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A new way to see fashion
Augmented reality start-up, HoloMe, has created a holographic version of the catwalk show which can appear anywhere, including in the street. A hologram is a photographic recording of a light field, rather than of an image formed by a lens, and it?s used to display a fully three-dimensional image of the holographed subject against any background. Models wearing fashion from the new British brand RIXO were captured in augmented reality using HoloMe?s software solution, which automatically processes visual inputs for the creation of high quality, life-like holograms which you can see on your smartphone, providing you with a front row seat to your own personal fashion show, on demand. http://holome.co.uk/
24 November 2017 by lynnwood

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A tree that has the environmental benefits of a small forest
Created by start-up Green City Solutions, CityTrees are covered in moss and lichens which have a massive surface area that can absorb particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone. The trees? inventors estimate that a single structure has the environmental benefits of 275 urban trees, but taking up 99% less space and at just 5% of the cost. So far, CityTrees have been rolled out in several cities in countries including Norway, France, Germany, Belgium, Macedonia and Hong Kong. The cost for each tree can be mitigated by the potential for advertising on them. https://greencitysolutions.de/en/
21 November 2017 by lynnwood

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Startup countries that are floating islands
A new company, Blue Frontiers, plans to build and operate floating islands in French Polynesia. The goal is to build about a dozen structures by 2020, including homes, hotels, offices and restaurants, at a cost of about $60 million. To fund the construction, the team is working on an initial coin offering. If all goes as planned, the structures will feature living roofs, use local wood, bamboo and coconut fiber, and recycled metal and plastic. Each will offer different ways of governance hoping that with more choices it will be more likely that there is peace, prosperity and innovation. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/business/dealbook/seasteading-floating-cities.html
14 November 2017 by oliver

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Unmanned convenience stores
The future of unmanned convenience stores is being expanded in China. Alibaba recently invested into a start-up called F5 Future Store. F5 already operate a store in Guangzhou and are opening about 30 to 50 more stores this year. Customers use their smartphones to open the door to the store and then robotic arms serve them the items that they purchase via their phone. If customers eat-in, the dining table is self-cleaning which is achieved with another robotic arm. https://alltechasia.com/will-unmanned-convenience-stores-like-f5-future-store-trending-future/ Unmanned stores have also opened in Sweden.  
8 November 2017 by Lynn Wood
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Tap into the wisdom of the wiser generations
We solve your problems using the wisdom of those who have done it before you. ?Wiserr is a platform that provides a place for the wiser generation to share their valuable experience and skills with you as mentors. www.wiserr.org
31 October 2017 by kate-perry

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Online personal shopping service delivers you a bargain box of fashion every month
Wingal is Australia's only women's clothing subscription box service that delivers customers a personally shopped box of clothes every month. We give you that amazing feeling you feel when you unwrap a present you love! We have 4 different styles to choose from: casual, corporate, cocktail and beachy which customers can cycle through every month. Each box contains 3 personally shopped pre-loved items plus an accessory, all for only $65 / month! Wingal is also very socially conscious with all profits going towards starting a social enterprise to bring 3rd-world women out of poverty. 
31 October 2017 by michaela-tura...