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SHFT Sampler 1-28-11

  • Posted by Neil Simonton on January 28, 2011 in All
  • Attack of the Giant Pink Snails: No, not an invasive exotic species, but a killer public art project in Florida, featuring oversized pink snails made of recycled plastic. 

    Purty birdies: Every night at dusk, a cloud of starlings do the tango in the skies above Sterte, England. Mark Sigler caught them in the act in this lovely one minute video

    The Big Melt: German photographer Bernard Edmaier traveled to Greenland to get a bird's eye view of climate change in action. Powerful stuff. 

    What do Rupert Murdoch, Jay Rockefeller, the Koch brothers have in common (besides being old, white, rich men)? They're all climate change deniers. Check out Rolling Stone's list of 12 Politicians and Execs Blocking Progress on Global Warming. Could also be called 12 Dumb Ugly Jerks.

    Is Wal-mart the Earth's new BFF? A few months after announcing ambitious plans to buy and sell more local produce, the retail giant is doling out $2 million to help food banks become more energy efficient. 





    Light Echoes

  • Laser light photography by Aaron Koblin and Ben Tricklebank
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  • Dimmable LED Bulb by Insteon

  • Control this low-energy bulb from your smartphone
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  • Energy-Saving GreenCam Automatically Shuts Off Your Monitor

  • Brazilian company develops eco-smart app that saves energy during quick breaks at work
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