Humanitarian

09.15.15
Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief
09.15.15

Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief

Google wants your help caring for migrants and refugees, and it's willing to match up to $5.5 million in donations to nonprofits.

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05.08.14
3D printers find a home fighting disease in Syrian refugee camps
05.08.14

3D printers find a home fighting disease in Syrian refugee camps

Sure, 3D printers can make guns, but it can also be used for good: for instance, its capability to...

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09.08.12
Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)
09.08.12

Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)

Red Lotus Technologies is now refining and pitching its PETALS technology for real-world use aroun...

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06.06.12
Google Earth utilized by HALO Trust to clear minefields in Cambodia, Angola
06.06.12

Google Earth utilized by HALO Trust to clear minefields in Cambodia, Angola

Sure, Google Earth is a neat program to play around with and it's easy to take for granted, but pl...

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05.05.11
Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together
05.05.11

Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together

Harvard researchers have married a smartphone to a metal detector to create PETALS, a low cost way...

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11.24.09
Study scrutinizes shooters for violations of war crime laws
11.24.09

Study scrutinizes shooters for violations of war crime laws

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01.23.06
Yes, Junior; there is a Santa Claus
01.23.06

Yes, Junior; there is a Santa Claus

Remember Jose Luis, Jr.? You know, the PSP-obsessed boy who inspired a fundraiser to get him his own...

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