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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part VI

Over two weeks, Indego Africa (IA) has been on the road in the U.S. with two female artisan entrepreneurs from Rwanda (see Part I here, Part II...

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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part V

Over two weeks, Indego Africa (IA) will be on the road in the U.S. with two female artisan entrepreneurs from Rwanda (see Part I here, Part II here,...

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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part IV

Over two weeks, Indego Africa (IA) will be on the road in the U.S. with two female artisan entrepreneurs from Rwanda (see Part I here, Part II here,...

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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part III

Over two weeks, Indego Africa (IA) will be on the road in the U.S. with two female artisan entrepreneurs from Rwanda (see Part I here and Part II...

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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part II

Over two weeks, Indego Africa (IA) will be on the road in the U.S. with two female artisan entrepreneurs from Rwanda (see Artisan Trip intro here)....

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Designer’s TEDx Talk Challenges Us to Unlock...

TEDx Talk Challenges Us to Unlock the Creative Capacity of Youth.

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Tim Prestero

As CEO of Design that Matters, a nonprofit design company that creates products for poor and developing countries around the world, Tim Prestero is...

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See Plants in Action

Finally, we can see plants in action without a time-lapse video. This photo-filter attaches to the front of most digital cameras and uses the...

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Mind-Blowing

Good Design Changes Babies’ Lives

Babies love good design too. Good design makes waves for premature babies.

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Hilarious

How Big Is Your Eco?

"When it comes to the environment, just like honey badger, Gap doesn't really give a shit."

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The Canary Yellow Pendant

Summer must haves straight outta africa!

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Rwandan Artisans Take Over NYC, Part I

On the Road with Indego Africa’s Artisan Trip

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Disturbing

The Fake Butcher Shop To Fool G8 Leaders

If it weren't for the fact that the G8 Summit was happening, we'd assume the fake storefronts were an installation art project. More tomfoolery from the G8.

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Geeks Out

Andrew Rasiej

Andrew Rasiej was a tech-savvy do-gooder who ran for Public Advocate of New York City with the goal of turning the office from one that merely...

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Taboo

A Coffee Table Book About Activism

A coffee table book about...coffee tables or art and activism

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Feel the Music Underwater

Vibrations in you cheek bone allow music to be heard underwater.

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Social Innovation Boot Camp

Looking for a social innovation boot camp this summer? We found two camps to get you into social innovation shape to get you buff and ready to change the world!

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Geeks Out

James Carlson

James is a powerhouse involved in multiple non-profits and mission-driven companies. “We're building a network of places around the world...

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Impossible

Lil’ Knaidel Wins Spelling Bee

Childhood stress: Spelling Bee edition.

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Impossible

Would You Save Your Sister From Prostitution?

Great people unite to tackle child prostitution in Liberia.

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Hits Restart

Katie Meyler

Katie Meyler used her experiences with impoverished youth across the world to found More Than Me, an organization dedicated to...

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Bike Wheel Light Installation

Personalize your nighttime bike safety.

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Mind-Blowing

What Does A Mask for the 21st Century Look Like?

What is a mask for the 21st century? 21 artists show us the masks of the future.

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Taboo

Is Poverty Porn Enough to Save Slums?

Poverty porn or favela chic, how does slum toursim help or hinder discussion about slums.