PLATFORM: ANDROID

Charipick

https://www.charipick.org

There are a lot of charities out there doing a lot of great work. But finding the right charity to support can be overwhelming. That’s where Charipick comes in. They research charities that make unique differences and then, based on your interests, pick charities you’d be most interested in. The more you pick, the more customized and delightful your experience gets.

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Charipick, App, Charity

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.

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Howstuffworks, Education

This American Life

http://www.thisamericanlife.org

This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.8 million listeners. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe

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This American Life, Radio, Stories, Ira Glass

llinois Pro Bono App

Makes pro bono work easy for legal professionals who want to give back to their communities. Three tools in one – primers on Illinois law, volunteer opportunity search, and calendar of upcoming legal events, including MCLE trainings.

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Llinois Pro Bono, Civic Engagement

Charity Miles

http://www.charitymiles.org

Charity Miles is a free iPhone and Android app that enables people to earn corporate sponsorships for charity while walking, running or biking. We are supported by awesome companies like Humana, Johnson & Johnson, Timex Sports and Kenneth Cole.

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Charity Miles, Donations, Exercise, Running, Active

PaperKarma

https://www.paperkarma.com

PaperKarma allows you to take photos of the junk mail you wish to stop. Snap a photo, and you're done. We automatically contact the Mailer and remove you from their distribution list. PaperKarma can stop most junk mail that is addressed directly to you.

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Junk Mail, App, Photo, Sustainability, PaperKarma

Wunderlist

http://www.6wunderkinder.com/wunderlist

Wunderlist makes it downright simple to organize your daily life. Just create a list and start filling it with things that need to be completed. Keep track of your more important tasks with reminders and notifications. You can even create a new task for Wunderlist straight from your email inbox. Oh, and did we forget to tell you? Its free!

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Productivity, Wunderlist

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 

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WWF, Conservation, Animals & Wildlife

Buycott

http://www.buycott.com

A buycott is the opposite of a boycott. Buycott helps you to organize your everyday consumer spending so that it reflects your principles.

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Buycott, Shopping, Consumer, Choice, App, Campaign

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.

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Weather Underground, Emergency Response

Free Rice

http://www.freerice.com

Not your average online trivia game. Freerice is an online educational game, that allows you to raise 10 grains of rice for every correct answer you choose. So far, it's raised enough to feed over 5 million people. The game is run by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme. Rice up against hunger!

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Hunger, World Food Program, Rice, Poverty, Education, Free Rice

Greenpeace

http://www.greenpeace.org

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action. Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organization that acts to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

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Greenpeace International, Greenpeace, Environment, Campaign, Conserve

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.

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Amnesty International, Human Rights

Ushahidi

http://ushahidi.com

We are a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. We build tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.

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Ushahidi, Information

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.

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Wiki, Wikipedia, Encyclopedia, Free Encyclopedia, Research