Counterpoint: Perfumed toilets: going round the S-bend?

It's the S-bend that makes the difference. Invented by Alexander Cummings in 1775, it stops the flies getting into the compost and keeps out...

Travesty of Justice in Nepal  

A disappearance, to human rights advocates, is the worst crime imaginable. So why has the human rights movement - including Human Rights Watch and...

You take the shot, we change the score: Social Entrepreneurship in Schools

Late last year, the Global Fund for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria approached the International School of Geneva (Ecolint) with the possibility of engaging students...

What the new U.N. boss should do first

The international system desperately needs a counterweight to the diplomatic immobilism of decisions based on political expediency. One possible solution would be for the...

Dealing with poop: the virtues of perfume

The American doctor was standing in the shade of an acacia tree, scarcely shielded from the blistering midday heat of a Somali refugee camp....