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· January, 2014

Stories about Ideas from January, 2014

Have Acne? South Korea Will Tax Your Treatment

Taxing your pimple outbreak? It is indeed a creative way to collect more taxes.

According to Google Autocomplete ‘Colombia is Passion’ and ‘Mexico is Culture’

A Business Model Competition to Ignite Start Ups in Madagascar

Putting Faces on the Mysterious Disease Killing Nicaraguan Sugar Cane Workers

A fatal disease is killing sugar cane workers in Nicaragua. Photojournalist Ed Kashi wants to raise awareness about this mysterious epidemic through a documentary project that is looking for funding.

South Korea: ‘Less is More’, Net Users Turn Sour on Typical Movie Poster

INNOVATION: Containers as Student Housing at European Universities

Fairy Tales in the 21st Century

What Does Climate Change Mean to You? Documentary Competition

Massive Credit Card Data Theft Hits 20 Million South Koreans

In an effort to quell public anger, authorities have released tougher regulations, but people remain livid.

South Korea: I Would Rather Sell My Personal Info

From Barcelona to Madrid for the Love of a Candidate

As Darkness Falls – Berlin Conference

Trinidad & Tobago: Little Things Make a Difference

Cartoon Character ‘Meena’ Changes South Asian Attitudes Towards Girls

"Since her inception 14 years ago she has shown millions of women and girls what can be achieved."

Young Romanian Builds First Car Entirely Made of LEGO Blocks

Korean Seniors Prompt Boycott of McDonald's and Get McResolution

Korean elderly made headlines in New York City, as they loitered at McDonald's from early in the morning till well after dark - a not unfamiliar scene to South Koreans.

Talking Trash In Chennai – Through Blogs

Suriname Gets “An Eye For Art”

Preserving The Hidden History Of Old Dhaka

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