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Solar Buddy

I love the thinking behind this little device. It's called a Solar Buddy. And what's it for? Well... the intention is to relieve what is called 'energy poverty' in less advantaged countries. The group behind this project intend to gift…

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Next Gen Mask Challenge

I've always loved the work of the X-Prize Foundation. They find benefactors who are prepared to offer a large incentive for developing all-new ideas. Here's one of their latest: A competition for 18- to 25-year-olds to reimagine protective face masks.…

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Defeat By Tweet

Here's a clever US political fund-raiser from a group of Democrats and other organisations. It's called Defeat by Tweet, and it uses President Trump's Twitter habit to raise funds for his opponents. Users can pledge between 1c and 10c for…

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Icon Travel Shirt

Highly visual icons are a language all by themselves. This innovative line of clothing features shirts that display 39 icons. When you (again) travel, they will help you to ask for things such as restrooms, hospitals, bus stops.    

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The Virtual Economy

How familiar are you with the Virtual Economy? Think: a character in the online game World Of Warcraft that can sell for thousands of dollars. Think: Over 34 000 parcels of land sold in a single city to buyers globally.…

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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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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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