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Biolite Infographic Shows the 3 Ps of Preparedness for Emergency Situations

Biolite Infographic Shows the 3 Ps of Preparedness for Emergency Situations | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“ BioLite knows a thing or two about emergency preparedness. The Brooklyn-based company was on the front lines during Hurricane Sandy, and its USB-charging CampStoves made national news for their role in helping residents keep communication lines open during the power outage. With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, BioLite just unveiled its emergency preparedness infographic & giveaway. The BioLite 3 P’s of Preparedness infographic makes what can seem like an overwhelming task easy with its simple steps to plan, pack & power – check it out after the jump!”
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Eurythmics' Dave Stewart: Creativity is about connecting unrelated ideas | Marketing Magazine

Eurythmics' Dave Stewart: Creativity is about connecting unrelated ideas | Marketing Magazine | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
Eurythmics' Dave Stewart: Creativity is about connecting unrelated ideas, Creativity can be unsettling, but binding unrelated elements to forge something new is a pathway to ­genuine excitement, writes TALENT­HOUSE.com's creative marketing...
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Official BioLite Site | Home of the CampStove

Official BioLite Site | Home of the CampStove | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
BioLite Stoves make cooking on wood as clean, safe & easy as modern fuels while generating electricity to charge phones, lights and other electronics off-grid
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Check out Biolight's products for you and the developing world. Another product that makes a difference- including giving light to read and study by. Running LED lights off your cooking fire = brilliantly simple.

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Could This Invention Change Everything About Commuting?

Could This Invention Change Everything About Commuting? | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
The phrase “This changes everything” gets thrown around a lot, but in the sustainable commuting sphere, an invention out of New York by a group of bike enthusiasts just might actually change everything.
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Call for Applications : Innovation Prize for Africa

Call for Applications : Innovation Prize for Africa | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“The Future We Innovate (RT @calestous: Last Call for Applications: $150,000 #Innovation Prize for #Africa http://t.co/aCuP8NQAO7 @IPAprize)”
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What Will Ridesharing Be When It Grows Up? | Sightline Daily

What Will Ridesharing Be When It Grows Up? | Sightline Daily | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“ The debate over crafting new rules for Seattle's evolving for-hire industry has lasered in on a interesting question: What will on-demand ridesharing apps like Lyft, Sidecar and uberX look like when they reach a critical...”
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The inspiring story behind crowdsourcing platform Watsi, Y Combinator’s first non-profit

The inspiring story behind crowdsourcing platform Watsi, Y Combinator’s first non-profit | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“ Watsi founder Chase Adam graced the stage at Y Combinator’s Startup School today to speak about his non-profit startup’s 999 days. Two years ago, Adam says that he was on a bus traveling through a tropical country as part of the Peace Corp.”
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Inspiring Startup Lessons From An Entrepreneur’s Co-Working Community

Inspiring Startup Lessons From An Entrepreneur’s Co-Working Community | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“ Pay close attention to these four common, observable mistakes small business owners should avoid.”
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Open Source TLUD Pyrolysis Stove Project

Open Source TLUD Pyrolysis Stove Project | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
Inspired by the work of Paul S. Anderson [Dr. TLUD] , Hugh McLaughlin, and WorldStove, I offer the start of a small collection of photos of a Peacham natural draft TLUD made from recycled cans. I ...
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The principles of efficiency are so important, but what makes this compelling is that it's open source too. There is no profit motive.
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As VCs Retreat Four New, Nimble Innovation Funding Structures Step In | Lux Populi

As VCs Retreat Four New, Nimble Innovation Funding Structures Step In | Lux Populi | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
Can't get venture capital? Try these alternatives http://t.co/zi3eIpxmRm via @WorkMJ
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Could be useful for social entrepreneurs...

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Wonderbag - Home

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A fantastic product that reduces fuel poverty, reduces respiratory illnesses and death and frees up resources for education in very poor households. It can save you fuel and time and quite probably give you somewhere to rest your weary head.

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Why We Can Give the Deaf Sound, But Not Music

Why We Can Give the Deaf Sound, But Not Music | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
“The cochlear implant is a miracle, but advances in pitch processing could give a better quality of life to the hearing impaired.”
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Steve Howard: Let's go all-in on selling sustainability | Video on TED.com

“ The big blue buildings of Ikea have sprouted solar panels and wind turbines; inside, shelves are stocked with LED lighting and recycled cotton. Why?”
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A Tiny Bit of Vegetable Oil Could Save Texas Billions of Gallons of Water

A Tiny Bit of Vegetable Oil Could Save Texas Billions of Gallons of Water | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
Whenever they were able to keep the lake surface covered, the evaporation reduction was 40 to 60 percent
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Minimum Viable Product: Seven Real-World Examples

Minimum Viable Product: Seven Real-World Examples | Products & Things to make the world better | Scoop.it
You don’t want to waste your time and money building a product no one will want to use or pay for. So, first get out of the building and talk to your customers. But there’s a world of difference between talk and action.
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