Clever Art Inspired by Pop Culture’s Fictional Products

“Product Placement” is one of the most venerable series at the pop culture-loving Gallery1988 — we shared images from the very first one, five long years ago — and for good reason: if you’ve watched Idiocracy enough times (if you can stand to these days), you might wonder what a print ad for Brawndo might look […]

15 Successful People with Autism Who Have Inspired Millions of People

There are those who merely roll over and accept whatever hand fate deals them as the perfect excuse to settle for mediocrity. Then, there are the other type of people: The inspirational figures. The highly successful leaders, innovators and creators. The heroes who take what other people would see as a limitation and turn it […]

Porsche debuts new $800,000 racer inspired by the iconic 935 Le Mans car

Porsche For the second time in a few weeks, the Monterey area in California is playing host to an amazing automotive gathering. In August it was Car Week, probably the biggest gathering of rare classics and concepts on the planet. This week, it’s the turn of just one marque, because it’s Porsche’s Rennsport Reunion. The […]

New Balance’s new cold-weather running jacket is inspired by the Mylar blankets marathon runners use to stay warm — here’s how it works

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. New Balance Drawing inspiration from silver Mylar blankets used by marathon runners, the New Balance Radiant Heat Bonded Collection reflects body heat to keep runners warm in cold weather. In […]

Honoured, widower whose poem inspired Esther to start helpline

A WIDOWER whose tear-jerking poem about loneliness inspired Dame Esther Rantzen to help millions in the same boat has been crowned citizen of the year. War hero Bob Lowe was given the honour in recognition of his charity work, which includes volunteering for The Silver Line, a round-the-clock helpline for isolated older people.

How a Classic Anime Seems to Have Inspired ‘Star Wars Resistance’

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired or in this case help us better understand George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition:Robotech) Cobbled together out of three distinct different anime series from Japan, Robotech became a cult phenomenon in the United States […]

Need Motivation to Lose Weight? 17 Ideas to Get Inspired Right Now

You made it here- the decision to lose weight! This means that mindfulness is kicking in! This is important for motivation, weight loss, and health. Being healthy and active is necessary!Our bodies were meant to move, not be sedentary. For weight loss, the success of your journey is based on your ability to stay motivated […]

Princess Diana inspired Prince William to give Kate Middleton this priceless gift

Kate Middleton and Prince William met at university, and were an item for eight years before they married. The close couple now have three children, Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince Louis, just a few months old. It appears that Prince William has a romantic streak and a gift for giving presents. He […]