Healthy snacks, delivered by mail in serving sizes
Food & beverage
A new UK company sells natural and nutritious edibles that are delivered by mail in just the right sizes, and according to a customer-defined weekly schedule.
Matching buyers and sellers of cardboard boxes
Life hacks / Eco & sustainability
Anyone who's ever moved has experienced the Quest for Boxes, involving either significant expense for new shipping boxes or countless trips to stores and restaurants in search of usable discards.
Hotel helps guests connect online before they arrive
Tourism & travel / Media & publishing
Once they've booked, Pod Hotel's guests are sent a unique user ID code that allows them to begin communicating with other guests on the hotel's Pod Culture forum.
Best Buy launches store for and by women
Gone are the chain's typical warehouse-style blue interiors and metal shelving, replaced instead by wood panelling, carpets featuring earth tones and skylights for natural lighting.
Magazine republishes best from other style mags
Media & publishing
A new bimonthly magazine brings together the best content from lesser-known fashion and style publications from around the world, enhanced by commentary from renowned creative figures.
New venture makes recommendations across the web
Retail / Media & publishing
While a few stand-alone sites have popped up to connect 'twinsumers' in specific niches (such as music), a Berlin-based startup aims to give users recommendations for anything and everything across the web.
Discount seating on empty private jet flights
Travel & tourism
Geneva-based LunaJets takes advantage of the fact that many private jets fly empty when they return home after dropping passengers off or when they head out to pick passengers up.
More custom energy bars
Food & beverage
Earlier this year we covered customizable energy bars from Los Angeles-based YouBar, and recently a similar contender out of the Midwest crossed our proverbial path.
Eco-friendly pop-up spa
Lifestyle & leisure / Eco & sustainability
No sooner did we cover two mobile bars that popped up in Singapore than one of our spotters alerted us to yet another pop-up innovation: a mobile spa that launched at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Video dictionary with a wiki touch
Media & publishing / Education
Inspired by the way Wikipedia changed the encyclopedia with its online format and user-contributed content, a new digital dictionary hopes to change the way the world articulates the meanings of words.