Markhor – Reviving 1800 year old craftsmanship from Pakistan

FastCoExist informs about this Pakistani Startup which ss reviving a dying craft with these gorgeous shoes. Markhor is offering handmade shoes for a reasonable price on Kickstarter, and employing craftsmen in the process.

Tippy Tap – Save Water, Wash Hands, Save Lives.


Tippy Tap is a low cost hand washing device which is saving millions of lives in rural India. Seen here is a disarmingly simple idea to drive the use of soap for hand-washing in public places. No running water or sink? Just collect a few every day objects to set up the Tippy Tap, a low tech, low cost, water-saving hand washing device. (Via BetterIndia)

Samir Saraiya – CEO, Thatspersonal.com

Santosh Maharshi (Founder – Editor Mobkarma) interviews Samir Saraiya – CEO, ThatsPersonal.com, India’s premium adult store.

Samir Saraiya - CEO, Thatspersonal.com

Samir Saraiya – CEO, Thatspersonal.com

Samir Saraiya is truly a change maker. He is an entrepreneur who is literally representing a “mature” consumer, modern sensibilities and expressions of modern Indians and modern India. It’s still a taboo in India to talk about Sex or anything remotely sexual or personal, asking a condom at the store or very common item like sanitary napkin. But Samir Saraiya dared and liberated Indians by launching one of it’s kind adult store Thatspersonal.com. Here’re some personal and non-personal questions we asked him.
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Transcense: Finally Talk With Any Deaf Person

Transcense is the first mobile app that makes group conversations between deaf & hard-of-hearing people and their hearing peers, finally possible & effortless. Visit Transcense.com and support them on IndieGoGo

Hello Talk – Learn New Languages Meet the whole new World

hellotalk

Choose languages to learn. Talk to native speakers & Learn with awesome tools like Translation, Grammar Correction, Text to Speech, Language Exchange, Flashcards & Speech to Text. Visit hellotalk.com. Download on iTumes & Google Play stores.

Kibbi – Complete Home Security Solution

Smart security at a smart price. Kibbi provides protection for your entire home. Smart Security & More, Without Monthly Fees. Monitor your home while away and more. Kibbi lets you stay connected to your home. Kibbi knows when you leave home, and arms itself automatically. Check-in wherever you are for the reassurance everything is ok. Want to know when a family member arrives home, or just when an alarm is triggered?. Expand the reach of Kibbi by adding sensors to your network. Keep an eye on the current temperature and notify if it spikes. Detect when your door/window is opened or closed.Monitor for vibrations & movement. There’s more…Kickstarter & IndieGoGo

ASUS ZenWatch (WI500Q)

Asus Zenwatch is a amalgamation of fine watch craftsmanship, smart watch functions and wellness manager : Monitor and track a range of health-related statistics with the ASUS Wellness app. Measures steps taken, calories burned, activity duration, heart rate, exercise intensity and relaxation level. View an easy-to-understand relaxation score based on relaxation-level measurements. (Asus ZenWatch)

Keecker – The World’s First HomePod

From entertainment and games to web browsing, from media immersion and digital decoration to home security, KEECKER is the World’s First HomePod made to inspire your interior. (Via KickStarer )

Daniel Tammet – The Boy With The Incredible Brain, a documentary

This is a documentary by Doc Films: A breathtaking story of Daniel Tammet. A twenty-something with extraordinary mental abilities, Daniel is one of the world’s few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, and learn a language in a week.

Sweden – Recycling 99% of it’s trash, now imports it.

Sweden recycles and sorts its waste so efficiently that less than 1 percent ends up in landfills. (Via Truth Theory)