Archive for the 'Interesting Finds' Category

The Ad Conceptor

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

This is great. Designed for those agency folks who want to spend as much time enjoying Advertising Week in NYC, The Ad Conceptor is here to help generate those smart ad ideas in the absence of true focus. The folks over at Deutsch, Inc made this contribution to the world of viral marketing.

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The Million Dollar Homepage

Friday, September 23rd, 2005

This is definitely a far out concept. Out of the box thinking has commenced for this young enterprising college student. In order to pay for his college tuition, Alex has created a site called the Million Dollar Homepage and has begun to sell advertising on it, one pixel at a time, for $1 per pixel! […]

Strange New Products

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

Check out Strange New Products, not just another blog full of “weird finds” and oddities, rather SNP is a blog about:

“stuff that is totally revolutionary, really weird, corny, ingenious, or completely useless.”

You know, stuff like a John Deere Motorcycle Lawn Mower, or drinakable mouthwash, or spray on weight loss, that sort of thing. This […]

Citizen Media Monetized

Friday, September 16th, 2005

Check out Scoopt, a new UK based start up that is providing a way for people to sell their photographs to the media. It is a very simple concept and works like this: If you happened to be at the right place at the right time with your camera phone or digital camera and want […]

Flickr RSS Widget

Wednesday, September 14th, 2005

This is a nifty little script for folks who want to display specific images from various Flickr feeds. Its definitely an alternative to the regular Flickr badge that most people use. Check out the link here and you can see how it works by clicking on the “Flickr RSS Widget” button on the right hand […]

Music Festival In Your Head

Monday, September 5th, 2005

I came across a really cool post on Wired’s feed this morning. It’s almost a week old, because for some reason Wired is a feed I let “accumluate” content before checking it out. This morning I read about the Plug music festival that took place in San Fransisco last week, a BYO headphone musical event […]

Modern Rules of Advertising

Sunday, September 4th, 2005

Good post on the BBC, about writer John Camm’s frusteration with advertising cliche’s. He has come up with a list of “seemingly unwritten rules which, he concludes, might as well be the Advertising Bible.” The BBC allows readers to add to that list as well at the footer of the article, check it […]

The Spamosphere

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

Interesting read this am on Tim Yang’s blog, where he points to a recent survey that uncovered that an estimated 42% of blogspot content is pure spam or “splogs” or in the case of blogspot, “splots.” That has to make you weary! Phillip Lennsen conducted a random survey, initially of 50 blogspot blogs that […]

The Human Zoo Exhibit

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

Last week the London Zoo held a 4 day exhibit of homo sapiens, yes you know humans :-) Check it out:

“The August Bank holiday welcomes an extra special exhibit to London Zoo as a flock of Homo sapiens gather on the world famous Bear Mountain.”

“The four day event aims to demonstrate the basic nature of […]

Sustainability with Spinach

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

This is a unique one, Future Feeder posts about the winner of the Cradle to Cradle C2C Home Competition, which is the design of a house that runs off of spinach. Apparently, photosynthetic energy is very efficient!

“Not only does the building run a photosynthetic and phototropic skin made with spinach protein, but it also […]