8 Innovations You Didn’t Know Came From The Centennial State (Happy Colorado Day!)

Happy birthday, Colorado! At the ripe young age of 144 years old, the “Centennial State” celebrated its birthday on August 1st. (And for those of you great with math and history – yes, it’s called the Centennial State because it joined the union in 1876 – America’s 100th birthday!) To celebrate this special occasion, we’re highlighting 8 of the most famous (and/or awesome) innovations to come

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These Rogue Scientists Are Testing A Home-Made COVID-19 Vaccine (And It’s As Risky As It Sounds)

Would you take a home-made COVID-19 vaccine? Well, if your neighbor made it… probably not. But what if a team of scientists – some of which are affiliated with Harvard and MIT – recommended you do it? Heck, they’ll even send the ingredients to your house. How about then?! Well, regardless of how you feel about this (for yourself OR others), it’s happening. The “Rapid Deployment

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Self-Driving Taxis Are Now Available To The Public In China

The robot (taxi) revolution is under way! Are you in?! Indeed… a new self-driving taxi service has just launched in China. It’s known as the AutoX RoboTaxi, and it’s already in operation throughout Shanghai. The new “robo-taxis” are the result of a partnership between Alibaba (using their Amap platform) and AutoX, an autonomous driving technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. While the concept of self-driving

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400+ Zimbabwean Grandmothers Are Teaming Up To Fight Depression In New York City

Even in first-world countries, it can be difficult to access mental health care – but in developing countries like Zimbabwe, it was nearly impossible… At least, until 2006. That’s when Dixon Chibanda, a psychiatrist from Zimbabwe, started a unique experiment: he started training grandmothers to deliver free talk therapy. The therapy acts as a supplement (or even replacement) for traditional treatments. This offers support to locals

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