When Smart Parties Make Stupid Decisions - Paul... →
The Harper government’s decision to make the long-form census voluntary is terrible policy, but there is method in their madness…
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our...– Mark Twain (via world-on-fire)
DIY bike projects →
rhodyram: iaminlikewithmybike: (via libraries) I might have to build the Bike Party Sound System on my beach cruiser! yay bikes!!!
Farm Lot 59 Sasha Kanno - FUND THIS... →
An urban farm that creates local green jobs as well as healthy fresh food. We are combining resources with the city, friends and neighbors. Farm Lot 59, a biointensive mini farm is a new venture but she is dedicated to its success: “I am already growing amazing food and this farm will help me take it to the next level. This is the direct connection to the food that nourishes us all throughout our...
BBC News - Russian sub 'could stop oil leak' →
And if I've learnt one thing in my life, it's that...
rhodyram: “David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square’s worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean.” This is my friend’s Dad and this short video is truly astonishing.
Sun-Powered Solar Impulse Plane Completes First... →
The Solar Impulse airplane landed in Switzerland this morning after a 26-hour flight that proved that a solar-powered airplane can fly in darkness. The propeller plane has nearly 12,000 solar cells on its 207-foot lightweight carbon-fiber wings. The cells stored enough energy between takeoff at 7 a.m. yesterday and nightfall last night to get pilot André Borschberg through the night at a maximum...
BACKYARD BEES - CBC.ca →
Go Beekeepers!! Woo! Can’t wait for my own bees!
The Gallery Store Sidewalk Sale! & SALSA COOK...
kamloopsnews: Books, cards, exhibition catalogues and more on sale Wedensday, July 14, 9am to 3pm in the Civic Building Plaza, out front of the Kamloops Art Gallery, in conjunction with the Downtown Merchants Market, which on Wednesday will close down the 500 block of Victoria St. for an expanded Farmers Market, including a Salsa cook off. Salsa cook off!?!? WOOO WEEE! now we’re...
How to build your own solar panel →
**This is a very thorough instructional video, I’ll let you know how ours turns out!
Obama Awards $2 Billion For Solar Power, Hails New... →
unburyingthelead: Keep it up. This feels hopeful…
Bikes - Crashing into love
Study links bee decline to cell phones →
unburyingthelead: kissdistinctlyamerican:notthatkindagay: Andrew Goldsworthy, a biologist from the UK’s Imperial College, London, has studied the biological effects of electromagnetic fields. He thinks it’s possible bees could be affected by cell phone radiation. The reason, Goldsworthy says, could hinge on a pigment in bees called cryptochrome. “Animals, including insects, use ...