Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Millions of Americans will brave crowded highways this holiday weekend to visit friends and family. Traffic today and what’s being done to ease congestion and improve the nation’s roads and highways.
- Tom Vanderbilt writes about design, technology, science, and culture for 'Wired,' 'Slate,' 'The New York Times,' and other publications. He is the author of "Traffic - Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)."
- Robert Puentes Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution
- John Porcari Deputy Secretary of Transportation. He served as Secretary of the Maryland Dept. of Transportation from 2007 to 2009.
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