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Robotic Spider Dress Powered By Intel Smart Wearable Technology

<b>Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their</b> …

White panic, white denial: The racial prehistory of the McKinney pool party that white America can’t let go

Hey white people: If we can get over our twisted relationship with the past, the future might actually be better<p>There is a central trope of racial discourse within America’s white majority – or let’s say within a particular subset of that majority – that African-Americans are overly obsessed with …

Skateboarding

Urban Farming Is Booming in the US, but What Does It Really Yield?

A child stands in an organic garden on a roof in Brooklyn, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Photo by Flickr user Evan Long. CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0<i>This</i> …

Urban Agriculture

Let’s Talk About Yoga And Meditation

Let’s talk about yoga and meditation. Everybody seems to be terribly interested in yoga. They want to keep young and beautiful. Shall we begin with …

Native American tribes tackle diet and health woes with businesses built on traditional foods

Across the US, Native Americans are reclaiming their cultural cuisines to produce healthy and sustainable nutrition options within their communities<p>For many residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, getting to a supermarket requires a two-hour drive to Rapid City. It’s an expensive …

Agriculture