Entrepeneur.com – March 24, 2015

They’re called Volvorii Timeless smart shoes and what’s so special about them is that they change color in the click of a smartphone app (iOS and Android versions to come). Hello, instant customization gratification. Not sure which heels to wear with that little black dress? Need to morph from business casual to night club slick, but no time to shift shoes? No stress. Leave it to the Internet of Stilettos.

For the “fashionista” here’s a heady find,
Shoes that change color when you change your mind.

{ 0 comments }

The Wall Street Journal – March 20, 2015

They’re not flashy or hyped. No one is begging celebrities to lug them about. But these discreetly chic carry-alls—from Mansur Gavriel, the Row, A.P.C. and more—are quietly wooing women in the know.

If it flaunts a huge logo, don’t flag it.
If it hypes a designer, just BAG IT.

{ 0 comments }

Yahoo News – March 23, 2015

Human feces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say. Now the trick is how to retrieve them — a potential windfall that could also help save the planet.

It’s what alchemists long ago foretold,
You CAN actually “turn dross to gold!”

{ 0 comments }

The Wall Street Journal – March 21, 2015

Tyler Keillor, a paleoartist at the University of Chicago, creates “flesh models” of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.

Think, have you ever come to grips,
With the query, “Did dinosaurs have lips?”

{ 0 comments }

The Wall Street Journal – March 14, 2015

“I think things look more beautiful in plaster then they do in marble, ” writes Mr. Hallam, (interior designer) it’s one of my favorite materials.”

When it comes to “faux,” how faux can you get?
Genuine, simulated leatherette?

{ 0 comments }