Antarctica Ozone layer changes

Realizing that a change is needed, actually implementing a series of measures to trigger an improvement & seeing the improvement for our planet Earth is remarkable.

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Storage technology over years

All of us use many different types of storage devices over years to store our personal photos, articles, movies, emails and important records. Interesting to see how these technologies have changed over years.

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Heat changing cups

This was a new concept few years back, and was interesting to see how the gift shops took to customizing this for friends and families. A recent variation of the same seemed to capture my interest!

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Pink pineapples are now available

Yes… Pink pineapples seem to be available for purchase online and are available in some grocery stores. How different is it? Is it safe to consume? How does it look?

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Necessity driven Innovation – Cooking on a truck

My mother forwarded a video today that was truly inspirational! The simplicity of the idea and ease of implementation was amazing! A simple scientific concept with a good implementation supporting thousands of people eat meals everyday!

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Local entrepreneurs series #5 – Vintage pens

I had the opportunity to interact with William Plum during a local craft fair. Was inspired by his vintage pens and writing this post to request support! During the pandemic, we can support local small businesses and entrepreneurs in some way we can! Every bit counts!

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Sewing machines across generations

Sewing machine used to remind me of my childhood days, and after COVID-19 my memories include the masks made to support the community as well! The technology and innovation around it is impressive – making it easier to scale!

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Smartphone tips for daily users

Many of us these days seem to use smart phones and sometimes we adapt with our phones. The way my kids seem to be used their smart phones made me write this!

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Protect your electrical appliances during a storm

All our homes are filled with electrical appliances and with the stormy weather, it helps to take some precautions to keep them safe.

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Stonehenge and simple machines

Stonehenge built in the Neolithic age used simple machines. Where did they learn these techniques and how advanced was their knowledge of science?

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How to clear your online browsing history

We browse a lot of websites and our computers and mobile phones are used to collecting a lot of data about us. One of my friends asked me how do we clear the history and thought I would write this post to help!

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Growing Microgreens – simple and healthy

This seems to be easily doable at home requiring very less space and extremely healthy! While it can be constant source of inspiration, lively hobby, it can also add on as a source of income..!

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PAV – Personal Air Vehicles

How wonderful would it be to travel in a flying car (not necessarily time travel) like in the movies… was looking at the feasibility and was surprised to see a few organizations already working on prototypes during the past decade.

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Diabetes and Innovation around it

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose (blood sugar) is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. This is a very standard way to describe diabetes.. interesting to see the technology innovations around it. Sharing what I have learned thus far…!

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Resting heart rate and its importance

Our heart pumps blood every day from when we are born till we die! This is one muscle (organ) that we use extensively.. knowing how to keep it healthy helps! When I started panting while climbing stairs, I felt checking my heart rate would help… and I ended up buying a fitness gadget!

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AgroTech business showing growth potential

I heard the term Agro Tech a few years back and wondered what is the big deal about technology in Agriculture. It would be used by farmers and they cannot pay a lot to buy expensive equipment, so the technologies involved in it would be simple pulley systems like what I had seen in farms while growing up.

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Hydroponics and the future

Few years back I heard the term Hydroponics for the first time when there was an event at the local school showcasing the latest trends in gardening. Was an interesting concept! A year later, my mother sent me a video link to show how farming was done vertically. Amazing concept!

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Bees – University research, Robotics and Apps

In the previous post about Learning from bees, we looked at what is the current challenge we are facing and what can we do to save the species.

It made me think, are the universities doing anything about it? What does the current digital age and Robotics/AI organizations doing about this challenge.

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Medical Innovation – Visor to detect stroke earlier

Cerebrotech Visor Can Rapidly Detect Severe Stroke with 92% Accuracy. Yes.. you read it right! Technology innovation that can help stroke patients be diagnosed much earlier, making it possible to reduce the severity of the stroke.

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Reducing carbon footprint on Earth

One of the articles on World Economic forum on the reducing the carbon footprint triggered a thought.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/12/with-thank-you-emails-polite-britons-burn-thousands-of-tonnes-of-carbon-a-year/

There are organizations who are thinking about reducing our carbon footprint on earth. As an individual, what can I do to help?

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