Tech & Innovation

This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics

Derrick Campana is an animal orthotist who has saved more than 20,000 pets with his custom-made prosthetics. Campana, who’s from Sterling, Virginia, creates braces and artificial limbs to increase animals' mobility and improve their lives. 
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5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Drones can give operators a birds-eye view of events – including natural disasters – as they unfold. And they can open up difficult-to-access places for emergency supplies to be delivered. This makes them well-suited to help in the response to humanitarian and environmental challenges.
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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What Is Upcycled Food?

When food ends up in landfills, it releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is at least 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Because of a lack of available oxygen, food doesn’t break down in landfills in the same way that it would in nature
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Asking the Hard Questions Doesn’t Have To Be Scary — And It Could Save A Life

Over the last six years, Crisis Text Line has collected and analyzed the anonymized data which allows them to identify how to best help people in crisis. Here's what they've found...
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Hair Stylists Are Using Hair Clippings to Clean Up Oil Spills

In 1989, Phil McCrory, a hair stylist in Huntsville, Alabama, was watching CNN coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska while washing a client’s hair in his salon. He knew how easily oil attaches to hair and wondered, what if human hair could be used to clean up oil spills?
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