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Retail Timberland Is Helping Revive Cotton Farming In Haiti

The retailer is partnering with local groups to plant seeds and grow trees in the hopes of restoring the industry as well as improving the environment

Advertising The Unexpected Ways That Tablets Are Enriching Learning Experiences

Mobile devices are playing a pivotal role in learning by giving teachers and students access to highly engaging and interactive materials.

Design Cultural Chameleon: How Army Rebels Inspire Creative Co-working [PSFK 2014]

In this video we learn how physicality stimulates creativity and innovation by blurring the lines between work, life and play at Brooklyn Boulders.

9 Stories You Need To Know Today

Adults text more than teens, Haiti gets first U.S. hotel brand and Google pledges to leave Open Source Developers alone...links to start your day with.

Home #FirstWorldProblems Gets Turned Into An Advocacy Campaign

Haitian people in need of clean water read out tweets that have been tagged with the hashtag to highlight their own plight.

Design Rare Images Of Haiti's Soon To Be Demolished National Palace [Photos]

Reuters Photojournalist Swoan Parker captures one of the country's most important historical sites weeks before its final demolition.

Technology Politicians Accepting Campaign Donations Via Text Message [Headlines]

This year's candidates take a cue from non-profit organizations such as the Red Cross, which recently raised $5 million for relief work in Haiti from mobile funding, by enabling voters an alternative to traditional phone-based contributions.

Innovation Does Fairtrade Really Mean Fair Conditions For Workers? [Headlines]

90-95% of workers in the Dominican Republic's booming banana export business are illegal Haitian workers, underpaid and forced to live in slums.

Advertising Consume Half As Much, Feel Twice As Good

New product and packaging designs combine portion control, philanthropy, and art.

Design Modular Architecture Concept For Earthquake Zones [Pics]

Futurist architect, Vincent Callebaut, creates a new concept inspired by the Haitian ecosystem.

Design Monocolumn: Israeli Police On A Mission To Haiti

Israel is entering a new era of UN engagement as 14 Israeli police officers serve in the nation’s first-ever UN peace-keeping mission currently taking place in Haiti.

Innovation Monocolumn: Rock Stars And Politics

On 28 November, Haiti will choose a new president. There is at least a possibility that they will elect a man who hasn’t lived there full-time since he was a child, and whose greatest claim on the popular consciousness is having mumbled in the background of a cover of an old Roberta Flack hit.

Home Rebuilding Haiti With Homes Made From Used Tires And Bottles

The Earthship is an eco-friendly structure made from local waste material.

Innovation Survival Economics: Haitian Tent City Creates Community Services

Without any way to generate an income, Haitian entrepreneurs have found ways to help their community by creating goods and services needed by inhabitants of a tent city.