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From Recycling Nylon to Regenerating Virgin Material: ECONYL [Video]

Like other plastics, recycling nylon has largely been a downcycling process. Aquafil's new ECONYL system makes nylon 6 endlessly recyclable, though The post From Recycling Nylon to Regenerating Virgin Material: ECONYL [Video] appeared first on Sustainablog.

Fantasy Delineated

by John Herrman "Let’s ponder, for a moment, the kind of culture an ambulatory fungus might construct. Individual fruiting bodies would probably seem, to us, utterly unconcerned with their own survival when confronted with large-scale dispersive destruction. Show More Summary

2014: The Year Black Men (Collectively) Took An "L".

I refrained from commenting on yesterday's video in #StreetHarassment because something about the entire situation just didn't sit right with me. I still don't quite know what it is. This post is an attempt to figure it out, with your help.Sorry, I can't ignore the racial politics at play in that video. Show More Summary

Kendrick Lamar To Drop Grammy-Worthy Song #KingKunta

As fans’ anticipation for Kendrick Lamar’s sophomore LP heightens, HBO Music Supervisor Scott Vener hinted at a new song by K…Continue

Neil Patrick Harris Slated To Host Live NBC Variety Show

3 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Neil Patrick Harris is continuing his campaign to bring back old school Hollywood charm with an American adaption of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, a popular live British variety hour show. Between his recent role as Gone Girl’s Desi...

Rumor Control: Safaree Responds To Wayne & Drake Rapping About Thirsting For Nicki Minaj On Her New Single “Only”

Nicki Minaj’s Boyfriend Responds To Her New Song “Only” Featuring Lil Wayne, Drake And Chris Brown Earlier this week, YMCMB first lady Nicki Minaj dropped another single from her upcoming Pink Print album and more than a few of the

The Deeply Flawed Viral Catcall Video Had Unintended Lessons to Teach

The street harassment video created by Hollaback that went viral this week has started a long-needed conversation about catcalling — and about the way we frame the movement against catcalling. … Read More

The Damaged Wheel and my Broken Heart

Raymond Jennings' overwhelming urges to fix his girlfriend's possessions seemed healthy at first. But there were broken things he couldn't seem to fix. The post The Damaged Wheel and my Broken Heart appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Federal vs. State

Staying up-to-date on the protections and opportunities available for same-sex couples. read more

Halloween costume ideas for lesbian couples

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

My mother “doesn’t believe in lying to children.” In theory, this sounds commendable. In practice, it means I grew up knowing exactly what awaited the family dog when she died. On the plus side, I got to smile smugly when my classmates whispered about Santa Claus. Show More Summary

This fishy crime landed a man in prison

When you get tangled up with illegal fishing, sometimes you get caught.

Russian Pol Calls for Lifetime Ban on Tim Cook

The writer of the original 'gay propaganda' law says the newly out CEO could present a health threat to Russia. read more

Screwing Our Vets Is an American Tradition

We have a long and proud history in this country of neglecting our veterans. It's a tradition that goes back as far as the Civil War, if not longer. In the last few decades though, that we've allowed the behavior to not only continue, but to be ratcheted up a few notches from simple neglect to abuse and predatory behavior. Show More Summary

STUDY: Despite Discrimination, Trans Parents Are Raising Happy Kids

A new study finds that transgender parents and their children have positive, healthy relationships, even while they face external barriers. read more

North Dakota Clinic Stops Selling Abortion Drug After Pro-Life Law Upheld

On Tuesday the North Dakota Supreme Court upheld a 2011 law which regulates how chemical abortifacients—generically referred to as “RU486”—are administered to women. In so doing, the state’s highest court reversed a ruling by District Judge Wickham Corwin who routinely hammers pro-life laws with relish. Show More Summary

Power Storage Group Alevo Plan US$1 Billion Battery Plant

A Swiss-based group has launched its new 'gamechanger' factory where it will produce new energy storage technology designed to get rid of waste on the grid and expand the use of wind and solar power.

12.17 – MU Podcast

After discussing Google’s new plan to cure your illnesses with nanotechnology (and turn everyone into Magneto), we organise an impromptu purification session with a Tibetan Lama and investigate the dark age of Buddhist history in Tibet. Also featured is intelligence in self organising systems and the secret...

Inside I Won’t Let You Down

If you’re curious about how OK Go created their video for I Won’t Let You Down, Damian and Tim explain the secrets behind the video. Those funky scooters are Honda UNI-CUBs, and the overhead shots were done with actual people, not C...

California’s carbon market is leaking

Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing.

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