Monthly Archives: December 2013

Transforming America’s School Meals

Trying to improve kid’s diets is tough. But California-based Revolution Foods – a company started by two moms – is looking to transform the way America eats by providing healthy and affordable meals to all school children. Nutrition is at the heart of the meals they offer, and so far  Read more

App turns bicycle into electric-hybrid vehicle

A Massachusetts startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The combination of power from the Copenhagen Wheel and the cyclist’s energy can make an average biker move “almost like a Tour-de-France-level athlete in your daily commute,”  Read more

Positive Psychology

Positive psychology is a recent branch of psychology whose purpose was summed up in 1998 by Martin Selegman andMihaly Csikszentmihalyi: “We believe that a psychology of positive human functioning will arise, which achieves a scientific understanding and effective interventions to build thriving individuals, families, and communities.”  Positive psychologists seek “to  Read more