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The Innovative Period Shell That Could Change The Way Women Menstruate Around The World

Liita Iyaloo Cairney is on a mission to change the face of periods, forever. Cairney, 32, from Edinburgh has created a reusable menstrual device which is suitable for...

Kickstarter Wants To Replace All Tube Adverts With Pictures Of Cats

An organisation on crowdfunding website Kickstarter is spearheading a plan to make London a better place – by replacing all Tube adverts with pictures of cats. The...

The Xbox One Is Getting Wheelchair Avatars For Disabled Gamers

Xbox staff have tweeted draft images of wheelchair options for avatars after gamers suggested the idea on Twitter.  Twitter user Seamus Blackley, who describes himself...

This Entire Island Is Powered Using Only Solar Power And Batteries

The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has achieved something that very few places on Earth has. It is powered entirely, come rain or shine, by the Sun. This is all...

Mum Spearheads Purple Butterfly Initiative In Neonatal Units To Alert Visitors Of Baby Loss With Multiples

A mother who lost one of her twin girls after they were both born prematurely has spearheaded an initiative to alert visitors about the loss of a sibling. Millie Smith...

Behind Cambridge University’s New Foodbank Society

A group of students is hoping to combat food waste at Cambridge University by launching a scheme to donate excess produce to food banks. Shivan Thakrar was prompted to...

Amazon Community Donation Of £1.2m Supports 1,700 UK Charities

Amazon has donated £1.2m worth of products to help over 1,700 UK charities this year as part of a community programme helping grassroots groups. The retail giant made...

Tesco Launches ‘Free Fruit For Kids’ Initiative To Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

Children will be able to enjoy free fruit while their parents shop in Tesco, thanks to the supermarket’s latest healthy eating initiative.  More than 800 Tesco stores...

Ice Bucket Challenge Funds Breakthrough In ALS Research

If you threw freezing cold water over yourself as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge back in 2014, prepare to give yourself one big pat on the back. Money raised from the...

Norway Set To ‘Completely Ban’ All Petrol Cars By 2025

Norway is set to ‘completely ban’ the sale of all petrol and diesel powered cars in the next 10 years. According to Norwegian newspaper Dagens Naeringsliv,...