The work of two Pratt MFA students, this project takes a Rube Goldberg machine and adds an inventive punchline to the perennial favorite.
“Like an empty Capri Sun pouch with powdered nutrients inside,” the HTI Hydro Pack offers residents of flood-prone African communities a way of obtaining pure drinking water when disaster strikes. The pack is a filter that can be dropped into any water source and 8 to twelve hours later it is filled with potable, fortified water.
Following in the footsteps of microbrewing in the U.S., small-scale Italian beer-making has recently been undergoing its own renaissance. Now Le Baladin, known for their seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients, are following in the footsteps of stateside brewers like Abita too with their new line of sodas, of which the ginger flavor is rumored to be a standout.