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The New Normal…?

Many are talking about the so-called New Normal in the post-COVID-19 era. Here's one compelling response. City leaders, representing over 750 million people, have developed a statement of principles that underpin future lifestyle. These low-carbon and sustainable initiatives are designed…

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Cuddling Grandma

A 29-year-old UK plasterer developed an ingenious way of cuddling his grandmother for the 1st time in months. His 'Cuddle Curtain' combines a see-through shower curtain and a pair of rubber gloves. And while this creative option is admirable (and…

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ThankYouHeroes toys

I've never been that impressed with Mattell's Barbie - given her ridiculous and impossible body shape. However... credit where credit is due. Their new range of #ThankYouHeroes pays huge respect by honouring medical, grocery and delivery workers during the COVID-19…

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Timeless App

The insidious consequences of advanced tech have been well-documented... and often for good reason. However, there are many wonderful applications of high tech as well. Here's one example from 15-year old US student Emma Yang. The Timeless app uses facial…

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SeaBin

I've always loved the Ocean Cleanup Project... although this small device featured here is equally impressive. Each SeaBin is capable of collecting up to 1.4 tonnes of debris each year from harbour or marina water. The list of environmental awards…

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Virtual tours

Love the thinking of Faroe Islanders (they live halfway between Denmark and Iceland). Like so many other industries around the planet, they're on hold with their tourism options right now. However, virtual tourists can give sight-seeing commands to locals who…

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COVID-19 Initiative

Necessity might be the Mother of Invention…..  but just for now, COVID-19 is the father. The world is on its collective knees, and yet the rush of global initiative in response to the pandemic is awe-inspiring. Here are a few…

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