Quotable: US bans imports of fish caught by slave labor

Image:  “It’s an outrage this loophole persisted for so long. No product made by people held against their will, or by children, should ever be imported to the United States.” –...

Pioneering Affordable Water Purification

Tweet I’ve been thinking of water purification for a few days after I saw Bill Gates drinking a glass of water that was purified from feces (poop!). Before this, I had heard of the Desolenator, a...

MIT course looks ‘Beyond Smart Cities’

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) plans to offer a short continuing education course titled “Beyond Smart Cities” this June. The course, according to MIT, will focus on “understanding...

SheFighter: Who runs the world? Girls!

Image:  One in three women worldwide are beat up in their homes or neighborhoods. But a girls-only gym in Khalda, Jordan, is combating the violence by teaching women, physically and mentally,...