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  1. How one app fed almost 600,000 homeless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Inhabitat

    A simple lunch with a homeless vet forever changed the life of Komal Ahmad, who was then a student at University of California, Berkeley and is now a CEO. Ahmad was walking near campus a few years ago when a homeless man asked her for money.


  2. This tiny solar-powered retreat is for sale on eBay, starting at just $10KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Inhabitat

    Want to buy a portable retreat for less than what it would cost to buy a car? Check out Studio H's newly completed project: a tiny solar-powered abode on wheels for sale on eBay for a starting price of just $10K. Built atop a trailer bed, this portable and eco-minded 112-square-foot building was created as part of Studio H's yearlong design and construction youth program in Berkeley, California.


  3. Meet 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin'-the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Inhabitat

    Two new species of the strikingly-patterned peacock spider have been discovered in southeast Queensland by a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. One, nicknamed "Sparklemuffin" bears colorful red and blue markings and appears similar to three previously identified species of peacock spider, while the other-"Skeletorus"-features skeleton-esque black and white markings, the likes of which have never been seen before.


  4. Study shows mass die-offs of birds, fish and marine invertebrates increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Inhabitat

    A new study of mass die-offs amongst animal species shows a marked increase in deaths of birds, fish and marine invertebrates. The findings come from an analysis of 727 mass die-offs of 2,500 animal species over the past 70 years.


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