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A group of world leaders - typically ex-Presidents and other such statesmen - who work together for world peace and human rights. A model of how the experienced can actively contribute to societies, companies, communities, families after retirement.

A group of world leaders - typically ex-Presidents and other such statesmen - who work together for world peace and human rights. A model of how the experienced can actively contribute to societies, companies, communities, families after retirement.

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Organise car/bus-pools to take people from communities to their voting stations.
Additionally, use text messaging or microblogging to help organise these at short notice.

Organise car/bus-pools to take people from communities to their voting stations. Additionally, use text messaging or microblogging to help organise these at short notice.

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A significant number of Indian voters are illiterate, so Indian elections use symbols on ballot papers (designed such that the texts about candidates & party names are secondary). This ensures that voters to make the choice that they intended to.

A significant number of Indian voters are illiterate, so Indian elections use symbols on ballot papers (designed such that the texts about candidates & party names are secondary). This ensures that voters to make the choice that they intended to.

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Get people in gyms, fitness and nutrition centres to sign up and popularise the cause of bone marrow donations. These are people who are already health-conscious and/or healthy, so get them to "share their health" around, both by words and by actual

Get people in gyms, fitness and nutrition centres to sign up and popularise the cause of bone marrow donations. These are people who are already health-conscious and/or healthy, so get them to "share their health" around, both by words and by actual

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Clay Shirky spoke about "Cognitive Surplus" - that people were finally employing their spare time to cogitate and act in ways that was worthwhile. There have always been a lot of people providing money to causes, but not as many providing time and ef

Clay Shirky spoke about "Cognitive Surplus" - that people were finally employing their spare time to cogitate and act in ways that was worthwhile. There have always been a lot of people providing money to causes, but not as many providing time and ef

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A resource for teachers (often pressed for time, resources, and inspiration) in APS to effectively explain their material by use of 'sticky' concepts that helps reduce time to teach.

A resource for teachers (often pressed for time, resources, and inspiration) in APS to effectively explain their material by use of 'sticky' concepts that helps reduce time to teach.

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In some Indian cities, there is a culture of renting textbooks. Costs of renting older but relevant editions of textbooks are even lower. Older editions are an inventory burden to a book-shop because it is less in demand, and hence are rented out ver

In some Indian cities, there is a culture of renting textbooks. Costs of renting older but relevant editions of textbooks are even lower. Older editions are an inventory burden to a book-shop because it is less in demand, and hence are rented out ver

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Ramanand commented on Travellers for Life

Thanks Annie. A lot of elders in my family/community do take up travel post-retirement, and it seems to make them very happy. There are tourism agencies that have specialised packages that are reasonably priced, and are conscious of their health, physical, and food needs.

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Ramanand commented on Starting Early, Yoga for Life

One such elder is a person called B.K.S. Iyengar (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._K._S._Iyengar), a leading yoga teacher in India, who is currently 94.

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Ramanand commented on #Votepools - Refined

That's a great idea, James. I'll work that into the concept.