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Join GOOD This Weekend For A Basic Income Create-a-Thon

It’s time to talk about ending income inequality.

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Whether you consider yourself a Bernie bro or not, this year’s election cycle has made it clear that the lack of income inequality in America is a major issue on the minds of voters. Income has stagnated or fallen for most Americans; the cost of living has increased exponentially since 1990; housing is less affordable than ever, and the financial security of average Americans hangs in the balance.

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Craft Brewery Launches Yeast Into Space and Creates “Ground Control” Beer

The craft beer industry is officially out of this world.

Ground Control Beer, photo by Ninkasi Brewing Company

“Space, the final frontier, let’s make some craft beer,” cheers the catchy new theme song for a soon to be released beer from Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery out of Eugene, Oregon. Ninkasi decided the sky was not the limit for its potential, and sought to create a “space beer” using yeast that had traveled into outer orbit.

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A Beacon System to Guide the Blind Through London’s Subways

A new app uses advanced technology to guide the blind independently through the London Underground

Using the Wayfindr app to get around, photo by Ustwo

Public transportation can be tricky to navigate, with a mass of people rushing in different directions and all the many misleading signs. For the visually impaired, though, this hassle is almost a nightmare.

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Moderation, Not Abstinence, May be the Answer for Alcoholics

The group, Moderation Management, thinks that cutting cold turkey isn’t the solution.

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A new alcohol addiction rehabilitation program, called Moderation Management (MM), is looking to challenge the standardized method of abstinence popularized by Alcoholics Anonymous. So far, it has the growing popularity and high success rates to back up its claims.

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Big Data’s “Paranoid Pop Music” Debut Album

The band’s catchy songs look at the complicated relationship between people and technology

Alan Wilkis, via Twitter

Big data, the concept of both unstructured and structured data used by companies, has been around since about 2001. However, a new musician and producer of the same name is looking to challenge his namesake. Alan Wilkis, who goes by the stage name Big Data, is releasing his debut album, 2.0, in late March, which examines the complicated, tenuous relationship between people and technology.

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Jan Scheuermann’s starting goal was simple at first: the woman, suffering from a neurodegenerative disease that left her arms and legs paralyzed, wanted to be able to feed herself chocolate.

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