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Idealog—in the ideas business

What you were reading in 2011

It was a bad year for dictators. It wasn't too hot on the environmental front, either, what with earthquakes, oil spills and atrocious storms. And it was a big year here at Idealog, with a change of editor, website ... More …



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Win

Win! An Opena case for your iPhone!

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Never able to find a bottle opener when you need one? Sick of having to carry one on your keychain? With a built-in bottle opener on your iPhone case, you'll have one with you wherever you go. More …





The making of a sign

Signage is an element so deeply embedded into any urban environment that we tend to take it for granted. But just how are they created? More …


Google’s London office gets a zany Tron-esque refit

Google has long been famed for its employee perks – from free food and haircuts to valet service – and futuristic offices. And its London offices now resemble a space station thanks to a recent refurbishment. More …



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Technology

IBM bets on mind-reading and smarter data

Mind-reading a possibility, junk mail a priority and the use of facial and retina scans to access information – according to IBM, in five years not only will all of this be possible but it will also be the social norm. More …


Little Lotus offers healing and hope through art

Twelve talented artists from around New Zealand and the globe are heading to Asia on their own dime to work with refugees and migrants on the Thai/Burma border on creative projects. More …


DOC baffles with Mt Aspiring bus plan

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The Department of Conservation (DOC) has agreed to a bus tunnel linking Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Park – despite conflicts with the DOC’s general policy on building roads through Mt Aspiring. More …




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Digital Art

Tintin app takes users inside the world of Hergé

The Tintin experience just got even better for fans – HarperCollins Publishers, Weta and Moulinsart have collaborated on an app to let viewers immerse themselves into Hergé's rich fictional world. More …