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In 1992, approximately 29,000 rubber bath toys fell off a cargo ship in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. And told us a lot about ocean currents
amusing  Interesting  toys  wikipedia  environment  sea 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Solar Impulse plane lands in Phoenix
A plane powered only by the Sun has completed the first leg of a journey that aims to cross the US.
awesome  clever  environment  science  solar  technology  interesting 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study | The Raw Story
'Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) said in 2010 that he opposed action on climate change because “the Earth will end only when God declares it to be over.” He is the chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.'
religion  posttofacebook  environment  republican  USA  fail  Christianity  people-suck  wtf  climate-change  what-the-everliving-fuck 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
World's biggest geoengineering experiment 'violates' UN rules | Environment | guardian.co.uk
'Controversial US businessman's iron fertilisation off west coast of Canada contravenes two UN conventions'
environment  fail  money  science  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - New York's High Line: Why cities want parks in the sky
'Once an elevated freight railway track, New York's High Line is now an oasis for pedestrians.'
wildlife  environment  culture  cities  interesting 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Breaking news: A look behind the curtain of the Heartland Institute’s climate change spin | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
'Someone going by the handle "Heartland Insider" has anonymously released quite a few of what are claimed to be internal documents from Heartland, revealing the Institute’s strategies, funds, and much more.'
news  posttofacebook  lies-damn-lies-and-statistics  lies  belief  politics  culture  climate-change  environment  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Superhero oil-burping algae will save the world • The Register
'The next energy revolution is coming - and promises the biggest disruption since the industrial revolution.'
energy  interesting  technology  awesome  living-in-the-future  environment  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
India plans 'safer' nuclear plant powered by thorium | Environment | The Guardian
'Use of relatively low-carbon, low-radioactivity thorium instead of uranium may be breakthrough in energy generation'
interesting  science  energy  environment  India  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Harvesting 'limitless' hydrogen from self-powered cells
'US researchers say they have demonstrated how cells fuelled by bacteria can be "self-powered" and produce a limitless supply of hydrogen.'
science  energy  environment  Awesome  living-in-the-future  interesting 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Board Game Brings the Difficulties of Climate Negotiations Home - NYTimes.com
On a recent Friday evening, more than 60 people gathered to play a game that has sold 15 million copies worldwide since 1995… "The Settlers of Catan,"…That night at the Goethe-Institut, however, there was a twist. In addition to the classic resources of lumber, ore, wool, brick and grain, gamers could harvest a new commodity: oil."
amusing  geeky  climate-change  clever  interesting  people-suck  environment 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Space junk at 'tipping point', now getting worse on its own • The Register
'Satellites and spacecraft face the growing risk of damage and failure thanks to the expanding volume of small pieces of junk hurtling around the Earth's orbit. Scientists have warned the amount of orbital junk has reached a tipping point in volume and size.'
science  interesting  environment  technology 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Drunken Expat Writer - Climate Change
'In a rare moment of conciliation Khal Drogo, who currently has a slight lead in the campaign, agreed with Arryn."Climate change is real," Drogo said. "It is known."'
A-Game-of-Primaries  amusing  climate-change  environment  fiction  politics 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - New body 'liquefaction' unit unveiled in Florida funeral home
"A Glasgow-based company has installed its first commercial "alkaline hydrolysis" unit at a Florida funeral home. The unit by Resomation Ltd is billed as a green alternative to cremation and works by dissolving the body in heated alkaline water."
interesting  death  environment 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Book Review: The Statues That Walked - WSJ.com
"It was a rat that caused the sudden collapse of Easter Island's civilization"
interesting  history  culture  environment 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Climate sceptics get too much air-time, BBC told - Climate Change, Environment - The Independent
Climate sceptics who do not believe that man-made emissions of carbon dioxide are contributing to global warming have had too much air-time on the BBC as a result of its public broadcasting remit to be impartial, an inquiry has found.
climate-change  environment  fairness  bbc  interesting  media 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
How Food Explains the World - By Joshua E. Keating | Foreign Policy
"From China's strategic pork reserve to a future where insects are the new white meat, 10 reasons we really are what we eat." Mostly included for the phrase 'strategic pork reserve'.
food  foreign-policy  farming  environment  life  interesting 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Groundbreaking solar plant in Spain generates 24 hours of power | Grist
Torresol's 19.9 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power plant
became the first ever to generate uninterrupted electricity for 24 hours
straight. The plant uses a Power Tower design which features a field of 2,650 mirrors that concentrate sunlight onto a boiler in a central receiver
tower. The plant also utilizes molten salt as a heat transfer fluid that
allows it to generate electricity when there's no sunlight.
news  spain  Awesome  environment  energy  dude!  science 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Hot summer could wipe out Goth population, experts warn | NewsBiscuit
While most people are enjoying the current warm weather, climatologists said yesterday that a long hot summer could spell doom for one of Britain’s most unusual monochrome inhabitants, the Goth.
climate-change  weather  goths  amusing  environment  geeky  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Carbon Negative Cement
Normal cement = more carbon released than absorbed = bad for the environment. This stuff = more carbon absorbed than released = good for the environment.
building  environment  dude!  interesting 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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