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Thermoelectric paint creates sustainable electricity

The thermoelectric paint, developed by a group of South Korean scientists, converts heat into electricity much more efficiently than current materials.

Solar energy for serial renters

Arcadia Power has created a service that allows those typically barred from installing solar panels to invest in green energy.

App customizes training for sales teams

App-based communications experts Multi Media Plus released Incite, a mobile training app for sales teams that provides custom videos and reports.

Smallest selfie drone yet

AirSelfie is a small, flying drone that fits into a phone case and can stay airborne for up to 3 minutes at a time.

Home insurance that donates to charity

Lemonade is a peer-to-peer insurance provider that donates unclaimed money to charities chosen by its members.

The sharing economy for currency exchange

New innovation lets travelers exchange their unwanted foreign currency with ‘collectors’ through a web app.

App tracks credit card spending to maximize rewards

Birch Finance’s free app analyzes credit card spending and recommends which card or cards to use where to maximize the available rewards.

Glow in the dark cement

A Mexican scientist has developed cement that glows in the dark for up to 12 hours, potentially revolutionising the way we light our cities.

VR stories teach children financial management

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank created a virtual reality story and experience to teach children across the country the basics of money management.

Modular playing field brings sport to any community

Dutch company TenCate created the Field in a box to allow communities of all levels of wealth to provide turf playing fields for a variety of local sports.

Flaming Lips release music during yoga classes

Oklahoma based band, Flaming Lips, debut new music at one of the city’s yoga studios.

Smart bracelet tracks vitality, stress and emotions

Planextra’s SenceBand measures heart rate, syncing data to each user’s personal hub, providing detailed insight into when and why each emotion was experienced.

Synthetic DNA traces water contamination sources

Scientists from New Zealand developed non-toxic DNA tracers to track pathways of water contamination.

Energy harvesting floors made from wood pulp

Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered that the properties of wood can be used to generate energy.

Heart health campaign sets heart beat to music

Middle East retail leader is running a regional heart health campaign for women in five countries, offering free wellness tests in malls.

Smart bin takes the stress out of recycling

Uzer’s Eugene is a smart recycling and trash bin that scans items to let users know which ones can be recycled and tracks consumption via an app.

Digital librarian organizes online bookmarks

Stash uses artificial intelligence to categorize web pages, making it easy to save things for later and share bookmarks between devices and people.