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What Is My Pee Telling Me?

2009-12-16 12:13 - 0 Comments

Many men use public urinals but are either mindless and splash everywhere or do not know where to aim. The whole idea for this entry is to give them a fun and interesting reason to be mindful in how they use urinals while inducing the proper behaviour. Users will consciously try to fill up the urinal as much as possible because they want to see how much they pee. The target is placed so that the urine hits it at an angle to minimize splashing (usually an obtuse angle works best).

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Trash Can Rocket

2009-12-15 17:14 - 0 Comments

This Project is to make people to throw the garbage in the trash can by making it fun to do with a trash can rocket that you can play with. Every time you throw garbage the lights will turn on first the red light, then the yellow light and finally the green light and also a sound like a rocket will turn on, and once you get to the green light you will be a winner! The idea is to make people to throw more garbage to keep playing.
Submitted by Erika Ramos Melgoza

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Waiting at the checkout

2009-11-30 16:44 - 0 Comments

This is for the checkouts in large (or medium, even small and mini) supermarkets. The dividers on the transport belt are put in a gully by the cassier. This is at the end of the transport belt, But the dividers tradionaly are needed at the beginning. By giving the diveders a sound of people enjoying a ride (little child on bicycle, people in rollercoaster) people will be stimulated to slide the divider to the beginning of the transport belt.

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Fighting Germs with Fun

2009-12-15 18:44 - 0 Comments

One of the most common ways that illnesses such as flu are spread is through the germs on our hands. Hand sanitization is therefore a simple way to help prevent transmission of illness. Universities and restaurants in our area have installed hand sanitizers to help encourage hand cleaning, but few people actually use them. As a result, illnesses can rapidly spread across university campuses. We decided to apply the Fun Theory to this problem by testing whether we could get more people to sanitize their hands by making it fun.

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Powertopia

2009-12-16 20:48 - 0 Comments

We have become disconnected from the way we generate power and have allowed the use of fossil fuels to become a primary contributor to global warming. Powertopia is a fun, educational playground that teaches children and their parents about renewable energy, the principles of power generation and energy storage. By harnessing the energy that children naturally produce on playgrounds, we can develop their intuition of renewable energy principles. This can ultimately lead to a change in the way children interact with power and understand electricity. Submitted by Oliver Haas

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