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Fighting Food Waste
Tech solutions for fighting food waste
The Street Where Houses Come Half-Built
Why would you build someone half a house?
Can a $1 Million Prize Help Keep Women Safe?
A competition to design a gadget that will send a secret alert if someone is attacked.
Nigeria's Secret STI Test Kits
The start-up that allows people to self test for STIs in secret
Learning Lessons from the Longest Living Lands
Can adapting your lifestyle add 10 years to your lifespan?
The Bricks Helping to Rebuild Gaza
The young Gazan engineer making bricks out of ash and rubble
Recycling to Turn Trash into Cash
Two projects that make life better for people keeping rubbish off the streets
Generating power from the roads
A highway in the US is being used to generate power and make toilet paper
Stopping Wildfires in Their Tracks
Three projects that are limiting the impact of wildfires
Training India’s Fake Doctors
Can a controversial crash course in medicine help improve the healthcare system in India?
Why Millions Listen to This Girl
Why millions listen to this nine-year-old girl's advice
Reviving Italy’s ‘Ghost Towns’
An unusual hotel is helping to breathe life back into Italy’s abandoned villages
Cool Ways of Keeping Things Cool
How two inventors are trying to revolutionise the way we keep things cold
Rewarding Green Travel in Bologna
A public transport system rewards citizens for taking sustainable modes of transport
Scanning Homeless People to Make a Donation
A new project is offering homeless people barcodes, which you can scan to make a donation
A Green Space Revolution in Paris
How do you create green spaces in the middle of a city?
Running and Singing to Improve Maths and English
The schools changing lives through running and music
Smart Stimulation for People with Dementia
Three clever ideas that help improve the day-to-day lives of people with dementia
Mending Our Disposable Culture
Why volunteers are fixing other people’s stuff free of charge
Fighting the ‘Water Mafia’ with Pipes in the Sky
A project in a Kenyan slum is pumping water through pipes suspended in the air
‘Rental Sisters’ for Japan’s Reclusive Young Men
The sisters-for-hire who are trying to coax reclusive Japanese men out of their rooms
Tech That Tricks the Brain
Two tech start-ups are using wearable technology to trick the brain to solve problems
Time to Update the Stranger Danger Message?
Stranger Danger: Still the best message to keep children safe?
The Country Where You Can Be Jailed for Using Plastic Bags
In Kenya you can be jailed for four years for carrying a single-use plastic bag.
How to Build a City for an Ageing Population
Japan’s Kashiwa City has redesigned buildings and jobs to adapt to an ageing population
The Banks That Run on Time Instead of Money
How does the 'time economy' work?
Smart Boats That Sail on a Bed of Bubbles
What’s being done to clean up the shipping industry and make it less polluting?
How 'Buddy Benches' are Making Playtime Less Lonely
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools
Can This Smart Street Stop Drinkers Getting Violent?
How a Dutch city is trying to reduce violence by changing the colour of street lights
Can US Entrepreneurs Help Fix Education in Africa?
A growing network of high-tech schools aims to tackle a ‘crisis’ in African education
The Little Libraries Bringing Books into People’s Homes
Small boxes of books placed across the world are bringing people together