Daydreaming used to be considered a waste of time—until now. Psychologists at UNC Greensboro have found it’s good for you, because the body needs time to be off-task, rest and recharge.

Reinventing the Toilet

Some might call it the most important chair in the house but for 2.5 billion people around the world, access to safe and sanitary toilets isn’t an option. Researchers at RTI International are reinventing a toilet that is self-sustaining and doesn’t require plumbing or a regular water source, which will benefit the developing world.