#GoodNewsNextWeek: Open-Source Textbooks Cut College Costs


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This week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Some genius created a P2P medicine site; Colleges are trying to reign in costs by going with open-source textbooks; and a library of tools just got a lot bigger.

Notes/Links:

West Virginia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Law
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/855485084643741696

Got Weed? In Dallas, It Might Not Land You In Jail Anymore
https://twitter.com/chrismcmillon/status/852584092956753920

Some Genius Created A Website Where People Can Buy & Sell Medicine, Peer-To-Peer
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/855998115735785472

New Window Screens Filter Pollution from Air
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/855562363306745857

This New Solar-Powered Device Can Pull Water Straight From Desert Air
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/852858931361665024

Utah Legalizes Lemonade Stands and Other Businesses Run by Kids
https://twitter.com/GJStanton/status/855332873275973632

States Moving To Cut College Costs By Introducing Open-Source Textbooks
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/854861311406034944

Craftsman Donates His Tools – And Himself
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/856447362671067137

Researchers Name Loud Shrimp After Pink Floyd
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/854121915765604353

Mastodon.Social, A New, Open-Source, Federated Social Network That Works With GNU Social
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/854691642904723456