A certain former Zappos CEO might get a lot of press for his plan to revitalize parts of the City of Sin, but Alex Epstein and the El Cortez hotel are also changing the neighborhood by making it younger, supporting the arts, and giving back to the community.
Better-off urban neighborhoods are full of amenities that poorer neighborhoods may lack, but a simple examination of greenery in satellite photos may be the most simple indicator.
America’s youth voter population is getting tech-savvier with each election cycle, but antiquated state voter registration systems aren’t keeping up. With a new campaign targeting 1.5 million new voters, Rock the Vote is hitting Old Government where it hurts: through digital and mobile devices.
For every dollar of aid that flows into developing economies, many more leave through complex networks of shell companies, false invoices, and tax havens. What would happen if all that money stayed in these struggling economies?
Finding it hard to stick to your diet? Nutrivise is an app that will give you recipes with the exact right nutritional profile, or tell you what to get at a local restaurant.
A new, cheap backpack made by Greif is designed to carry water more comfortably than in a jug on your head. More importantly, it’s not made from some cast-off container that used to be full of poison or industrial waste.
Do you use Gmail? Pat yourself on the back. You’re also (probably) using a lot less energy than most of your peers. What about your email address makes you change energy habits?