These solar-shaded computer centers are designed to help kids in the developing world have access to mentors halfway around the planet.
Remember your chemistry? Then you know that salt is part chlorine. Using a little ingenuity and a little electricity, you can use that chlorine to make water drinkable--and potentially save millions of lives.
There just aren’t yet that many companies that impact investors can invest in. Omidyar Network thinks we should stop trying to invest in businesses and invest in entire sectors, instead.
One of the biggest factors keeping banks from reaching remote areas is actually distributing cash to far flung machines and branches. What if those branches or ATMs didn’t distribute cash at all?
A web tool lets you see what the companies near you are spewing out, and which countries are doing the best and worst to keep emissions down.
No more making plastic from fossil fuels and creating huge amounts of carbon emissions. These new bugs eat CO2 and use it to make plastic themselves.
Simple physics: It takes more energy to move heavier things. You’ll be shocked when you realize how much of the gas we use is just because of America’s obesity problem.