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Hide & Seek: A Film About Polyamory, Love, and Society

Thu July 31, 2014 Hide & Seek: A Film About Polyamory, Love, and Society By Padmini Parthasarathy Marriage has problems. Monogamy is hard. Gender roles constrict us all like unisex spanx. Polyamory fixes those problems for some people. Show More Summary

Don’t Waste Food; Eat It! NYC’s Salvage Supperclub

The Salvaged Supperclub in Brooklyn turns waste food into gourmet fare elegantly served in a repurposed dumpster. The post Don’t Waste Food; Eat It! NYC’s Salvage Supperclub appeared first on Sustainablog.

The Detroit Lions launch a stadium recycling campaign with recycled jerseys

For their Wednesday night practice, the Lions' quarterbacks will sport bright-green jerseys made out of recycled plastic bottles.

Pro-life daily vid: Ginsburg says male justices have “blind spot”

by Hans Johnson In an interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo! News, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked, “All three women justices were in the minority on the Hobby Lobby decision. Do you believe that the five male justices truly understood the ramifications of their decision?” Ginsburg replied:  “I would have to say, no. Show More Summary

New App Lets You Report Water Waste When You Find It

A new Los Angeles-focused water waste app allows residents to be good citizens & report leaks and deluges that they come across The post New App Lets You Report Water Waste When You Find It appeared first on Sustainablog.

Safer Communities and Fewer People Behind Bars

Before he started singing with muppets, John Oliver showed us a lot of boxes of Cheerios. This was in the second minute of his epic rant on the state of the U.S. criminal justice system last week. Varieties of Cheerios – from "Frosted"...Show More Summary

A New UW-Madison Vivisection Spokesperson

You may have read this by now: Motherless monkeys: UW-Madison to revive controversial primate experimentsResearchers will deprive infants of maternal contact to study anxiety and depressionNoah Phillips. Isthmus 07/31/2014. I've debunked Kalin's claims here: A Response to Ned Kalin. Show More Summary

The Minnesota Vikings' New Stadium Will Be a"Death Trap" For Birds

The Minnesota Vikings' new football stadium was supposed to be a point of pride for fans. The $1 billion state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown Minneapolis is set to be completed in 2016, and will put the crumbling Hubert H. Show More Summary

‘Right to Farm’ or Right to Funnel Illegal Money Into Missouri Campaign?

Today, the Missouri Farmers Union sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture calling for a formal investigation into the potentially illegal use of federal pork check-off funds for a last-minute lobbying blitz in favor of Missouri’s...Show More Summary

Pro-life blog buzz 8-1-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Suzy B links to an article in the New York Times discussing their efforts to teach politicians and pro-lifers in the public eye how to frame discussions on abortion and life issues. Show More Summary

fire, ice, soot, carbon: Dark Snow Project 2014 final field work in Greenland

Arrived yesterday to Kangerlussuaq, west Greenland, now 6 AM, we’re just about out the door in effort to put more numbers on how fire and other factors are affecting Greenland’s reflectivity as part of the Dark Snow Project.  I just received this 27 July, 2014 NASA MODIS satellite image showing wildfire smoke drifting over Greenland [...]

Feministing Readz: Dorothea Lasky’s Rome

These days, it seems like wound talk is everywhere. Throughout the blogosphere, feminist writers have explosively reopened public discussions of how to articulate and theorize their pain. In April, Leslie Jamison sketched an expansive...Show More Summary

The Blue Dot Tour: It’s About All Of Us

This is a guest post by David Suzuki. A now-famous 1972 photo of Earth taken by Apollo 17 astronauts from 45,000 kilometres away became known as “the blue marble”. The late scientist Carl Sagan described a 1990 picture taken from six...Show More Summary

Democrat: Stop “Whining” About Cancelled Insurance Plans Under Obamacare

The pro-life movement raised the alarm during the health care debate that adopting Obamacare would lead to rationing of health care in a way that could cost patients their very lives. Then, that started to happen more and more often. Now, one Congressional Democrat has a response to Americans who lost their health insurance under […]

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