This new part of the economy--people using collaborative consumption platforms to become entrepreneurs--is growing. What is inspiring these new business people?
To get away from it’s feel-good image, sustainable products need a packaging that’s as sexy as it is good for the environment.
If you want the gasless benefits of an electric car, but aren’t ready to part with your current ride, there may be a solution: A new kit that lets you upgrade your gas guzzler to an electric beauty, all by yourself.
Space exploration is usually left to governments and a few enterprising startups, but this minuscule satellite--funded on Kickstarter--is going to open up information about space to the masses.
What’s that in the sky? It’s a giant flying device (part kite, part plane) that’s creating power from gusts high in the air. And it may be the future of wind power.
As we begin to care more and more about the origins of our food, it also gives shady food purveyors the opportunity to try to take advantage. New science that can smell the exact origin of food is our first defense.
The adorable boats of Liquid Robotics have served as important research tools for people studying the ocean and the environment. Now they’re being employed in a less cuddly mission: helping search out sites for offshore drilling.