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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

University of the People (UoPeople)

http://www.uopeople.org

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s tuition-free, non-profit, online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally. Based on the principles of e-learning and peer-to-peer learning, coupled with open-source technology and open educational resources, UoPeople is designed to provide access to college studies for qualified high school graduates, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints. 

Tags: University, Tuition Free, University Of The People, UofPeople, College, Academic

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

Causes

http://www.causes.com

Causes is the world’s largest platform for activism and philanthropy. We empower individuals to create grassroots communities called “causes” that take action on behalf of a specific issue or nonprofit organization.

Tags: Causes, Activism, Action, Giving Communities, Community, Giving Community, Joe Green, Facebook Causes, Facebook

ecomagination

http://www.ecomagination.com

ecomagination is GE’s commitment to imagine and build innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges while driving economic growth.

Tags: Ecomagination, Environment, GE, Green Tech

WiserEarth

http://www.wiserearth.org

WiserEarth serves the people who are transforming the world.
We do two things: we describe pathways of change in books and research reports, and we create tools for connecting the individuals, information, and organizations that create change.

Tags: Wiser Earth, Sustainability, Environment

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

Natural News

http://www.naturalnews.com

The NaturalNews Network is a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism.

Tags: Natural News, Environment, Media

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

FORA.tv

http://fora.tv

At FORA.tv, we believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere, and we don't want you to miss them. We've gathered the web's largest collection of unmediated video drawn from top conferences, universities, and public forums. We present this provocative, big-idea content for you to watch, interact with, and share --when, where, and how you want.

Tags: Fora.tv, Education, Ideas, Video

Change.org

http://www.change.org

Our mission is to build an international network of people empowered to fight for what's right locally, nationally, and globally. Change.org empowers you to create real change in your community, city or country. Every day, across the world, people like you start campaigns on Change.org to fight for issues they care about — and the Change.org team works to mobilize people to help them win.

Tags: Change.org, Campaign, Petition, Change

ChangeMakers

http://www.changemakers.com

Ashoka Changemakers® provides the tools and resources to empower everyone to contribute to a better world. Our community's mission is to grow new ideas through transparency and collaboration, a process of Open Growth. No matter where you are starting, or where you are going, Changemakers makes it easier to share an idea, track progress, communicate with supporters, and invest in global change.

Tags: Ashoka, Changemakers, Open Growth

See Click Fix

http://www.seeclickfix.com

SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet. This empowers citizens, community groups, media organizations and governments to take care of and improve their neighborhoods.

Tags: SeeClickFix, Report, Track

Kick Starter

http://www.kickstarter.com

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

Tags: Funding Platform, Get Funded, Raise Money, Investing, Kickstarter