Bill Gates http://www.kunc.org en No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet http://www.kunc.org/post/no-water-no-problem-cu-boulders-new-solar-toilet <p>The University of Colorado Boulder has created a solar-powered toilet that will soon be unveiled in India. Yes, a solar-powered toilet. While a toilet powered by the sun sounds pretty humorous, there’s a real need for such a thing around the world.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:55:36 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54653 at http://www.kunc.org No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Again Top Forbes 400 http://www.kunc.org/post/bill-gates-warren-buffett-again-top-forbes-400 It's mostly the usual suspects on the latest <a href="http://www.forbes.com/forbes-400/#page:1_sort:0_direction:asc_search:_filter:All%20industries_filter:All%20states_filter:All%20categories">Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans</a>: Bill Gates tops the list for the 20th consecutive year, with a net worth of $72 billion, followed by investor Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.<p>The Koch brothers, Charles and David, tie for fourth place, while Walton family members with an interest in retail behemoth Wal-Mart occupy positions 6 through 9.<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, wi Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:57:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49671 at http://www.kunc.org Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Again Top Forbes 400 Why Bill Gates Is Investing In Chicken-Less Eggs http://www.kunc.org/post/why-bill-gates-investing-chicken-less-eggs <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDTBcmOj0qU</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 45772 at http://www.kunc.org Why Bill Gates Is Investing In Chicken-Less Eggs Why Bill Gates Thinks Ending Polio Is Worth It http://www.kunc.org/post/why-bill-gates-thinks-ending-polio-worth-it Some critics say that ending polio has become Bill Gates' "white whale."<p>Why not just settle for the huge drop in polio cases that we've seen over the past decade and then spend money on other things that kill so many more kids, like diarrhea and malnutrition?<p>"Polio is special," Gates tells NPR's Robert Siegel on <em>All Things Considered</em>. "Once you get it done, you save $2 billion a year that will be applied to those other activities. Wed, 08 May 2013 19:58:00 +0000 44026 at http://www.kunc.org Why Bill Gates Thinks Ending Polio Is Worth It 'Warren Is In The House,' Buffett Says As He Joins Twitter http://www.kunc.org/post/warren-house-buffett-says-he-joins-twitter Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the "oracle of Omaha" and renowned for making lots of money for both himself and his Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, <a href="https://twitter.com/WarrenBuffett" target="_blank">joined Twitter on Thursday</a>.<p>And if you've followed the plain-spoken, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/02/22/147262027/gov-christie-to-warren-buffett-write-a-check-and-shut-up" target="_blank">sometimes controversial</a> but always <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2010/03/warren_buffett_axl_rose_video.html" target="_blank">able to poke- Thu, 02 May 2013 17:27:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 43755 at http://www.kunc.org 'Warren Is In The House,' Buffett Says As He Joins Twitter