kateoplis: Re: Mayor Bloomberg's proposal on... →
peterfeld: nudawn: You guys I stopped drinking soda like 6 months ago. Its NOT THE FUCKING POINT. The fucking point is we all are adults and shouldn’t have to live in a fucking fascist fucking nanny state. Lol no. The point is results. Human beings are weak, impressionable…
Last Weekend, Half of Germany Was Running on Solar... →
Here’s how they did it, and how we can too This is what can happen when citizens and government agree that it’s worth spending a bit more for clean, carbon-free power: German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity – equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity – through the midday hours of Friday and Saturday, the head of a renewable energy think...
theatlanticvideo: No Gatorade: Celebrating New York City’s Pick-up Basketball Scene Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau played ball and talked to players across New York’s five boroughs to make Doin’ It in the Park, a forthcoming feature documentary about playground basketball. The two filmmakers talk about the making of the documentary and share an excerpt from the film on the Atlantic Video...
A Glimpse At The Brooklyn Bridge In 1905
all-thats-interesting: Open to the public only two years before this photo was taken in 1903, the Brooklyn Bridge boasted the title of first steel-wire suspension bridge and was dubbed a National Historic Landmark in 1964.
The average American will never work for Google or Apple. But the rise of the...– Good Jobs: Why Innovation, Location And Education Matter Most - Forbes (via tballardbrown) this same effect happens when the military opens a facility in an area. for every military member stationed in a location, there are about five service jobs that are created to serve the person.
Let’s put it this way: if you can build a $100 billion company by using the...– RealClearMarkets - Bigger Than Facebook (via pieratt)
My Republican friends often ask me, incredulously, “But don’t you want to beat...– There’s a lot of days I can’t help but share Scott Galupo’s feelings on Romney. Today is one of those days. It’s not fun to identify with the old right and watch your nominee trample all over your core political values.
Tracy McMillan: Why You're Not Married →
You want to get married. It’s taken a while to admit it. Saying it out loud — even in your mind — feels kind of desperate, kind of unfeminist, kind of definitely not you, or at least not any you that you recognize. Because you’re hardly like those girls on TLC saying yes to the dress and you would never compete for a man like those poor actress-wannabes on The Bachelor.