Jeremy Rifkin: "The Zero Marginal Cost Society"
Pill to switch off hunger possible as 'anti-appetite' molecule...
Stephen Sutton makes 'largest' cancer charity donation
Petition | A Global Health Service supported by a Global...
Petition | A Global Health Service supported by a Global Taxation System | Change.org.
Sound of cow grazing spring grass 2014
Sound of cow grazing spring grass 2014
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3dprintme.co.uk - Domain Name For Sale on Flippa:3dprintme.co.uk...
Researchers cure diabetes in mice - Progress
Researchers cure diabetes in mice - YouTube. Researchers in California have turned skin cells in mice into insulin producing beta cells, effectively curing the animals of diabetes. They hope to achieve similar results in human cells, paving the way t...
Solar-powered drones from Facebook could deliver internet...
Coca Cola pledges $500 million investment in Egypt
Coca Cola pledges $500 million investment in Egypt - Economy - Business - Ahram Online.
Obama Administration 2015 Budget Prioritizes Key Education...
Obama Administration 2015 Budget Prioritizes Key Education Investments to Provide Opportunities for All Americans | U.S. Department of Education.
Exchange of information - OECD - Progress
Offshore tax evasion remains a serious problem for countries and jurisdictions worldwide, with vast amounts of funds deposited abroad and sheltered from taxation when taxpayers fail to comply with obligations in their home countries. Responding to a...
Google Is Looking for 'Learning Ability' in Prospective...
Google Is Looking for ‘Learning Ability' in Prospective Hires.
Create a FreeRice app!
Create a FreeRice app! This is a priority for Freerice, as one of the most requested features. We are actively seeking sponsors for a Freerice API, which would enable to developers and supporters to create various versions of a Freerice app and as we...
Want Bang for Your Buck? Support the UN - Progress
UNICEF Tap Project - Progress
UNICEF Tap Project.
Mobile World Congress: What to expect from Barcelona
Nepal's Community Forestry Program: A Successful Example...
Education not only vital for individuals progress but also...
'Responsible business can help end world hunger'
"....globally $750 billion of food is wasted every year, while the cost of feeding the world's hungry is put at only $80 billion."
Bionic hand allows patient to 'feel' - Progress
Smartphone game which aims to aid cancer cure work launched...
Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as...
No More Woof by The Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery...
No More Woof by The Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery - YouTube.
World leaders sign Zero Hunger Declaration at Davos
How to Keep and Maintain Self-Discipline
▶ MATT DAMON DEATHS DUE TO LACK OF WATER UNNECESSARY
▶ MATT DAMON DEATHS DUE TO LACK OF WATER UNNECESSARY BBC NEWS - YouTube.
The educational talent of Pakistan - Progress
The fact that Pakistan is a country rich in educational talent is proved once again by the outstanding achievement of Moosa Feroze Tarer, from Mandi Bahauddin in Pakistan. He secured 1st position in an online World Mathematics Competition held in Aus...
Alentejo is elect one of the best destinations
Alentejo is considered one of the best destinations to visit in the year of 2014.
Ancient to Modern: A Journey of a City Rajshahi
Construction at Nepal's first tunnel highway going in full...
Google's new offering: Contact lens for diabetic patients...
Dhaka- the City of Hope
The capital of Bangladesh is Dhaka, located on the east banks of the Buriganga River in the heart of Bengal Delta.
Vitamin E Has More Benefits than Memory Drugs
Recent study show that vitamin E may have more benefits than memory drugs in combating the disease Alzheimer.
▶ Afghanistan appoints first woman police chief
▶ Afghanistan appoints first woman police chief - YouTube.
Bangladesh Achieved Great Strides in Population Health
Despite a weak health system, low spending on health and widespread poverty, Bangladesh achieved great strides in population health.
Adobe Photoshop's support for 3D printing could be a 'game...
