Thousands of street children in India work as tea-makers, shoeshiners or delivery boys, earning less than a couple of dollars a day. But in Delhi, some of them have an extra designation - they run their very own cooperative bank.
First, a Chinese family developed an oxygen ventilator with bicycles, washing machine parts and water hoses, then Argentinian car mechanic Jorge Cardile built a walking machine to rehabilitate his son's dead arms and legs.
If you insist on having a flash mob even though it's not 2005, this is how you should be doing it.
With the emergence of #OccupyNigeria, the Yahoo-Yahoo Boy is confronted with something of an existential dilemma.
As the believers count down to the end of the world, some clever operators count up their cash.
News of knock-off Chinese goods showing up in Western markets is nothing new, but the fact that American soldiers have been utilizing weapons patched together with bootleg electronics is a profound revelation.