Health

almonds

Almonds Can Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol (LDL) Says Research

Published on August 17th, 2014 | by Jake Richardson

This post originally appeared on Healthfooddaily.com. This interview about the potential health benefits of eating almonds is with Dr. Sujatha Rajaram who worked on the following study: “Serum lipid response to the graduated enrichment of a Step I ... Read More


Humor

Randall Munroe's world time dial (xkcd.com/1335/)

World Time Calculator, or “Dial-a-Time”

Published on August 15th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Here’s one of the funniest ways to tell world time that I have ever seen. I call it “Dial-a-Time,” although that’s not the official name for it. (The official name is “xkcd.com/1335/”.) First of all, with ... Read More


Water

Image taken from the Video of Mount Polley Mine Trailings Pond Breach - Courtesy Cariboo Regional District

Mount Polley Disaster: Can BC’s Government be Trusted?

Published on August 13th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport Questions arising from the Mount Polley tailings pond breach: Is BC’s Liberal government in the pockets of industry? Can large corporations be trusted to place public safety ahead of profits? Does ... Read More


Science

An origami robot begins to self-assemble... (Photo: Seth Kroll)

“Origami Robots” Self-Construct And Start Working

Published on August 10th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

If you haven’t seen the origami robot yet, you’re in for a fantastic surprise! Evoking the potential of an ancient and wonderful Japanese art, these crawling robots can self-assemble from flat-pack designs and autonomously perform. Inspired ... Read More


Science

Compass and Scale Image for zombie star in NGC 1309

NASA-ESA’s Hubble Finds Zombie Star

Published on August 7th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

When we think of a supernova, we usually think of a massive explosion that wipes out the entire white dwarf star (dying stellar body). However, thanks to a collaboration of research scientists from leading American astronomers ... Read More


Art and Photography

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Kiev Coworking Space Rocks!

Published on August 5th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on CleanTechnica. On a cleantech speaking tour of Ukraine, I was introduced to a wicked awesome coworking space in Kiev, Chasopys. Pictures below. Ukrainian green incubator Greencubator and solar company Activ Solar hosted me on ... Read More


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