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  • Created for those with PTSD who are allergic or afraid of dogs.
  • Has the ability to move, respond to touch, and make dog noises.
  • There are hopes that clinicians can begin testing it with patients by early next summer.
  • Himawari-8 is an advanced Japanese geostationary satellite located 22,300 miles above Earth.
  • “Deliver[s] meteorological data with double the resolution, three times the speed, and multiple scales.”
  • U.S. version of satellite will launch in the fall of 2016.
  • “The yarn is spun from gelatin, which is made from the skin, bones, and tendons of livestock.”
  • Similar consistency of merino wool and cashmere.
  • Aims to reduce the environmental impact of textile production.
  • Bangladesh is building “garment villages” in an effort to double its clothing exports by 2021.
  • It has already doubled its clothing exports in the last 4 years.
  • Exports have cut its poverty rate, but also "exploited the nation’s poorest and most desperate, leading to the gratuitous and preventable deaths of thousands."
  • 96 million opaque spheres deployed to deflect UV rays.
  • "Expected to protect more than 300 million gallons of water from evaporating" every year.
  • will also deter wildlife and prevent formation of carcinogen bromate
  • breaks water up into tiny droplets (mist), increasing surface area of spray.
  • avg. shower takes 20 gallons of water; Nebia's $400 shower head uses 6.
  • surpassed $100,000 Kickstarter goal by 1M+; received funding from Tim Cook
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