Posts Tagged ‘Water’

Blue Gold : World Water Wars

Award-winning featured documentary narrated by Malcolm McDowell.
Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today,
DVD at Netflix and


Play + Pump = Water + Less Disease + More Time for School

The passion of one social entrepreneur in Africa has created a solution that will dramatically improve the quality of life for countless people.

A simple idea that can change the world most profoundly.
Kids play – Water pumps

National Geographic Feature on PlayPump Water Systems.

To learn more about the PlayPumps project:

PlayPumps Project Receives Major US Funding

Turning Water into child’s play

PlayPumps International website


Ideas that shape the future – Dean Kamen

“We get what we celebrate and we are celebrating the wrong things.” – Dean Kamen.

Dean Kamen gives a talk at the 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Segway inventor Dean Kamen discusses the prosthetic arm his company invented for recent war veterans who had lost limbs.

Dean Kamen also describes three other life-changing heartfelt projects his company has been working on.

Do yourself a favor, take the time to watch all three videos of this talk.

It will touch you and move you.

Discovering what one person has done with technology will touch you and move you.

But the project he describes at the end will inspire you.

NOTE: The YouTube videos only show a shortened version of his talk. The ending of his talk is chopped off. The ending is worth watching.

You can view the complete talk as:

You can also read the complete talk by downloading the transcript in PDF format.

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