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Homes from Discarded Plastic

Homes from Discarded Plastic

OSCAR MENDEZ wanted to provide decent housing for the homeless while reducing waste plastic. Watch the video to see how he has achieved it. Source: YouTube
Making a difference by appreciating each and every employee in his company

Making a difference by appreciating each and every employee in his company

The founder of the Chobani yogurt empire, who started with nothing as an immigrant to the US, surprised his employees by giving back to them in a very big way: “This community and this country has been so great to us, and I’d like to return that favor…” Source: NBC Nightly News  
Children changing the world

Children changing the world

Every year, a project called V-Star Change the World brings schoolchildren to a Buddhist temple in Thailand for a day of meditation. Organisers claim that one million children attended the last event at the Phra Dhammakaya temple near Bangkok. The temple believes that when one million children meditate together it can help to change the...
World's largest Peace walkway monument in 100 locations world wide

World’s largest Peace walkway monument in 100 locations world wide

MAJOR GLOBAL PEACE, ART, ARCHITECTURE NEWS: “This is Going to be the Most Powerful Monument for World Peace!” 100 Miles 4 Peace, by Paul-Felix Montez; a global project in 100 locations around the world. Landscape Architects Networks Magazine Major article reaching over 1.1. architects, urban planers etc. in 80 countries world wide. Also New Gandhi...
Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight

Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight

A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites, a group of materials already making waves in solar cell technology, and demonstrates their ability to absorb energy from the sun, create electric charge, and then churn out some light energy of their own. Moreover, the researchers demonstrated...
This Company Develops Edible Eating Utensils

This Company Develops Edible Eating Utensils

India is the world’s largest user of disposable cutlery. Bakey’s edible cutlery was founded there in 2010 as an alternative. Source: YouTube
When others appreciate your work

When others appreciate your work

In our education system there are people who rarely get credit for awesome jobs they do, people without whom schools would be a lot more different. The staff and students at a Nashville elementary school take a moment to express their love and gratitude for their beloved school custodian. He became more than a person...
Tesco to Give All Unsold Food to Charity in its 800 UK Supermarkets

Tesco to Give All Unsold Food to Charity in its 800 UK Supermarkets

Tesco in the U.K. announced Friday the nationwide rollout of a program that dramatically reduces the amount of food that goes to waste by giving all of the grocery store’s surplus food to charities. Through its new Community Food Connection, Tesco will redirect millions of meals to shelters, food banks, and community centers by end...
The Ocean Cleanup prepares for 2020 Pacific cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup prepares for 2020 Pacific cleanup

Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability. After diving in Greece, and coming across more plastic bags than fish, he wondered; “why can’t we clean this up?” On june 3rd 2014, 19-year-old Boyan unveiled the results of the feasibility study, proving that we can likely clean our oceans. How...
Iraqi National Symphony conductor Karim Wasfi plays music at bomb sites

Iraqi National Symphony conductor Karim Wasfi plays music at bomb sites

Karim Wasfi, conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, had decided to play amid the wreckage to drive home a message. Iraqis needed to experience beauty, not just endure one bomb after another. “It’s about reaching out to people exactly where someone had experienced something so grotesque and ugly earlier,” Wasfi said in an interview....