Maybe this is an idea that’s been around for a while, but I’ve only learned of it recently, through the mansucript of Greg Pahl‘s latest book (tentatively titled The Energy Survival Plan: Local Solutions to a Global Crisis), that we’ll be publishing in March ’07. The more I read, the more I like. Here’s another […]Read More..
This reminds me of a great line in a song by Dan Bern: “I would never be so dumb | To say they stole an election | They bought the damn thing fair and square | The emperor’s in his underwear” Anyway, Jon-Mikel brought to my attention the blog of a friend of his, on […]Read More..
The good doctor is on the move. Not only is he trying to save the world (from a real problem), but I can say from personal experience that he’s an incredibly sweet guy. He’s now in Texas spreading the word here, here, and here (though, admittedly, this last one doesn’t have to do with Texas, […]Read More..
Yesterday’s Valley News includes the weekend’s “Entertainment Highlights” by Alex Hanson. One of his tidbits is hilarious: I waited all summer for a drive-in double bill as wacky as this one: Material Girls, starring Hilary and Haylie Duff, and Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center. Think of it as “why the radical Islamists hate us,” and […]Read More..
This Jason guy is cool. This WELL thing is cool. The Good News Is Local Kelpie Wilson Interviews Jason Bradford t r u t h o u t | Interview Wednesday 13 September 2006 Jason Bradford is a PhD evolutionary biologist who studied the effects of climate change on cloud forests in the Andes under […]Read More..
And now I’ve been proven right… he’s a dangerous danger of the most dasterdly sort! Palast Charged with Journalism in the First DegreeSeptember 11, 2006 by Greg Palast It’s true. It’s weird. It’s nuts. The Department of Homeland Security, after a five-year hunt for Osama, has finally brought charges against… Greg Palast. I kid you […]Read More..
perhaps, was playing in a Balinese style (gong anklung) gamelan back in college. Oh so long ago, and when you fall in love with a musical style from the other side of the world involving 20ish instruments, it’s not very easy to just find a new gamelan to join. Lo and behold, a couple weeks […]Read More..
Wat posted the following comment to an earlier blog: A friend of mine is hypermiling his Non hybrid Saturn and has a best of 88mpg! NOT A TYPO.Gets 70+ on a regular basis. Car is undergoing modifications for further mileage, details can be found here: http://fueleconomytips.com This is what we love to hear. Wat, please […]Read More..