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December 30, 2015
children at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan

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 barely tolerable conditions with no true end in sight. While refugee camps provide an oasis from the trauma of war, they are primitive, with […]
December 6, 2015
children in africa

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 childhood due to wars, famines and diseases that take away parents, siblings and normalcy. Child advocates and psychologists worry about the long-term impact on […]
November 19, 2015
People using Oculus

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 travel to the movie theater and enjoy your favorite flick. If you want, you can share this virtual movie watching experience with up to […]
October 26, 2015
house from the world house project and kids playing around

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 are living in or near to garbage dumps. These dumps provide food for families, and also some small source of income as they can […]