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Bees are responsible for the pollination of 33% of the world’s fruits and vegetables, which makes the current bee crisis a disturbing phenomenon—but these miniature “backpacks”... (VIDEO)
3 d ago
These RFID Trackers for Insects Could Solve the Bee Crisis
Bees are responsible for the pollination of 33% of the world’s fruits and vegetables, which makes the current bee crisis a disturbing phenomenon—but these miniature “backpacks”...
4 d ago
Journalism Crowdfunding Platforms
The 'Byline' Website Helps Support Independent Journalism
‘Byline’ is a UK-based start-up that helps support independent journalism around the world. With so much content available online, it can be difficult to find reliable news sources. This...
1 w ago
India is Set to Build the First 100% Solar Reliant Airport in the World
The rise in solar-powered airports brings multi-functionality to these travel hubs as it enables them to simultaneously act as power plants. India is the first country to propose an airport that is...
1 w ago
Artistic Beer Sponsorships
This Museum Opening Celebrates the Dutch Roots of Van Gogh and Heineken
Vincent Van Gogh and Heineken beer share a common national past in the Netherlands, and now the Van Gogh museum and the internationally loved beer brand are celebrating their shared history with a...
1 w ago
Audible News Apps
'NewsCast' is a Handy News-Reading App That Ditates Breaking Stories
With technology, life is becoming a lot simpler—now you don’t even have to read the news on your smartphone, thanks to a new a news-reading app called NewsCast. Microsoft continues to...
1 w ago
Wi-Fi Phone Booths
LinkNYC is Replacing Obsolete Phone Booths with Free Wi-Fi Towers
New York City is full of decrepit old phone booths, effectively useless except for as canvases for vandalism and urinals for homeless people—but the LinkNYC project is going to give them a...
2 w ago
Drunk Commuter-Detecting Cameras
These Japanese Railway Cameras Identify Inebriated Passengers
A Japanese railway company has invented a bizarre technology that has the potential to save hundreds of lives each year. The West Japan Railway Company, better known as JR West, is introducing a...
12 w ago
Refugee Reality Portraits
The 'Humans of Al-Rashidiya' Blog Stars Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
Inspired by popular photo-blog “Humans of New York,” The Humans of Al-Rashidiya photo series shifts the spotlight towards Palestinian refugees in a Lebanese camp, who have and continue...
6 d ago
Dizzying Aerial Walkways
This Transparent Cliff Walkway is Asia's Largest Glass Viewing Platform
Asia’s largest-ever glass viewing platform is being built above the Tian Sheng San Qiao cliffs in Chongqing, China, standing an astounding 3937 feet above sea level and 918 feet above the...
17 w ago
Crowning the Beer-Pouring Champ
The Heineken Global Bartender Final Spotlights the World's Best
Arriving in Amsterdam in anticipation of the Heineken Global Bartender Final 2015, I found myself in the contagiously enthusiastic company of the greatest bartenders from countries all over the world....
20 w ago
Speedy News Soundbites
Clippet Offers One Minute-Long Daily News Clips for Busy Millennials
In an effort to make it even easier for young people to stay informed about world events, these daily news clips can be ingested in just one minute. Targeting millennials and other young listeners,...
24 w ago
Global Millennial Graphs
The Millennial Development Goals Graphic Reveals Global Problems
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is a blueprint designed by the United Nations in an attempt to quantify, qualify and address global issues, several of which are health-related, in the year...
24 w ago
Fixing Mainstream Media
Coleen Christie's Talk on the News Discusses Personal Bias On and Off Air
In her talk on the news, CTV Vancouver news anchor Coleen Christie explains the role of bias in a truly “informed” society. The broadcast journalist states that if information is power,...
30 w ago
This Infographic Measures the Happiness of Denmark's Citizens
This infographic by Expedia.dk assesses the happiness of Denmark’s citizens. It’s been widely reported that Danish people are the happiest people on earth, and this infographic reveals...
37 w ago
Triple-Play Cell Towers
The China Tower Project is Changing Telecom Infrastructure Networks
Three Chinese telecommunication companies are teaming up on the China Tower plan, a joint venture that will offer triple-play services to the residents of Karamay. Three state-owned operators and...
37 w ago
Record-Breaking LTE Speeds
Ooredoo Qatar, Nokia & China Mobile Broke the LTE Advanced Speed Record
Three telecom companies just broke the LTE Advanced speed record. China Mobile, Nokia Networks and Ooredoo Qatar combined ten carriers on TDD and FDD spectrums to get 200 MHz bandwidth and achieve a...
38 w ago
Identical Twin Radio Shows
Winklevoss Radio Features the Winklevoss Twins and Famous Guests
Winklevoss Radio is a new hour-long radio show on Sirius XM that will feature none other than the Winklevoss twins Cameron and Tyler. The twins are famous for suing Mark Zuckerberg, who they alleged...
40 w ago
Food-Focused Terminal Redesigns
The United Airlines Terminal at Newark Airport is Getting a Reboot
An announcement was recently made that the United Airlines international terminal at Newark airport will receive a design make-over, one food enthusiasts will surely love. The plans were released...
5 w ago
Visual News Apps
Global News App Vizo Briefly Summarizes Top Stories With Image-Based Content
This global news app emphasizes the importance of visuals. The Vizo app focuses on the day’s most popular international headlines, offering short image-based summaries. It also updates you...
7 w ago
Action-Enabling News Apps
Ideal Impact Shows You Advocacy Opportunities Based on What You Read
If you are looking for social impact and advocacy opportunities, this app will connect you with philanthropic organizations based on the news you read. Currently in beta mode, Ideal Impact helps...
23 w ago
45 Talks on Media
From Storytelling in the Digital Age to the Evolution of News Distribution
These talks on media look at the intersection between innovation and means of mass communication. Except for social media, these presentations talk about television, print and the Internet and how...
27 w ago
Fuel Economy Infographics
The Fossil Fuel Economy Infographic Considers Global Impacts
The Fossil Fuel Economy infographic by Vouchercloud considers how the price of oil affects not only the economy, but every aspect of our lives. The effects of oil price fluctuations are far more...
37 w ago
This Competition Gives You the Chance to Name a Planet
The International Astronomical Union, the organization responsible for coming up with names for celestial objects, is organizing a global contest that will let people around the world pick the names...
38 w ago
Politics-Monitoring Radio Shows
'Reporting the Transition' Monitors the Libyan Parliament
The Institute for War and Peace Reporting has teamed up with Radio Tobruk to produce a distinctly Libyan radio show—Reporting the Transition—that gives its listeners insights into the...