Global Warming Swimming Pool

Posted on December 2, 2008 Under Eco

Some say global warming is a real ecological travesty while others say it's just the Lord's way of rewarding us for getting rid of that pesky ozone layer that separated us from Heavens for far too long. Count the eco-conscious…

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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists

Posted on November 26, 2008 Under Eco

The great thing about online video is the ability to livecast (almost) as easily from the Arctic as a house in Idaho. Upcoming webcasts from Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists promise extreme reports from the world's fastest-warming places. Even…

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Buncefield: Three Years On

Posted on November 11, 2008 Under Life

Nearly three years ago, Ian Silverstein, one of my dear friends and guest contributors to this site was simply minding his own business, asleep, when his home and everything in it was destroyed by Britain's largest peacetime explosion. His life…

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Tech Awards

Posted on November 11, 2008 Under Eco

San Jose will play host to the annual Tech Awards gala this Wednesday to honor 25 laureates who have benefited humanity through their work in education, equality, health, environment, and economic development. Among the nominations from 68 countries were environment…

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Kasper Verkaik: Dear Oprah

Posted on November 3, 2008 Under Life

After focusing his lens on the American media's coverage of the Iraq war, Dutch documentarian Kasper Verkaik has diaried a six month journey around the U.S., talking to individuals who don't exercise their right to vote as well as young voters…

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C215 in Diadema, Sao Paulo

Posted on October 31, 2008 Under Art

While the Brazilian street art invasion continues to migrate to the farthest walls of the world, its home territory is getting action from outside street artists as well. A few months ago Parisian stencil artist C215 joined up with the…

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Posted on October 29, 2008 Under Life

In less than a week you're going to have to vote for a Presidential candidate. Unless of course you're under 18 or not an American citizen, in which case you're off the hook. Otherwise we expect you to be at…

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2009 TED Winners

Posted on October 16, 2008 Under Life

Technology Entertainment Design has once again put the challenge to their community to become modern-day genies. The 2009 TED winners include oceanographer Sylvia Earle, SETI researcher Jill Cornell Tarter, and the founder of a Venezuelan children's orchestra, José Antonio Abreu.…

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Dan Funderburgh x ObamaBike

Posted on October 15, 2008 Under Eco

Would you like a cleaner environment? Ride bike. Would you like a Democrat in the White House? Vote for Barack Obama.  Or, mash the two together with this Obama bike that just hit eBay. The bike is designed by activist…

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Blog Action Day

Posted on October 15, 2008 Under Life

You might see quite a few of your favorite blogs playing this video today. That's because today is Blog Action Day. Thousands of bloggers are taking time out to focus on the issue of poverty and what the online community…

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