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Privatized science

We face enormous challenges: Sustainably feeding and powering 9 billion by 2050 while ensuring long-term care for a growing, aging ...

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World's largest solar boat visiting NYC

Living in one of the greatest cities in the world comes with a price. Transporting millions of people in and ...

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Junk food will end obesity

Maybe not quite, yet I found this article in the Atlantic very interesting. After all wholesome foods are currently for ...

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Investing in Energy

Change doesn't happen overnight, especially when it requires new market regulation, new technology, and when it impacts proven business ...

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Potential not pathology

An inspiring talk by Jane Fonda where she describes how age should not be viewed as pathology, rather, as potential ...

STORY URL: Jane Fonda: Life's third act
http://www.ted.com Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy -- and these years aren't just a footnote or a pathology....

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Inheritance fears

This two-year old survey highlights, amongst a number of issues, that many older people (about half surveyed) are concerned about ...

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Kiln group blog on insuring race horses

Kiln's Georgina Smart looks at the challenges of insuring elite racehorses - especially for Royal Ascot week http://www.kilngroup ...

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Exercise vs calorie information?

Following my latest blog on Google's latest innovations, the "google" calories, I came across an interesting nutritional experiment conducted ...

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Longer lives need longer life cover

We often talk about the impact of increased longevity on our aspirations and responsibilities. But, is this reflected in the ...

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Ageing, long-term care & insurance

Adelina Comas Herrera, from the London School of Economics, has recently worked on a project analysing the costs of long ...

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Only half the story

There has been a lot of emphasis of the consequences for society if we fail to come up with ways ...

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1863, foreign travel & the Swiss story

1863 was a good year for Switzerland. Not only because Swiss Re was founded in that year, but also because ...

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Do Millennials deserve their reputation?

I read an interesting article recently, which began controversially enough by criticising the Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000 ...

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Solutions in the city

Resilience can mean a dozen different things. For example, it can imply how well a community or city can withstand ...

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The future is ours

The future is ours to create - yes, this video clip is a flashy, moving all embracing take - hope, idealism, everything ...

STORY URL: The Future is Ours
Created to inspire by Michael Marantz: http://www.michaelmarantz.com http://www.twitter.com/michaelmarantz The future excites me so much, that is why I made ...

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