- Shipwrecked coal ship is now home to a floating forest24 May 2013, 7:59 pm
Its contrast of rust and lush vegetation against the city skyline acts as an easy allegory for degradation and renewal….
- The week in transportation: Plug-in milestones, Teslas, 3d-printed bikes, Sparks, stupid tweets, etc24 May 2013, 7:55 pm
It’s Friday, the week is almost over. Time to look back at some highlights from this week in transportation!…
- 100 NYC restaurants commit to less food waste24 May 2013, 7:29 pm
With more composting and recycling, the city’s eateries aim to send less to the landfill….
- The Week in Design: I <3 New York, but readers love those tiny homes24 May 2013, 7:29 pm
Much of the design coverage this week came from New York Design Week, although the two top stories are about tiny houses….
- Cockroaches are evolving to lose sweet tooth to avoid human traps24 May 2013, 6:25 pm
Urban environments are putting new kinds of evolutionary pressures on many species, including cockroaches….
- Swedish architects design stove for Kenya24 May 2013, 6:10 pm
Claesson Koivisto Rune are architects of everything from prefabs to lamps. Can they solve a huge problem in Africa?…
- According to Allison Arieff, Prefab Lives!24 May 2013, 5:47 pm
A decade ago she saw it coming and now it might actually finally be arriving….
- NASA timelapse: 3 years of the sun in 3 minutes, with commentary from a heliophysicist24 May 2013, 5:30 pm
The sun, to many of us, is like water to a fish. Very important, but we kind of forget about it because it’s always been there….
- German beer-makers are concerned about the impact of fracking on beer quality24 May 2013, 4:45 pm
German brewers have sent a letter to various officials in Berlin to voice their concern that shale gas exploitation via fracking could endanger the water supply on which they depend….
- Monkey Light Pro keeps bikes visible with LEDs that display custom graphics on the wheels24 May 2013, 4:44 pm
Staying visible on a bike at night has never been so fun. Crank your bike up to 11….
- Millions rally around the world in March Against Monsanto – photos from Austin, Texas25 May 2013, 6:00 am
Millions around the world rallied against Monsanto today, marching in person in nearly 300 cities and spreading the message of food freedom across websites, Facebook and Twitter. In Austin, Texas, at least a thousand people took part in an upbeat, passionate celebration……
- Protein in breast milk fights antibiotic resistant ‘superbugs’24 May 2013, 6:00 am
The key to overcoming antibiotic resistant “superbugs” could be a simple protein found naturally in human breast milk. These are the promising findings of a new study out of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, where researchers recently discovered that……
- The government theft of retirement accounts has begun24 May 2013, 6:00 am
(NaturalNews)This article written by Dave Hodges of www.thecommonsenseshow.com puts very well in perspective the corruption that engulfs us on a daily basis by the governemnt of, for, and by the Corporation! Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Is Planning to Steal Selected Federal Retirement……
- New study reveals how glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup inhibits natural detoxification in human cells24 May 2013, 6:00 am
The modern age of industrial agriculture and manufacturing has dumped heavy metals, carninogens, plastics, and pesticides into the environment at alarming rates. These toxins are showing up in most human tissue cells today. One distinct chemical may be trapping these……
- JPMorgan exposed: Company found guilty of masterminding ‘manipulative schemes’24 May 2013, 6:00 am
The financial institution that came to epitomize the “too big to fail” concept should have been left to its own economic destruction during the days of the Great Recession it helped to cause back in 2008-09, because had it been allowed to go under, its criminal behavior……
- Is your personal lubricant safe?24 May 2013, 6:00 am
When it comes to healthy products most people forget to include their sexual health products. With the majority of people having used a personal lubricant at some point in their life and because they are directly absorbed into the bloodstream, it is important that you……
- 3D printers may revolutionize more than just consumer products – Scientists can now print human ’tissue’ and functional artificial ears24 May 2013, 6:00 am
The age of 3D printing is here – and not only for common household products. Scientists have discovered a way to print a tissue-like material as well as an artificial ear, potentially revolutionizing how physicians approach the replacement of damaged areas of the body……
- Top 10 reasons to join the March Against Monsanto tomorrow! (Saturday, May 25, 2013)24 May 2013, 6:00 am
The global March Against Monsanto happens tomorrow! Nearly three hundred cities will host what’s sure to be hundreds of thousands of protesters and activists around the globe who are taking a stand against Monsanto and GMOs. YOU can join in the activities, too! Check……
- Detoxify quickly with these spring power veggies24 May 2013, 6:00 am
Spring cleaning is not just for your home or yard or car. It’s time to clean out the body as well. And there are several foods that are seasonally appropriate for the task. For maximum results, invest in a juicer. Juicing gives you maximum nutrition and enzyme potential……
- How to control your emotional state through breathing24 May 2013, 6:00 am
For centuries, the art of breathing has been one of a myriad of tools employed by Yoga masters in order to calm the body and mind, in preparation for meditation, contemplation or simply to remain in control of one’s emotions. Long utilized as a spiritual practice, a……
- Sequester guts wildfire prevention, sets up bigger blazes25 May 2013, 12:15 pm
The sequester took a 7.5 percent bite out of the Forest Service’s budget, nearly half of which is spent fighting wildfires….
- Zen and the art of bridge maintenance24 May 2013, 10:27 pm
When it comes to U.S. transportation infrastructure, we’d rather build new roads than deal with the old ones — or the bigger questions about how we get around….
- Fracking accident leaks benzene into Colorado stream24 May 2013, 9:05 pm
Benzene levels soared in a Colorado creek after a natural gas facility spilled hundreds of barrels of natural gas liquid. So why haven’t those responsible been fined?…
- Arctic base evacuated as ice dissolves beneath researchers’ feet24 May 2013, 7:46 pm
With an emergency rescue underway, Russia’s 70-year tradition of placing research stations atop floating chunks of Arctic ice could be over. …
- This pedal-powered contraption can run a computer, split logs, or churn butter24 May 2013, 7:12 pm
Of course, you have to do the work of pedaling. …
- Awesome old cookbook shows that the 1904 raw food movement was really into meat and cream24 May 2013, 6:14 pm
Eugene and Mollie Griswold Christian make a lot of the same arguments for healthy living and raw food that you hear today. Only they make them in turn-of-the-century style….
- Tornadoes — another argument for American exceptionalism24 May 2013, 5:47 pm
Three-fourths of all tornadoes worldwide touch down right here in the U.S. of A. Why are we so lucky?…
- Poverty moves to the suburbs24 May 2013, 5:36 pm
According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, big city lights may be growing brighter by the day, but the ‘burbs are broke….
- Could hairy buildings be the future of green architecture?24 May 2013, 4:20 pm
Well, probably not any time soon. But these theoretical Cousin Itt skyscrapers, covered in energy-collecting hairs, still look sweet as hell….
- Support for climate action is the new normal in U.S.24 May 2013, 3:22 pm
Most Americans support efforts to boost green energy and combat global warming, though exuberance for climate action numbed a little over winter….