From making fuel out of garbage to predicting the city’s behavior based on 911 calls and the weather, the winners of the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge are striving to change urban life in America.
CentUp, a new organization that is attempting to monetize making interesting art and culture on the Internet thinks it has a hook: enticing you to give pennies to artists by helping you give pennies to charity at the same time.
Jeff Walker was a successful investment banker who focused on giving back while in finance, but then left the industry to give even more of his time, hoping that his collaboration with younger social entrepreneurs would send ripples of giving back throughout the world.
Not much at all. That sounds like a lot of money, but it’s way less than we’ve already spent.
The V-Tent fits over your car to protect it from the elements. And while it’s out in the sun, it might as well generate some electricity, too.
Privacy activists near the Mexican border are refusing to answer the Border Patrol’s new version of "show us your papers," and putting the results of the encounter on YouTube to show others how to defend their rights.
This architect’s playground house is a child’s dream.
Send Nice Laundry your old socks to be recycled, and in exchange they’ll send you back some fancy new ones.
As part of our Futurist Forum, we’re hosting a free online discussion about why people have such a hard time thinking rationally about the future, and what we can do to change that. Come chat on the 21st.