As more than 3,000 passengers sat stranded on Carnival’s Splendor cruise ship, several questions came to mind. (Via Ecocentric)
Herbie the elm lives on, albeit as an electric guitar.
Though he did have a whale of a time.
A report released today reiterates an often ignored problem–that water isn’t the unlimited resource we often treat it like.
Get your spacesuits ready. A study conducted by the World Wildlife Fund shows that humans’ demand on our biosphere (using resources like water and trees) has doubled since the 1960s. If we keep going at this rate, we’ll have to …
Forecasters in Russia are predicting that this winter will be the coldest in Europe and parts of the former Soviet Union in 1,000 years. Yes, the worst in a millennium; the coldest since Leif Ericson landed in North America, …
A new report shows that dangerous exhaust fumes released from planes flown over the U.S. and Europe are poisoning people half-way across the globe.
Here’s your dose of irony for the day.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a giant tethered helium balloon telling Parisians how good the air quality is.
In the U.S., water fountains have plain old still water (blech!). But in Paris, sparking water springs from a public fountain. Does everything have to be classier in France?