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Drought over California. | Courtesy LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC Sustainability and the Water Crisis

As we’ve said before, water is critically important to our future. It was even the subject of our fifth episode. How we can conserve water and make more efficient use of it isn’t a discussion we can put off for

© Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Need Energy? Just Add Water

Where will we get our energy in the future? We’ve covered the topic quite a few times on Fw:Thinking – in videos, podcasts and blog posts. It’s a really complicated topic. That’s not just my opinion — it’s science. Some

©iStockphoto/Thinkstock One Glass of Seawater, Hold the Salt

Earlier this year, we looked at the future of water — specifically, how we’ll get enough of it to meet all our needs. And those needs are many. Not only do we use water to quench that mighty thirst we

An icebreaker in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. | Courtesy Peter Rejcek, National Science Foundation Strange Frontiers, So Close to Home

The marine scientist Cassandra Brooks has put together a really amazing time-lapse video, taking less than five minutes to show two months of progress aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer, an NSF icebreaker, in the frozen Ross Sea. It is well

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA Asteroid Mining Econ 101

In the Fw:Thinking video about the future of water, Jonathan mentioned the possibility that humans will set up mining operations in space to harvest resources, including water, from asteroids. Well, I think it’s official: The asteroid mining industry now has

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This week’s episode of the Fw:Thinking video series is all about water. Our planet is covered in the stuff, our lives depend upon it and it will play a critical role in anything we decide to do. We know that

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

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Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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