Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment, Strange & Bizarre | Tags: environment, john goodman, poop, science, the big lebowski, whales
Have I got a whale of a tale for you today, dear reader. (And I assure you, that is only the first of many, many whale-based puns to come).
Filed under: Issues & the Environment, The GTA | Tags: canada, food bank, help, hunger, hunger awareness day, nathan phillips square, poverty, toronto
I am not a selfish man by any means. Nor am I a greedy one. I am, however, a lazy man – and, as such, have rarely thrown my hat into the ol’ “helping less fortunate people” ring.
Filed under: Issues & the Environment, Technology & You | Tags: ecosmart, energy efficient, environment, led, lightbulbs, money
LED lightbulbs are brighter, last longer, and are more environmentally responsible then your regular, run-of-the-mill lightbulb. This we know, and one thing more – they’re also wicked expensive.
Filed under: Issues & the Environment, Technology & You | Tags: carbon capture storage, css, energy, environment, reduction, renewable, saskatchewan, sloth
For those of you who are curious about Carbon Capture and Storage technology (CCS) – and let’s face it, who isn’t? – there’s a new online resource just for you.
Filed under: Issues & the Environment, NOT AWESOME, Strange & Bizarre | Tags: cold war, disaster, environment, gulf of mexico, komsomolskaya pravda, nuclear bomb, oil spill, russia, soviet union
As the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to…spill…oil…scientists from across the globe are frantically looking for an adequate means to cork the decidedly environmentally unfriendly disaster.
One of these ideas is being put forth by those lovable Russians; their solution? Nuke the bastard.
Filed under: Arts & Entertainment, Countdowns & Lists, Humour & Comedy, Television & New Media | Tags: bob saget, clair huxtable, craig ferguson, drew carey, full house, gilmore girls, happy days, holiday, list, lorelai gilmore, marge simpson, marion ross, moms, mother's day, roseanne, that 70's show, the cosby show, the fresh prince of bel air, the simpsons, top 10, top ten, vivian banks, will smith
Mother’s Day is nearly upon us, blog world. For most of us, that means last minute shopping for flowers, cards, chocolates, wine, or whatever gift you (and I’m speaking to primarily the male audience out there) think constitutes an acceptable gift for a woman. And not just any woman, either – the woman. The most important woman you’ll ever know – at least until you get married and your allegiances shift, whether you want them to or not.
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment | Tags: algae, cells, earth, environment, mother nature, photosynthesis, plants, renewable energy, science
In a move that’s no doubt being hailed by experts for it’s “what the hell, why not” attitude, scientists have turned to algae cells to produce electricity.
That’s correct. Algae cells.