Monthly Archives: September 2011

Remembering Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai Dies at 71 Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Sunday after a long struggle with cancer. She was 71 years old. In 1977, she spearheaded the … Continue reading

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The world’s creepiest robots

Repliee Q1 japanese humanoid robot This humanoid robot is covered in a skin-like substance, moves its mouth, shifts its torso as though it’s breathing. Albert HUBO Introduction – korea scienceworld “Albert Hubo,” a robot topped with a head modeled after … Continue reading

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A tool that let’s you search for words and ideas in a database

Have you played with Google Labs’ NGram Viewer? It’s an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it … Continue reading

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Surfing Experience from the Coolest to the Hottest!

(1) Wavegarden Wavegarden gives people of all ages and surfing levels the ability to enjoy a beach environment and a real surfing experience…beyond the oceans of the world. Man-made wave simulates an ocean break Instant Engineering Company presents Wavegarden®. Our … Continue reading

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Fukushima: ‘Unspeakable’ Reality ‘Will Impact All Of Humanity’

Spread the news. CBS Australia exposes extreme Fukushima radiation human rights violations while U.S. media remains silent Australia’s CBS exposed the “unspeakable” realities of the Japanese catastrophe in its 60 Minutes program Sunday night during which leading nuclear scientist Dr. … Continue reading

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Michael Moschen In Motion

One of the world’s most visionary performing artists, MICHAEL MOSCHEN, juggler without compare, has revolutionized this ancient circus art and turned it into a mesmerizing form of theatre. Critically acclaimed by such leading media as the Los Angeles Times and … Continue reading

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Film: Capitalism Is The Crisis

Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity “There’s class warfare, alright, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” ~ Warren Buffet “The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in … Continue reading

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Feds raid Gibson Guitar over wood law

With bank fraudsters running free, the US Department of Justice has nothing better to do than to harass the famous Tennessee guitar manufacturer, Gibson, and shut down lemon stands and harass children for running them, harass and arrest organic food … Continue reading

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How to Measure distances with the Google Earth Ruler

Google Earth Intro In this part 1 of 2, D.Lee Beard presents a basic introductory tutorial in how to use the Google Earth application which is available for Mac OS X and Windows. He explains how to download it for … Continue reading

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A Rapidly Shrinking American Middle Class

The richest 1% of all Americans have a greater net worth than the bottom 90% combined… Which about says it all. (A) 15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Wealth And Inequality In America Click to view the charts. #1 The gap between … Continue reading

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