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Innovative Tuesdays #1

Novel concepts designed to improve life.

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Transparent Objects

Most human beings only care for what they see. So #1 suggests that everything that needs to be taken care of, should be made transparent: Water pipes, electricity cables, engines, trash containers, skin. 21 more words

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Great or Gross?

 

A Detroit native suggests gross and great do not need to be separate: he plans to bike from Wisconsin to New York City and only eat food that has been thrown out along the way! 63 more words

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Beautiful aerials of Hindu Kush mountains - BBC News

BBC News, Aug 2014

BBC’s Abdujalil Abdurasulov was on board of a C-17 plane of the US Air Force flying from Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan to Mazar-e-Sharif and Bagram bases in Afghanistan. 15 more words

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Bacteria from US threatening the Mediterranean

Source: New Eastern Outlook, by Vladimir Platov, August 2014

Very disturbing information has emerged recently in several foreign news outlets: the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa is threatening to destroy the centuries-old olive trees in Italy. 308 more words

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Another Reason for Distrust: Chevron in Ecuador

Texaco, since merged into Chevron, indisputably created a holy mess in the Amazon basin in eastern Ecuador. Ground and water pollution on a vast scale. Chevron acquired Texaco’s liabilities as well as its assets. 96 more words

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