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CH25: Meredith Perry
Meredith Perry has brought us a step closer to a wireless world with her invention of wireless electricity. Called uBeam, it’s the only wireless power system that allows you to charge your device while moving around a room. Perry founded uBeam...
DESIGN
CH25: Honoree Announcement
Our first-annual search for inspiring, emerging talent, in partnership with Cadillac has come to a close and we are thrilled to announce our talented CH25 honorees. Across the categories of Design, Technology, Style, Culture or Food and Drink, these...
FOOD-DRINK
Tarren Wolfe
“Our vision has always been to provide an option for everyone to grow their own food," says Urban Cultivator founder and CEO Tarren Wolfe. Observing how challenging it was to source completely organic, non-GMO food—hitting home personally due to his...
TECH
Sarah Kunst
Sarah Kunst doesn’t work well with excuses. Take for example the glaring lack of women on tech panels. As an industry vet, Kunst noticed that bookers for such panels tended to give one of two excuses: either that women were unavailable or they didn...
TECH
Matt Kenyon
Between a Lowe’s and Home Depot on a stretch of highway littered with drive-thrus and big-box behemoths in Ann Arbor, Michigan’s outskirts, artist Matt Kenyon’s warehouse studio couldn’t be more poetically positioned. He’s spent his career exploring...
TECH
George Arriola and Monohm
It's not often that one can sit down with friends or family and someone’s phone doesn't interrupt. George Arriola and the team at Monohm, wanted to “refocus the users’ attention to real people and the real world.” Their answer was the personal device...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. The History of The Leap Second If Tuesday felt like it went by slower than usual, that's because it did. A leap second was added to Tuesday's time in order to keep the Earth’s rotation in sync with the atomic clock. As NASA explains it, scientists...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. How Valentina Tereshkova Became the First Woman in Space Yesterday, 16 June, marked the 52nd anniversary of the day Russian astronaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. At the time, many wondered how the Russians were able...
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1. Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies at 75 Pioneering photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark—who died on Monday, 25 May at the age of 75—will forever be remembered for telling the stories of those who were unable to tell their own. In her most famous photo...
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1. The Skate Girls of Kabul Award-winning photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson's powerful "Skate Girls of Kabul" series is currently on display at London’s National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Cornell Renames Institute After Carl Sagan Cornell University’s Institute for Pale Blue Dots is being renamed the Carl Sagan Institute: The Pale Blue Dot and Beyond in honor of the late astrophysicist and former Cornell faculty member. After Sagan...
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