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Farm in a box produces an acre's worth of crops in a shipping container

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treehugger.com - Along with "exponentially higher" yields, the CropBox promises that their complete growing system also uses 90% less water and 80% less fertilizer than conventional agriculture does. The latest ent...

At This Fake Hospital, Linen-Schlepping Droids, Robo-Patients, And The Future Of Medicine

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fastcompany.com - The hospital is fake. But the creative ideas for how to make health care better are very, very real. In this week's episode of Innovation Undercover, pay a visit to Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Inn...

An Abandoned Kentucky Tobacco Factory Is Transforming Into A Massive Local Food Hub

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fastcoexist.com - A factory in Louisville, Kentucky made chewing tobacco for over a century before folding in 2009. Now the abandoned site is a symbol of how the city is changing: The 24-acre brownfield will soon be...

What A Pong-Beating Robot Says About Where Silicon Valley Is Taking AI

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fastcompany.com - Back in 1975, two young computer hackers named Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak helped create a game called Breakout. Inspired by the popular paddle-and-ball game Pong, Breakout asked players to use a ...

Delivery Startup Shyp Wants To Make Returns Painless

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fastcompany.com - When Shyp launched its shipping service last year, a funny thing happened. The service—currently available in San Francisco, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Miami, with more locations on the way—lets you ...

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Ten Hundred on ZIIBRA

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ziibra.com - Hi, My name is Peter. I make art under the name of Ten Hundred. I am a painter, designer, and illustrator. I have been creating art since I was a kid growing up in Michigan. It has always been a pa...

Probiotic Potables

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cassandra.co - Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging when one wants to drink socially; a night of alcohol can undermine all the effort put toward diet and exercise during the day. As consumers have b...

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How might we use the power of communities to financially empower those who need it most?

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openideo.com - The wellbeing of communities depends on the wellbeing of their members – and financial stability is at the core of our potential to thrive. Yet all too often, individuals and families aren’t connec...

This Digital Anti-Abuse Poster Changes Its Message The Longer You Look At It

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fastcocreate.com - Facial recognition technology is used to powerful effect in this new anti-abuse ad for Women’s Aid timed to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8. The digital outdoor poster, which goe...

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This documentary about pollution is going viral in China, as country leaders meet

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theclimategroup.org - BEIJING: The extreme popularity of a new documentary which addresses the international attention on China’s air pollution and its effects on human health, is sending a clear signal to policymakers ...

Tennis ace Andy Murray urges Scots to switch off for Earth Hour

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news.stv.tv - Andy Murray has served up a challenge to Scots by urging them to sign up for WWF's Earth Hour. Tennis's world number five made the call whilst in Glasgow to compete in the Davis Cup against the Uni...

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Why Kelly Clarkson Is Treating Twitter Like A Music Platform

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fastcompany.com - If you scroll through Kelly Clarkson's Twitter page, you'll notice something curious. Among the tweets promoting her new album, recognizable by the #piecebypiece hashtags, are also lots of regular ...

Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

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Why Software Maker Fog Creek Is Helping Its Competitors Hire Women

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fastcompany.com - About a year ago, Liz Hall, the head of recruiting at Fog Creek Software, invited all-star JavaScript coder and founder of Girl Develop It Sara Chipps to their downtown Manhattan office for lunch. ...

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