Today’s Solutions: July 25, 2024
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Backpack-wearing rats are bein

Backpack-wearing rats are being trained to find earthquake survivors

DECEMBER 21ST, 2023 UPDATE: This solution is a Reader’s Choice selection of 2023! Thank you for nominating the solutions that left you feeling optimistic this year. After the terrible earthquake in Turkey and Syria last week—with thousands and thousands of casualties—rescuers have been Read More...

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Ikea's flat-packed shelters stabilize refugee camps

Photo: flickr.com/photos/oxfam/ The Syrian war has displaced more than 2 million citizens, and there are about 45 million refugees worldwide. The average time a refugee will spend in a refugee camp is 12 years, and the tents that many refugees live in are usually replaced every 6 months. Such a Read More...