The Color Shower

2009-12-16 10:08 - 0 Comments

Can you make people spend less water while taking a bath? Most of the times people leave the tap open even if they are not using the water to shower. This is because they do not want to feel the cold from outside. So the idea would be for each shower to have underneath enough water for a person to shower and a system that could clean and recycle that water. This would prevent people to spend too much water. In addition, this shower would generate a warm atmosphere with different color lights and water vapor.

Submitted by Rui Miguel Conde

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Flush Your Cash

2009-11-17 13:25 - 0 Comments

Inspired by the increase of irresponsible gambling in Mauritius (but still relevant across the globe) this 'Flush your cash' casino machine links gambling to flushing your money down the toilet.

Submitted by Jean-Lou

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Cine-Metro

2009-12-15 17:59 - 0 Comments

Remember the little flipbooks you had when you were a kid? The kind you could flip through quickly and see a little movie, This might be the simplest way of animating a picture but a filmreel doesn't act all that different. Think of all the boring hours you have spent looking out of the window into nothingness while commuting on the Metro train or underground. Now, I am a big fan of grafitti and street art, but it doesn't really serve its purpose in 60 km/h when everything turns into a blur. What if we could use the speed of the train to emulate a lens travelling down a filmreel?

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Disposable Graffiti Wall

2009-12-16 18:22 - 0 Comments

How to fight the endless graffiti on every conceivable surface around the city? Install renewable graffiti "walls" - detachable plates of plastic or plasterboard on which young people can freely express themselves. One can even picture competitions going on for the best graffiti work, where all passers-by are able to vote for the favourite piece of urban art e.g. by using a designated place on the board..

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Hidden Pictures on Window Insulation

2009-12-16 14:02 - 0 Comments

Remember those kits with double-sided tape and clear plastic sheeting that you put over your window and tighten with a hair dryer? They're a great way to save energy and keep your house warm in the winter -- but they're such a hassle that it's easy to get halfway through the winter before getting around to them.

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Feed Phil

2009-12-16 13:37 - 0 Comments

Meet Phil.
Phil needs to be fed, and chewing gum is his favourite food. It’s your job to feed him.
The gum (and other small trash items) go into Phil's head.
After 20 pieces of trash have passed the motion sensor, Phil's begins his performance:
he chews, he laughs, he thanks you for your gum, and he generally just has a joyous time thanks to your trash-feeding efforts.

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Cars vs Bikes

2009-12-16 16:03 - 0 Comments

What is the matter? We would like people to realize that biking is also a solution.
But how? It is as easy as a counting machine! The purpose of the machine is to count how many bikers and drivers pass by in a day. The placement would be crucial. It has to stand in between a bicycle path and a street so that people could realize how many cars have passed in comparison with bikes. The trend would be shown on a graphic. Who will act to make it go the “right” way?

Submitted by Sebastien Morant

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The LOL (laughing out loud) Poppet

2009-11-20 10:03 - 0 Comments

Are you angry? Are you shouting? Howling? The Laughing Out Loud (LOL) poppet will help you!

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What's New

2009-11-02 11:29 - 0 Comments

WHAT'S NEW is fun way to help people remember things and improve their memory. It works equally well for kids or older people or families. The principal of the game is extremely simple: All you have to do is recognize the last thing added to a picture. For a demonstration, please visit: http://igamebank.com/cust/wn/whatsnew15fp3.htm

Submitted by Brad Ross, USA

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The Healthy Snack Game

2009-10-27 13:41 - 0 Comments
Can we get more people to pick up a healthy snack at work by making it fun to do? This idea is based on the classic fairground game, where the user has to steer a crane with a hug claw to pick up the best prize possible. There could also be a high score board where the whole office can see who is best at doing to something healthy. If this was put out in a public place then winners could also win vouchers to healthy restaurants too. Submitted by Chris Thompson
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Swing Light

2009-12-16 13:54 - 0 Comments

"Save power, don't forget to turn off the light," we are told. And yet, often we do forget - for it's so easy to turn the light on, sometimes we don't even remember doing it. What if turning on the light required us to work a bit harder? And what if it was fun? The swing light exaggerates the familiar rope-switch light to emphasize the action of what we are doing when we turn on light, channeling electricity from far-off power sources. The stronger the pull, the brighter the light, the longer the pull, the longer the light stays on.

