innovation

September: Better #Football

September: Better #Football

How many times have we heard the neighbours scream across the hallway when a football game is on? World Cup madness, millions of fans going crazy over such a simple thing – just a couple of guys pushing around a ball. However this game has evolved so much over the years and its fan base is now around 3,5 billion people!! Thats almost a half of all world citizens..! Now having that in […]

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Better Awards #Health

Better Awards #Health

Health related illnesses or issues is an always-present struggle faced by the people of the world where ever they might be. There are thousands of organisations, projects and products helping to spread awareness and solve the health related matters in the world. In fact, improving areas like sanitation, water supply, personal hygiene and management of water resources could prevent nearly 10 percent of diseases and 6.3 percent of all deaths […]

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The Bicycle That Works Like a Plant

The Bicycle That Works Like a Plant

We love bikes! It’s a cheap way to get around, it helps the environment by not emitting air pollution and it’s good for your health. No wonder we’re smitten by bicycle innovations, you could even say that 2014 was THE year of the new bike inventions. Just when you think you’ve seen it all this new design concept by Bangkok based design firm Lightfog comes along with a bike that […]

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TOP 5 BETTER IDEAS IN BRAZIL YOU NEED TO KNOW

TOP 5 BETTER IDEAS IN BRAZIL YOU NEED TO KNOW

All eyes are on Brazil as the World Cup is kicking off today! Here are the top 5 Better Ideas in Brazil you should know about: (To read the full stories, click on the links) 1. Experience Rio de Janeiro like a local by staying in a Favela and increase the income of the favela hosts. Favela Experience 2. Giant fish sculpture made from discarded plastic bottles in Rio de […]

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A Revelation for Kids with Neuromuscular Disorder

Numerous children aren’t able to stand up and hug their brother or sister, or cross the playground holding hands with their best friend because of Neuromuscular Disorder. FireFly Upsee helps these children to open up their world again and let their spirits soar. The mobility device lets children with motor impairment stand and walk with the help of an adult. They can play football again, or go for a walk down […]

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Electric Car Can Float Like a Boat to Survive Tsunamis

Electric Car Can Float Like a Boat to Survive Tsunamis

The Concept One electric car is not only the world’s smallest class four-seater electric vehicle, but it can also float like a boat. It’s said that one in six Japanese people live in areas that are likely to be affected by tsunamis. As we saw in the 2011 devastation, the gushing currents arrive quickly and with little warning, tragically catching many off-guard. Hideo Tsurumaki witnessed the tragedy first-hand, and sought to build […]

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Ferrari’s Eco-friendly Futuristic Supercar

While some people may think that electric and eco automobiles are flimsy and visually unappealing, this eco-friendly futuristic supercar is here to prove that being environmentally conscious doesn’t have to mean eliminating style. Designer Marko Petrovic has conceived the Ferrari of the future, a green supercar that is still every bit as mean and lean as its petrol-powered forefathers. The Ferrari Millenio is a two-seater EV designed to draw power from […]

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Bike Light also Records Unruly Drivers

Bike Light also Records Unruly Drivers

The biggest threat to cyclists is unruly drivers they share the road with. Bike commuting is a great way to slash your personal carbon footprint. Unfortunately, a lack of bike lanes and proper education means that many cyclists fear for their safety. Sure, bikes and cars are supposed to share the road, but often drivers don’t see it that way–especially in crowded urban areas. The Fly6 rear-facing bike light and camera combo is […]

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Social Studies Teacher Gamifies Geopolitics

Eric Nelson, a high school social studies teacher, is radically changing the way high school students are interacting with the news. He developed Fantasy Geopolitics after recognizing that his attempts at getting his students to engage with the class weren’t quite hitting the mark. By gamifying the news, kids don’t see reading the newspapers as a difficult task anymore. As for the format of the game, Fantasy Geopolitics is simple. It starts with a draft session, during […]

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