5 Secrets of the Best Mall Kiosk Business Ideas


Next time you’re in a mall, look around — those little carts you see everywhere can account for 10 percent of the entire mall’s sales. Over the years, this business model has continued to quietly and steadily rise. Not surprisingly, ecommerce has caught on fire and many retailers choose not to have large display floors any longer. Instead, they elect to occupy much smaller physical locations. Malls are also creatively responding to these changes. Once [Continue reading...]

This Bulletproof, Diamond-Encrusted Suit Just Might Make You Invincible

Diamond Suit

There’s nothing quite like a well-fitting suit. Except for one that’s diamond-encrusted, bulletproof and comes stock with air-conditioning (perfect for those moments you need to go for a quick jog – or walk casually away from an explosion). If that sounds like something out of Bruce Wayne’s wildest daydreams, you might be shocked to find out – it actually exists. Introducing the Completely Ridiculous Diamond Suit from SuitArt. The Diamond Suit is a black diamond-studded, [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: DouBBleTime USB Charging Cable

Ideas worth backing

This post comes to you as part of our “Ideas Worth Backing” series, a monthly feature on our blog. Every month, we hunt down and help fund an awesome idea or clever invention on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo that we think is worth your attention (and maybe a contribution, too!) It’s just one small way we celebrate and encourage innovation. Found a project you think we should know about? We want to hear [Continue reading...]

Stuff We Liked in April

Stuff we like this month

It’s time for another monthly roundup of the cool stuff we came across while traversing the web this month. From zippered ear buds (it makes more sense than you think) to bamboo keyboards, we hunted down some of the coolest, most innovative products that we’d love to get our hands on. This month, we’ve got a theme: Innovation in the routing parts of your day – a “Spring cleaning” of cluttered spaces and a fresh [Continue reading...]

Clear-Coat Office Chalkboard


Clear-Coat is an all-in-one company – so we design, manage, and manufacture our products in one big mixed use space. About a year ago, we decided it’d be great to have an area dedicated entirely to creative development – our design projects, R&D, founders, and design staff would all move into this new space. Right at the entrance of this new space, we installed an 8ft x 8ft chalkboard and have been wanting a local [Continue reading...]