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Performing Math and Mime, for Fun and Profit A math professor and his wife, both trained by Marcel Marceau, stage mime skits to teach the principles, and joys, of math to students of all ages.
New York Times | Apr 15, 2015 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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This refrigerator runs on water and sunlight To help combat food spoilage in rural communities, the team behind Evaptainers developed a portable refrigerator that runs on just sunlight and water, and helps small-scale farmers retain more of their harvest. | Apr 15, 2015 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Beer that's been to space and back Ninkasi Brewing Company sent six vials of yeast into space. The result? Ground Control, an imperial stout that goes for $20. | Apr 14, 2015 11:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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This beehive raised $5.6 million -- and that might not be a good thing Flow Hive, a new contraption that makes it easier to keep bees, is wildly popular -- but that accessibility comes with some concerns. | Apr 13, 2015 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Radiator 'cozies' cut energy use by 40% Startups are some of the few organizations capable of very rapid, efficient growth and have the potential to dramatically improve cities. | Apr 11, 2015 1:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Drop entrepreneurs, not bombs Jason Saltzman went to Kuwait as part of the State Department's effort to evangelize the power of entrepreneurship. | Apr 10, 2015 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Online Lenders Offer a Faster Lifeline for Small Businesses New online start-ups allow business owners to bypass the long process of obtaining a bank loan or credit line through traditional means.
New York Times | Apr 9, 2015 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Padua Journal: Italian Artisans Revival After Economic Crisis Reflects Resilience of Small Industry Editoriale Zanardi, a prestige book printer, was brought to its knees by the economic crisis. But employees invested their unemployment and severance payments to create a cooperative and start producing again.
New York Times | Apr 8, 2015 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How this investor is bridging the 'bravado gap' Prominent angel investor Joanne Wilson, known as Gotham Gal, is teaming up with DreamIt Venture's to lend her expertise and open up her rolodex for female entrepreneurs. | Apr 8, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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These startups thrive on being 'unreasonable' The Unreasonable Institute wants one thing: Entrepreneurs unafraid to think outside the box to tackle social problems. | Apr 3, 2015 11:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend