In India, much human waste goes untreated. But one Indian farmer has come up with a way to put that human waste, feces and urine, to work, by applying it to his fields. The practice dates back through history, but had fallen out of favor because of the risks. Until now.
The World, inspired by the South Asia Asian American Digital Archive’s First Days Project, is looking for your stories about your first days in the United States—or those of your parents or grandparents.
The US wine industry is rich with immigrant stories. And there are the elders among them, including winemaker Miljenko “Mike” Grgich. He turned 90 this year and his story is one that traces the modern history of American wine.
Post-election unrest in Kenya has been widespread and hard to monitor in real time, but some concerned bloggers are trying to help, and they've set up a website where Kenyans can report on what they see in their own communities
Reporter Will Everett introduces us to an Iraqi musician who left his homeland several years ago to find artistic freedom. He now lives in Amman, Jordan where he's using his music to help make Iraqi refugees feel at home in the Jordanian capital.