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These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

With pilot programs in Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S., the technology could provide a reliable, clean water to many people who don’t have it today.<p>When a family in Guayaquil, Ecuador turns on the tap for a glass of water, it doesn’t flow from city pipes–there are no city pipes. Instead, a …

The Wealth Inequality Problem In One Chart

<b>The Wealth Inequality Problem In One Chart by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p><i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on</i> …

This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In One

A remote village in Ghana is now being served life-changing infrastructure in a box.<p>While American cities try to figure out how to deal with lead pipes and an aging power grid, a remote village in Ghana has skipped traditional infrastructure completely. The Watly–a sleek, spaceship-like hub that …

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

Portable ‘Desolenator’ makes sea water and rain fit for human consumption<p>Travelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and then used to heat water for the …

Water

ICYMI: An accidental invention could create clean water

Today on In Case You Missed It: Some of the greatest inventions of our modern age, from the pacemaker to super glue, got their start as accidental discoveries. That's why we're focusing today's show on a find by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where scientists meant to make magnetic …

Cancer

Cancer sufferer riddled with 26 tumours is 'effectively cured' by radical new treatment

A cancer sufferer who was on the brink of death and riddled with 26 tumours has been “effectively cured” by radical therapy which triggers the body to heal itself.<p>The extraordinary case emerged as trials revealed a host of "unprecedented" advances using immunotherapy treatments at the world’s …

Cancer

Fizzy drinks to cure cancer? Oxford scientists developing oxygenated drink to aid treatment

Scientists are developing a fizzy drink that they hope might help cancer treatment.<p>Researchers at the University of Oxford are investigating how to re-oxygenate tumours with a drink that could deliver extra oxygen to the site of the tumour, allowing radiotherapy and chemotherapy to deliver a …

Cancer

These Startups Are Disrupting the Healthcare Industry With Targeted Cancer Treatments

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year alone, an estimated 1.68 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the US. Almost 600,000 will die from the disease this year, with annual national expenditures for cancer care expected to grow to $156 billion by …

Cancer

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Off-roading

'Trojan horse' cancer-fighting injection sparks hope in human trials

Promising method simulates a viral infection to mobilise the body’s immune system against tumours<p>German researchers on Wednesday presented a “Trojan horse” method of attacking cancer, sneaking virus impersonators into the human body which prompt an immune response that attacks tumours.<p>Tested in …

Immunotherapy

The winners have taken all: Middle class incomes are plummeting — with no relief in sight

The staggering reality is that half of America is in financial distress and at risk of falling deeper into debt<p>Poor Americans are becoming increasingly disposable in our winner-take-all society, as often noted in the passionate writings of Henry Giroux. After 35 years of wealth redistribution to …

Middle-class

The 1 percent rigged everything: Why no one can end Ronald Reagan’s “dead wrong” voodoo economics

A thriving middle class is the cause of growth. The middle class creates rich people — not the other way around<p>Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, a highly visible champion of Seattle's $15/hour minimum wage, wrote a piece in the Atlantic last month pushing on another front in the war against toxic …

Economics

Exposing America's Billionaire Welfare Ranchers

Americans love ranchers: Gritty ranchers, mom-and-pop ranchers, renegade ranchers — especially those who raise livestock on the vast open prairies of …

Forests

This Nanotech Bottle Instantly Purifies Dirty Water

Dirty water goes in, clean water comes out. No waiting required.<p>Dip this new nanotech water bottle into a polluted river in India, or the sludge-filled Gowanus Canal in New York, and you can immediately start drinking. Nano-scale holes in the bottle’s filter let clean water through, while trapping …

Cancer: The mysterious miracle cases inspiring doctors

A few patients have made rare and unexpected recoveries leaving doctors scratching their heads, says David Robson. Can these cases provide vital clues for tackling cancer?<p>It was a case that baffled everyone involved. The 74-year-old woman had initially been troubled by a rash that wouldn’t go away. …

Cancer

Sealander | Amphibious Camper

Sealander takes camping to a whole new level, your camping adventure won´t end at the shore anymore... The innovative and mobile accommodation lets …

Scientifically Proven Alternative Health Solutions

6 Show-Stopping Hearty Winter Vegan Dishes

With the cold winter weather seemingly never ending, cravings for comfort food can be hard to ignore--but don't let your diet go into hibernation. We talked to chef, instructor and author Phoebe Lapine, who teaches cooking classes at The Institute of Culinary Education and Haven's Kitchen, for her …

Food

Plant-Based Basics: Four Easy Recipes For The Novice Vegan Chef

Changing your eating habits requires more than just desire and commitment. It’s also important that you know a thing or two about cooking in order to …

Ice Cream

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Disability

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Filmmaking

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Mind

5 Reasons to DRINK Apple Cider Vinegar

Shares 2K<p>I have done some pretty bizarre things on this journey towards a healthier lifestyle.<p>I put oregano oil on my feet.<p>I have started taking …

Alternative Medicine

Koch Brothers Launch $2.5 Million Ad Blitz Against Democrats, Obamacare

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by the Koch brothers, unveiled a TV ad blitz Thursday attacking vulnerable Senate Democrats over the implementation of Obamacare.<p>The group launched a $2.5 million ad buy targeting Sens. Kay Hagan (N.C.), Mary Landrieu (La.) and Jeanne Shaheen …