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51 African Innovations

From Exotic Pet Cats to Survivor Gabon

— October 10, 2008 — World
Survivor Gabon will pit 18 contestants against each other in physical as well as social extremes. Survivor Gabon, which was filmed in North Africa, aired yesterday, and to build on the excitement, we thought we'd compile a few regional trends.

The slideshow highlights some African, safari and tribal innovations, although it's unlikely the contestants will actually encountering any of these on Survivor: Gabon - Earth's Last Eden.

Implications - The good news is that you get to experience these African innovations from the comfort of your own home. Browse through images of rare and wild animals, enormous shiny diamonds and jewelry inspired by giraffes. Unlike the Survivor contestants, you don't have to worry about the wild animals!
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Alzheimer's South Africa: Remember Who They Were
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Sponsor A Hippo Roller For An African Community
Sponsor A Hippo Roller For An African Community
Hippo Roller Project
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Rovos Rail
Rovos Rail
Step Aboard the Pride of Africa
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Mine Detecting Rats
Mine Detecting Rats
Belgian Charity Apopo trains African Giant Rats
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$14,000 African Blackwood Cell Phones
$14,000 African Blackwood Cell Phones
Gresso White Diamonds Mobile
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African Killer Weeds
African Killer Weeds
Water Hyacinths Decimate Fisheries
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When Nature Calls Uganda
When Nature Calls Uganda
Biogas From Human Poo
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Giraffe Manor
Giraffe Manor
Hip Hotel in Kenya
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Consumer Directed Philanthropy
Consumer Directed Philanthropy
The Amex Members Project
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African Mythology Shirts
African Mythology Shirts
Bantu Republic Tees With A Conscience
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First World Marketing Saves Third World Problems
First World Marketing Saves Third World Problems
MBAs Without Borders (FOLLOW UP)
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Kenyan Ambulance Made of Bamboo
Kenyan Ambulance Made of Bamboo
Bambulance
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Viral Whiplash Wars
Viral Whiplash Wars
Fighting Giraffe Video
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Animal Prints Still Hot
Animal Prints Still Hot
Dolce & Gabbana Leopard Print Bag
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Gresso Luxury Mobile Phone
Gresso Luxury Mobile Phone
African Blackwood and Sapphire
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Hip Cape Town Hangouts
Hip Cape Town Hangouts
Afro Cool at Afro Coffee
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Brangelina to Launch Traditional African Housewares Line
Brangelina to Launch Traditional African Housewares Line
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Assault on Big Brother Reality TV
Assault on Big Brother Reality TV
Controversy Surrounds Big Brother Africa
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International Design & Architecture Winner
International Design & Architecture Winner
Cape Town House J
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Solar Powered Hearing Aid From Africa
Solar Powered Hearing Aid From Africa
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Giraffe Fashion
Giraffe Fashion
The New 'It' Animal
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Viral Nature Videos
Viral Nature Videos
Christian the Lion
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Social Justice Bracelets
Social Justice Bracelets
The 46664 Nelson Mandela Bangle by Montblanc
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Condom Applicator
Condom Applicator
South Africa Innovates in the Fight Against Aids
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Drink in a Hollow Tree
Drink in a Hollow Tree
6,000 Year Old Baobab Turned into a Pub
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Wild Photos for Green Products
Wild Photos for Green Products
Kate Hudson for WildAid
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Weeds As Biofuel
Weeds As Biofuel
Low-Maintenance Jatropha
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Anti-Sugar Daddy Campaign
Anti-Sugar Daddy Campaign
Uganda
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Safari Style
Safari Style
Kevan Hall Spring 2008 Collection
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Third World Tourism
Third World Tourism
Experience Poverty 1st Hand
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478-Carat Diamonds
478-Carat Diamonds
Uncut Massive Gem Found in South Africa
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Africa to Get First Luxury Fashion Label
Africa to Get First Luxury Fashion Label
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Carnival Cabinets
Carnival Cabinets
Lucas Rise
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Recycled Trash Sculptures
Recycled Trash Sculptures
Eco-Art by El Anatsui
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Gemma del Est Zanzibar: Paradise in Africa
Gemma del Est Zanzibar: Paradise in Africa
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Safari Prints
Safari Prints
Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2008/09 Campaign
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Leopard Print Taser
Leopard Print Taser
Taser International (CES 2008)
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Wooden Toothbrush Alternatives
Wooden Toothbrush Alternatives
Dentistry Returns to its Naturalistic Roots in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Extreme Tourism Part II
Extreme Tourism Part II
Diving With Crocodiles
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Nike Safari Shoes
Nike Safari Shoes
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Afro Exotic Washrooms
Afro Exotic Washrooms
Ceramica Cielo Bathroom Hides
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Jewellery Made of Tights
Jewellery Made of Tights
Precious Stone Stocking Accessories
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Rare Animals Captured on Film
Rare Animals Captured on Film
First African Okapi Photos
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Hungry Kids in Your Shopping Cart
Hungry Kids in Your Shopping Cart
Feed South Africa Campaign
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Giraffe Jewellery
Giraffe Jewellery
'Animalier' Collection by Roberto Coin
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Unexplored World Wonders
Unexplored World Wonders
Socotra
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Animal Skin
Animal Skin
Dolce & Gabbana Suggest Stamped Zebra and Panther Will be Hot
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Lifestyle Pets
Lifestyle Pets
Ashera Luxury Kittens For $22,000
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Recycled Soda Can Jewelry
Recycled Soda Can Jewelry
Eco Art by the Disabled
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African Prefab Houses
African Prefab Houses
The Abod
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Vibrant African Couture
Vibrant African Couture
Vlisco Designer Textiles
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