We’ve got an extra 24 hours to do whatever we want this year. One agency has created a way to spend some of that day feeding the hungry. All it takes is a smartphone and a little energy.
People retire at 65, but they’re living a whole lot longer than that. That’s a huge natural resource of knowledge and skills that we’re often wasting. How can we tap that resource?
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Global conglomerates aren’t the place you look for innovative strategies to improve the world, but they are going to have to be involved in global change. How can they change their thinking?
Once upon a time, we had to haul freight with only the wind. Sure, giant diesel cargo ships go faster. But there may not always be the diesel to power them. The New Dawn Trader might be the solution.
It sounds utopian, but a new kind of memory is going to make your phone drastically more efficient and less prone to breaking down.
Photographer Joel Sartore is trekking around the world to take beautiful shots of soon-to-be-extinct animals in the hope that a little public exposure might rouse us to action.
The vacuum-inventing genius talks about the future of engineering and innovation, and how it’s much harder to actually design an appliance that’s truly efficient, instead of just putting a smaller motor in it and saying it uses less power.