Mercer's Poems: Desolate Canyons →
mercerspoems: The teardrops of those in need, having dripped softly on my shoulders. Eroded my flesh, they formed vast canyons of memories. And yet those canyons are widened by my own tears. When I have no shoulder for their bitter cascade. The aged pages, the leaves of my heart were left open for…
ALL TOGETHER…– HEP BiRLİKTE.. | @MeltemArikan →
Eureka! Ditching DRM Decreases Piracy |... →
girtabaix: Eureka! Ditching DRM Decreases Piracy Posted: 08 Oct 2011 03:38 AM PDT DRM only hurts legitimate customers. The phrase above has been written a few dozen times here on TorrentFreak, and it’s now supported by an academic report. Researchers from Rice and Duke University looked into the effect of digital restrictions on music piracy. In their paper “Music Downloads and the Flip...
Freedom of Expression - Uncyclopedia, the... →
The best influence money can buy - the 10 Worst... →
anonymissexpress: Getting politicians to bend policy to your company’s will is a fine art – requiring a combination of charm, dogged persistence, threats and bushels of cash. But corporate lobbyists know just which buttons to press in order to get politicians to stuff human rights, public health and the dear old environment – and put business interests first. Much as they shrink from the...
Copenhagen: An Environmental Manifesto | Nora... →
Copenhagen: An Environmental Manifesto from Nora McDevitt on Vimeo. While editing the documentary “Copenhagen,” I have been watching twitter non-stop as #occupywallstreet unfolds in real-time. I’m struck by how the chants are the same ones heard at Cop15 including “this is what a democracy looks like,” “the whole world is watching,” and “let us go.” As I reviewed Vandana Shiva’s speech at...
Genkai Nuclear Plant Shuts Down in Japan →
millsandcontainers: In a fresh blow to public confidence, a reactor in southern Japan went into automatic shutdown on Tuesday because of problems with its cooling system.
Space Weather Warning Condition: Onset →
Space Weather Message Code: WARK04 Serial Number: 1821 Issue Time: 2011 Oct 05 0805 UTC WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected Valid From: 2011 Oct 05 0805 UTC Valid To: 2011 Oct 05 1500 UTC Warning Condition: Onset Cause: Giant Comet Hits Sun Causing Huge CME Scales: NOAA Space Weather Scales
Plant RNAs Found in Mammals | The Scientist →
MicroRNAs from common plant crops such as rice and cabbage can be found in the blood and tissues of humans and other plant-eating mammals, according to a study published today in Cell Research. One microRNA in particular, MIR168a, which is highly enriched in rice, was found to inhibit a protein that helps removes low-density lipoprotein (LDL) from the blood, suggesting that microRNAs can ...
Moody's downgrades Italy for first time in two... →
Italy’s credit rating was cut by Moody’s for the first time in almost two decades on concern the government will struggle to reduce the region’s second-largest debt amid chronically weak growth.
State and Federal Campaign Contribution Data of... →
Preview of Eric Schmidt’s 1999-2010 political contributions Requires allowing sunlightlabs script. Data returned by this service is subject to the use restrictions set by the Federal Election Commission. By accessing this data, you understand that you are using the data subject to all applicable local, state and federal law, including FEC restrictions. All data licensed under the...
Facebook extends tentacles into D.C., forms... →
Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. just got even closer. Today, Facebook confirmed it is forming a political action committee (PAC) to bring a louder political voice to social innovation. According to The Hill, Facebook admitted to creating the PAC after rumors the social network had purchased domains FBPAC.org and FBPAC.us appeared on Fusible yesterday. “FB PAC will give our employees a...
Google Political Donations: Where Company Execs... →
With the news last week that Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has finally agreed to testify before a Senate subcommittee on antitrust issues in September, we thought it would be interesting to look at which politicians have benefited the most from campaign contributions by Schmidt — and Google as a whole.
'Norma Rae' Dead at 68 After Struggle With Her... →
girtabaix: September 14, 2009 06:00 PM ‘Norma Rae’ Dead at 68 After Struggle With Her Insurance Company to Get Chemo 50 commentsBy Susie Madrak It’s the death of an American icon, a working-class woman who stood up for her rights and unionized her workplace. And wouldn’t you know it? She fought the mills, but she couldn’t make her insurance company do the decent thing until it was too...
mclarissa: We can often find solutions to our most persistent pernicious problems of modern time by simply looking back at history. Especially at our own US history. We often settle in to patterns of repetition that seem almost impossible to stop but alas they can be broken. We can stop the insanity and bedlam that surrounds us simply by looking at the previous patterns and then have the...
