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Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters building the Global Village Construction Set - a DIY, low-cost, open-source, platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines.
I went for a power walk in the sun around the island of Kungsholmen the other day in Stockholm, Sweden and it both made me feel I am alone in nature as well as in a buzzing city together with tons of other people with whom I can simply coexist.
Medical students face a big dilemma upon graduating in Hungary - they can continue on interning and specializing in Hungary for so little salary that they might starve to death or move abroad and leave their beloved country behind.
Kapolcs - Valley of Arts is a yearly week-long cultural festival held in the village of Kapolcs in Hungary. It serves as a melting pot for theatrical, folk / classic / world music performances, as well as different exhibitions and handicrafts.
Creativity Circle is a self-organized bi-monthly event taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, that provides opportunity for people interested in creativity and innovation to meet up, discuss these topics and inspire each other.
City of Brussels provides bicycles stations across the city inviting people to discover the city on a bike. Having more pedestrians and bikers in a city than cars increases the vibrancy of a city by more social encounters and experiences.
Detroit used to helm the automotive world, and there is little reason for it to stop doing so! One important step could be for Detroit to advance up the automobile value chain, and this means advances into the electric vehicle and smart grid space.
Citizen sometimes know better than politics problem life, city where they life. I strongly believe in involving citizien to democracy process. It is another way to listen and to face a politic challenge
Food in the Hood is a Detroit culinary adventure. We hit a different restaurant every time to enjoy the amazing diversity of foods that Detroit has to offer. It brings those who live outside the city downtown for a night of economic stimulus.
Home-grown entrepreneurs are one of the most important levers for creating vibrancy in many small communities. Local governments can help by providing them with access to important market information that can help these local business thrive.