Thursday, December 30, 2010

Are honeybees spreading colony collapse disorder to other wild bees? Wired article

The Wired article describes how there is concern that the virus is being spread through pollen. Colony collapse disorder kills bees, resulting in fewer bees to pollinate crops. Less pollination results in a lower yield.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

CNN reporting injuries with ski lift at #Sugarloaf lodge in Maine. 30 mph winds, 13 degrees.

Passengers Stuck On Planes Overnight

Passengers Stuck On Planes Overnight

Passengers Stuck On Planes Overnight

Passengers were apparently stuck on planes on the runway of JFK airport for up …

21 hour trip and then a 11-1/2 hour wait until employees from Immigration could arrive.

Blizzard no way to spend 15 hours on the NYC Subway. NY Times article

Cold, hungry, ignored and angry - NY Times describes a worse than usual day.

New York City stays the same even in a blizzard. NY Times article

From the NY Times: On Second Avenue, near 44th Street, heaps of garbage bags circling a tree had been all but concealed by a snowdrift. But here, now, something came burrowing out of a white hole. A rat. Ah, yes, New York.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Second Time Is Not the Charm for India's ISRO Rocket Program [Disasters]

via Gizmodo

For the second time this year an India Space Research Organizations (ISRO) rocket has failed spectacularly mere moments after ... Read More >>

290 Social Media Resources From 2010

via Mashable!

We’ve provided you with nearly 300 in-depth features, galleries and how-tos in the past year to help you navigate the ... Read More >>

75 Essential Small Business Resources From 2010

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

This $271 Million Telescope Is Buried Under the South Pole [Astronomy]

via Gizmodo

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, built over a decade at a cost of $271 million, is buried under the South Pole... and longer ... Read More >>

Monday, December 20, 2010

Special Ops Tools

via Cool Hunting

Whether traveling the world, making documentaries or just pretending you're Jason Bourne, we put together a few special-ops ... Read More >>

ipad 005

via Brushes Gallery – iPhone/iPad Art Pool

afrat1 has added a photo to the pool: art rage Read More >>

Tough Tech: 10 Rugged Gadgets That Will Go the Distance

via Mashable!

If you’re looking for gadgetry that can withstand the rigors of the outdoors or just the chaos of everyday life, there ... Read More >>

16 Handy iPhone Apps for Better Blogging

Thursday, December 16, 2010

New migrant workers: Living in your RV and following the jobs. describes how a lot of people are just getting work in their free time, following the jobs. How many do this as a new lifestyle? Walmart is a temporary parking lot for their motor homes.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Thinking man

via Recent Uploads tagged brushes

alanflai posted a photo: Fingerpainting with android sketcher application and brushes on ipad Read More >>

5 Fake Books Featured In Real Books

via The Full Feed from

Imaginary books have a way of eventually making their way into reality, evolving from two-dimensional plot props into real ... Read More >>

34 New Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

via Mashable!

Mashable’s back with another round up of new social media tools and resources from the past week or so. With all the ... Read More >>

Six reasons to let it go

via Unclutterer

Are you trying to decide if you should keep or get rid of something? These are six reasons to trash, recycle, sell, or donate ... Read More >>

Monday, December 6, 2010

It was almost normal that he screamed, that we worked 14 hours, that we ate on the floor," she said. "That was our America.

Yahoo article on J-1 visa abuse in the United States. "An Associated Press investigation found students forced to work in strip clubs instead of restaurants. Others take home $1 an hour or even less. Some live in apartments so crowded that they sleep in shifts because there aren't enough beds. Others have to eat on floors." 

Sunday, December 5, 2010

37 New Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

via Mashable!
The holidays are coming, and there’s nothing that’ll quite get you in the spirit like a big ol’ list of tools ... Read More >>

Friday, December 3, 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Modern Day Hunt Brothers: Crash JP Morgan, Buy Physical Silver

via Infowars
You Tube | A brand new micro-doc in the spirit of the movement to beat the criminal Banks. Buy PHYSICAL silver, Bankrupt ... Read More >>

12 Fun Hacks for Getting More Out of YouTube

via Mashable!
There’s no doubt that plain old YouTube can be tons of fun, but when you get bored of watching clips the traditional way, ... Read More >>