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Idealog—in the ideas business

Secrecy works for Apple. And it might work for you too

Business 2.0 is all about openness, people and collaboration. Right? But some are starting to question that philosophy. Is collaboration and transparency really the holy grail? Or is it in fact standing in the way of true innovation? More …

Sea level rise and planning guidelines

If we are truly informed by sound science we will understand that “doing our fair share” is not a sufficient response in a world falling well short of doing what is necessary to prevent deeply disruptive levels of warming. More …

App of the week: Air Pipes


Pipe up! Air Pipes lets you unleash the sound of history’s most annoying instrument - the bagpipes - on unsuspecting strangers and loved ones alike. More …

Win! An arsenal of Kleenex for the winter ahead


As if we didn't already feel cheated by the summer-that-wasn't, now it's time to face the fact that winter is fast approaching – and with it, all the accompanying shivers and sneezes.

Nonetheless, we like to look on the bright side, so even as the days get shorter, that doesn't mean gloom has to seep into every other aspect of life. Case in point: these snazzy Kleenex packs just bursting with floral and summery life. We have one mega box of 16 of these multi-packs to give away (that's 96 wallet-packs to deal to the sniffles in style – you'll be set for the entire season). Just leave a comment below by May 1 with the best thing about winter – if you were marketing the season, what would your slogan be?

A quick word with … Ron English

For years, artist Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books and television. And he'll be gracing Semi-Permanent with his presence, at Auckland's Aotea Centre from 18-19 May. More …