A new report ranks the world’s countries not on their economic indicators, but on their ability to “safeguard the needs of its future generations.” The results might surprise you… Here are the 59 countries that are most prepared to handle an uncertain future…
Administrators in Thailand dreamed up this silly head gear to force students to focus on their own papers. Can these ridiculous hats really prevent cheating?
Smartphone GPS capabilities have created a world where it’s almost impossible to get lost. But GPS neuroscientists have shown that our brains can physically change from GPS use.
People who often follow navigation instructions have less gray matter in their hippocamus, the part of the brain that encodes spatial memories.
Headline: Rick Perry leaves a trail of death…
In the U.S., Avon ladies helped pioneer the door-to-door sales business model while peddling makeup and perfumes. Today, one at a time, women are fanning out to reach some of the world’s most remote markets with desperately needed goods and services. How a traveling salesforce of women could bridge Africa’s “last mile.”
“Empowering women with practical skills and a network of support just makes sense. Our opportunity in terms of driving innovation in the world today comes from pooling the potential of the full population, not just 50% of it.”
HIV-positive mothers need to give drugs to their newborns immediately. But many give birth at home, far from hospitals. A Duke biomedical engineering class has developed the ideal solution.
"Tomato vines are suspended above conference tables, lemon and passion fruit trees are used as partitions for meeting spaces, salad leaves are grown inside seminar rooms and bean sprouts are grown under benches. The main lobby also features a rice paddy and a broccoli field."
A building in Tokyo that has 200 species of rice, fruits, and veggies may have reached new levels in the craze to “green” the office.
This is what it looks like when 3-D printers go rogue.
These horrifying photos show a destroyed American landscape that agriculture giants don’t want you to see.
Whoops. The plants at a lot of big box home improvement stores are soaked in pesticides and are doing serious damage when bees come to pollinate them.