Backpack Doubles As Reading Light So Children In Indian Slums Can Still Study During Power Cuts

The bags, which have solar panels attached to the sides, can be charged while the students walk to school, or play outside, Saha explained to the Hindustan Times. Salaam Balak Trust, an Indian NGO, agreed to partner with her, and so far, about 30 to 40 bags have been given to children free-of-charge, with the help of funding from Cheil India, The Better India reported.

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Backyard beehive invention allows honey on tap

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“One thing we hadn’t realised but that an experienced beekeeper pointed out to us is that it’s going to mean a lot to people keeping bees in an urban situation in their neighbourhood because most of the time bees take off and mind their own business, but they get upset and sting people when you open them up and disturb them. With our design the bees are busy at the front of the hive while we drain honey out of the back, making it much safer.”

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