You’d be hard-pressed to find a more infamous gearhead than former Tonight Show host Jay Leno. With an upcoming prime-time talk show that will presumably pay him in the tens […]
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Every week another study comes out documenting the tragic ecological consequences of an invasive species entering a new area and dominating the unsuspecting and unprepared native species. The history books, […]
The weight management expert developed a school program, and released it into the public domain, called Activity Burst in the Classroom (ABC) that helps restless children release their energies.
Some things just don't come at a more ironic time
They’ve given rise to indie band names and tales of death at sea, but could rogue waves—seemingly random ocean events that exceed 60 feet in height—actually be predictable? Not quite, […]
The continued downward trend of total sea ice in the Arctic is one of the most obvious bellwethers of climate change, and now it is allowing an even more striking […]
There is agreat need for innovations for rural areas. Since the energy and material resources available are scarce and in dilute forms there is a great need to produce very high technologies for these areas.
Through the ages a single thread unites us all.
An article from the New Scientist claims that people’s barriers to thinking more greenly are mostly psychological. People are more likely to adopt green attitudes if (1) they think their […]
Few of my pet peeves equal my distaste for conspiracy theories, whether it’s that the moon landing was a hoax, that the Bush Administration had a hand in 9/11, or […]
Often when we hear people arguing about the point of sex, it is defenders of sex education who fight moralist crusaders that want to save it for marriage and procreation. […]
The pursuit of "energy security" has brought us to the brink. It is directly responsible for numerous wars, big and small; for unprecedented environmental degradation; for global financial imbalances and meltdowns; for growing income disparities; and for ubiquitous unsustainable development.
Back in February, White House environmental advisor Van Jones discussed a “Cash for Clunkers” program on BigThink as an effective tool for promoting clean energy. The plan, which provides drivers […]
As many of last week’s events made clear, the future of nuclearism will depend, in many ways, on just how the international community is able to forge a balance between […]
Democrats who benefit most from trial lawyer donations are getting set to pass a bill to give lawyers $1.6 Billion tax break. Wow, wish I could get the kind of payback!
What did we really accomplish with the Digital TV initiative?
In a summer marking the 40th anniversary of the single most historic concert ever, Woodstock has been revered, evolving from a muddy live music happening to a lynchpin for social […]
10 Billion Beats is a non-commercial Global Intention Event that will use drumming to send a wave of positive intention around the world. Starting in Central Kansas, it will follow the sun through the time zones at 7:00 PM on Sept. 18, 2009. (Sept. 19 as it crosses the dateline)
The dirtiest corporations in existence characterize themselves as 'green' and 'environmentally friendly.' Be Discerning! Young journalists and filmmakers force us to visually accept the reality of all the hype.
Greenhouses are a mini example of the phenomena called 'the greenhouse effect.' Unfortunately in the years following the Industrial Revolution gases causing air pollution have gotten trapped in earth's atmosphere and they are Heating Things Up.
Are the Untested Brightest and Smartest Guys work in Obama’s Administration or Just Another McNamara?
Now come Mr. Barack Obama, he listens to Winston Churchill’s word Jaw Jaw is better than war war. However, he and his untested brightest and smartest guys want to change everything, ENERGY, EDUCATION, AND HEALTH CARE AND FINISH TWO WARS. AND BAILED OUT THE MAY BE 21st CENTRY THE GREATEST RECESSION. rnrnrnI know Mr. McNamara was gone. What about the untested brightest and smartest guys? Are they right this time?!rnrnrnrnrn
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With traditional manufacturing jobs evaporating, green is becoming the color du jour around the necks of American workers. Every candidate promised the creation of green collar jobs in last year’s […]
With the travel industry adjusting to today’s modestly priced, environmentally conscious mandate, it’s time to consider new concepts for hotels. Thinking outside the box, Morris Architects took home a prize […]
Japan may be one of the world leaders in developing renewable energy, but the country’s green tech sector seems to be either making too much noise, or too little. Gas-electric hybrids […]
Some considerations on corruption that emerged on some blogging at Ecademy. Andy at GOOGLE at https://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=%22andres+agostini%22&aq=&oq=&aqi=&aq=f&oq=&aqi=&fp=-Pw1cEIpNGU
One of the bad things about the Obama administration is that human rights have taken a backseat to more pressing concerns abroad. A case in point was Joseph Biden’s recent […]
Recessions are the best time to take chances, make that leap, and truly reinvent your business. When times are good it is all too easy to keep doing what “works”. […]
Obama and Medvedev’s entente at the G-20 produced the most fruitful conversation in years on how to reduce the 24,000 nuclear weapons siloed in the US and Russia. Nuclear energy, […]
Biofuels are the poster children of such good intentions gone terribly awry. Rather than retard global warming, scientists (such as Holly Gibbs, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment, Matt Struebig from Queen Mary, University of London, and Emily Fitzherbert from the Zoological Society of London and University of East Anglia) are now warning that they may enhance and accelerate it by encouraging deforestation in the tropics.