IAQ Study Finds Green Apartments Healthier for Renters

A study published last year says IAQ is an important predictor of health, especially among low-income residents. The study found green apartments healthier than conventional ones.

Those living in green homes, researchers found, “experienced 47% fewer sick building syndrome symptoms.” They also noticed that study participants who did have health concerns had “improved health outcomes” when they lived in green apartments, […]

How ‘Dumb Phones’ Can Help Stop The Spread Of Ebola

A basic cell phone may not be able to snap the best selfies, but it can be a vital tool in preventing the spread of deadly viruses.

In Ebola-stricken West Africa — a region where a lack of resources makes spreading information more challenging — UNICEF is helping young people stay safe through its U-Report initiative.

The free social tool, accessible through […]

From Oxycontin To Fast Food: The Ethics of Selling Not-Too-Much

Business is about sales. From a business point of view, your mission is to make a product that people want, and to sell a lot of it. The drive to sell a lot is what motivates cleverness in product design, efficiency in production, and consumer-friendly low prices.

Sure, the idea of selling more-more-more has its critics. There’s a strain of anti-consumerism […]

Juntos Project: Smart Fashion & Functional Beauty

Frankie Picasso and the Good Radio Network speaks to Mauricio Laniades, the young entrepreneur and CEO of Juntos Shoes and the Juntos Project.

Mauricio manufactures the iconic El Zapato de Lona, the Ecuadorian street shoe! The flip-flop is to Rio, is like this simple canvas lace-up is to cities like Guayaquil, Ecuador. The shoe is worn by the the working class, […]