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Israeli Restaurant Encourages Arab Muslims and Jews to Share Bread

Israel has given us technological breakthroughs like the PillCam, MobilEye and the USB flash drive. But the latest news out of a small…
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New Unicef-Target-Disney Product to Catalyze Gen Z

Unicef and Target, in collaboration with Disney, are launching a Fitbit-like wearable device for kids that has the potential to be this holiday…
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3 Trends Shaping the Future of Business Sustainability

For those of us involved with the small business, not-for-profit, and startup world, the future of sustainability is here, whether we realize it…
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Mario Batali, Sam Calagione Partner to Make Beer from Food Waste

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, will launch a new Web series on Oct. 28. The first episode, featuring celebrity chef Mario…
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Meet 5 Companies Making Sustainability Sexy

At the SXSW Eco Data + Tech competition last week, each contestant addressed a traditionally boring topic: air pollution, fire hydrants and lamp…
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Lab Meat to the Rescue? Not So Fast

In theory, lab meats sound fantastic. They reduce the ethical challenges of eating meat, and the need for massive farms, a major source…
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Billions in Change: 5-Hour Energy CEO Develops Clean Energy, Water Projects

Talk doesn't help someone out of poverty; that takes doing. And Manoj Bhargava, billionaire CEO of 5-Hour Energy drinks, is committed to doing…
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How Can the IoT Lead to Greater Efficiency and Sustainability?

The idea of a city where real objects could communicate and send messages seems like something out of a film -- but it's…
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What Amazon’s New Handmade Site Could Mean for the Future of Women Makers

Increased access to artisan goods online uniquely benefits a rising demographic of sellers: women makers.
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The Sustainable Development Goals Need a Can-Do Attitude

Global Reporting Initiative's Deputy Chief pushes back on all the Sustainable Development Goal pessimism that passed around last week. She sees hope, opportunity…
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The Quick & Dirty: Leadership, Revisited

Leadership must be earned. And leadership must be ahead of the trend -- something done not because it's popular, but to take a…
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3-D Printing: Is it the Answer for the Pacific Garbage Patch?

Once we get the plastic out of the ocean, what do we do with it? Will today's 3-D printing industry offer an option?…
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New Mexico Sewage Farm May Help Provide Cleaner Water

Thanks to forward-thinking problem-solvers, we may be inching closer to a serious solution for the water problems plaguing our planet.
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Passion Fruit, Moringa and Thistles: Biolubricants of the Future?

The much evidenced toxic impact of petrochemical lubricants makes a case for the use of bio-based lubricants, which unfortunately still constitute a very…
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Amazon Pilots New Farm-to-Door Delivery Service in SoCal

Amazon has once again claimed dominion over the supply chain nuances of on-demand food delivery with the announcement of its newest business venture…
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