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November 14, 2016
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Marijuana is now legal in more than 50% of the US

Trump Was Not the Only Big Winner on Election Night Political pundits around the world see the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential election as a […]
November 8, 2016
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Beyond Trump and Clinton – Ballot Measures as True Change Agents

While US Elections Capture Public Attention, Important Issues are Being Decided Locally Ballot Measures: The Ultimate Power Play Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, WikiLeaks, FBI, emails, at […]
October 9, 2016
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A New Technology to Protect School Children in the Crosswalk

New Technology Reduces the Stress in the Crosswalk School crossing guards have one of the most challenging and stressful jobs. Every day, morning and afternoon, they […]
September 25, 2016
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One Man Risks His Life to Care for Aleppo’s Homeless Cats

Hero to the Cats: Syria’s Other Casualty of War In 2011, a peaceful movement to bring democratic reforms to the government of Syria sprung to life. […]
September 13, 2016
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The Little Free Pantry Eliminates the Stigma of Being in Need

The Little Free Pantry: Confronting the Global Problem of Food Scarcity on a Simple, Grassroots Level Nourishing the soul The Little Free Pantry is the brainchild […]
September 5, 2016
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Good News for Needy Kids – Their Own Stylish, Stocked Backpack

Modern Start-Ups Keep Social Responsibility at the Core of their Corporate Mission Today’s entrepreneurs are using leading-edge technology and social media platforms to launch their businesses, […]
August 21, 2016
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Amsterdam hopes the Green Junkie will eat up the city’s smog

Can a Honeysuckle Suck Out Smog? Researchers in Amsterdam are hoping that the Honeysuckle plant can be a weapon in the war against air pollution. Amsterdam, […]
August 15, 2016
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“The Human Voice Is the Organ of the Soul”—What If You Lost Yours?

VocaliD is harnessing the voices of people from across the globe to give a soulful voice to the speech impaired As many as 10 million people […]
August 10, 2016
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Just Giving Gives Hope

An Economic Revolution – the Internet and Crowdfunding Remember writing letters and physically posting them? We used to have to wait patiently for the postman to […]
August 1, 2016
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Are You Ready for a Shock? Pavlok can keep you from going broke

An Electric Shock May Be the Answer to Staying out of Debt Finally Good News for consumers struggling with debt Remember Pavlov? Pavlov was a physiologist […]
July 21, 2016
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Good news for Florida woman, can see after 23 years of blindness

After 23 years of blindness, Mary Ann Franco miraculously regained her vision Mary Ann Franco is a former nurse who lives in Okeechobee, Florida. Always an […]
July 3, 2016
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Airbnb’s Varsha Rao Mentors Future Leaders

Airbnb’s Head of Global Operations brings her passion, energy and international vision to tomorrow’s business leaders. As a mentor to emerging companies such as kstart Incubator, […]
May 23, 2016
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Bringing Light and Life to Sub-Saharan Africa

A giant solar-powered computer is bringing electricity, internet and clean water to rural Ghana Sub-Saharan Africa consists of 42 countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, and Sudan. The […]
May 22, 2016
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Using Freezing Sea Water to Heat Large Buildings

Can Seawater Replace Fossil Fuels? There are millions of fish in the sea, as they say, but it turns out there might be a million dollar […]
May 1, 2016
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Virtual Reality Brings You Inside Earthquake-torn Nepal

The awesome power of Virtual Reality lets you experience the post-earthquake Nepalese danger zone Last April, 2015, a tremendous earthquake, close to 8 on the Richter […]
April 26, 2016
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Acoustic Scarecrows: Saving the Lives of Birds and Humans

Removing birds from danger zones in a non-lethal way Ever find yourself in a place where there is so much noise you can’t hear yourself think? […]
April 15, 2016
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Drip Irrigation for California’s Rice Growers

Good news for California farmers dealing with crippling drought conditions The Lundberg family began farming rice in 1937. For decades, they have developed a reputation not […]
April 5, 2016
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Good News for Cochlear Implants Wearers

Bringing the Sound of Music to the Deaf It is estimated that approximately 100,000 Americans and 325,000 worldwide are using a cochlear implant. Unlike a hearing […]
March 23, 2016
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Pharmaceutical Giants Set Their Futures with Electroceuticals

For decades, billions of dollars have been invested in drug development based on biology and chemistry. But this is changing. Drug development of the future is […]
March 8, 2016
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Smart Technology Comes to the Family Farm

We have smartphones, smart homes, and smart clothing, and now smart farms. Forget about rising at dawn, while it is still dark to head out to […]
February 21, 2016
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XSTAT—a High-Tech Sponge to Save Lives

XSTAT—a High-Tech, Life-Saving Sponge Remember those little capsules we buy for the kids, the ones that blow up into sponges in the shape of dinosaurs, cats, […]
February 12, 2016
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FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups

FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups As the global citizenry has become more empowered and digital, a great shift away from traditional financing institutions has taken place, […]
January 6, 2016
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3-D Printing hits the Fashion Runway

Good news for all of us who never have anything to wear—3-D printing. Don’t see anything you like in your closet? Print out some knock-out outfits […]
January 4, 2016
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A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. […]
December 30, 2015
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Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in […]
December 6, 2015
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Bringing Back the Smile

