Kibera's "Instant Farm" System Is the Future of Urban Agriculture

Click to view » 9/04/08 11:00am 9/04/08 11:00am Kibera, a dense, 2.5 square km shantytown outside Nairobi, is the largest slum in Kenya. It's estimated that possibly a million people live its maze of houses and outdoor markets. Now a group there has figured out a fast, efficient way to convert piles of trash into compost — and to convert areas that…

A Twelve-Layer Freeway Clover for Los Angeles

If you have too many cars on the freeway, the best thing to do is go vertical and build a skyscraper road system. Here is one possible way to do that, layering roads on top of each other until the traffic thins out. Perfect for Los Angeles, where it often takes three hours to cross town on the freeways. [Core Form-ula » 4/04/08 7:00am 4/04/08 7:00am