Month: June 2008

our world redefined

Oil depletion is a fact in worldwide collective minds (we’re paying now the price for decades of energy waste). Energy search as a result encompasses either to wage wars on oil possessors (Iraq, Iran) in the name of their fundamentalist…

Iproblems

Amidst the epidemic of Apple-worship and worldwide infatuation with I-products, it seems Apple can do no wrong and Steve Jobs is a modern-day prophet. The masses, so thoroughly brainwashed by shrewd advertising and trendy gadgets, have failed to notice Apple…

it’s all in a name

At least, it is if you’re Warren E. Buffet. And in his case, it’s household names. The multibillionaire has a string of stock investments that resembles a local soccer mom’s grocery cart: Fruit of the Loom, Johnson and Johnson, Kraft…

the new wheel

More than 5,000 years after the invention of the wheel, Dutch artist Theo Jansen gives us a new wheel, and one that can walk on sand. Anyone that has tried to ride their bicycle on the beach knows the basic…

the UN united for nations to rise?

Social media marketing is “in vogue” as “the” medium to communicate companies’ core messages and values. As any influential brand-named companies, the UN under the authority of Ban Ki-moon (former diplomat) jumped in the band wagon by asking Rajiv Dingra,…

is it rum or sex for sale?

There’s the saying, “sex sells”. It’s true, advertisers pick beautiful bodies to drape across their products, or drape their products across. They put beautiful faces with sly smiles on brochures to sell anything from health insurance to copper plumbing, industries…

more greener wheels

At jungle[8] we keep track of all things green, and we try to look beyond the “greenwashing” tendencies of corporate America to try and spot the technical innovations that are practical and make a real difference. That being said, it’s…

don’t drink the water!

If your an L.A. resident and haven’t read the local papers today, you may have missed out on an article covering an event with frightening implications for current or former tap-water drinkers. Recently, The Department of Water and Power covered…