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Atta Boy! - The 13 Year-Old Who Has Planted Over A Million Trees

Felix Finkbeiner is a 13 year-old who just planted his millionth tree - and addressed the United Nations.

Need Some InnoCentive? Try The Popular Science Pavilion

PopSci and InnoCentive team up to give you the opportunity to turn your ideas into money.

Putting Yuppies To Use - Volunteerism For Urban Professionals

Catchafire connects skilled professionals with nonprofits and social enterprises for unique volunteering opportunities.

Wicked Fast - A Robot That Springs Into Action

A new soft-bodied robot that curls into a wheel and rolls is "wicked fast," according to its creator.

Casting The Counters - Improving Radiation Monitoring In Japan

Safecast want your help to deploy up to 600 more Geiger Counters in Japan.

Clone Chaise: The Chair That Can See Through You

British designer Sam Buxton wants to see the insides of your body. Maybe not personally, but the lounger that he came up with can do that exact thing.

What Have You Been Up To? - Find Out With Daytum

Daytum charts everything and anything about your life.

Rotten Meat Gets Wrapped Up Thanks To New Warning System

A new detector film technology from Fraunhofer may soon make its way to your local grocery store, where it will be able to tell you if you really should buy that jumbo pack of chicken.

You Are Where You Eat - The Food Freedom Movement Gains Traction

Three towns in Maine have passed Food Freedom legislation that overrides federal government interference in local food production.

Philanthropy To Go - Philanthroper Makes Giving Easy

Giving has never been as easy or as painless as it is with Philanthroper.

New In A Light - A Coating That Heals In Light

Scientists have developed a new polymer that heals itself when exposed to light.

You Go, Girl! - Girl Scouts Design Affordable Prosthetic

A team of six Girl Scouts has made an effective prosthetic hand from moldable plastic, comfort foam and Velcro.

Talking TED - Spread Your Own Ideas Through TED

TED wants to know if you have ideas worth spreading.

Have A Gay Old Time - Liberating Homosexuality In The Middle East

A new website gives homosexuals in the Middle East a much needed forum to address their issues.

How Sweet It Is - The Benefits of Growing Sugarcane For Biofuels

Scientists have discovered that growing sugarcane reduces the temperature.

This News Is Good News - Fellowships For Innovators In Journalism

The Knight Foundation and Mozilla Foundation are offering paid fellowships to journalism's future innovators.

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun - A Probe That Flies Into The Sun

The Solar Probe Plus has one ultimate goal: crash into the Sun.

BYU Students Develop An Affordable Eye-Tracking Tablet For Disabled People

Students from the Brigham Young University have come up with a really innovative gadget that can serve as a useful tool for the disabled that costs a whole lot less than the available commercial alternatives available in the market.

Plan It - Chart The World With StatPlanet

StatPlanet lets you interact easily with a wealth of World Bank data.

Talking My Language - Learning And Translating Languages At The Same Time

Learning a language will never have been so fulfilling, and online translations will never have been so accurate once Duolingo comes online.