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Volvo’s Vision 2020: The Road to Safety: In five years, the Swedish automaker aims to have no deaths in its new cars: here’s how they’re getting there

Volvo's Vision 2020: The Road to Safety

Automakers face countless challenges when setting the goals they want their cars to achieve. Balancing interests between emissions, power, luxury, style and safety all weigh heavy in the minds of decision-makers. While some brands have a reputation……

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New app prototyping tool aims to break the mould

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Sometimes it seems like there are more web building tools being released than people who work in web design. But every now and again, a new tool or platform pops up that creates true buzz, and gets designers excited again about the possibilities of creative tools on the web. 




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Skype Qik aims to take over mobile video messaging

Qik started off life as an online video-streaming app almost seven years ago, beating YouTube to streaming video directly from mobile handsets. The impressive technology and mobile focus caught the attention of Skype and led to Qik being acquired a few years ago. While Microsoft retired the original app in April, it’s returning today as a lightweight video-messaging app: Skype Qik.

There might be countless video-messaging apps like FaceTime or iMessage in iOS 8, Snapchat, Glide, Facebook…

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Cat is Art Spelled Wrong: A new book that aims to explain why cat videos are so alluring

Cat is Art Spelled Wrong


The ancient Egyptians proclaimed their adoration for cats in hieroglyphics, statues and mummification. Today, many preserve the feline species forever in videos, print publications and even with dedicated television channels. When Coffee House Press’ marketing…

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The Weekly From Flowershop: A Charleston florist aims to make bouquets at home a regular ritual through fresh blooms and coffee

The Weekly From Flowershop


by Chérmelle Edwards Lillian Peterson is a florist designing signature arrangements with blooms, branches and berries at Flowershop, her boutique in Charleston’s developing neighborhood of Mixson, South Carolina. From growing up in North Carolina to living…

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Microsoft’s Lumia 530 aims to take on Android at the low end

Microsoft has a new smartphone competitor for the low end: the Lumia 530. Designed as a successor to the popular Lumia 520, Microsoft’s Lumia 530 includes similar specifications and a low price point of just 85 euros ($ 114) before taxes and subsidies. While the Lumia 525, a revision of the 520, included 1GB of RAM, Microsoft has opted for 512MB of RAM in the Lumia 530 and just 4GB of storage and a quad-core processor.  The Lumia 530 also includes on-screen buttons, joining the Lumia 630 as the second Windows Phone to include this new functionality.

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EcoStation:NY’s Farm-In-The-Sky, Bushwick: A rooftop garden led by kids aims to raise awareness of food justice for the community, while growing delectable fresh greens

EcoStation:NY's Farm-In-The-Sky, Bushwick


Between the blocks of stunning graffiti in Bushwick lies a newly renovated building that will soon become a community center named Mayday. Located steps from the Jefferson stop on the subway’s L line, the space at…

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This sleek site aims to protect the African elephant

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US-based Viget Labs has created an awareness-focused web experience to enlist support for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s mission to protect African elephants. Its most recent campaign is 96 Elephants, so-called because that’s how many elephants are killed every day in Africa.




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Solid Skateboards for Kids: The UK-based brand aims to introduce the rebellious roots of skate culture to a new generation

Solid Skateboards for Kids


by Cajsa Carlson In an attempt to share the original, rebellious spirit of skateboarding with a younger generation, graffiti artist and European skateboard industry veteran Dave the Chimp is bringing his passion for the activity to a new venture this summer. Chimp, who…

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Entoto Beth Artisan: Beautiful jewelry made in Ethiopia aims to empower women and restore the HIV-affected region

Entoto Beth Artisan


by Natasha Tauber Farmers till the fields in Ethiopia, harvesting artillery shells and re-purposing the casings left from the African nation’s civil war. Such is the inspiration for Entoto Beth Artisans, a fair-trade business helping transform…

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