KARACHI _ A CITY WITH EMERGING SKYLINES - Progress
The Journey of Maya Nepal - Progress
Gene therapy 'could be used to treat blindness'
UN: $2.4bn pledged at Syria donor conference
Universal Health Coverage in Emerging Economies
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Universal Health Coverage in Emerging Economies.
Young entrepreneur Sam Etherington shortlisted for engineering...
▶ Salman Khan talk at TED 2011 from ted.com
▶ Salman Khan talk at TED 2011 from ted.com - YouTube.
Teenage Drinking and Smoking declining worldwide
Central African Republic leader says chaos is over
Iran to get US $ 4.2 billion of blocked funds in phases
Iran to get US $ 4.2 billion of blocked funds in phases - The Economic Times.
PAKISTAN: Lahore Civic Hackathon - Progress
Imagine a high caliber, well qualified individual living in pathetic circumstances due to underdeveloped state of the country, and consequently of his/her city as well. Countless such individuals are part of Pakistan's population, whose hearts cry ou...
Brain scientists to work with schools on how to learn
BBC News - Brain scientists to work with schools on how to learn.
China hails 'new progress' in crackdown on corruption
China hails ‘new progress' in crackdown on corruption | Reuters.
▶ Good Governance in Cameroon - Progress
▶ Good Governance in Cameroon - YouTube.
Anti Corruption Helpline Launched in Delhi
▶ On patrol with peacekeepers in South Sudan
▶ On patrol with peacekeepers in South Sudan - YouTube.
Preparations Underway to Make Nepal a Free WiFi Country
Scandinavian scientists develop dog 'translator'
Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing in animal studies
▶ 11th Annual Match Against Poverty - Progress
Europe launches star-surveying satellite Gaia
India passes Anti-corruption bill
Indian Parliament passes Anti-corruption bill after a wait of over four decades.
Bangladesh Waves Leargest Human National Flag
The Role of Propagation in Conservation and Biodiversity...
Winter For The Container Farmer
Container gardeners have a few options to help extend their growing season. Most of these options take advantage of the fact that the container garden is somewhat portable.
Great Britain is actually at the very Northern extreme of the sunflowers range, although climate change may be helping in that respect.
What Is Urban Agriculture?
Urban agriculture is food production which takes place in urban or suburban settings, which is to say, away from a traditional farm. For the sake of this discussion, we will differentiate an urban farmer from an urban gardener by the size and scope o...
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Autumn For The Bee Keeper: Fall into Spring
The best way to work through the autumn blues is to use the fall season to begin planning for the spring. No matter how cold the winter gets, spring will come sooner or later, and the fun of being an urban farmer will begin again.
Thoughts on Bird Feeders
The purpose of winter bird feeding is two fold. The most important is to help the wildlife during a difficult season, the other is to attract the birds close enough to observe them. There is something good for the soul in watching finches, tits, or n...
Robo Farms and Automated Agriculture
New advances for self-driving cars are reported almost daily. Driver-less vehicles moving at tractor speeds seem like child's play in comparison. Grain harvest on the huge Western farms is often accomplished with a GPS enabled and satellite connected...
The Self Watering Garden
Automatic or self watering containers are the answer. These work on a similar principal to hydroponics that the plant will take no more and no less moisture and nutrients than it needs, so long as a constant balance of moisture and free oxygen (air) ...
Social Good Summit 2013 Sept 22-24th
Social Good Summit 2013 Sept 22-24th
Assad regime says Syria conflict has reached stalemate,...
Syria: Live debate on the refugee crisis
Syria: Live debate on the refugee crisis - with Justine Greening and WFP's Ertharin Cousin
Whole Foods Begins Selling Chicken-Less Eggs Made From Plants...
Like anything in the garden, it is possible to get obsessive about tomatoes. The truth is that tomatoes are a relatively easy crop to grow successfully. Every spring the markets are filled with tomato plants which are simple to transplant into your g...
