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Image courtesy of www.unicefusa.org. Over 600 million people over the world do not have access to clean drinking water. Disinfecting contaminated water is a time-intensive and costly approach (using UV rays to disinfect water for instance ordinarily takes approximately 48hrs). A researcher…

ULTIMATE DRYER

Who would have thought that it would be possible to completely dry all your clothes in 20 minutes – without heat? Now the ‘ultrasonic’ clothes dryer has the potential to do so! The idea has already been proven conceptually and…

Nike – Ever Closer To the Sun

When hundredths of seconds count, any runner (Olympian or otherwise) should not be focused on ill-fitting sunglasses as opposed to a their race! Thus, Nike’s high-end shades known as ‘Wing’, have been designed to evade the two main areas typically creating…

VISIBLE FRIDGE

The concept for a ‘visible fridge’ was presented at Concept Kitchen 2025. As opposed to storing perishable food in a closed refrigerated box, the students and IDEO have developed a set of ‘induction shelves’. These shelves allow food to be…

Ice Battery

Ice batteries (used for residential indoor climate control) have been around for more than a decade. Now, a California-based company called ‘Ice Energy‘ still believe it’s the answer to inefficient air conditioning units ordinarily available today. Their ‘Ice Bear‘ cooling…

ByFusion

Many innovative people continue to work on ways to resolve the plastic ocean waste problem. Enter the U.S.-based startup ByFusion. This company is using technology to repurpose ocean plastic into durable construction blocks. The principal engineer of the company Peter…

Molekule Air-filter

A new air filtration system has recently been launched by ‘Molekule‘. Its filter is specifically designed to trap nasty pollutants, then destroy them at a molecular level (elements one thousand times smaller than a HEPA filter is able to do)…

Tesla Motors

This is the third programme we introduce to our readers. It’s an hour-long documentary (National Geographic again!) showing the risks that the TESLA team and CEO Elon Musk took in order to get the TESLA electric vehicle out there on…

EARTH 2100

The second programme this week is an extremely interesting (and unusual) look at the future of Humankind on the planet. Earth 2100 (hosted by ABC journalist Bob Woodruff) is a two-hour long special exploring ‘worst-case scenarios’ for our united future….

DISCOVERY

This month, EM have decided to draw to our members’ attention, diverse programs useful to understanding what kind of a future we could all soon be facing. This is the first program we recommend this week. We hope you will…