Technology

January 8, 2017

Solar-Powered “Farm From a Box” Is a Farm Kit That Can Feed 150 People

San Francisco startup Farm From a Box has made it their mission to make farming as easy as possible. Their shipping container kit contains all the essentials for starting a two-acre farm (land not included!), which has the possibility to feed 150 people. Founders Brandi DeCarli and Scott Thompson were working at a youth center in Kenya, when they noticed that a lack of infrastructure was a big hurdle to gaining access to food.

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December 24, 2016

Ingenious Smart Ornament Tracks Holiday Packages in Real Time

It’s not unusual to spend the holidays apart from your loved ones—especially if they’re thousands of miles away. For those who still exchange gifts, shipping presents is a common practice. But, it’s one that can be stressful as the busy season ramps up. To bridge the distance and set your mind at ease, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has created a charming ornament that provides real-time tracking updates for your prized gift.

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