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Party like an alien

New Zealand's space industry is taking flight thanks to the strides made by Rocket Lab, and nothing is a more celebratory reflection of this than the Humanity Star/giant disco ball it has launched into space. To celebrate a New Zealand company starting an intergalactic party, the Idealog team has put their heads together and compiled a space disco playlist that will make even those in zero gravity want to try bop their heads.

Party like a capitalist

Being in business is like the proverbial roller coaster ride – high highs, low lows, unexpected turns, multiple passengers and, often, a funny feeling in the pit of your stomach. Maya Breen looks at what that journey might sound like.

Disposable debate

It’s 2018, and we’re still having a global debate about single-use, disposable items such as coffee cups, plastic straws, cheap wooden chopsticks, and more. Here in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the issue of what to do with disposable coffee cups – and how to get rid of them without polluting the planet – is burning as hot as ever.

The Idea Log

The Idea Log, Idealog's spirit 'animal', is back. And this time, it's here to propose some coping mechanisms for entrepreneurs who are dealing with some common startup ailments. Because business isn't all beer and Skittles...