Missed several days. Two were due to trying to recover my wife’s failing hard drive. The other was Memorial Day off.

Solar-Powered Pump Makers Want to Bring Clean Water to Millions Who Need It The Austrian company is crowd-funding a way to make the pump’s parts easier to obtain. DIY plans are available.

A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air The WarkaWater looks like modern art, and gathers up to 26 gallons of drinkable water a day.

Human ‘suspended animation’ trials to start this month This might not be good news to everyone, but it is to those who would die during surgery without it. And, really, it’s totally cool.

Daily TED Talk

Try something new for 30 days (5min) “Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.”