An environmental tan?
For everyone concerned about
the drain on electricity caused by
charging their electronic devices,
such as phones and iPods, the
brand new iKini may be just the
thing for you.
The iKini is a bikini made out of
40 thin solar panels which allow
the user to plug in their small
electrical devices and charge
them up whilst sunbaking.
The brainchild of Andrew
Schneider, the iKini was originally
supposed to be able to carry
enough power to cool drinks,
however after testing Schneider
found that there simply was not
enough surface fabric to power a
The solar powered bikinis are
each individually made, and retail
for between $457 and $1,371.
As for Schneider’s plans to
power a beer cool, he has told
media that he will return to the
drawing board to create a solar
powered pair of shorts for men.
LOOKING for employment?
An Irish jobseeker, Feilim Mac
An Iomaire, frustrated with his
long and fruitless job search took
matters into his own hands
recently, spending every last cent
on a large billboard advertising
The sign was placed in a
prominent position and featured
a photo of Iomaire with a suitcase
and the slogan ‘Save Me From
In the week following the sign’s
placement, Iomaire was
inundated with calls, had 20 job
interviews, several job offers and
finally accepted a position with a
public relations firm.
Iomaire’s story has inspired
many jobhunters in Ireland to
look outside the square, given the
fact that the country has the
second largest rate of
unemployment in the EU, a fact
which is forcing many to seek
employment overseas.The above article was sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 20 Jun 11 To see the full newsletter, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 20 Jun 11