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This Gift Shop Proves Intangible Art Can Be a Sold-Out Sensation
This Gift Shop Proves Intangible Art Can Be a Sold-Out Sensation

Intangibles is the art gift shop that lets customers purchase animations, ringtones and Snapchat conversations with photographers

Perhaps a century ago, no artist could imagine the idea of collectors paying thousands of dollars to buy something they couldn’t actually hang on their walls. Beyond the logistics of a virtual piece—how do you make it? What would it look like?—it would seem unfathomable that the act of collecting could extend to something beyond the tangible. The Walker Art Center recently opened Intangibles, a unique portion of their gift shop that features virtual pieces for sale.

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A Pop-Up Restaurant for Accountants Only
A Pop-Up Restaurant for Accountants Only

ASSET is a one-of-a-kind dining experience with a menu inspired by QuickBooks Online Accountant's timesaving features

Intuit, the company behind the QuickBooks accounting software, hosted a unique dining experience in San Francisco and Los Angeles this month. ASSET was an accountants-only pop-up restaurant welcoming approximately 500 QuickBooks Online Accountant subscribers.

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Need that Coffee Rush Rushed?
Need that Coffee Rush <em>Rushed</em>?

Coffee Rush is an on-demand coffee delivery services that gets you a dose of Jittery John's Cold Coffee Brew in 20 minutes time

Coffee Rush is a new startup in San Francisco that borrows from the playbooks of Starbucks and Domino’s by promising coffee to those in need delivered to the door in under 20 minutes. The coffee arrives in six-packs offering two varieties, both cold and mixed with milk, of Jittery John’s Cold Coffee Brew.

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Performance Denim, Or Jeans You Can Scale a Mountain In
Performance Denim, Or Jeans You Can Scale a Mountain In

Canadian performance denim brand Dish & DU/ER flaunts its moisture-wicking, thermo-regulating and antimicrobial ways in the U.S.

Vancouver-based Dish & DU/ER is a different kind of denim—one that weaves together two proprietary fabrics to create a jean that is moisture-wicking, thermo-regulating and antimicrobial.

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‘Relish’ the Flavor with a Smart Memory Spoon
‘Relish’ the Flavor with a Smart Memory Spoon

Mustard company Maille's new Shazam of spoons saves your favorite mustard flavor for future feasting

Specialty mustard brand Maille recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind technological utensil branded the Discovery Spoon as part of its parent company Unilever’s sample installation launch which aims to “help increase footfall and drive consumer loyalty by generating new and accurate consumer information” in Piccadilly, London.

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Forget Hailing an Uber—Summon a Speedboat Instead
Forget Hailing an Uber—Summon a Speedboat Instead

Uber launches UberBOAT, a luxury sea transportation service for users in Istanbul

From Tokyo to Tulsa, Uber has made it easier for users of its app to traverse the highways and boulevards of a new city or return home safely from a night out on the town. But in Istanbul, pulling up the company’s app no longer limits travelers to options like a luxury sedan or an SUV. With the launch of UberBOAT, the company has expanded its domain from land to sea.

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Online Pop-Up Spotlights One Food Maker Every 24 Hours
Online Pop-Up Spotlights One Food Maker Every 24 Hours

Tastemakr allows people to discover a new independent food maker, such as Vicky Graham and Vicky's Donuts, every day

U.K.-based website Tastemakr has launched an end-of-summer pop-up that reveals a new indie food maker every 24 hours for 24 days.

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Generate Solar Power on Someone Else’s Roof
Generate Solar Power on Someone Else’s Roof

Yeloha connects roof owners with those who want renewable energy and vice versa

Yeloha links those who want to buy solar energy with those with enough roof space. The service provides the solar panels so both roof owner and roof borrower don’t have to shoulder set-up costs, so, that in the end, they only worry about how much they’ll be saving by harvesting power from Mr. Sun.

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Create Your Personal and Customized Path to Overall Wellness
Create Your Personal and Customized Path to Overall Wellness

Following a wellness consultation, WellPath develops a customized nutritional solution for a person's unique wellness needs and goals

When it comes to health, no risk must be taken. However, not everyone is well informed or educated about proper nutrition. This is precisely why WellPath Founder Colin Darretta developed a nutritional solution that caters to an individual’s unique health and wellness goals.

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Drones for Your Dro: The New Aerial Dealer
Drones for Your Dro: The New Aerial Dealer

Trees Delivery is the newest face of on-demand weed, using drones to provide high-quality marijuana at an affordable cost

San Francisco-based startup Trees Delivery is taking to the skies with an appropriate new take on marijuana delivery. Employing aerial drones to do the dirty work, the company is gearing up to carve a niche within an industry on the cusp of flourishing.

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Pub By the People, For the People, Moves ‘Round the Neighborhood
Pub By the People, For the People, Moves ‘Round the Neighborhood

The Pilcrow Pub is a pub being built from scratch as it moves around the NOMA neighborhood in Manchester, England

NOMA is a 20-acre, £800 million redevelopment project in north Manchester. And like all English neighborhoods, it needs a good pub for the locals to go. That pub will be The Pilcrow, but unlike other construction projects in the area, this will be built by volunteers working with tradespeople, as a bid to revitalize disappearing craft skills.

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