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Magnetic Press Announces 10 New Titles To Kick Off Second Year

In its first year, Magnetic Press made quite a dent, earning two Eisner nominations for Tony Sandoval’s Doomboy and Dave Dorman’s Wasted Lands Omnibus. Magnetic is heading into its second year with some big followup plans. The publisher...Show More Summary

Applications For The NYC Pitch-Off Close Tomorrow!

Attention New Yorkers! Applications for the NYC Meetup + Pitch-Off will be closing in 24 hours (ish) so if you’d like to pitch your company to the coolest judges in the land (TBA next week), you really shouldn’t waste another minute....Show More Summary

Daily Downloads (My Morning Jacket, Jesse Harris, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers free and legal music and/or stream. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Ancient Mariner: Ancient Mariner EP [mp3] The Cigarettes: The Waste Land album [mp3] The Go Rounds: Some Other Time EP [mp3] Holy Fiction:...

Why Reread?

Nabokov once claimed “there is no reading, only rereading.” In an essay for the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks pursues the “key to rereading,” taking The Waste Land and Mrs. Dalloway as his test cases.

The Complex Lyric Concerns of Simon Jarvis’s Unsung Work, The Unconditional

Arkava Das at Jacket2 claims that Simon Jarvis’s The Unconditional: A Lyric (Barque Press, 2005) might be The Waste Land of our times, “only unsung, and way longer.” Who knew? More: Any number of light-hearted parallels can be drawn between Jarvis’s venture and The Waste Land as its modernist predecessor as a cartography of urban/consumerist […]

Cory Joseph to Raptors: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

The San Antonio Spurs withdrew their qualifying offer for Cory Joseph on Sunday. Joseph wasted little time in returning to his native land to sign a free-agent contract with the Toronto Raptors. ESPN's Chris Broussard reported Joseph has landed in Toronto on a four-year, $30 million deal, with a player option after the third year. Show More Summary

In Northern Va., environmentalists concerned about disposal of coal ash

For six decades, on a spit of land where Quantico Creek meets the Potomac River, the Possum Point Power Station burned fossil fuels, provided energy for thousands of Virginians and left behind truckloads of a waste product known as coal ash.Read full article >>

Australian Mining Minister Pledges To Block Protection For Millions of Fragile Lands If It Would Limit Mining

4 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

We have been discussing the horrific environmental record of the administration of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. This includes the decision to dump millions of tons of waste into the Great Barrier Reef. The move that led to international outcry including official condemnation from UNESCO. Much of the criticism has been directed at Abbott putting industry […]

Jacob Young to Texas: Longhorns Land 4-Star PG Prospect

Shaka Smart hasn't wasted any time hitting the recruiting trail after signing on as head coach of the Texas Longhorns, and he netted a big prize Tuesday in 2016 point guard prospect Jacob Young. Young, who hails from Houston and attends...Show More Summary

Twitter chat: Why does so much of the food we produce get wasted?

Each year, roughly 40 percent of the food produced in the United States is never eaten. This waste takes a huge toll on the environment: not only does a huge amount of our water, energy and land go into growing food, but much of theShow More Summary

31% of Land We Use to Grow Food Is Wasted

A new study might make you think twice about how much food you throw away. Not only does 31% to 40% of American food go to waste, at a cost of $161.6 billion in 2010, but you're probably wasting more than you think—because almost 75% of Americans claim...

11 Things You Can Learn Before Your Airplane Lands

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Whether you’re only sitting on an airplane for a few hours or you’re spending an entire day flying over an ocean, don’t let precious down time go to waste re-watching that on-demand summer blockbuster. Instead, try to expand your mind. Show More Summary

‘Surprising’ Discovery Made About Chronic Wasting Disease

An infectious brain disease that has been killing deer, elk and moose both in the wild and on “captive farms” continues to stalk the land, expanding its domain to 23 states and two Canadian provinces since it was first identified in captive mule deer in a Colorado research facility in 1967. Known as chronic wasting disease,... Continue Reading

This Indian Foundation Is Protecting Wilderness and Helping Farmers -- And That's Just the Beginning

MUMBAI -- Almost 70 years after India's independence, over 100 million acres of land falls under the definition of "common lands": territory occupied jointly by rural communities in the hinterland. But deforestation, waste of natural...Show More Summary

How 'Silicon Valley' Used a Masturbating Monkey to Explore the Complexities of Morality and Technology

3 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last night's Silicon Valley did that thing it does so well: discuss complex issues in science and technology by way of talking about penises and/or bodily waste. Meet Kiko. Kiko lost his arms to a land mine explosion in...

Report: Mike White Was Jeremy Foley’s First Choice To Replace Billy Donovan

Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley wasted no time in landing his replacement for Billy Donovan. Just three days after saying that the coaching search might last into June, Florida surprised the college basketball world with the swift hiring of Louisiana Tech’s Mike White. Show More Summary

April is the Cruellest Month: The Approach of Mother's Day

April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. So begins T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land." Yes, April can be hard. Brave tulips droop because they're covered in frost. Show More Summary

The Dead Lands

At the beginning of "The Dead Lands," a violent New Zealand fantasy-adventure, a grown man defecates on a human skull. He subsequently wipes his waste across the top of the skull. Then he licks up some of his fecal deposit. This introductory...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Bans Staff Of Public Lands Board From Talking About Climate Change

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

According to Wisconsin's Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, working on climate change, or even just talking about it while at work, is a waste of public funds. On Tuesday, the board voted 2-to-1 to prohibit staff "from engagingShow More Summary

BLM announces fracking rule for federal lands. Inhofe seeks to squelch it. Other critics upset, too

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Fracking fluid wastes being discharged into interim storage pond. After years of debate and delay, the Bureau of Land Management on Friday announced its final rule governing hydraulic fracturing on publicly owned land and land held in trust for American Indian tribes. Show More Summary

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