This $129 foot-powered clothes washer is now available for pre-order in the U.S.

May 22, 2015 by  
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A people-powered washing machine is a dream come true for some who live in remote areas, off-the-grid or in places where a washer and dryer are a hike to get to. The Drumi is reminiscent of the GiraDora, a foot-pedal washing machine prototype that never came to market in the U.S. Now, the Drumi is available for sale. Read the rest of This $129 foot-powered clothes washer is now available for pre-order in the U.S. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: drum washer , drumi washer , foot pedal washer , no electricity washer , off grid washer , off-grid washing machine , people powered washer , washing machine , yirego washer

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Can Flying Cars Save Lives in Disaster Zones?

August 27, 2014 by  
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Flying cars belong more in a Jetson’s episode than in real life, right? Wrong, flying cars are here, but will they take off? The Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center (I-TEC) , an organization in Ecuador started by missionary Steven Saint, has invented The Maverick , a lightweight flying vehicle equipped with a propeller at the back and a deployable parachute. The Maverick was developed specifically for missionary purposes and humanitarian applications such as transporting medics and teachers to remote areas. Read the rest of Can Flying Cars Save Lives in Disaster Zones? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: flying car , flying cars , humanitarian aid , humanitarian innovation project , indigenous people’s technology and education center , jim tingler , louise bloom , refugee studies center , remote areas , steven saint , the maverick , transporting medics , transporting teachers , university of oxford

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Google harnesses balloons to expand Internet access

June 22, 2013 by  
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Google's Project Loon aims to spread Internet access to rural and remote areas by using balloons in the stratosphere, run on solar power.

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