The 7 billionth person on Earth will draw his or her first breath on Oct. 31, at least according to estimates by the United Nations. Assuming all systems are in working order, that baby will also create its first output that same day, in the form — to put it delicately — of a dirty
Howick Community Church in Auckland, New Zealand has been busy raising money for an unusual cause: to help poor families build toilets in the slums of Cambodia. Several small groups are fundraising by selling cakes after the Sunday service. Others have been holding car boot sales and garage sales to raise money for the latrines.