Bringing children back to life after the loss of parents and other traumas Millions of children throughout the world are dealing with the loss of their […]
November 19, 2015
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The Next Frontier in Social Networking—Virtual Reality

Facebook introduces Oculus Social It’s not the Matrix yet, but Facebook recently released a new app, called Oculus Social alpha, which will allow you to virtually […]
November 16, 2015
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Pushing the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development

Oil and Gas Giant Statoil Pushes the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has received all necessary approvals from the Scottish […]
October 31, 2015
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12 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cancer

Want to do as much as you can to keep yourself free of cancer? Your best weapons are right at your fingertips: change your diet, quit […]
October 26, 2015
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One Luxury Home for One Slum Shack

Approximately 863 million people in the world (that’s almost a billion) have made their homes in slum conditions in 2014, according to UN-Habitat. Hundreds of millions […]
October 15, 2015
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Can anyone be a Psychic?

Psychics and other para-abnormal specialists need not fear Researchers at the University of Washington are conducting some interesting experiments to answer the question of whether we […]
October 11, 2015
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Moscow’s Jum’ah Mosque Reopens

Moscow’s largest mosque is re-built with generous donations from private citizens A very special ceremony was held on September 23rd in Moscow, to celebrate the reopening […]
October 7, 2015
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A New Twist on “Take-Out” Means Fresh Food for Spain’s Homeless and Poor

We have all seen the images, in person or in the media, of homeless, unemployed and poor citizens cruising the dumpsters looking for something to eat. […]
October 6, 2015
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Music Therapy—a Beacon of Hope for Autistics

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately one out of 68 children have been identified as suffering from some form of autism spectrum […]
September 29, 2015
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The Latest Green Technologies Offer Exciting New Ways to Clean Up the Planet

New Green Technologies Offer Dozens of Ways to Clean up the Planet. 2015 and 2016 look to be banner years for green technology innovation and implementation. Environmentalists […]
September 17, 2015
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New Apps Are Helping You Save, Manage and Borrow Money

Smartphone apps have become the most popular and creative digital invention around these days. There are apps to help you remember to exercise, apps to monitor […]
August 30, 2015
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Little French Books—Helping Impoverished Haitian Students Succeed

Haiti is a poor country. Basic services are in short supply. Families do not have food to eat. The thought of a well-stocked school or public […]
August 25, 2015
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Millions of Plastic Balls May Be the Answer to California’s Epic Drought

It looks like a child’s dream come true, millions of plastic balls, the ultimate playground pit, but these floating balls are on a mission—saving California’s dwindling […]
August 2, 2015

How an Innocent Photo Goes Viral and a Boy Gets His Education

We are all familiar with the photo or story that goes viral—meaning one person posts a photo or tweets a story, it is picked up on […]
July 29, 2015
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No Money to Send the Kids to Camp?

No Money to Send the Kids to Camp? No problem, on July 13th, 2015 Google launched a totally cool online summer camp for kids aged 7-10. […]
July 19, 2015
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Turning Chocolate and Sugar Waste Product into Renewable Energy

I confess, I am a lover of chocolate. I prefer dark, bittersweet—the higher the cocoa content and bitterness the better. For me a dream trip is […]
July 14, 2015
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Music from Your Light Bulb

Remember the important elements of the first date? Probably top of the list was romantic lighting and music. In the old days, it was dimmer lights […]
July 2, 2015
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Boyan Slat’s Giant Ocean Trash Collector

Who is Boyan Slat? Boyan Slat is 20 years old. At the age of only 18, he appeared before investors for a TED talk and introduced […]
June 29, 2015
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Saving Lives with a Simple Dot

Combating iodine deficiency with a dot 500 million women live in India and the overwhelming majority of them suffer from life-threatening diseases. Approximately 70 million Indians […]
June 21, 2015
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White Ebony–Focusing the World on the Albinos of the Congo

Albinism is a genetic disease that results in lack of pigmentation in the skin, eyes and hair due to a defect in the production of melanin. […]
June 7, 2015
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Books on Wheels Goes High-Tech

Books on Wheels Goes High-Tech Literacy is one of the keys to success in life, no matter where you are in the world. It has been […]
June 3, 2015
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Want to Save the Planet? Invest in an Inner-City Neighborhood

A new way to be a “green” investor It is no secret: fossil fuels are bad for the environment. Just about every day there is a […]
May 27, 2015
Smart Home Technology for Seniors

Smart Home Technology for Seniors

New technology to keep seniors living safely at home In 2010 there were reportedly 40.3 million people over the age of 65, 13.5% of the total […]
April 30, 2015
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Meet Jonathan Pitre – the Butterfly Child

Jonathan Pitre is 14 years old. He was born with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Since his birth, Jonathan has not known a day, or even a moment, without […]
April 5, 2015
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What Happens When You Put Together the Latest in Solar Technology Training With the Newest Class of Military Veterans?

Vivint Solar Grabs the First Class of Graduates from the New Solar Energy Training Camp Vivint Solar, headquartered in Utah, provides all the tools necessary to […]