Traditional flush toilets aren’t an option in many parts of the world, but neither is leaving people with unsafe and unhygenic choices. Now, one company is piloting a new loo that’s waterless, off-grid and able to charge your phone. Lina Zeldovich travels to Madagascar to witness the start of a lavatorial revolution. Eleonore … [Read more...] about Madagascar has a hi-tech waterless toilet that charges your phone
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Proof that good things don't always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the coast. Tianjin, China's third-biggest city, originated as Beijing's port on the Yellow Sea. But in recent years Tianjin has reclaimed so much of its muddy, unstable shoreline that the city has effectively moved inland and a new, crazily … [Read more...] about Renewables Aren’t Enough. Clean Coal Is the Future
It’s easy to gauge watercooler talk against box office stats and Metacritic scores to select the “best movies” released in any given year. In fact, we did just that for 2017, and ended up with some truly incredible films. Still, there’s something to be said for individual preference (there’s no accounting for taste!), which is why we asked our team … [Read more...] about You know last year’s top movies. Now let us make the case for our favorites
Warning: This post is in the style of a live blog. Think volcanos. Most of what's below will just be photos, notes, quotes, and fun things that I find interesting. I want you to feel like you are here, sitting in the front row with me. Enjoy. Big Omaha is not your normal "tech conference". Unlike Web 2.0 Expo or South by Southwest, Big Omaha is about what's next, not what's … [Read more...] about Live: Big Omaha 2010
WIRED Logo Click to share this story on Facebook Click to share this story on Twitter Click to email this story Click to comment on this story. (will open new tab) This article is a collaboration between WIRED and Epic Magazine. Love in the Time of Robots Hiroshi Ishiguro builds androids. Beautiful, realistic, … [Read more...] about Are We Ready for Intimacy with Robots?