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NYC Recycling Project Aims to Separate Organic Waste

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Food scraps diverted from landfill to composting sites

Constance Rosenblum for The New York Times: They aren’t what you might think of as typical sanitation workers, but Haley Rogers and Lisa Brunie-McDermott, two Sanitation Department employees, are women with a mission: to persuade New Yorkers to separate orange peels, eggshells and other organic waste from the rest of their trash. Ms. Rogers and Ms. Brunie-McDermott, both on the cusp of......read more

Krugman Blames 'Anti-Intellectualism' for Climate Denial

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Economist slams irrational opposition to action on climate

The environmentalist community has a tendency to blame climate inaction on the funding and lobbying efforts of fossil fuel companies. In his latest op-ed for the New York Times, famed economist Paul Krugman argues that while it's true that monied interests like the Koch brothers aggravate the issue by funding climate denialism, the real reason for the government's failure to address emissions is......read more

JeeYoung Lee's Dreamy Self Portraits

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Korean fables and dreams inspire these photos of impossible places.

Imagination plus sense of space gives JeeYoung Lee's photographs their magical quality.  Once again, this series has zero post-image manipulation.  Working like a set designer, Lee creates these incredible situations for real.   JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation. For weeks and sometimes......read more

Food Tripping Across America: Grand Rapids, MI

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Discover the abundance of food and drink gems in Michigan's 'River City'

Just an hour from the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids is brimming with the flavors of local food, strong coffee, and plenty to do. Jolt into your day at Madcap Coffee Company with one of their strong, flavorful pour overs. The Kanzu blend doesn’t disappoint and perfectly compliments a warm chocolate croissant. Once the caffeine is pumping, meander across the street to the......read more

Cleaning Up the Clean Water Act

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EPA proposes enhanced protections for streams and wetlands

The Obama administration has proposed a new rule that would give the federal government regulatory authority over millions of acres of wetlands and about 2 million miles of streams. The regulation would clarify that the EPA has jurisdiction over waterways intermittent streams — the kind that only flow seasonally, or after heavy rains — and riparian wetlands. That will mean......read more

Cycling Street Art by Mart

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Whimsical paintings of bike scenes on the streets of Buenos Aires

Argentine artist Mart started painting in the streets of Buenos Aires in the 1990s, at the tender age of 12, becoming one of the first graffiti artists to paint entire trains. Since then his style has moved beyond just graffiti, and while the colour and command of the aerosol can remains, the compositions themselves have evolved: “His contemporary murals are predominantly......read more

Google Buys More Swedish Wind Power

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Internet giant aims to be fueled by 100 percent renewable energy

Google has entered into a 10-year power purchase agreement with four Swedish wind farms, a move that is part the company's bid to power its data centers using 100 percent renewable energy. Under the terms of the deal, announced last week, Swedish wind company Eolus Vind will supply Google with 59 megawatts of power from four wind farms. The project will go online in 2015. “We’re......read more

Pedro de Passos: Essential Forms

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Elegant, minimal images of architectural shapes

In the '60s, Bernd and Hilla Becher launched a revolution in art photography. The German couple, fascinated by building design, made images of basic architectural shapes from a straightforward, neutral point of view. This "objective" approach to photography became known as the Dusseldorf School, and it influenced an entire generation of artists, including the American landscape photographers who......read more

Lucid Stead by Phillip K. Smith

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Artist transforms Joshua Tree homesteader shack into luminous installation

On California artist Phillip K Smith III's five-acre property in Joshua Tree, there sits an old homesteader's cabin, a plain Jane structure with a history that dates back seventy years. For "Lucid Stead," a week-long project in October, Smith added a new chapter to the cabin's history, transforming the building's exterior into a large-scale light installation. By day, the shack’s......read more

Space Bending Photos of Painted Rooms by Georges Rousse

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French artist creates 3D optical illiusions in empty interiors

Nothing against the original Op artists of the '60s, but Georges Rousse is on some next level business. The French artist applies the perception-warping art technique to 3D space, creating hypnotizing optical illusions in deserted interiors. What appears to be the result of some digital trickery is in fact entirely real. Rousse's method involves arranging materials and paints to blend with the......read more

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