The myth of the ‘alpha’ male is actually more complex than people think it is
An unbelievably cute solar plant just started delivering power to the grid in Datong, China.
Letters and Liquor traces the history of cocktail lettering through custom typography and beautiful photographs.
Source: Letters and Liquor
Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.
When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.
Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020
Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive
The Silicon Valley founders of the Seasteading Institute have falsely promoted themselves for some time as philanthropists.
The logic that maximizing GDP, which is just the summation of all goods and services exchanged for money, will somehow lead to a better world for all is so obviously flawed, yet it continues to be held in high regard by almost every mainstream economist.
Source: Globalization Makes No Sense
From cutting down on meat to contacting your local representatives and investing in clean energy, here are 15 ways to help reduce global carbon emissions
Jonathan Taplin’s new book demonstrates how intellectual property has been hijacked by Facebook, Amazon and Google.
The use of valuable agricultural resources for the production of snacks and sodas means less fertile land and clean water is available to grow nutritious food for local communities.
An obscure 30-year-old treaty has landed thousands of Micronesians in poverty and homelessness in Hawaii.
Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted
There’s more in common between indigenous and board culture than you might think.
Study shows down-the-drain disposal is not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution
Incoming president Donald Trump’s climate change denial has environmentalists worried. But California is proving that local efforts can achieve real progress – independent of Washington.
Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas. The city government has gone entirely green, and 200 more cities want to do the same.
Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.
Impact of dams on climate change has been underestimated, researchers warn, as rotting vegetation creates 25% more methane than previously thought
Tesla’s new line of energy-harvesting roof tiles are a key part of Elon Musk’s plan to make solar sexy.
The best guitar necks are made of mahogany, and the most sustainable guitar companies are finding innovative ways to source the wood without destroying its stock.
The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Video: Basque Beachbreak
Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as they do away with diesel generators
100% Skateboarding Magazine, including longboarding. “The ride is the reward”
Source: Concrete Wave Magazine
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama Friday requesting he intervene to protect Native Americans peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Jersey Shore circa 1905. “In the surf at Asbury Park.” Having a wonderful time; wish we were still here. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston
Photographs show insight into a dying 1,000-year-old tradition. Sailing peacefully across the river Li in Guilin, men fish without the aid of a rod, hook or bait, instead using a method which was first practised in 960AD
A new study published in Nature suggests that the key to fighting climate change could be under our feet.
A new solar cell prototype developed by a team of scientists in Qingdao, China may change the way we use solar panels in the not so distant future. Solar panel technology has changed the way many people bring energy into their homes, but this type of technology has always posed one concern: panels cannot output […]
The 1960s-style Berlinetta is an all-new sports car
Last month was the hottest March on record. The Arctic was literally was off-the-charts warm as its been all winter, which led to a record for the lowest maximum sea ice extent ever observed.
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to give Nestle a five-year permit for bottled water operations in the San Bernardino Mountains.But the permit won’t be issued until a National Environmental Policy Act study is completed and the Fores
This “olden style” rendition of the New Order classic Blue Monday uses only instruments available in the 1930s. Performed by Orkestra Obsolete, it features a theremin, a musical saw, a …
Electronics firm builds floating solar farm on a reservoir due to a scarcity of land for utility-scale solar in Japan
In 1964, ten of the world’s best surfers converge on Manly Beach to fight for the title of world champion. (Video excerpt 2.03 minutes This clip chosen to be G)
Source: King of the Surf