PLATFORM: ANDROID

Life Hacker

http://www.lifehacker.com

Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.

Tags: Lifehacker, Work, Gawker Media

Ted

http://www.ted.com

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference and TEDGlobal -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
 

Tags: Conference, Conferences, Ted, Tedx, Lectures, Speakers, Convention, Knowledge, Great Minds, Talks, Science, Ideas, Ideas Worth Spreading

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org

Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. The name "Wikipedia" is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning "quick") and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.

Tags: Wiki, Wikipedia, Encyclopedia, Free Encyclopedia, Research

How Stuff Works

http://www.howstuffworks.com

From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, HowStuffWorks has it covered. No topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask ... or for you to understand. In addition to comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively. Our premise is simple: Demystify the world and do it in a simple, clear-cut way that anyone can understand.

Tags: Howstuffworks, Education

vinspired

Thinking about volunteering? From stewarding at the biggest music festivals, helping out at football clubs, or even helping to stop cyber bullying from comfort of your own home - however and whenever you want to make a difference, the vinspired app helps you give something back.

Tags: Vinspired, App

Weather Underground

http://www.wunderground.com

Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need.

Tags: Weather Underground, Emergency Response

Scanner Radio

Listen to police and fire departments from around the world on your phone.
Listen to live audio from over 2,900 police and fire scanners, weather radios, and amateur radio repeaters from around the world (with more being added daily).

Tags: Scanner Radio, App

Carbon 3R Sustainable Lifestyle App

Sustainable lifestyle tips and how we can be a blessing to the Planet. ‘Carbon 3R’ is all about simple practices and principles to further sustainability awareness and initiatives at home, work and community. Adapting to a greener lifestyle is worth it for all kinds of reasons and it’s the day-to-day actions, and the habits we cultivate, that matter most.

Tags: Carbon 3R Sustainable Lifestyle, App, Sustainability

Good Guide

http://www.goodguide.com

GoodGuide is in business to provide authoritative information about the health, environmental and social performance of products and companies. Our mission is to help consumers make purchasing decisions that reflect their preferences and values. We believe that better information can transform the marketplace: as more consumers buy better products, retailers and manufacturers face compelling incentives to make products that are safe, environmentally sustainable and produced using ethical sourcing of raw materials and labor.

Tags: Product Rating, Companies Rating, Good Guide, Ethical, GoodGuide

Earth911

http://earth911.com

Earth911 is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the US. Our Earth911 Recycling Directory is the most accurate and comprehensive directory of its kind and contains recycling information for over 300 materials. We have collected over 1 million ways to recycle that people can search for to find their nearest recycling options and resources.

Tags: Earth911, Recycling, Earth 911, Directory

Kiva

http://www.kiva.org

Kiva is the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. Kiva is a nonprofit organization that aims to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty and expand economic opportunity. Since 2005, Kiva and their growing global community of 950,000 lenders have crowdfunded more than $450 million in microloans to over 1 million entrepreneurs in 65 countries, with a 98.9% repayment rate. Visitors can browse the website to see profiles and stories of borrowers seeking loans for school tuitions and supplies, expanding their business, access to clean/green energy products and more. You can choose someone to lend $25 or more to and when your loan is repaid you can relend to another person or withdraw you money from the system.

Tags: Micro Loans, Kiva, Crowdfunding, Lend, Loan

Live Earth

http://liveearth.org/en

Founded by Emmy-winning producer Kevin Wall, in partnership with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Live Earth was built upon the belief that entertainment has the power to transcend social and cultural barriers to move the world community to action. A for-profit company, Live Earth seeks to leverage the power of entertainment through integrated events, media, and the live experience to ignite a global movement aimed at solving the most critical environmental issues of our time.

Tags: Live Earth, Media, Environment

Amnesty International

http://www.amnesty.org

Our vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

Tags: Amnesty International, Human Rights

WWF

http://wwf.panda.org

For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

WWF USA - http://www.worldwildlife.org/home-full.html 

Tags: WWF, Conservation, Animals & Wildlife

The Humane Society of the United States

http://www.humanesociety.org

The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.

Tags: The Humane Society Of The United States, Animals & Wildlife, Animal Protection, Rescue