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01.18.11

Package That Changes Color When Food Is Stale

Researchers in Scotland have developed a smart plastic packaging that could change color to indicate if the food had gone bad. Scientists at Glasgow’s University of Strathclyde say the plastic changes color if the food is…

LTT Opinion

01.14.11

Front Desk? We have a problem.

We're getting set for our first TED x event, where we present our concepts for the "hotel room of tomorrow." First, here's what's wrong with the "hotel room of today."

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01.12.11

I Am- Trailer

Here's a stirring trailer of the new film, I Am, a prismatic and probing exploration of our world, what's wrong with it, and what we can do to make it better.

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12.31.10

LTT Picks 2010: Electronic Milk Jug

Here in the United States, we throw out an estimated 16 billion pounds of milk each year. A new hi-tech milk jug might help reduce that waste.

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12.29.10

LTT Picks 2010: Roving Green Roof

One of our favorite concepts of 2010 was Marco Castro Cosio’s roving green roof project, Bus Roots. As we noted then, more than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but increasingly urbanization doesn’t…

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12.28.10

Daydreaming Helps Productivity

New research out of MIT suggests that daydreaming actually improves focus.

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