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Australian nuclear waste dump divides tiny Outback town

"This land is our past, present and future and we don’t want a nuclear waste dump on it."

Congress and president could demolish eco, consumer and health protection rules come January

On Tuesday the Department of Interior announced the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule  to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public and American Indian trust lands. It replaces a 30-year-old regulation controlling...Show More Summary

The $330 Million Question: Why New Oil and Gas Waste Rules Are Something We All Should Support

Today the Bureau of Land Management finalized new rules that limit the amount of methane oil and gas companies can leak, vent, or flare on the 245 million acres of taxpayer-owned and tribal lands. This is a huge, $330 million dollar problem according to a recent study from ICF international.

Disney Tracking Trash: Waste Management of Tomorrow(land)?

Walt Disney World is using iPhones and sensors in a trash-tracking pilot that aims to eliminate overflowing garbage cans.

The 8 things you need to know to be a mindful hustler

Don't lose your mind or waste your time on mindless busy work - make the right 8 moves to land your dream job

THE WASTE LAND: It’s National Poetry Day, but these days, The Noble Art Is Not So Noble, David Solwa…

THE WASTE LAND: It’s National Poetry Day, but these days, The Noble Art Is Not So Noble, David Solway writes, discussing that artform’s long slow painful slide into PC irrelevance. It certainly would be interesting to be a fly on the wall if T.S. Eliot and Maya Angelou actually were talking shop and comparing the […]

Parking Lots Are an Incredible Waste of Space. Here's How to End Them.

The main problem with cars in the city is that they spend 95 percent of their time parked on a valuable piece of land. Carsharing changes that ratio, which gives cities the opportunity to reclaim the parking lot.

Bureau Of Land Management Must Act On Natural Gas Emissions In Four Corners Area

New Mexico has a problem with natural gas waste. The recent NASA's Four Corners methane report found that two of the most polluted energy-producing regions are located in the state. In fact, NASA found that a Delaware-sized methane cloud...Show More Summary

12 Things You Might Not Know About T.S. Eliot

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Born in 1888, modernist poet and playwright Thomas Stearns Eliot is best known for writing 'The Waste Land.' But the 1948 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature was also a prankster who coined a perennially popular curse...Show More Summary

Why Won't Frontier Fix My Landline?

When the phone company can't get Cheryl Roy's phone line right, is she owed anything for the hours of wasted time? Question: I have had several interactions with Frontier's customer service representatives regarding a land line I had installed for my mother, and I need help. Show More Summary

Rotterdam couple lives in a skinny house built from 15 tonnes of industrial waste

The waste-based house was built on one of Rotterdam’s many empty plots of land—a consequence of the city’s post-war landscape—and is sandwiched between two existing brick-clad buildings. To match its neighbors, the architects envisioned a brick façade but also wanted to build with recycled materials to divert landfill waste. Show More Summary

International Women's Air & Space Museum in Cleveland, Ohio

On Cleveland's north coast, where downtown meets the waters of Lake Erie, lies a strip of land considered by many Clevelanders to be a huge waste of prime real estate. The Burke Lakefront Airport—a tiny, public airport used by very few of Cleveland's general public—occupies the space. Show More Summary

‘Sully’ review: A meaningless, toothless waste of time

The true story of a pilot safely landing a plane on the Hudson River is remarkable, making it all the more frustrating that “Sully” is as boring as a 10-hour flight. What happens? Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) must answer to investigators after he successfully lands his nonfunctioning...

Commanding Kerbals With A Physical Interface

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Kerbal Space Program will have you hurling little green men into the wastes of outer space, landing expended boosters back on the launchpad, and using resources on the fourth planet from the Sun to bring a crew back home. Kerbal is the...Show More Summary

Waste Your Day Looking At The Cool Places People Have Taken Their Defenders

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bored of scrolling past updates about your old roommate’s cousin’s new baby or weird tirades from your crazy uncle? Delete your Facebook and check out Defender Journeys, a site Land Rover set up for owners to share off-road adventure stories. Read more...

Direct Hit! made a video for "Promised Land," touring with PEARS

Milwaukee punks Direct Hit! released their latest album Wasted Mind earlier this year on Fat Wreck Chords, which is the kind of driving pop punk that the label's always been known for... Continue reading…

How to Create a Desolate Waste Land Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a desolate landscape photo manipulation using Adobe Photoshop. First, we'll build the basic scene using a sky and a road images. Later, we'll add the cracks, the car, and the signs using adjustment layers, masking, and brushes. Show More Summary

Watch How Mountains Of Trash Spread Across The U.S. Over 100 Years

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Americans create a lot of trash ? 254 million tons of it each year. But the landfills that house all that garbage aren’t distributed equally. The recent Land of Waste report from Save on Energy, a company that lets consumers compare electricity plans, uses U.S. Show More Summary

New Report Highlights Need for BLM to Slash Methane Waste, Pollution

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management should do more to protect taxpayers from unnecessary waste of their natural gas resources. That’s the main takeaway from a new report from the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office. Its findings again underline the urgent need for BLM to finalize strong new standards to reduce methane waste.

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