Forum - Sixty Second Idea to Improve the World
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||Forum60sec: Say no to Grass 25 May 2015||Entomologist May Berenbaum argues for fewer manicured lawns to help pollinators and reduce pollution....||25 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum60sec: Purple plastic bottle tops please. 18 May 2015||The green, red and blue dyes in plastic milk bottle tops used in many countries are a real problem, says material scientist Sujata Kundu. The colours are hard to separate from the main plastic polymer and, as green tops are the most popular in the UK,...||18 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum60sec: Internet in exams 11 May 2015||Professor Sugata Mitra argues for the use of the internet in exams....||11 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum60sec: Getting back lost time 04 May 2015||Writer Shumon Basar wants to create a personal ‘time-bank’. It would record exactly how much of your day has been lost when your computer freezes or there’s no phone signal. Then, just before sleep, you would strap your phone onto your head, turning||4 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum60sec: Trade your best assets 27 April 2015||Colombian political scientist Dr Oscar Guardiola-Rivera suggests trading between nations would be fairer if we learnt from the early Amerindian tribes where the rule was you always traded your best assets. This created a more balanced and equal...||26 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|