You may know Sancho Panza as the proto-sidekick and voice of reason in Don Quixote, but did you know that El Sancho also has a curious tie to clean cooking?
Reposted from HuffPost Impact
HuffPost reporter Helaina Hovitz interviews Fred Colgan from InStove on their origins and what their goals are in the developing world.
And all this time I thought I was the only one on the internet writing about cooking stoves, sheesh… Today we have a news article written by a Vermonter about his experience with dirty cooking in the Indian Himalayas.
Reposted with permission – Adam Creighton, CEO InStove
This summer, Burning Man will draw tens of thousands of guests, and the fixated attention of millions as it celebrates diversity, creativity, and radical self-reliance in a “temporary city” in the desert of Nevada.
The everyday task of cooking poses a major health threat for billions of people worldwide. A global effort is putting hundreds of millions of dollars into making better cookstoves. Companies are responding with new designs. The question is, how much better are they? Researchers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are finding out. VOA’s Steve Baragona has a look.
African Slum Journal visits cooks in the slums of Nairobi to see how EcoZoom stoves are improving lives, saving money and helping the environment.
I have never taken the time to read the poem “The New Colossus” that is enshrined on our Statue of Liberty, though I’ve heard snippets of it throughout my life. Add to that, I’m not really a fan of poetry. But, sometimes, when the moon lines up with Pluto, I can enjoy a verse or two. I guess today is one of those rare days, and I’m proud to know that these verses helped solidify our Lady as a welcome host to the world’s castaways.
Or is it go for lunch? I can never remember. Space research has brought us many of the wonderful things we enjoy every day, such as cordless vacuum cleaners, memory foam, and the ubiquitous anti-gravity treadmill. Well, maybe some of us should enjoy the anti-gravity treadmill a little more often… either way, research is cool. Did you know that NASA did not invent the rocket stove?
Our partner EcoZoom takes a look at 2015, and drops hints of what’s to come in 2016.