Issue#05 : Creating Wonderland | CHAPTERS


Coffee to go with a green conscience

Freiburg is the first German city to introduce a deposit on reusable coffee cups. The Freiburg Cup not only reduces waste; it also saves coffee lovers the trouble of rinsing out returnable cups.

FoldiMate - The perfectly organized closet with a laundry-folding robot

This folding machine turns an untidy heap into a neatly folded stack

Paint Thicker than Blood

Graffiti has become a medium for change in Colombia’s capitol. Street artist Mos Ku takes us on a walk through his city.

Sexual violence stinks

A bracelet that emits a repellent smell in an emergency, protecting the wearer from attack.

Bookseller for a while:
“A pleasantly boring holiday”

The Open Book project offers holidaymakers a very special experience: In the Scottish village of Wigtown, visitors can run an independent book shop for up to six weeks. What may sound like a pretty unspectacular holiday adventure is actually fully booked on Airbnb for years to come.

How a computer game is inspiring girls to code

A revolutionary computer game is teaching kids to code in a playful way. Originally designed to encourage girls to take up programming, with its cool graphics and entertaining story, Erase all Kittens is unisex and timeless.

Bringing van Gogh back to life with the world’s first fully painted feature film

Dozens of films have explored the life of Vincent van Gogh. Now, for the first time, his story is being told entirely through van-Gogh-style oil paintings and the painter’s death is recounted as a thriller: was it suicide or something more sinister?

Milk without the packaging

Small, but oh so practical – sugar milk capsules could be the way forward, reducing rubbish and even our laundry bills.

The magical shoes that transform from high heels into flats in just seconds

Step right up, ladies, into shoe wonderland! A clever German start-up has come up with an answer to a problem that has plagued women since the invention of the high heel.

Self-healing display glass

Thanks to a new polymer compound, broken displays could soon be a thing of the past

Former drug addicts growing healthy, local food

When Steve Glover, a former addict and recovery counsellor decided to support fellow addicts and ex-offenders after treatment, he ended up creating one of the UK’s leading sustainable urban food businesses.

My Wonderland

We've asked our authors about their personal wonderland: Here's what they told us.



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