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Make the World Better with Your Next Run to the Grocery Store!

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How can you help save the world without actually having to change your life much? It’s easy! We’ll show you how.

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Can the Photos You Share Really Make a Difference?

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Do your shares on social media really mean anything? We’re taking a look in the history books to see how sharing photographs has changed the world before, and how you can have a hand in making a difference today!

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Transforming Detroit One Beehive at a Time!

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Could vacant lots actually hold the potential to make cities healthier? Take a look at how this couple is transforming Detroit’s many vacant lots into an oasis for urban beekeeping and enriching their community! 

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How a Bra Company Brought Us to the Moon!

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What do bra manufacturing and the first man to step on the moon have in common? Meet the unsung heroes of the first moon landing and hear the curious tale of how bra technology helped support the astronauts of Apollo 11!

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The Tastiest Way to Save the Planet

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Are you looking for food that’s good for both you and the environment? What if we told you that all of your favorite treats, from protein bars to tacos, can be made with insects! We’re discovering where those feelings of disgust you may be experiencing come from and how eating insects could help the planet. Dare to join us?

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Sailing Through Space on the Power of the Sun

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We just deployed a technology into space that could revolutionize our exploration of the universe! After generations of thinkers dreamed of a way to sail through space with the power of light, we’ve finally made it happen!

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These Computers Let Us Travel Through Time to Grow Radically Healthier Food!

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Food computers are making it possible for us to create environments to grow our best, most nutritious food! This brilliant innovation allows us all to have a hand in feeding a healthy—and growing—world. Here’s the exciting story…

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What if We Turned Plastic Waste into a Valuable Currency?

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The Plastic Bank is turning plastic into money for people around the globe. This idea has the power to end poverty while saving our oceans!

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Meet the Rescue Dogs Saving the Environment!

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Rescue dogs are now becoming conservation superheroes too! Meet the pups getting a new life at the forefront of saving ecosystems, anti-poaching, and amazing conservation efforts.

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Explore the “Uncanny Valley” Through the World of Special Effects!

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Did you know there is a fascinating reason why some special effects leave people cold (even queazy) and others transform our reality? This is the result of an effect called “the uncanny valley”. Here is the fun and wonder in all that!

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Discover the Man Who Sees Only with Sound! He’s Redefining What’s “Impossible”!

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Daniel Kish has no eyes yet he can see the world around him using sound, much like a dolphin or bat, and he’s teaching us all to redefine what seems impossible.

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Cow Burps are Warming our Planet, but Seaweed Could Change That!

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A simple and ingenious solution has been found to the enormous problem of Methane gas produced by cows — which is 34 times worse for our planet than all the world’s vehicle emissions. Another brilliant idea that combines two things no one ever thought to put together!

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What’s Our Waste Worth? A Fresh Look a the Value of Our World’s Plastic Waste

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What if we saw plastic waste as a valuable commodity and not just trash? The plastics littering our beaches and streets are an untapped resource just waiting to be explored by creative entrepreneurs around the world. Find out how!

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Our Phones are Designed to be Addicting. But Here’s How We Can Take Back Control!

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Want to taste true freedom? Turns out our phones are designed to make us slaves to their allure. Here are the keys to understanding what’s going on and breaking free!

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Turning Plastic Bags into Speakers!

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Some of the most important innovators of our time are finding ingenious ways to look at waste as a resource. Here’s a clever group that has found an artistic and functional way to use single-use plastic bags!

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Mushrooms are Saving Honeybee Colonies!

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Mushrooms are saving the day for us yet again! Did you know that 70% of the fruits and vegetables we eat count on bees for pollination, and yet bee populations are plummeting? But the good news here is that some mushrooms have been found to have an ingenious property that allows them to defend the beehives!

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Old Cellphones: The Key to Stopping Climate Change

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Deforestation causes more emissions than all of the cars and trucks on our planet combined, so what can we do to stop it? Could the unlikely hero in this story be the old cell phone tucked away in your junk drawer? It is! Read on and you’ll see problem-solving at its best!

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Alaffia: Proof that Traditions are a Global Resource We Can All Enjoy!

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Does economic prosperity always have to come at the cost of tradition? Or can tradition help us create an even better business model? Let us introduce you to Alaffia, a company that has found a way to harness centuries of knowledge to empower a new generation of skilled craftswomen.

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The Unexpected Ways Surfing is Helping Youth Heal

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Life is tough, but it’s a whole lot easier when we’re around people who share similar experiences in a no pressure environment. Waves for Change is one of the organizations out there harnessing the power of sport and play to create environments where children are able to open up and heal!

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#ConspiracyofGoodness: A Movement That’s Changing our Future

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Why don’t we know about the awe-inspiring people who are making the world a better place? There is already a movement underway of people working towards a better collective future and you’re already a part of it. This is the Conspiracy of Goodness, the movement all around us just waiting to be celebrated!

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Meet the People Using Technology to Save Our Coral Reefs

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Coral reefs are some of the most important ecosystems on the planet to each and every one of us, but few realize the connection. You may know coral is in danger, but the future isn’t as dark as we so often hear. Meet the people who are hard using amazing, cutting-edge technology to save our corals and building a brighter future for us all!

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Giving Our Skin Superpowers with Tattoo Nanotechnology

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You’ve probably heard of wearable technology, but what if your own skin could be used as a form of technology? What if it could tell you things about your health and wellness you didn’t have access to before? Nanoscience is teaming up with an unexpected artform to create an innovation that could revolutionize our collective future!

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This Garden In a Pool Helps Put an End to Food Scarcity

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What if an unused pool could be our blueprint to a more abundant future? It turns out that if we’re a little creative, we can breathe new life into almost anything and build everything we need in fascinating close-looped systems! Here’s one great example of a movement to revitalize our human ingenuity!

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What Are Animals Trying to Say to Us?

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What if animals have been trying to tell us things all this time… and we just can’t hear them? What if we could? What sort of insights could we glean from their experience in the world? Here’s a look at how technology is bringing us closer to them.

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Artificial Intelligence Meets Black Soldier Flies and Farming!

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When it comes to saving the resources of our planet, we are all hoping for the next big idea to come along. Well, this one involves a very tiny creature that brings an amazing resume to the task. Let’s meet them!

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The Haitian Project: A Blueprint for Solving Big Problems

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What if the concept that could change the way we all look at solving the world’s most vexing problems is coming out of a nation facing the large brunt of them? It looks like the solution is thinking differently about how we decide to start attacking a problem. And this school in Haiti gives us just a glimpse of all of the possibility and hope that can come!

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What if You Could Record All of Your Memories?

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Want more control over your life? This piece of wearable technology may help us all do just that by recording our experiences. The creator of this innovation tells us all about the ways this can be utilized, from understanding ourselves better, to making better decisions, to assisting Alzheimer’s patients. Check this out!

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Walk Through the City You Didn’t Know You Were Smelling Everyday!

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Perfume has influenced our lives for more than 4000 years! But did you know many of the perfumes we know best today have their origins in the fields and flowers of one city in France? Let’s travel to this city behind some of the most iconic smells in history to learn how perfume has shaped our cultures.

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Combing Caves for a Cure to Deadly Bacterial Infections

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We’ve been able to protect ourselves from most bacterial infections for decades now, but that’s changing. Deadly bacteria are catching onto our tactics and antibiotic resistance is on the rise. Here’s how some scientists are working to stay one step ahead of this problem by exploring the depths of caves and the bacteria that call them home!

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