March 22, 2017

Innovative ‘Plan Bee’ Drone Artificially Pollinates Plants Like a Real Bee

Earlier this year, major news hit the conservation world as several species of bees were listed as endangered. The news serves as a grave reminder to help restore the rapidly declining bee population; the small insects play a crucial part in our world by pollinating plants. In North America alone, the honeybees' role enables productions of at least 90 commercially-grown crops, including apples, blueberries, melons, and broccoli.

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February 25, 2017

Modern and Minimalist Timepiece Tells Time with a Levitating Sphere

In 2015, Flyte, an innovative and inventive company comprised of creatives, engineers, designers, and artists, wowed the world with their levitating lightbulb. Following the success of the light-as-air lamp, the team has come up with a new gravity-defying goodie: Story, a floating clock. Simply composed of a wooden base and an orbiting, magnetic sphere, the levitating timepiece is a modern and minimalist way to keep track of time.

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February 3, 2017

Digital Artist Masterfully Restores Severely Damaged Vintage Photos

Ukranian digital artist Tetyana Dyachenko skillfully brings damaged and seemingly destroyed photographs back to life. Her retouching talents, attention to detail, and unwavering patience are each apparent in her impressive portfolio of restored vintage photos. Using Photoshop, Dyachenko is able to expertly reverse even the most severe damage. She can smooth creases and wrinkles, mend tears, erase water damage, correct color imperfections, and even patch up extensive holes and missing pieces.

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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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