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Design for Shared Consumption

Shareable: Sharing by Design    Yobo Member
October 11th, 2012

Design for Shared Consumption

With the rise of collaborative consumption, the narrative about ownership and use is shifting, so designers are exploring design for shared consumption.

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Anti-violence street art competes with Chávez in Caracas

ejlevy   
September 12th, 2012

Anti-violence street art competes with Chávez in Caracas

As President Hugo Chávez and challenger Henrique Capriles brawl over the airwaves, supporters of both camps have taken to the streets to blanket the city with posters, murals, graffiti and stencils.

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Ethiopia: ‘The Truth Is That All Problems Have Solutions’ – Even Climate Change

allAfrica   
September 6th, 2012

Ethiopia: ‘The Truth Is That All Problems Have Solutions’ – Even Climate Change

It has proved successful as it has earned the members of this association enough money to feed their families, pay school fees for their children and even create employment opportunities for others.

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From Japan, a Device that Helps Disabled Kids move Independently

Springwise    Yobo Member
September 6th, 2012

From Japan, a Device that Helps Disabled Kids move Independently

Researchers at the Polytechnic University in Tokyo have developed the Magic Carpet, a machine that enables young children with walking problems to experience moving around independently and get them used to the wheelchairs they will eventually need to use.

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Laura and Shawn Sears give Inner-city Kids an Educational Camp Experience

The Christian Science Monitor   
September 5th, 2012

Laura and Shawn Sears give Inner-city Kids an Educational Camp Experience

Located on northern California’s spectacular coast between San Francisco and Santa Cruz, this free camp for children from low-income families has served more than 7,000 kids from the inner cities of Oakland, East Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Jose.

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Inside Look: FairMail Helps Global Youth Become Commercial Photographers

good.is   
September 13th, 2012

Inside Look: FairMail Helps Global Youth Become Commercial Photographers

“Who would have thought kids [would be] able to take such good pictures that can compete in the global photography market?”

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“Life Is Easy”

   
September 7th, 2012

“Life Is Easy”

I always say to everybody in my life now, that life is easy. It’s so easy and fun.

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How to Plan Dinner Now that School has Started

The Washingston Post   
September 6th, 2012

How to Plan Dinner Now that School has Started

Practices, games, tutoring sessions and music lessons will mess with the calendar and make dinner preparation a race, but I’ve come to realize that with my bag of tricks, I’ll manage.

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Pitcher Irrigation Brings Vegetables to Pakistani Desert

< a href=http://www.trust.org>AlertNet   
September 5th, 2012

Pitcher Irrigation Brings Vegetables to Pakistani Desert

n this harsh climate, which could become even more extreme as the planet warms, villagers have had no access to canal water, ruling out crop cultivation in the past. But pitcher irrigation has made agriculture possible, ushering in a new era for local farmers.

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Local Author Creates Coloring Book for Grown-ups

The Orange County Register   
September 4th, 2012

Local Author Creates Coloring Book for Grown-ups

A collection of 25 inspired thoughts and illustrations, and a few extra blank pages to canvas as you’d like, the coloring book is the perfect mid-afternoon or bedtime treat for any adult looking for a mental getaway.

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