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The Bicycle Effect: Empowering Young Women
A bike program in India solved the practical problem of transport, but also gave education incentives and ended up expanding the horizons of thousands of young girls. School drop out rates decreased immensely and taking their life in their own hands has left them feeling empowered and full of hope. The initiative is part of a larger “gender program” in India, but it can serve as a...
Wynwood's newest neighbor?
So it looks like the newest addition to the Wynwood nightlife, after Wood Tavern’s successful opening, is something completely different: a 9,000 sq. ft. club. According to Eater, Mark Lowe, founder of the LivingRoom in Ft.Lauderdale is planning on opening this massive nightclub and “change the way Miami sees nightlife.” If it’s going to be anything like his last venture,...
A school for those who learn best by doing. The Studio School in the United Kingdom.
The 2012 TED Prize Winner is The City 2.0. This year TED has chosen to call upon the TED community to create a vision for an innovative, beautiful and sustainable city of the future. TED is bringing together technologists, urban planners, economists and more to figure out how the 10 Billion people set to inhabit this world can sustain life and continue to thrive. Read more here.