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A pool that prevents drowning

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This pool converts into a miniature Dead Sea, with the difference that it has no hint of salt You can swim in with the peace of mind that you will never sink. This invention is already in use in pools around the world, including in hotels. The special system, has a density thirty times that of normal water. The water contains a “secret” formula based on natural products, among which are conventional detergents or shampoos, which makes it harmless. https://juicylinksmag.com/2017/11/05/former-nasa-worker-inve

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An empathetic customer service agent

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AVA chatbot is an ideal customer service agent: empathetic, patient and unflappable under pressure. AVA, which stands for Autodesk Virtual Agent, was designed by New Zealand AI startup Soul Machines to have “emotions” and a virtual “nervous system” to listen to customers’ voices and respond to queries with humanlike precision. Ava can understand what the customer is asking for and even if they need to direct the customer to a human agent. https://www.soulmachines.com/

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A new way to see fashion

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Augmented reality start-up, HoloMe, has created a holographic version of the catwalk show which can appear anywhere, including in the street. A hologram is a photographic recording of a light field, rather than of an image formed by a lens, and it’s used to display a fully three-dimensional image of the holographed subject against any background. Models wearing fashion from the new British brand RIXO were captured in augmented reality using HoloMe’s software solution, which automatically processes visual inputs for the creation of high quality, life-like holograms which you can see on your smartphone, providing you with a front row seat to your own personal fashion show, on demand. http://holome.co.uk/

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Grocery Chain Trialing ‘Quiet Hour’ for Autistic Shoppers

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For individuals on the autism spectrum, the bright lights and loud sounds of a busy supermarket can cause sensory overload. In response to customer feedback, Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) in partnership with Coles, has rolled out “Quiet Hour” in 68 supermarket stores today to make the shopping experience a little easier. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-21/coles-rolls-out-quiet-hour-to-help-shoppers-with-autism/9176272

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The world’s biggest startup campus

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The new Station F by Storefront is the world’s biggest startup campus, located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. It’s giving brands an opportunity to make their Ideas a reality by showcasing them in popup shops. Over 8,000 campus and incubator residents and investors are expected to visit the startup zone every day. Station F is planned be a hotspot for tech events as well as a focus for new ideas. https://www.thestorefront.com/spaces/france/paris/25063-retail-space-in-station-f

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A tree that has the environmental benefits of a small forest

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Created by start-up Green City Solutions, CityTrees are covered in moss and lichens which have a massive surface area that can absorb particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone. The trees’ inventors estimate that a single structure has the environmental benefits of 275 urban trees, but taking up 99% less space and at just 5% of the cost. So far, CityTrees have been rolled out in several cities in countries including Norway, France, Germany, Belgium, Macedonia and Hong Kong. The cost for each tree can be mitigated by the potential for advertising on them. https://greencitysolutions.de/en/

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Rebuilding lives through jobs

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The Mile High WorkShop in Denver, Colorado is an employment and job training program for those facing barriers to work through the manufacturing and production of handmade goods. It provides contract manufacturing services in cut & sew, woodworking, laser etching/cutting, handmade assembly, and packaging/fulfillment services, in order to employ men and women rebuilding their lives from homelessness, addictions, and incarceration. https://www.milehighworkshop.org/

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A primary school in a residential development

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Primary schools in Sydney’s north are so overcrowded that the state government has considered buying land and redeveloping it into residential blocks with classrooms underneath to cope with ballooning enrolments. However no progress has yet been made and the overcrowding problem is now in high schools.  Holy Trinity CE Primary School in Beechwood Road London is a residential development operating successfully as a solution to this problem. http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/sydneys-primary-school-overcrowding-to-hit-high-schools-20170613-gwpxte.html

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Cups made from coffee

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Coffee husks have no nutrient value so it doesn’t make sense to mix them with other organic materials for composting. Instead of throwing them away a new use has been found for them. The new Huskee cups are a three-in-one solution – they cross the boundaries between a dine-in ceramic cup, a takeaway cup, and a reusable cup. They have a universal saucer and lid that fit all sizes in the range. While the cups, lids, and saucers are recyclable they are also dishwasher-safe, so they can be reused and ultimately replace takeaway cups. https://www.huskee.co/

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Reusable bread bags

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Onya’s vintage styled reusable Bread Bags are designed to carry your bread home in style without any packaging waste. They are also perfect to use as storage for the home baker. Simply bake, allow your loaf to cool, slice and store in your reusable bread bag. Due to the unique roll and clip closure, you can simply roll down the closure as the loaf is eaten to ensure maximum freshness is maintained by reducing air movement around the bread.‪ https://www.onyalife.com/product/reusable-bread-bag/‬

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