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Here’s the Real Way to Get Internet to the Next 4Billion People

http://www.wired.com/2015/09/heres-real-way-get-internet-next-4-billion-people/   Around 3.2 Billion people have access to the internet (there are 7 billion people on the planet, roughly). The internet in underserved countries is put down the old-fashioned way – via trenching pipes and cell towers. For the regular consumer, obtaining internet access at home is too expensive. ...

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The Great Himalayan Garbage Patch

The Guardian newspaper reported in 2011 that the Himalayas are in danger of becoming a giant garbage dump. (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/blog/2011/sep/12/himalayas-waste)   Himalayan trekking is a sport for elite mountain climbers and thrill seekers from all over the world. Despite being some of the most environmentally conscious demographic groups, mountain climbers leave ...

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