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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on racist AI, real-style ghostwriting, The Flintstones and more interesting stuff. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on Big Sugar, internet sleuths, Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Atlanta Child Murders and more stuff. See more »

How Desalination Works

 How Desalination Works

Why would people want to remove salt from water? To solve the world's water problem, that's why. Learn all about the efforts to desalinate H2O in cheaper and more efficient ways. See more »

Why is Venice so wet?

 Why is Venice so wet?

Venice, Italy has a problem. It's sinking, and the water around it is rising. Thankfully, some engineers are working hard on the MOSE project - huge gates that keep high tide from happening. Learn all about Venice in this episode. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch. See more »

 5 Emerging Green Technologies to Watch - #1: Water Desalination

Yes, yes. Water desalination is nothing new; GE's had viable systems to remove minerals and salts from brackish water since the 1950s. The tech is still an emerging one, though, since it's mostly been Africa that's needed it and the West has yet to figure out how to make any substantial amount of money off the continent. See more »

How long can you go without food and water?

 How long can you go without food and water?

When it comes to survival, food and water are pretty much non-negotiable. How long can you go without them? What happens to your body when you cross that threshold? Lend your ear to this HowStuffWorks podcast to find out. See more »

Exactly what happens if we run out of water?

 Exactly what happens if we run out of water?

In 1995, World Bank vice president Ismail Serageldin declared that "the wars of the next century will be about water." Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn what happens once we run out of water. See more »

How Manufacturing Water Works

 How Manufacturing Water Works

The United Nations has found that 22% of the world's population does not have access to clean drinking water. Could we fix the water shortage by manufacturing water? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about manufacturing water. See more »