Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

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Feeling bored at work? Here’s what you should try

There are plenty of ways you can cure the boredom you feel at work, but not all of them are wise. For instance, watching something on Netflix or playing an addictive smart phone game would fall under the category of "not wise". Research shows there’s a better, wiser solution to fixing boredom: Read More...

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This video game enables players to tackle real-world environmental problems

From companies using more recycled materials in their products to corporations increasing their focus on sustainability, and people learning about ways to green up their lifestyle, climate change concerns have become ubiquitous. Now, even video games are joining the climate movement. One of these Read More...

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Four benefits of Virtual Reality that go beyond entertainment

Although virtual reality has only been available to the everyday consumer for a few years now, the technology has progressed by leaps and bounds in terms of actually reaching a believable level of reality--one that we might expect to see in video games and movies. Even though VR is being Read More...

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Lifelike robotic creatures could be the future of theme parks and aquariums

Going to the aquarium may be a great way to learn about sea creatures, but keeping animals in captivity for such purposes usually comes hand in hand with a number of ethical problems. US engineering firm Edge Innovations wants to change that by creating animatronic dolphins that look almost Read More...

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Video game makers band together to help protect the environment

You slide your finger across the screen, the red bird sitting in a slingshot is ready to fly - you tweak the angle and let go. The bird soars across the sky and as you watch its progress on your phone you're probably not thinking about saving the planet. But that's about to change. Realizing the Read More...

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To avoid crowds, Montreal's circus festival will pop up in random places

Over the course of this week, some lucky residents in Montreal will be entertained with surprise circus acts that will pop up around the city at undisclosed locations. The outdoor performances are organized as part of Montreal’s annual circus festival and are taking place from July 6 to 12 at Read More...

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Lady Gaga raises $35 million to help WHO fight coronavirus

In a bid to support the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 response efforts, Lady Gaga has helped raise $35 million in one week after reaching out to corporate leaders and philanthropists. According to the pop star, the money will go toward global personal protection equipment (PPE) supplies Read More...

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Video: Dave Eggers wish to creatively engage inner-city students

Marco Visscher | June/July 2009 issue Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools. With spellbinding eagerness, he talks about how his 826 Valencia tutoring center inspired others around the world to open their Read More...