Why There Was Nothing ‘Third World’ About the Capitol Hill Rioting
The "third world" was always a figment of "first world" imagination. As the term fell further from grace last week, experts tell us why we should be wary of flinging it around without understanding its true meaning.
A New $500 Million Digital Fund Hopes to Transform Lives in the Developing World
A new incubator hub will help give a ton of money to underserved communities by investing in education, economic growth and clean energy.
People Around the World Are Now Printing Their Own Body Parts
For those who are missing limbs, 3D printing can make new prosthetics faster, cheaper, and better.
Technology Can't Get Rid Of Your Cheap Used Clothes
The astronomical amounts of clothing we donate and throw away is proving disastrous for the Earth. Technology and better shopping habits can’t fix it, but only slow it down.
Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says
She who has the most robots wins.
As the US Is Awash in Painkillers, the Developing World Is in Dire Need of Them
Roughly 5.5 billion people — three quarters of the world's population — have insufficient or no access to morphine, codeine, and other controlled substances used for pain relief.
The Developing World's Next Epidemic: First-World Diseases
As the developed world talking about human immortality, the developing world is now living long enough to start contracting things like heart disease.
Bitcoin Is Too Libertarian to Save the Developing World, Says UN Paper
Is Bitcoin a savior or a bandage?
The Internet.org App Is Now Called Free Basics
New name, same game.
How Japan's Toilet Tech Could Help Women In Developing Countries
Not just a cultural oddity, Japan wants its toilet tech to help with sanitation and safety issues worldwide.
The UN’s Unpaid Internships Are Screwing Young People From the Developing World
The case of an intern who was forced to live in a tent in Geneva has brought renewed criticism that the UN is effectively limiting its internship program to the global elite.
The Search for a Women's Condom Alternative That Could Prevent HIV
Researchers are trying to crack the holy grail of sexual health with an anti-HIV microbicide ring.