The Extra Mile lets you donate unused frequent flyer miles to help people be at the bedside of sick family members. For founder Matt Dimmer, its creation was part of the grieving process--and then became so much more.
A growing number of entrepreneurs and investors are determined that innovation is the way out of the country’s mess, and they're creating apps to help regular citizens deal with complicated life post-revolution and military takeover.
With 4-D printing, Skylar Tibbits and the Self Assembly Lab are printing materials that fold, transform, and shape themselves, and could adapt to changing environmental conditions. No assembly required.