Interested in international development, social justice, environmentalism, language, and pop culture. Would love to throw all those things into a blender.
I think of dentists as being composed and calm. They’ve got all the power over quaking patients, after all. But dentists might be just as nervous as their patients, laughs Fadil Elamin. To quiet his nerves, “Some days I have to take a paracetamol.”
Here’s a riddle for you puzzle lovers: decipher the meaning of “feet-stick."
spray parks are cheaper, more inclusive, and more water-friendly than that other mainstay of urban cooling efforts: the swimming pool
For what the British Museum describes as the biggest exhibition of manga to ever take place outside of Japan, Manga doesn’t feel so big.
volunteers around the world examine photos and identify the animal species in them, referring to an index of animals created by researchers
Solar power for watering crops isn’t just a pipe dream. In Mashaba, a Zimbabwean village near the town of Gwanda, renewable energy is helping to pump underground water to fields whose farmers previously relied on inconsistent rainfall, or on irrigation using (expensive and hard-to-locate) diesel.
Black soldier flies can "recycle" human waste, with potential benefits for the environment, hygiene, income, and food security.