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3 hours agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Yesterday was cold. I did a lot of the quilting on the earth side of home. The rings of stitching needed to hold the silk from sliding. I stitched and stitched. Well into the dark hours. At one point I...

Into the Spirits of Earth Day 2015 Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Travel wrinkles time and brains. We are able to transport ourselves vast distances in hours. Only a few generations of humans have experienced this kind of time travel. Yesterday morning I woke up in a skyscraper at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. Show More Summary

I Am a Cook in the U.S. Senate But I Still Need Food Stamps to Feed My Children

I work 70 hours a week doing two jobs but I cannot make ends meet. Every day, I serve food to some of the most powerful people on earth – including many of the senators who are running for president: I’m a cook for the federal contractor that runs the US Senate cafeteria. Show More Summary

5 reasons to try skydiving in Canberra

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Would you like to experience the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-falling towards earth at over 200 kilometres per hour? You don’t have to leave Canberra to satisfy your inner thrill seeker. We spoke to the team at Canberra’s only tandem skydiving company, Skydive Oz Canberra, to [...]

Planet Earth Gets Sequel Because There’s Lots of Nature Out There

last weekNews : Mediaite

Planet Earth, the acclaimed, 11-hour BBC series that aired in 2006, is getting a sequel. What? Are you surprised that there's more planet than you could possibly watch in 11 hours? Get out more.

NPR corrects: An earth day actually takes 24 hours

NPR An NPR story about the length of a day on Saturn picked up the following correction Tuesday: This post originally stated that it takes the Earth 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds to complete one rotation and that we round up to 24-hour days. Show More Summary

Spacewalk GoPro Footage Is The Best GoPro Footage

Down here on Earth, GoPros have been attached to humans jumping off buildings whilst on fire and stunt planes virtually on fire, but thanks to NASA, the coolest POV footage is some guy drifting around and not saying much for an hour. Read more...

Earth Hour Dinner at Miel Brasserie

We were recently invited to attend the fourth celebration of Earth Hour at the InterContinental Boston's elegant brasserie, Miel. The dining room was set to go dark at precisely 8:30 pm for one hour and all diners would enjoy their four course meal dining only by candlelight. Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Hosts THE MTV MOVIE AWARDS!! The Returns of SILICON VALLEY & VEEP!!

Amy Schumer Hosts THE MTV MOVIE AWARDS!! The Returns of SILICON VALLEY & VEEP!! Sony Hack On 60 MINUTES!! Another Hour Of LAST MAN ON EARTH!! New ONCE, ODYSSEY, SECRETS, SELFRIDGE, BEACHFRONT, BATTLE CREEK, CARIBBEAN, MIDWIFE, MADAM,...Show More Summary

Earth Hour Celebrates Ignorance

Ross McKitrick A few years ago, a journalist asked me for my thoughts on the importance of “Earth Hour” — which was reprised this past weekend.What I told him applies today, perhaps even more so. I abhor Earth Hour. Abundant, cheap electricity has been the greatest source of human liberation in the 20th century. Show More Summary

Earth Hour celebrates ignorance, poverty and backwardness

Editor’s note: this article from University of Guelph Professor of Economics, Ross McKitrick points out the flawed reasoning behind the concept of “Earth Hour,” where people around the planet are supposed to turn out their lights and stop using energy and … Continue reading ?

Avengers (And Guardians) Assemble For AICN's Ultimate Marvel Marathon At The Alamo Drafthouse!

Get ready to experience twenty-five hours of superhero bliss! Read the full article on AICN The Alamo Drafthouse and Ain't It Cool News are seeking Earth's Mightiest Moviegoers for a one-of-a-kind cinematic event. Do you have the will, the stamina, the movie-loving fervor to take on... Show More Summary

10 Dark Photos of The Lights Turned Out

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Every year, humanity turns off the lights for Earth Hour. Well, some of humanity. As we learned during this week’s Shooting Challenge, a lot of people leave the lights on. Read more...

Prince George Upstages Prince Charles In World's Cutest Pic

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Well, well, well, what do we have here? Why, it's simply Prince Charles giving a PSA, urging people to participate in Earth Hour. NBD. Oh, but wait! What's that in the background we see? It's a photo! A photo...Show More Summary

Earth Hour 2015 a nation-wide failure

Ezra Levant reports for TheRebel.media: I call it “the Festival of Darkness.” Earth Hour isn’t as cool as it used to be: This year in Toronto, power use was down only 3.5%, far less than the 15% mark back when the annual event was fashionable. On the other side of the country, someone snapped a […]

The Lights Go Off At St. Peter's Basilica For Earth Hour

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

St. Peter’s Basilica joined more than 1,400 of the world’s iconic landmarks on Saturday to take a stand for stronger climate action. The Vatican’s central square plunged into darkness on March 28 for Earth Hour, a global campaign held between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm local time in 172 countries and territories. Show More Summary

Newsstand: March 30, 2015

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Happy Monday! Here's some news to get you out of bed this morning: York University might be on the road to ending its strike, new homeless shelters are planned for the city (kind of), and Earth Hour was less well-observed than usual....Show More Summary

What Earth Hour?

Did Earth Hour actually happen this weekend? Did anyone notice anything? It strikes me that even the evangelical warmists are losing enthusiasm.

Earth Hour 2015 observed across the globe

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Lights out! Historic landmarks went dark on Saturday March 28, 2015 for Earth Hour, a movement organized by WWF to raise awareness of climate change.

When World Goes Dark: Earth Hour 2015

Earth Hour 2015 was held on March 28, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in each location's local time, in cities all over the world. The event is held annually worldwide, encouraging individuals, communities and business enterprises to display their commitment to the planet.

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