Prashant Raj Pandey

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Roomba creator wants to do for gardens what he did for your floors

Let's be honest: while planting your garden can be fun, weeding it usually isn't. Not unless you enjoy crouching down for long stretches, anyway. You might not have to endure the drudgery for too much longer, though. Roomba co-creator Joe Jones and Franklin Robotics are launching Tertill, a robot …

Gardening

Non-Brits: here's what you need to know about the British election

The British prime minister Theresa May’s gamble in calling an early election spectacularly failed on Thursday night, when she lost her majority in parliament and was forced to turn to a deal with a smaller party to stay in power.<p>May’s attempt to forge a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic …

Northern Ireland

Asia-Pacific impacts of the new global development agenda

The resounding endorsement by global leaders last week in New York of the groundbreaking and transformational 2030 Agenda for Sustainable …

What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?

Today’s executives spend a lot of time managing the balance sheet, despite the fact that it doesn’t represent their company’s scarcest resource. Financial capital is relatively abundant and cheap. According to Bain’s Macro Trends Group, the global supply of capital stands at nearly 10 times global …

What ‘personal space’ looks like around the world

If you've traveled even a little bit, you’ve surely had the experience of sharing a public space with someone (or many someones) who wants to stand closer to you than you’d allow your partner most of the time. (I often had this experience at the ATMs in Baku, Azerbaijan, where crowding has replaced …

Northern Europe

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Physics

Norway becomes first country to turn off FM radio

Norway has begun to turn off its FM radio broadcasts, becoming the first country in the world to do so. Instead, it's embracing an all-digital future.<p>…

This is how much you would have to contribute to pay off your country’s debt

<i>For a discussion on the future of the economy, watch the Global Economic Outlook session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2017 here.</i><p>In …

Could a simple stove save children's lives?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1131000/1131261_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527135472_38184425d9bbe1866cbaf5559537b621<p><b>An estimated three billion people breathe in poisonous smoke from open-fire cooking, killing more than four million every year. In Malawi, a research</b> …

Sub-Saharan Africa

The death of international development | Poverty & Development

International development is dying; people just don't buy it anymore. The West has been engaged in the project for more than six decades now, but the number of poor people in the world is growing, not shrinking, and inequality between rich and poor continues to widen instead of narrow. People know …

The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society

It’s safe to say that economic inequality bothers us. But why? Harvard philosopher T. M. Scanlon offers four reasons we should tackle — and fix — the …

Why Investing in Infrastructure in Developing Countries Will Benefit Us All

The world is awash in capital, commodities and debt. But rather than conjuring up images of abundance, this toxic conflagration of geoeconomic realities has led many commentators to forecast that the next financial meltdown is just around the corner.<p>One potential choke point in the global economy …

Emerging Markets

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing