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Can Cargo Drones Bring E-Commerce To Africa?

Laugh about drones delivering tacos all you want, but the Flying Donkey Challenge wants to create a working commercial cargo network in Africa, powered entirely by UAVs.<p>Africa is the leapfrog continent. As it develops and grows, much of its population is adopting the latest technologies, like cell …

Tabitha Simmons x TOMS, Jil Sander Leaves Label

Your style news update...<p>In its first collaboration to date, TOMS went high fashion in a ten-shoe collection with Tabitha Simmons. The exclusive, limited edition line is launching for Holiday 2013. Coming in at $42 - $46 for children and $124 - $168 for women, they're chic and charitable. We have …

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Students Win Seed Money To Make Flour From Insects

Mohammed Ashour has a big order to fill: By March 2014, he has to deliver 10 tons of grasshoppers to customers in Mexico.<p>He and four other MBA students at McGill University in Montreal have a plan to farm insects in poor countries and turn them into flour that can be used in everything from bread …

Colonies of wired microbes turn sewage into electricity - Futurity

A new way to generate electricity from sewage uses naturally occurring “wired microbes” as mini …

Nestlé on Its Way to Achieving Zero Waste in Europe by 2020

Nestlé’s confectionery factory in York reached zero waste in 2011. | Image credit: Nestlé<p>Related:<p>Nestlé today announced it will achieve zero waste in …

Turn your sweat into drinking water

Did you know that 780 million people — that’s two Americas and a Russia — don’t have access to clean drinking water? Well, UNICEF wanted you to know. …

Sweet hydrogen: how sugar could help satisfy the world's energy needs

In the last of her series on clean energy, Lou Del Bello discovers the revolutionary potential of turning sugar into hydrogen<p>Hydrogen makes an extraordinarily efficient and clean fuel. Three times as energy-efficient as petrol, Nasa used it to power its space shuttles. It can be used to generate …

Ingenious Tourniquet Invention Saves Lives

An inflatable abdominal tourniquet recently revived two men who were moments away from bleeding to death. The device could have saved three soldiers per month between 2001 and 2010, the U.S. Army says.<p>On June 7 in Birmingham, Ala., a blood-soaked, unconscious 41-year-old man arrived at a hospital …

Disruptive innovation is key for a sustainable economy

Disruptive innovation is in vogue – for good reason. Businesses need to stay ahead in an environment of continual evolution and change.<p>The trends of change are many and include the rise of the middle class in China and India, among other countries, the expanding set of footloose well-educated …

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Floating Schools Would Enable Students to Adapt to Flood-Prone Areas in Nigeria

For the community of Makoko of Lagos, Nigeria, life on the water is nothing new. Prone to flooding, residents have dealt with encroaching waters for …

An environmentally friendly battery made from wood

Scientists have developed a battery made from a sliver of wood coated with tin that shows promise for becoming an environmentally friendly energy …

4 Visions Of How To Rebuild A Hurricane-Destroyed Neighborhood For Resiliency

The FAR ROC (For a Resilient Rockaway) competition challenged architecture firms to build a resilient version of the Far Rockaway waterfront–one of the New York City areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. These are the finalists.<p>In the aftermath of Sandy, images of the destroyed Rockaways haunted …

Saving the world through social media? How development is going digital

Social media and mobile technologies offer a wide range of benefits for people working in development: a potentially cheap and efficient way to link citizens with their governments, the chance to monitor real-time progress on projects, and the ability to connect people from remote parts of the …

Shelter From The Storm: Why Brainswarming Is The Future Of Collaboration

Brainstorming has been around since, well, forever. But many folks believe it’s no longer effective. That’s where brainswarming comes in.<p>Creative thinkers don’t like the word “brainstorming” anymore. It relies on a thunderstorm metaphor–a sudden swirl of energy that gets everybody’s attention for a …

Why Some Great Ideas Catch On And Others Don’t

Anesthesia caught on overnight, while antiseptic took decades. Why?<p>In 1846, a Boston dentist named William Morton demonstrated anesthesia for the first time. Within the year, it had been tested in hospitals and published in the medical community. Within seven years, anesthesia was a standard in …

Join the fight against extreme poverty

<b>Last week, leaders of the African Union member nations made an ambitious pledge to end the HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria epidemics in their</b> …

Tiny Poisonous Trees Could Fight Climate Change In The Desert

Like something straight out of Dune, but the boring, terraforming parts.<p>Five German scientists have proposed a new strategy for mitigating the effects of climate change: turn coastal deserts into forests. Why? Forests, full of trees that consume carbon dioxide, are a great bulwark against the gas …

Shedding Light in the Night: How Solar Energy and Mobile Charging Improves Quality of Life in India

Changing Planet<p>In this installment of Digital Diversity, Gwen Kidera – Project Associate at S3IDF (<i>Small Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund</i>) – explains how their non-profit organisation provides underserved communities with Integrated Energy Centre carts (IECs) equipped with reliable …

Polio eradication: A humanitarian fix.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been spearheading an effort over the past couple of years to close the last mile on polio eradication. …

Eric Berlow and Sean Gourley: Mapping ideas worth spreading

Affordable Solar-Powered Floating Village Planned for Edinburgh

While floating homes have been the norm in the Netherlands for many years, they’re just starting to gain in popularity in the UK. Houseboats are …

Recipe: Chickpea salad with chorizo (Garbanzos aliñados con chorizo)

<b>Chickpea salad with chorizo (Garbanzos aliñados con chorizo)</b><p><b>Total time:</b><p>10 minutes, plus marinating time<p><b>Servings:</b><p>6 tapas or 4 salad servings<p><b>Note:</b><p>Start this recipe a day or two before serving, as you'll need to allow time to soak the chickpeas before cooking, then to marinate them in the oil and …

Recipe: Zucchini slaw

<i>Total time:</i><p>25 minutes<p><i>Servings:</i><p>6 to 8<p>2 pounds zucchini (about 6 small or 3 to 4 medium)<p>4 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced into 1/4 -inch pieces<p>1 teaspoon minced garlic<p>1/4 cup sherry vinegar, or to taste<p>2 tablespoons best-quality olive oil, or to taste<p>1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste<p>1/4 teaspoon pepper, …

Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Bean Dip Recipe by Lauren Tangey

<b>Serve this earthy, nutty dip with corn chips, pita chips or vegetable crudités for an appetizer or anytime snack.</b><br>By Lauren Tangey<p>Rosemary and Roasted …

Soft Flattering Color Portraits in Lightroom 4 and Lightroom 5

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …