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use a bag in the bag setup. the inner bag is filled with hot water, the outer bag with warm water. this will protect against scalding if the inner bag were to burst, avoid the problem of the bag being too hot initially, and stay warm longer. [almost 12 years ago]
How to improve the hot water bottle?
use a permanently sealed bag containing a soft substance with a large heat capacity which can be warmed up in a microwave oven. [almost 12 years ago]
How to improve the hot water bottle?
view the situation as if you knew nothing about it whatsoever. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
train yourself to exaggerate the parameters of the problem: increase a number; make some aspect shorter, heavier, more colourful, deeper, etc. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
who has already achieved what you are trying to do? what approach would they take? [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
use the secret service technique: "our agents report that the enemy has invented a vastly superior model." in what way has the enemy's model been improved? [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
think like a science fiction author: "what if we had anti-gravity suits?" "what if everyone were telepathic?" ... [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
always ask yourself the question: "what is obviously true about this situation?" and then see what happens when you dispose of this axiom. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
choose a random concept (such as "chocolate ice-cream") and train yourself to be able to use it as inspiration in any situation. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
choose someone who is totally unrelated and put yourself in their shoes: if you have an academic problem, ask yourself what a businessperson would do. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
exaggerate the problem: how would you solve a problem twice the size? [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
mix and match concepts. in the kitchen, what would a cooling-spoon, a spice-mat, a recipe-pan be? [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
ask yourself what your favourite hero would do. [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Consider the opposite: Turn the problem upside down; imagine trying to achieve the opposite; reverse the relationships [almost 12 years ago]
100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity
Brainstorm: How could we find the most creative BrainReactions member? [almost 12 years ago]
Flip-Flop Brainstorming Challenges/Ideas: How Can I Improve My Creativity?
Idea: Get the BrainReactions community to create a collection of provocative questions such as "What would Captain Kirk do?" [almost 12 years ago]
Flip-Flop Brainstorming Challenges/Ideas: How Can I Improve My Creativity?
I find this planet rather boring - what do you think? [almost 12 years ago]
What are questions you can ask people when you first meet them beside "what i...
looking for a university to study at [almost 12 years ago]
What are common online experiences / activities that users seek out?
looking for a new job [almost 12 years ago]
What are common online experiences / activities that users seek out?
to check what the competition is doing [almost 12 years ago]
What are common online experiences / activities that users seek out?
to forget their loneliness [almost 12 years ago]
What are common online experiences / activities that users seek out?
society's value system (its ok to see people on tv being brutally murdered but not naked) [almost 12 years ago]
What is in desperate need for innovation?
education (is it realistic to attend school until you are 16-25 and never more thereafter?) [almost 12 years ago]
What is in desperate need for innovation?
public services [almost 12 years ago]
What is in desperate need for innovation?
air travel [almost 12 years ago]
What is in desperate need for innovation?
link up to the mophie illuminator (illuminator.mophie.com) to create ipod gear [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
create a brainreactions app for the personalized google home page [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
create rankings for users (novice, apprentice, pro etc.) [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
make it possible to earn money or prizes for ideas (like fellowforce.com) [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
link in to the huge IBM online brainstorming sessions; challenge them tthat you can come up with better ideas than they can. [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
create a connection to venture capital / business angel organizations [almost 12 years ago]
how can brainreactions attract a larger audience
how does it feel to use your service? (carefree, wonderment, joyful, ...) [almost 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
who would be the ultimate user of your service? (apache, astronaut, president, ...) [almost 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
make a compound name consisting of two components that describe you ideally (duracell, everready, ultralite, thinsulate, ...) [almost 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
who or what is the ultimate washer? [almost 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?
what adjectives describe the ultimate wash? brilliant, dazzling, ... [almost 12 years ago]
Can you think of different "angles of attack" for this brainstorm?