Amazon Kindle now comes with international wireless coverage

The newly redesigned Kindle from Amazon now comes with both US and International wireless coverage built right in. This means you can use it as you travel in most of the civilized world and not have to worry about internet access. It'll automatically find a wireless network it can use, you won't pay anything extra, … Continue reading Amazon Kindle now comes with international wireless coverage

Turning trash into usable products

Ann Wizer from XSProject Foundation (as in "excess") is making custom-designed bags and other products from non-recyclable plastic waste found in Indonesia and the Philippines. She buys the raw materials from trash pickers, whom she pays at above-market rates, and, using trained artisans, creates beautiful products from trash that would be clogging landfills, streets and … Continue reading Turning trash into usable products

Rob Thomson: around the world on skateboard and bicycle

New Zealander Rob Thomson recently complete an around-the-world journey (25,000 kilometers) on skateboard and bicycle. Along the way, he set a new Guinness World Record for skateboarding the entire width of China. http://vimeo.com/2347163 End of the Road for 25,000km Around the World Journey from Rob Thomson on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/1848450 Part Ten - Guinness World Record … Continue reading Rob Thomson: around the world on skateboard and bicycle