Category Archives: Environment

Things That Make Me Smile No.129: Greening Cities

I’m very much for the greening of cities, for ecological and psychological reasons. These videos talk about one New York City project and even go into the methodology, which I found fascinating and hope you will as well. I’m including … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-14-2017

Production (Coins) This is a fun look at the minting of Canadian coins, with an interesting tidbit of countries outsourcing their coin production, something I’d never heard of. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canada-150/how-the-canadian-mint-is-giving-foreign-producers-a-run-for-theirmoney/article34997174/ STEM (Education) A chemistry professor speaks to how a pure focus … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-30-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ravens (Birds) A lovely set of photographs documenting white ravens along with some notes about their place in mythology. http://www.reshareworthy.com/white-ravens/ Clothing (Society) Parents taking things into their own hands to … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.124: The Grand Canyon.

BBC Earth’s time lapse photography of the Grand Canyon is awe inspiring. Enjoy. Note: This is on Vimeo, so if the video doesn’t display on your device, you can go here: https://vimeo.com/217407298. Also, it does contain music, so raise and … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-16-2017

Origins (Archaeology) The discovery and dating of Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco implies a very different origin story for modern humans than the current theories. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/science/human-fossils-morocco.html Sociology (Finances) A look at how the common savings advice focuses on something irrelevant … Continue reading

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