Ecovillage at Ithaca I was 18 the first time I heard about an ecovillage. My environmental studies professor brought up this time he lived at Arcosanti, an experimental town in the Arizona desert focused on innovating sustainable living. Show More Summary
Kevin Brittingham started Advanced Armament Corporation when he was 19 years old. In the more than two decades that have passed, he has helped to influence the silencer, ammunition and firearms industries in dramatic fashion. If youShow More Summary
Rapid Rise of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology Over the past few years, inventions in the fintech space have been rapidly transforming into innovations thanks to early commercialization, mass acceptance and adoption. Cryptocurrencies have been around for a long time, but they have gained maximum traction and attention in the past decade. Show More Summary
The world of online luxury retail is getting crowded. Between Net-a-Porter, Farfetch, 24 Sevres, and Matches, well-heeled shoppers have a wealth of options. All of these brands are coming up with innovative ways to provide customers with the kind of white-glove service they used to get when they still shopped in gleaming brick-and-mortar stores. Show More Summary
(Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute) Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) joins an elite group of institutions selected to lead national clinical trials in the Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials NetworkShow More Summary
The GOP wants to punish people saving for retirement to finance Trump's tax cuts. A new plan would encourage people to save less, and likely tax them at a higher rate if they want to save more. The GOP has come up with a new idea for...Show More Summary
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We rarely cover fashion over here at BGR, unless it has something to do with technology or innovation. But we absolutely have to talk about these new thong jeans today, even if the only tech-related thing about them is the fact thatShow More Summary
The MaRS Discovery District encourages collaboration between companies and sits in the middle of the city–open to the public and with its own subway stop. Inside a gleaming glass tower in downtown Toronto, the Parametric Human Project is building a virtual human body that can be used for medical testing instead of lab animals. Show More Summary
by Tanya Sanerib Amazon can save this guy. But will it? Paula Olson, NOAA Amazon revolutionized online commerce and could play a similar innovative role in the grocery business after buying Whole Foods. But beyond undercutting competitors...Show More Summary
BREAKING: @SidewalkLabs + @WaterfrontTO announce #SidewalkTO, a partnership to create new kinds of neighbourhoods on Toronto’s waterfront pic.twitter.com/728w90qIzX — Sidewalk Toronto (@SidewalkToronto) October 17, 2017 800 acres of waterfront in Toronto being developed by Sidewalk Labs (subsidiary of Alphabet) as an internet smart city. Show More Summary
Show.co, the music marketing platform acquired by CD Baby last year, continues to innovate with the addition of campaigns that offer “pre-saves” on Spotify. The new feature and full Show.co platform is free to all CD Baby artists and offered very affordably to all others. ___________________________________ Show.co's Music Marketing Toolbox...
BREAKING FROM THE AP -- PROMINENT CHEFS, BAKERS JOIN HISTORIC AMICUS BRIEF, SAY BUSINESSES SHOULD BE OPEN TO ALL: Today, The Associated Press announced an innovative new "Chefs for Equality" amicus brief, led by HRC on behalf of theShow More Summary
Digital design and fabrication techniques allowed researchers in Switzerland to create a curvy, super thin concrete roof that will one day help a residential unit produce more power than it consumes. Using the innovative methods, the researchers assembled the roof with much less materials than would otherwise be needed. Show More Summary
Etihad First Class is up there. It really is. Innovative space, (literal) white glove service and an attention to detail seldom imagined- let alone received, keeps travelers in awe with virtually each Etihad First Class flight. There’s...Show More Summary
Design weeks around the world tend to be dominated by refined furnishings, sleek products, and glitzy lighting - but some of the most interesting works are those that challenge our assumptions about what design is - and what it can be. Show More Summary
In which Schneemann discusses rejecting academic language, reveling in flesh, how any respectable gallery needs a "token cunt," and, naturally, cats. The post Carolee Schneemann on Five Decades of Meat, Harnesses, and Innovation appeared first on Hyperallergic.
From the first drive-through restaurant in 1948 to Instagram food pics, here are the innovations that have changed how we dine out. 1. Delivery, 1922 New Los Angeles Chinese restaurant Kin-Chu Cafe promises delivery until 1 a.m., one of the first instances of telephone-based food ordering. Read Full Story