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That Time Buzzfeed Wrote About Innovation & Totally Nailed It

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Okay, so the weekend is here and we're poking a bit of fun at our favorite listicle-laden, productivity and time suck that is Buzzfeed but in all honesty, here's a few of their links offering some fresh perspectives and inspiration for Innovators, Designers, R&D Executives, Product Developers, Customer Insights Leaders, and Trend Hunters on the 360-degree innovation spectrum to recharge:

  1. 10 Powerful Ideas That Will Shape The Future
  2. 11 Things Every Aspiring Inventor Should Know
  3. 10 Engineering Feats That Could Change Everything
  4. 10 Kids Changing The Tech World
  5. 10 Technologies We Won't Be Able To Live Without In The Next Decade
  6. 10 Inventions That Were Ahead Of Their Time
  7. 10 Simple Ideas That Could Make An Incredible Impact
  8. From Riffs To Robots: 15 Facts That Will Make Your Mind Explode
  9. "The Future Is Ours" PSA For Innovation
  10. 12 Innovations From The 1950s That We Still Use Today
  11. 12 Disruptors Responsible For The Internet As We Know It
  12. 12 Advancements We LITERALLY Couldn't Live Without
  13. The 17 Phases Of Every Creative Project
  14. 13 Instagram Artists All Creatives Should Follow
  15. 37 Books Every Creative Person Should Be Reading
  16. Awesome Tricks To Boost Your Creativity
  17. 15 Companies Getting Back Into The Businesses They Killed
  18. 13 Things Humans Still Do Better Than Robots
  19. A Lot Of People Are Going To Live In Massive Cities In The Future
  20. 10 Tech Trends That Change Everything
  21. 11 Futuristic Inventions That We're Still Waiting For
  22. 10 Signs The Future Is Already Here
  23. 10 Science Fiction Technologies That Are Now Real
  24. What The Future Was Supposed To Be Like
  25. 21 Exotic Locations Proving The Future Is Now
  26. 27 Genius New Products You Had No Idea Existed
  27. What It's Like To Be A Corporate "Futurist"
Happy Friday!

Now go out there and change the world, you've got this!


Valerie RussoFormerly a senior copy editor at Thomson Reuters, a research editor at AOL,  and a senior web publicist at Hachette Book GroupValerie M. Russo is editor at large of The Front End of Innovation BlogThe Market Research Event BlogThe World Future Trends Tumblr, the Digital Impact Blog, and also blogs at She is the innovation lead and senior social media strategist for the Marketing and Business Strategy Division of the Institute for International Research, an Informa LLC., and her poetry was published in Regrets Only on sale at the MOMA Gift Shop. Her background is in Anthropology and English Literature. You can reach her at or @Literanista.

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