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BIG Announcements: Bjarke Unveils 'Radical' Plans for $2B Smithsonian Revamp

Rendering via Dezeen Very Famous Architect Bjarke Ingels, the fellow who has landed commissions for zootopias, Lego museums, and waste plants that double as ski slopes, has, not a day after news broke that his firm will be redeveloping part...

More Than 100 Birds Die After Landing On Tar Sands Waste Ponds In Canada

Despite the use of cannons, noise machines and scarecrows, tar sands tailings ponds are still killing birds in Canada. The post More Than 100 Birds Die After Landing On Tar Sands Waste Ponds In Canada appeared first on ThinkProgress...

Idaho Governor Butch Otter Vows to Continue Wasting Taxpayer Money Fighting Gay Marriage

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Marriage equality is already the law of the land in Idaho, thanks to the Ninth Circuit's mandate striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But you wouldn't know that listening to Governor Butch Otter, who continues to treat the...

Writings from the Edge of Language.

From the Guardian, Philip Gross’s top 10 writings from the edge of language (2010) is a mixture of things I already know and love (“The Waste Land”), things I know about and have been meaning to investigate (Riddley Walker), and things I’d never heard of but suddenly want to read: 5. Keeping Mum / Llofrudd […]

A Piece Of Suspected Space Junk Fell A Few Feet From Workers In New Jersey

Workers at a waste water treatment plant in New Jersey were going about their workday Wednesday when a chunk of metal fell from the sky, hit a railing and a tank, and landed a few feet from where they were working, and the men suspect it’s some form of space junk. Show More Summary

Iowa Officials Confirm Presence of Chronic Wasting Disease in Exterminated Deer Herd

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced last week that a quarantined captive deer herd in Cerro Gordo County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). Officials state that out of the 356 deer in the herd, 284---or 79....

Is an 'Informational Interview' a Waste of Time?

Landing an interview is great. You can impress the interviewer with your penchant for witty quotes from "Spaceballs" and then you're off to the races! What? It's an informational interview? That sounds like the booby prize of interviews: "Yes, I'll go spend my time to get a guarantee of absolutely......

From Land Mines To Eco Clothing: The Unlikely Story Of Amour Vert

How one couple ditched the defense industry in a quest to make the hugely wasteful fashion biz more eco-friendly. When Linda Balti met Christoph Frehsee at a trade show in Abu Dhabi, both were working in the defense industry. Frehsee...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Public Housing - Public Housing

By Jspicer on Sep 26 2014 The Jo(h)n’s of Wasteland Jazz Unit “pick up guitars” but don’t leave behind the wasted lands of yore. A Public Housing, the duo of Lorenz and Rich deliver 34 minutes of disgusting skronk where you wonder just how proficient they are with their instruments. Show More Summary

San Francisco, A City In A Severe Housing Crisis, Is Giving Tax Breaks For Urban Farming

It seems like a precious waste of space. But if developers are going to keep properties untouched for years anyway, why not create some good from the land? San Francisco, land of people who make $200,000 a year and still can't afford...Show More Summary

Enevo’s waste bin sensors get $8M

Sensor-based waste bin purveyor, Enevo, just landed $8 million in funding to expand operations.

New biochemical techniques could transform land usage

So-called 'agricultural biologicals' could be used to dramatically improve resource efficiency, converting fibres that are currently wasted into liquid biofuels and increasing crop yields.

Is August no longer filled with Hollywood's dog days?

T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month in his poem “The Waste Land,” but, when it comes to movies, August can be pretty brutal too. This month has long had a reputation as a kind of cinematic island of misfit toys stranded between the shiny blockbusters of the earlier summer and the...

Allonzo Trier to Arizona: Wildcats Land 5-Star SG Prospect

Allonzo Trier is not wasting any time. He's ready to become an Arizona Wildcat. Evan Daniels of Scout.com broke the story Sunday morning, as the 5-star shooting guard turned in his verbal commitment to Arizona: The Wildcats were considered a heavy favorite throughout his recruitment. Show More Summary

Lawler vs. Brown results live blog, UFC on Fox 12: Round 3

Brown wasted no time working for a takedown to start the third round. He dipped in and snatched a single, working hard to complete it against the fence. The only problem was Lawler landed a big elbow that may have opened a cut in the...Show More Summary

Wasted Cash in the US Fishing Industry

The fishing industry is an important part of the U.S. economy. In 2012, commercial fishermen landed almost 10 billion pounds of fish worth more than $5 billion. What would you say though, if you found out that some U.S. fishermen were...Show More Summary

InvenSense Looks All Set To Benefit From Apple

By Ayush Singh: InvenSense (INVN) has been trying hard to land a slot in Apple's (AAPL) devices, but up till now, the company's efforts have been a waste. However, recent reports indicate that InvenSense may have finally landed a spot in Apple's upcoming iPhone 6. Show More Summary

An Old White Man Invented Rap, Claims an Old White Man

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Andrew Lloyd Webber is the old white man who wrote Cats, the zany musical that took Broadway by storm in the early '80s. T.S. Eliot is the dead old white man who wrote The Waste Land and at least one poem that uses the n-word without apparent irony. According to Webber, Eliot invented rap music. Read more...

404 Error Pages Can Hurt Your SEO Rankings; Here’s How To Use Google Analytics to Monitor and Track 404 Errors So You Can Fix Them

5 months agoTechnology / Internet : ShoeMoney

Last week I shared with you how I monitor my ppc landing pages for 404 errors and broken links in my ads. While wasting money buying clicks to 404 pages should be a crime, having lots of 404 pages on your site can hurt you in other ways as well. For example, if you have […]

Muckaty Mob Win Battle To Stop Nuclear Dumping Ground

The Warlmanpa people of Central Australia are this morning celebrating a sensational legal victory over government plans to dump nuclear waste on their land. Chris Graham reports.

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