie
thoughtlessacts.com
lots of great lifehacks seen in the "share your own thoughtless act" section, as people repurpose things in imaginative ways
design  clever  humanfactors 
april 2005 by mathowie
placesandspaces
play battleship on napkins the next time you're bored at a party/picnic
clever  design  kitchen 
april 2005 by mathowie
Heat sensing baby food spoon
Nice little clever hack for baby safety
clever  design  baby 
february 2005 by mathowie
Rain-X windshield fluid
Rain X is the best thing since sliced bread in the Pacific Northwest, but applying it monthly is a chore. This makes it automatic everytime you clean the window.
productsilove  rainx  clever 
january 2005 by mathowie
Yahoo! Maps, Driving Directions, and Traffic
Yahoo added traffic conditions to their maps. This is a thing of beauty
clever  mapping  yahoo 
december 2004 by mathowie
Welcome to The Jimi
Another un-wallet for people like me that don't carry wallets
clever  wallet  wishlist 
december 2004 by mathowie
Couloir.org: Resizing, Fading Slideshow Demo
The most elegant slideshow I've seen, and doesn't even use flash.
clever  css  design  javascript  photos 
december 2004 by mathowie
Folding Wine Barrel Chair
Whenever I build that deck out back, these are going to be the chairs
clever  design  furniture 
december 2004 by mathowie
Jeeto! shop - to go! collection - allergy awareness
shirts for babies and kids stating their food allergies
clever  clothing  design 
december 2004 by mathowie
core77.com's design blog
The laundry rug is f'ing brilliant
chores  clever  design 
november 2004 by mathowie
Smooth scrolling on dfleming.org
click on the "about the site/code" link to see it in action
clever  javascript  ui 
november 2004 by mathowie
defective yeti on pr0n movies
Porn movies are legal where prostitution is illegal, so people claim they were actors not get charged. Crazy.
clever  lawandorder  porn 
november 2004 by mathowie
Branie Belts
An infinitely adjustable belt, kinda like a snowboard binding strap. Brilliant and clever and I wonder why it wasn't invented years ago.
clever  clothing  design  via-joshrubin  wishlist 
november 2004 by mathowie
Josh Rubin: Cool Hunting: Digisette
brilliant! a flash-storage based personal player that also works in decks
clever  mp3  music  personaldevices 
october 2004 by mathowie

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