Growing Cucumbers For The Urban Farmer
Whether your preference is the smaller pickling cucumber or the longer slicing types, cucumbers are a relatively easy crop to raise in the garden. They will require some attention from the gardener, but not a great deal of fuss or worry.
World Food Program launch 'Eat and Feed' initiative in UAE...
Dynamic Hospitality and World Food Program launch 'Eat and Feed' initiative in UAE to fight global hunger
Advantages of Rotational Grazing
Rotational grazing is where livestock are strategically moved onto fresh paddocks on a daily basis to allow the farmland to rejuvenate. It is the most efficient of grazing practices.
How to Grow Carrots
Carrots can be grown all year round. Carrots prefer a sunny location, in light, fertile well drained soil.
On International Day, UN spotlights literacy as foundation...
Meat for Tomorrow
Since reporting last month on the progress and implications of synthetic meat development, we have been thinking about the true cost of meat. Specifically, we have been questioning whether it is a cost that we can continue to pay, or if there are alt...
How to grow Barley
Barley does remarkably well in rather marginal soils, but it does not appreciate an acidic soil.
How to Grow Broccoli
Broccoli likes well drained, fertile, moisture retentive soil, to avoid disease, it is best not to grow broccoli in the same location more than once in every three years.
How to grow Beetroot
Sow beetroot at 10cm intervals, 2.5 cm deep in rows around 30cm apart,
Brook - Farmland
Plough the fields and scatter - Farmland
Highland Cattle - Farmland
River - Farmland
Broccoli slows arthritis, researchers think
Our body takes this glucoraphanin compound and turns it into another, called sulforaphane, which appears to protect the joints.
GSF2013 Which project is most likely to change the world?...
Despite Fukushima, IAEA sees global progress on nuclear...
ISSUU - UNDP 2012/2013 Annual Report : Supporting Global...
How big data is changing the world - Global Progress
How big data is changing the world http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23253949
Miniature human brain grown in lab
University of St Andrews scientists create fastest man-made...
India parliament debates cheap food plan
Ovarian cancer screening has potential
There is a survival rate of up to 90% when ovarian cancer is caught early, compared with less than 30% if it is discovered in the later stages.
'Spider style' blood vessel building - Global Progress
'Spider style' blood vessel building http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23793787
Desktop 3D scanner goes on sale - Global Progress
Desktop 3D scanner goes on sale http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23795303
Facebooks Internet.org aims to get billions online
Elderly and Disabled access to the countryside
Unsurprisingly the disabled and elderly valued the countryside as much as anyone else and crucially considered that rural populations would welcome them and that exclusion or prejudice is not an issue.
Planning Your Greenhouse
A greenhouse can be as simple or elaborate as your budget and personal taste allow. There are any number of prefabricated and kit-based greenhouses for the hobby gardener, and it is not hard to hire a professional carpenter to build one, custom for y...
Is Laboratory Meat An Answer?
Although this seems a pipe dream in comparison to a $325,000 patty, it was not long ago that a wireless phone carried in your pocket was economically infeasible.
In Praise of Mulch
Mulching is also an incredibly useful organic gardening technique.
Why are food for life partnerships so important?
As of June 2013 the FFLP runs a network of some 4,500 primary schools across England. Schools on the programme grow their own food; organise trips to farms and source food from local retailers. At its most simplest this translates into one daily heal...
Solve for X; A forum to encourage and amplify technology-based...
A forum to encourage and amplify technology-based moonshot thinking and collaboration
O3b space constellation to launch
Scientists create first 3D digital brain
Naked mole-rat gives cancer clues
The beautiful nature » Whales
Facebook Will Introduce 'New Product' on June 20
50 Excellent Chrome Extensions for Students
Google's web browser Chrome has grown steadily in popularity since its release, and now there are numerous extensions for the browser that let you customize it to your needs.
Square foot Gardening
Tell world leaders to put global nutrition at the top of...
Tell world leaders to put global nutrition at the top of their agenda.