It sounds like the premise for a Monty Python skit: a food supply system that uses container capsules shooting through underground tubes to move food from farms to retail points, and backhaul waste (one imagines whole chickens going one way and picked-over carcasses the other). However, British inventor Noel Hodson is (apparently) not joking. CNN reported recently on Hodson's Foodtubes Project, which is seeking funding from public and private sources. Foodtubes would eliminate the need for ...

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