Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 47

It’s been a while since we’ve had a to-do list/productivity post. If you are a frequent reader of Tide TIPS then you know that these are probably my favorite posts to read/make fun of. I think I make fun of them because people read these and think they will magically turn into a super high productivity person. I’ll admit, that …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 46

Uhhhh, ya think? This is what I thought when I first read this headline. I mean, who would have ever thought that people would lose an umbrella. It’s not like people set these things down and walk off and forget about them or anything. So, what is this company going to do to counteract this? Introduce 30 million more umbrellas …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 45

How fortuitous of WIRED to publish this article just in time for us to post in Tide TIPS. But seriously, haven’t you ever wondered what’s on the inside of these things? Sure, gun powder is an easy guess, but what the heck is even in that? Would you be shocked if I told you that fireworks involve lots of salts? …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 44

(Gene Simmons Voice) You keep on shoutin’, yeah yooooooou keep on shoutin’,  Iiiiiiiiiiii wanna trademark your fingers and get paid everydaaaaay. Ok, so that was a terrible take on “Rock N Roll All Nite”, but I think you get where we’re going. Gene Simmons, the frontman of the rock-n-roll band, KISS wants to trademark his “signature” hand gesture that can …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 43

I think this basically sums what we all know and what any girl that has ever dated me would confirm. Entrepreneur minded people just have different and unique personality traits than other people. So what if we would rather spend our dinner dates discussing how the restaurant’s business model could be improved? Well, now the people that conduct the personality …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 42

As a gas grill guy, it pains me to write this, but I have to agree with science. Charcoal is the better way to grill. You see, charcoal is practically pure carbon. This means it has tons of energy to release when ignited, and can, therefore, burn at higher temperatures than gas. Because of these high temperatures, those drippings from …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 41

Sadly, today we lost Roger Moore. So, in his honor we are taking a look at some of the coolest technology he had as 007 over the years. Some people, like the folks over at Wired, argue that he had the coolest tech. From wrist dart guns to fake nipples, Roger had quite the gamut of gadgets. (Wired) Starting a …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 40

For the longest time, I thought that extroverts were only people that are social butterflies and introverts were basically super recluses. I now know that this simply isn’t true. Whether you are an introvert or extrovert just depends on how you recharge your mental energy. Introverts recharge by enjoying some quiet time to themselves, while extroverts recharge by engaging with …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 39

Do you have glossophobia? Odds are you do. Glossophbia, or the fear of public speaking, is something that nearly 75% of Americans have. However, Tide TIPS is here to help you through this fear with a little article on how to deliver the very best presentation/pitch every time. This can be achieved through the five steps in the acronym TEMPTaction. …

Tide TIPS: Technology, Innovation, Patents, Startups Volume 38

I don’t think this was any sort of secret. By now, it is relatively well known that some of the Indian population lives in less than desirable conditions. But, what if I told that by 2020 the city of Bangalore will have nearly 2 million IT professionals living and working in the city? By comparison, the United States has 3 …