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Wearable airbag vest

Seeing mind-boggling fall statistics and their ramifications for older adults around the world, a Chinese start-up has spent more than 5 years perfecting an algorithm that predicts whether a sudden movement will result in a person falling. The result—a wearable vest that houses a fast activating airbag. When a fall is detected, the airbag deploys within milliseconds to provide the wearer with significant head and back protection before the wearer even reaches the ground.


By early 2024, only 3 of the top 10 global beauty manufacturers had committed to eradicating deforestation from their supply chains. In addition, in 2023, Carbon Trust discovered that none of the biggest global beauty and personal care companies by revenue—L’Oréal, Unilever, P&G, Estée Lauder, Shiseido, Beiersdorf, LVMH, Kao, Coty and Johnson & Johnson—have  independently validated net-zero emissions targets, and three have no a net-zero emissions target. 

Til death do us…

Making the difficult process of pondering their own death just a little bit easier, one of Netherlands leading funeral caretakers, Monuta has enlisted an AI chatbox version of a famous author. His lighthearted role is to guide/nudge users through the often awkward and easy to delay end-of -life planning process. After capturing personal choices, the chat box is said to  deliver a poetic summary with an AI image that reflects their wishes.

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