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Schools around the UK are ‘discriminating against pupils with Afro hair’

Every one in six children with afro-textured hair are being ‘discriminated against at school, according to a report from the charity World Afro Day. World Afro Day organisers are worried that some school hair policies can negatively affect children with afro-textured hair. The investigation, led by De Montfort University Leicester,  showed a 66% rise in […]

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10 Innovations That Could Change the Developing World (Open list) (1 submission)

The world is changing every day. As technology changes the way we live our day-to-day lives, it is fascinating to imagine what the future will bring.

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Architecture

Garden of Eden is in Singapore!

As competition for resources increases and urban populations expand, Singapore is embracing sustainable development.

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Concrete Proves Its Versatility Is Endless

It’s a big contributor to global warming with every tonne of Ordinary Portland Cement releasing 1 tonne of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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The New Day: How Should I Think About My Failures?

The New Day was a British compact daily newspaper published by Trinity Mirror, launched on 29 February 2016. It was aimed at a middle-aged female audience, and was politically neutral. The editor, Alison Phillips, intended readers to get through the newspaper in under 30 minutes.

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Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk Yard of Abandoned and Failed Mega Projects worth Billions?

Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk –Yard of Abandoned and Failed Projects Worth Billions

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Inspirational Social Good

Bhargava the Founder of 5-hour Energy Wants to Put People Power to Good Use

Manoj Bhargava, CEO of 5-Hour Energy, Will Bring Renewable Energy To His Home Country

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Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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10 Motivational Quotes to Get You Through Your Procurement Woes

A well crafted quote, very much like good storytelling and can elucidate fuzzy concepts. For example, creativity” and “innovation” are not the first two words that come to mind when talking about procurement. However, According to Deloitte’s paper Charting the Course, this is where procurement’s destiny lies.

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9 Suggestions for Overcoming Barriers to Good Design When Using Modern Methods of Construction (Mmc)

The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.