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Used Paper Snow Globe

2009-11-03 14:06 - 0 Comments

People put used paper into a container. The paper is shredded and the resulting confetti is pulled out into the container with a ventilator. It all looks like huge snow globe in the end.

Submitted by Steve Völler

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Trashcan Two-Pointer

2009-12-15 22:37 - 0 Comments

Men hate throwing out trash. Until you combine a basketball hoop, a garbage can, and a high score together! Add a little sound effect of a cheering crowd that gets louder and louder with every consecutive piece of trash thrown in within a time limit. Maybe even add an announcer - 'He shoots... He scores! The crowd goes wild!
Submitted by Daniel Volin

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Sing'n'Clean

2009-12-15 18:31 - 0 Comments

How to make vacuum cleaning fun?
Everyone loves karaoke, SingStar and other fun singing games.
The Sing'n'Clean gadget for your vacuum cleaner is a game, where you can sing karaoke and score points while you are cleaning. The lyrics display is placed on the "head" of the vacuum cleaner, for you to read and sing them while focusing on cleaning.
A censor is registrating the ammount of dirt you collect and how well you clean the house. Points for cleaning and points for singing are added up, so you get a final Sing'n'Clean score.

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Machines to recycle

2009-12-16 13:53 - 0 Comments

The problem is that people don’t take time to recycle. The solution will be that we found a way to recycle and at the same time have fun. If you want to have fun and at the same time recycle plastic, cans, paper, glass, carton and used batteries you can go to the Machines to Recycle. Instead of using coins and wasting your money you can bring recycle things and you will play with machines. Each machine has different things, for example one will be of cans, you will give cans and then you can play.

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A Book at Every Bus Stop

2009-12-16 21:05 - 0 Comments

Imagine that you never had the time to read. You forgot what it was like to absorb a new book. & your friend Jodi, at work, never reads. Imagine you get so tired driving home you’re worried about your reflexes & so irritated fighting traffic in the morning your blood pressure is going up. And you watch the dark, billowing cloud coming out of your exhaust pipe like it’s eating away at the clean air all around your house. Imagine that you wanted to relax, slip into another world, learn something, play, imagine.

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Toilet Humor

2009-11-30 12:19 - 0 Comments

Encourage dog owners to use the dog waste bins by playing a variety of comedy fart noises every time they put a poo in the bin.
Submitted by Adam Aiken

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Skandenberg Water Fountain

2009-12-15 22:04 - 0 Comments

Have the most of fun while refilling your water bottle when jogging, walking or just simply spending time with your kids in the park. The following concept is designed to maximize the fun with a bit of inspiration from wrestling. Imagine changing the metallic handles from the water fountains and equip them with skandenberg arms. So, whenever you need a water refill, you will have to measure your strengths and defeat the mighty fountain arm by sliding it to a side in order to pump out the water.

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Green Cars

2009-12-16 13:55 - 0 Comments

People do not like to do exercise and are lazy, but now the green car exists! It works by having pedals inside the green car and you just start pedaling and it produces no pollution and produces electricity. And it is fun at the same time.
Submitted by Ana Karen Borquez

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Recycle Fun

2009-12-16 13:26 - 0 Comments

The problem that a lot of people do not do is recycling. Right now we really need to help the environment. So we have come up with a really fun way to get a lot more people to recycle a lot more. We are doing this because we are very concerned about the environment. Our solution (or theory) is to get people to recycle plastic bottles, aluminum cans, and bottle caps. We want to make it as fun as possible so that way we can get a lot more people enthusiastic about recycling and how it can be really fun. Here is what we plan to do.

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