Build a Better Bulb for a $10 Million Prize

Its kind of mind, boggling that no one has invented something better before this prize. When we can make new phone and mp3 players everyday. Why can't some essential items, get that kind of innovation. Someone should set up a company that innovates on existing products that have not been changed for more than 20 years. They could make quite a lot of money.

The ubiquitous but highly inefficient 60-watt light bulb badly needs a makeover. And it could be worth millions in government prize money — and more in government contracts — to the first company that figures out how to do it.

Build a Better Bulb for a $10 Million Prize - NYTimes.com

This is why designers should design cars

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This is why designers should design cars and not engineers. Check out the design of new Reva car which will go on sale in 2010.

The left side one is designed by Dilip Chhabria. And the right side one is by the company.

The Bangalore-based Reva Electric Car Co unveiled two new models, one of them designed by Indias celebrated auto designer Dilip Chhabria, at the 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show on Thursday.The production of the second model - Reva NXR, which is a four-seat, two-door hatchback -- will commence in early 2010.

Have you seen the new Reva electric cars