Work In Progress: Google Map #Occupy Europe
http://g.co/maps/2aqqn Map is set to collaborative. New information? Changed information? Let me know, or change it yourself.
Work In Progress: Google Map #Occupy The Nation...
http://g.co/maps/cx22c Occupy The Nation is looking for volunteers to help keep this map up to date. Contact @zerocool5878
#WikiLeaks Cables Show How Big Pharma Shapes... →
A new cache of diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks shows how big pharmaceutical companies’ lobbying efforts threaten “to taint US diplomatic relations in emerging nations,” The Fix’s Jed Bickman and Walter Armstrong write. Big Pharma pushes American diplomats to pressure host countries — the Philippines, Turkey, and India, for example — to help them make ...
Giant Comet Hits Sun Causing Huge CME | Disaster... →
girtabaix: Posted: 02 Oct 2011 02:39 PM PDT A massive CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) has been triggered on the Sun by a huge comet. The Comet collided with the Sun Oct 2. Comets constantly hit the sun but this on is way larger and potentially more dangerous than normal. The CME will take days to reach Earth and it is not known exactly how strong it will be. We are pretty well protected from CME’s...
#occupythefed Getting The Wrong Things At The... →
Remember that $400 billion increase in debt recently enacted? Well it is gone and it only took six weeks. Washington has quite a talent for spending debt, which is other people’s money. Not satisfied the Senate, as we reported, added in another $500 billion. The media covered up the increase in debt by making a major issue of the President’s speech concerning jobs. The enabling super...
Demurrage | Miracle in the Town of Worgl →
anonymissexpress: On July 5th, 1932, a miracle took hold in the small, Austrian town of Worgl. The Great Depression was in full swing and of its population of nearly 5000, a third were jobless, and at about 200 families were bankrupt. The situation was desperate. The town would try anything. And in these extraordinary times, the town mayor, Michael Unterguggenberger (it’s actually fun to...
Bird-Brained Hypocrisy: Oil Companies Prosecuted... →
talkstraight: You may have gotten wind of the seven North Dakota oil companies recently charged in federal court with the deaths of 28 migratory birds. The birds allegedly landed in oil waste pits in western North Dakota last spring; the maximum penalty for each charge under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act is six months in prison and a $15,000 fine, the AP said. But did you know that wind-power...
Obama Administration To Use ACTA Signing Statement... →
While the EU, Mexico and Switzerland are apparently not yet ready to sign ACTA, a lot of others are apparently planning to sign the document this weekend, despite questions about its legality. Because of that Sean Flynn has written up an analysis suggesting that, even if the document is signed it’s not clear that the treaty can actually go into effect anywhere. Whether or not...
2010-12-01: Gilbert, Jeff, Lynn, and Thad appear on the nationally syndicated, Truth Exposed Radio show hosted by Matthew Medina and Cody Hess. http://BrokenSidewalkFarm.com/ http://TruthExposedRadio.com/
The Ration | VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist →
A farm run by DIY technologists aims to revolutionize agriculture. By Mario Furloni and Thomas Gorman Marcin Jakubowski traded in a promising career in nuclear fusion for a farm in Missouri, with a plan to radically decentralize agriculture. Using a DIY ethos and open source plans, this 2011 TED fellow is trying to re-engineer 40 important farm tools, creating a kind of Lego set for farmers...
#IMF Public #Debt Sustainability: SM/09/274... →
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The loan the #Fed Reserve loaned the #Arab Banking... →
anonymissexpress: $26 billion, with zero interest fees. The Central Bank of Lybia owns 59% of the Arab Banking Corporation. Here is a question from Senator Benard Sanders “Why would the U.S. government allow a bank that is predominantly owned by the Central Bank of Lybia — an instituion in which the U.S. has imposed strict economic sanctions — to operate two banking branches within our own...
#OpESR\pastebin=a6K2DFGw “Emergency” Credit/Loan... →
anonymissexpress: The Federal Reserve gave $16 trillion in emergency loans http://bit.ly/nx6Drh
#borrow & #bailout, we make $$$ out of nothing. ~... →
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