Monday, December 21, 2009
NASA is doing something really cool; besides the whole space exploration thing, in light of the rising cost of energy, depleting resources, and climate change, they have been experimenting with alternate sources of energy and have been devising a method of growing algae in waste water for the purpose of making biofuel.
Read the full article here on SPACE.COM.
Only 10% of the world's surface remains remote; that is, within 48 hours of a major city. More than half of the world's population lives within a day of a major city, so one can see the connections between interdependence and sustainability reflected in these figures.
Read the full article here on Discover magazine.
Sunday, December 6, 2009
it doesn't surprise me that after sparks was outlawed in december of 2008 that some dude here in SF reverse-engineered a recipe from a saved can of old sparks.
the results? you can't even tell the difference!
read the full article here on SF Weekly