The NOVICA Click List

Starting this week, we’ll be giving a regular round up of things we found on the web that have moved us, piqued our interest, inspired us or made us smile.

 

Charity: Water Launches September Campaign In India

You would be hard pressed not to be moved by the latest campaign film from Charitywater.org.  They have teamed up with Gram Vikas – a local partner in Orissa, India, to bring clean drinking water to remote villages and close the social gap caused by India’s traditional caste system.

Photo courtesy of Charity: Water
Photo courtesy of Charity: Water

 

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

Have you ever laughed out loud at a joke because it was told so badly?  There’s a word of that –  along with many other bizarre, often beautiful concepts that haven’t quite gotten around to being named in English yet.  While getting our daily dose of GOOD we came across this post by Maptia

Image courtesy of Maptia.com
Image courtesy of Maptia.com

African Startup Converts Waste Into Clean Fuel

We love to hear about simple, smart solutions to the world’s greatest problems – this next story comes via Mashable, and describes a new joint Zambian and Swedish venture to curb deforestation and domestic deaths caused by cooking smoke inhalation.

 

Image: Zoe Fox, Mashable

 

 Oldest Globe of New World Carved on Ostrich Eggs?

From our friends at National Geographic, a recently discovered globe carved on an osterich egg could prove to be the oldest globe of the New World ever identified…read more

Photograph courtesy Washington Map Society
Photograph courtesy Washington Map Society

 

 

 

 

 

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