Sitting above a congested highway, this concept building would use algae to deal with the pollution.
As the situation in Syria heats up even more, this video offers an irreverent take on who’s been fighting with who in the region over the centuries. Those Assyrians sure could chop people up.
A new antenna array in the Australian outback is designed to scan the entire sky--and what a sky it is.
Plain Ink’s simple illustrated stories are designed to help teach and empower children in the developing world.
Bike sharing systems have traditionally been a point-to-point system: You can only drop your bike off at specific locations. ViaCycle uses a phone-controlled lock, so that you can leave it anywhere.
In places in the world where there is no running water (and that’s a lot of places) water stored in giant barrels can easily be contaminated by all the hands that get dipped inside it. Now, even those barrels can have faucets.
Eroticism is a potent but underutilized reproductive health tool in the developing world, where most condom ads are based on fear. The Pleasure Project is trying to use sex to stop the spread of disease.