Joe quit his job in order to build a 100% solar van conversion. His new home is off-grid and sustainable. With solar power alone, he has all the luxuries of a normal home, and the freedom to…
Source: Man quits his job to transform his van into an off-grid mobile home | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease.
Source: Scientists Put Shamanic Medicine Under The Microscope
Canadian startup Vitality Air is selling bottled air from the Rocky Mountains and it can’t keep up with demand from Chinese customers in smog-choked cities.
Source: 4,000 Bottles of Fresh Air Shipped to China, Company Struggling to Keep Up With Demand
Audience engagement doesn’t require tricks, just a few simple speaking strategies.
Source: ‘YouTube Voice:’ The linguistics behind the phenomenon | Marketplace.org
Recurrent neural network for generating stories about images
Source: Generating Stories about Images — Medium
Farm Forward’s new Buying Poultry app aims to steer consumers toward turkeys (and other poultry) that fits their values.
Source: Want to Find Sustainable Poultry? There’s an App for That | Civil Eats
While you may think that body language is the biggest giveaway, new research has discovered you can tell more by relying on a single cue.
Source: Everything You Think You Know About Detecting Lies Is Wrong
As the U.N. climate summit in Paris gets underway this week, a French startup has launched a live map of air pollution to show which cities are suffering the worst. (Hint: Check out China!)
Source: At COP 21, Plume Labs launches live map of air pollution around the world | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Chris O’Brien
Scientists will be able to use the site to access previously sequenced genomes.
Source: FDA Unveils New Site To Tailor Medical Treatment To An Individual’s DNA
Climate scientists used to think their work was key to stopping climate change. But increasingly, they’ve realized that climate science barely matters at all in the fight.
Source: Climate Scientists Used to Just Get Angry. Now They’re Taking Action | WIRED