Water For All: New desalination technology is 600 to 700 percent more efficient, and can be powered by solar panels.
Food riots. Scores of panicked people protesting, burning effigies and chanting. Shops being ransacked, supplies running out as soon as they come in, and stricken communities stockpiling rice, bread and water for fear of going without. The global food shortage is a growing problem
Playing the Odds: A mind-bending crash course in probability and statistics. Leonard Mlodinow’s The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives is available at Amazon US & UK.
The pros and cons of broadcasting “Here we are!” into space — will we get the visitors we want?