Crushing South L.A.’s Digital Divide by Teaching Youth to Code
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Crushing South L.A.’s Digital Divide by Teaching Youth to Code

Story provided by GOOD –  When you think of South Los Angeles, thanks to media stereotypes, you might think of gangs, drugs, and liquor stores. But, do you think of the digital divide? South Los Angeles is a “tech desert”—a place where technology start-ups, incubators, accelerators, and tech innovation do not exist. However, for the … Continue reading

Self-Cleaning Plates Make Doing The Dishes A Thing Of The Past
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Self-Cleaning Plates Make Doing The Dishes A Thing Of The Past

  Story provided by PSFK – Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine created a prototype self-cleaning plate and cup made of cellulose with a special superhydrophobic coating that makes them resistant to dirt and water. The project, called Ekoportal 2035, was created for the Swedish Forest Industries Federation who asked the design studio and research institute Innventia to create three products that … Continue reading

The Doctor’s Office Of The Future: Coffeeshop, Apple Store, And Fitness Center
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The Doctor’s Office Of The Future: Coffeeshop, Apple Store, And Fitness Center

Story provided by Fast Company – As Americans try to figure out what changes the Affordable Care Act will bring to their lives and pocketbooks (and politicians continue wrangling over the rollout), here’s one that probably missed everyone’s radar: the new experience that could be waiting for people in their primary care doctor’s waiting room. Think: library-coffeehouse. … Continue reading

Somebody Put a Camera on a Toy Car and Drove It Into a Pride of Lions
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Somebody Put a Camera on a Toy Car and Drove It Into a Pride of Lions

Story provided by takepart – File this one under up close and personal. While recently on assignment in Botswana, wildlife photographer Chris McLennan mounted a camera onto a remote control car and drove it into a pride of wild lions. Not much happens at first, with the four-wheeled intruder only piquing the interest of two inquiring … Continue reading