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Humanitarian Aid Paper Airplane

It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s a paper airplane for humanitarian aid!

Here’s how it works: An aircraft lifts an APSARA glider into the air and transports it to a planned location. Factoring in wind and other data, it then drops the paper drone so it glides down in a spiral motion, hitting a pre-set GPS spot within a 33-foot radius.

People can then unpack the supplies, and the paper airplane will disappear after time due to its mycelium frame, which is a flexible, cellulose-based material. That ensures these kinds of humanitarian missions wouldn’t leave the ground littered with cardboard.

(via Mashable)

 

Refugees Welcome

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A small group of activists added a visible reminder to the message of Lady Liberty. You know, the one about taking in the “tired” and “poor” and those “yearning to breathe free.”

(via Alt Lady Liberty)

Leka

Leka is a new robotic companion designed specifically for children with special needs, to sparkle their motivation and help them learn, play & progress.

Fans Of Love

For years, kiss cams have been a big part of American sports culture. This year, Love Has No Labels puts a twist on the kiss cam by turning it into a symbol for unbiased love. In the stadium, fans cheered for love in all its forms – regardless of race, gender, disability, age or religion.

Love Has No Labels is a movement to open our eyes to unconscious bias. While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see – whether it’s race, age, gender, religion, sexuality, or disability. By becoming aware of our own biases, we can work to end bias in ourselves, our families, our friends, and our communities. Rethink bias at http://www.lovehasnolabels.com.

Show the world you’re a Fan of Love by submitting a photo in our Faces of Love tool: http://lovehasnolabels.com/faces-of-love.

Join the movement by purchasing Love Has No Labels merchandise available in our store: https://teespring.com/stores/love-has…

Screw Cancer

Screw Cancer is a campaign fighting cancer in the form of an unexpected product: a multi-bit screwdriver with the Screw Cancer logo etched on the handle. For every purchase of the contemporary E1 Multi 8 screwdriver, 40% goes to your choice of their cancer charity partners.

(via TrendHunter)

 

Artist Replaces Billboards With Pictures Of The Landscapes They’re Blocking

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Visible Distance / Second Sight, is an art project by artist Jennifer Bolande in which she replaces billboards in the area with photos of the mountainous landscapes they blocked. She did the project in Coachella Valley for the Desert X Outdoor Festival which aims to encourage a reconnection with the environment. Definitely a breath of fresh air in the suffocating advertising space!

(via BoredPanda)

100% Human

It’s true: We don’t always agree.
Different politics. Different priorities.
But it doesn’t mean we have to be divided.
This year, let’s celebrate being
100% Human. Together.

For every 100% Human product sold, we’re proud to donate $5 towards the ACLU.

As a Filipino-Texan I couldn’t agree more. Check out Everlane’s new 100% Human collection here.

(via Riley von Niessen, TrendHunter)