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This 'Wonderbag' Could Keep Women Safer and Limit Millions of Tons of Carbon

The Wonderbag helps create jobs, save natural resources and protects women.


This week, thousands of political leaders, businessmen and women, and celebrities descended upon Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum. Also attending was a South African woman named Sarah Collins, but for a very different purpose than the others: to bring her invention the Wonderbag to the world stage in order to help save natural resources, create jobs, and protect women.

Her invention—which looks a little bit like a bundled up satchel one would throw over their shoulder—is a heat retention cooking bag which allows food to continue cooking once it's removed from heat. The device is insulated and keeps dishes like stews, soups, curries and rice, cooking until they're done.

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World Population to Hit 7 Billion This Year, 10 Billion by 2100

With 2.3 billion more people arriving to the globe in the next 40 years, the battle for resources is just beginning.

The globe's seven billionth citizen will be born before January 2012, according to new estimates from the United Nations. It was only 1999 when the earth's population hit 6 billion, and by 2050 we're expected to add 2.3 billion more. Despite all the financial hardships many currently face, proud parents abound. But their joy might spell trouble for the rest of us.

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