inothernews:

Why oh why did I miss this?

(Reblogged from inothernews)

springwise:

This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles

Plastic water bottles have long been recognized as a big problem for the environment, so much so that San Francisco recently banned the sale of bottled water on city property. But a new invention from a group of UK students could offer a solution. Ooho! is a spherical membrane for carrying water, which can be eaten when it’s finished with. READ MORE…

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charliebink:

"Boss Fight"

It’s contest time! I’m giving away two free copies of this new 13”x19” print! Here is how you get one.

Copy 1: LIKE my Facebook page. I will randomly pick one new Liker on 4/10/2014 and ship you a copy.

Copy 2: Reblog this post. I will randomly pick one reblogger on 4/10/2014 and ship you a copy.

Or… if you don’t want to mess around with all this nonsense, just buy one right now at my Etsy shop! Help an independent artist out!

(Reblogged from charliebink)

npr:

nprontheroad:

The harbor is the heartbeat of Cordova.   It’s lined with canneries, a net-making shop and marine supply house, hardware stores, a grocery and other merchants who provision the fishing fleet before they set out for Prince William sound.  Early halibut is just coming in.  Salmon is not far behind.  Before the Exxon-Valdez spill this would have been peak herring season, but the fishery has not recovered 25 years later. (Debbie Elliott, @nprdebelliott)

This week, NPR’s Debbie Elliot and Marisa Peñaloza are in the isolated fishing village of Cordova, Alaska. Travel with them to learn about what has happened in the 25 years since March 24, 1989 when 11,000,000 gallons of crude oil was dumped into the Prince William Sound.

All of NPR’s reporting on the anniversary of the spill can be found here.

(Reblogged from npr)
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fastcompany:

These Amazing Hanging Hotel Rooms Let Guests Camp In Trees

Inside, this treehouse has all the amenities of a suite at the Hilton. On the outside, all you’ll see is nature all around.

Slideshow> Co.Exist

(Reblogged from fastcompany)
(Reblogged from npr)

beautifuldeathhbo:

View the full #BeautifulDeath episodic countdown to Game of Thrones Season 4 and submit your own creations at BeautifulDeath.com

(Reblogged from beautifuldeathhbo)

A Million Gamers Help The Wild ‘TwitchPlaysPokemon’ Experiment Triumph
David M. Ewalt, forbes.com

After 16 days, 7 hours, 45 min­utes and 30 min­utes of con­tin­u­ous play, the col­lab­o­ra­tive gam­ing exper­i­ment known as Twitch­PlaysPoke­mon came to an end early on the morn­ing of March 1st, when an upstart Pokémon mas­ter defeat­ed the El…

This is one of the greatest things that has ever happened. I’ve never played the game, but I’m going to.

WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower
Scott Neuman, npr.org
A pair of dare­dev­ils, a Russ­ian and a Ukrain­ian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shang­hai Tower, the world’s second-tallest build­ing.As Rus­sia Today writes:"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly…

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WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower
Scott Neuman, npr.org

A pair of dare­dev­ils, a Russ­ian and a Ukrain­ian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shang­hai Tower, the world’s second-tallest build­ing.

As Rus­sia Today writes:

"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly…

Yessssssss