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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
World’s first recycled plastic asphalt paving trialled in Vancouver
We’ve already seen recyclable plastics enjoy new lives as stools, clothes and oil. Now the City of Vancouver has created a plastic-based asphalt which it is trialling for paved roads in the Canadian metropolis. READ MORE…
In London, smart street lights will be controlled through iPads
Tablet computers have proven themselves to be more than useful for businesses, and we’ve seen the devices come in handy for better patient-doctor communication, automatic drinks ordering and teaching kids how to email. Now Westminster City Council in London is investing in iPad controlled streetlights to save energy and aid engineers. READ MORE…
We’ve already seen apps being used to help art lovers navigate their way to Berlin’s best graffiti. Now we’ve come across Banksy-Locations, the brand new iPhone app solely dedicated to helping users track down the nearest Banksy artwork to them. How long before other street artists jump on the app band wagon?
Source: PSFK
In Argentina, pop-up recreational spaces transform closed streets

Most city-dwellers are aware of the benefits of having a communal urban  space to relax, unwind and socialize in. However, for many, such spaces  simply don’t exist in their local vicinity. For those in Buenos Aires,  innovations such as Designo Patagonia’s Plaza Movil will soon be providing a pop-up alternative. READ MORE…