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 […]
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.
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
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
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
Tracing TS Eliot.
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
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
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...
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
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...
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…
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
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
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.
Cesar Arzamendia came out flashy against Damien Brown in UFC 201’s curtain jerker. But it was Brown who landed the shots that counted.Filed under: News, UFC
Suits are synonymous with confidence. They are both a status symbol and a tool for power brokering. So what could be better than a suit that is perfectly tailoredfor a modern man? Not oneinch of wasted space, not oneinch of lost confidence; all style. This is the mantra that Suitsupply, [...]
Those celebrating the sweet land of liberty and thankful for soldiers who fought and died to protect American freedom are all wasting their time according to Rev. John Butler Book of Christian Viewpoint Ministry. “We have a future leadership in our country of young people that have been...
Around eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year. Boyan Slat wants to clean it up. The post This 21-Year-Old’s Dream To Clean Up Plastic From The Ocean Just Took A Big Step Toward Reality appeared first on ThinkProgress.