Over 500 children are educated in slums and underneath floyovers in South Delhi

Naman Munot, a 24-year-old working professional, has successfully educated over 500 children in slums and underneath flyovers in South Delhi, to protect themselves from asthma, bronchitis or lung damage due to the degrading air quality by gifting them all free air pollution masks. Graduated from BITS Pilani, the young man worked on a research study… Lire la suite Over 500 children are educated in slums and underneath floyovers in South Delhi

Engineers are making an ‘’electric highway’’ that stretches from Norway to Italy

Now, two more companies, an international energy and e-mobility company E.ON and Denmark e-mobility provider CLEVER, are partnering to build yet another network of charging stations. Over the next three years, their network will provide 180 “ultra-fast” charging stations across 7 countries between Norway and Italy. Each station has a capacity of 150 kW, putting… Lire la suite Engineers are making an ‘’electric highway’’ that stretches from Norway to Italy

Thoses floating homes are hurricane-proof

Dutch architect Koen Olthuis and Miami-based livable yact company Arkup collaborated to build a 4,350-suqare-foot home that floats on the water. It’s completely off the grid, and is capable of withstanding a category 4 hurricane. According to Inhabitat, Olthuis — with his studio Waterstudio — collaborated with “avant-garde life on the water” company Arkup to… Lire la suite Thoses floating homes are hurricane-proof

Bill Gates is giving $50 million to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Bill Gates just invested $50 million of his own money to battle the Alzheimer’s disease in the Dementia Discovery Fund, which is working to come up with new treatments. “We need more approaches to stopping the disease, he writes in his post. That’s one of five crucial areas where he sees room for serious advancement,… Lire la suite Bill Gates is giving $50 million to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Residents move into crowfunded tiny house community for a pilot project

Last July 21, fourteen residents moved into their new community. Denver’s crowdfunded tiny home project has run into more than a few road blocks, but those home are now disponible. Eleven 8-foot by 12-foot homes and a bathing house fill the Urban Land Conservancy-owned property. They are also several tables covered by three white pop-up… Lire la suite Residents move into crowfunded tiny house community for a pilot project

These greens bins will create manure out of your household waste

Manufactued by Greenrich Grow India, a Chennai-based organisation, India, the green bin consist of fibre that composts organic waste generated in a household with the help of microbes. The waste is converted into dry manure that can be extracted after 80 days, while the liquid content is routed to a tank below the bin, without… Lire la suite These greens bins will create manure out of your household waste

These Boxes For Refugee Supplies Double As Kids’ Toys

Refugees often receive aid shipped in cardboard boxes–which then might go to waste. One designer has created conceptual packaging that doubles a children’s toys. The project is called Inside the Box. Designer Lisanne Koning proposes printing colorful shapes and game boards onto cardboard boxes so that children can use the extra material as fodder for play. One game,… Lire la suite These Boxes For Refugee Supplies Double As Kids’ Toys

A premiere in Canada for the Sanfilippo desease research

Today, November 8, 2017, the CHU Sainte-Justine celebrated the extraordinary commitment of $1 million from The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Foundation (SCRF) and the Linton family to support research on Sanfilippo disease, a rare neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no cure. This donation will allow the creation of The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Endowment Fund, which… Lire la suite A premiere in Canada for the Sanfilippo desease research

Tesla’s first project in puerto rico Is a children’s hospital

Tesla’s first project to restore electricity in Puerto Rico is a children’s hospital in San Juan. The automaker, which previously committed to helping the U.S. territory recover from Hurricane Maria, is combining its commercial batteries and solar panels at the children’s hospital. The company said it is the first of many projects on the island… Lire la suite Tesla’s first project in puerto rico Is a children’s hospital

Tomorrow’s “solar houses” will generate our electricity and grow our food

Greenhouse farming has existed since the 15th century, and the idea of growing plants in an area that could be environmentally controlled can be traced back to the Roman Empire. However, since modern greenhouses were introduced in the 17th century, not much has changed. Now, greenhouses are powered by electricity from the grid and their… Lire la suite Tomorrow’s “solar houses” will generate our electricity and grow our food