It’s sometimes said that there are more mobile phones than light bulbs in Uganda – where did this idea come from, and is it true? In 2009, journalist Dara Kerr wrote about Uganda as “a place where cell phones could outnumber light bulbs”. This appears to be the first time such a comparison was made.… Read More Does Uganda Have More Mobile Phones Than Light Bulbs?
Even though technically, it is still winter, temperatures are rising, and summer is coming. That means that in addition to beaches and pools, we can all look forward to the attack of the ripe, wonderful tomatoes. But not all tomatoes make it to kitchens, where they will be fried while green, cooked down into sauce,… Read More Damaged Tomatoes Could Provide Electricity