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Life Hacker

http://www.lifehacker.com

Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.

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Lifehacker, Work, Gawker Media

University of the People (UoPeople)

http://www.uopeople.org

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, accredited online University 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 higher education for all qualified high school graduates, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints. 

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University, Tuition Free, University Of The People, UofPeople, College, Academic, Non-profit

Grist

http://www.grist.org

Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999 -- which, to be frank, was way before most people cared about such things. Now that green is in every headline and on every store shelf (bamboo hair gel, anyone?), Grist is the one site you can count on to help you make sense of it all.

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Grist, Environmental News, Environment, News, Commentary, Planet

Razoo

http://www.razoo.com/

Razoo is a venture-funded social enterprise committed to creating a more generous world through social fundraising. Razoo offers individuals and organizations an easy-to-use fundraising platform for the lowest transaction cost in the industry (2.9%) and no start-up or subscription fees. Razoo is also the industry leader in online fundraising competitions, or “Community Giving Days” which use the power of friendly competition to inspire giving. With dual headquarters in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA, Razoo uses technology to help make giving simple, social and fun.

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Razoo, Donate, Fundraising

MindBodyGreen

http://www.mindbodygreen.com

Our aim is to make wellness inclusive and fun through original articles, tips, news, and interviews. Through MindBodyGreen we hope to give you the tools to make your life better and healthier or inspire you to keep doing the awesome things that you are already doing.
We write about things that we think are great. You cannot pay to write for MindBodyGreen or pay to be featured on MindBodyGreen.

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Wellness, Mind Body Green

NESsT

http://www.nesst.org

NESsT develops sustainable social enterprises that solve critical social problems in emerging market economies. We combine the tools and strategies of business leadership, entrepreneurship and investment with the mission and values of the social sector to enable our portfolio to: better plan, improve management capacity, grow, and increase their social impact.

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Nesst, Sustainability

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.
 

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

Environmental Defense Fund

http://www.edf.org

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, we find practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems.
 

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Environmental Defense Fund, Nature

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.

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Fora.tv, Education, Ideas, Video

WeTopia

http://www.facebook.com/connect/uiserver.php?app_id=164612276910929&method=permissions.request&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fapps.facebook.com%2Fwetopia%2F&response_type=none&display=page&auth_referral=1

WeTopia is a Facebook game that simulates the building of a virtual village and was created for social impact: users can turn points into monetary donations for charities that help families and kids worldwide. 50% of the company's net profits are returned to their partners to complete social good projects. 

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Wetopia, Facebook, Virtual, Village, Donation

Unicef

http://www.unicef.org

UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality.  That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.

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UNICEF, World, Children, Global

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.

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Ashoka, Changemakers, Open Growth

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.

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

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.

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Ecomagination, Environment, GE, Green Tech

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