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The Issue with Salvaged Oil

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Dot Earth asks why oil salvaged from the spill is going to BP instead of U.S. reserves.

It's not clear exactly how much oil is being salvaged from the surface of the Gulf of Mexico or the seabed gusher below, but for the moment, BP officials are saying the collected crude belongs to the company. On Andy Revkin's always thought-provoking Dot Earth blog, the NY Times writer and eco-thinker poses an excellent question: Why is salvaged oil going to BP instead of U.S. reserves?......read more

Deep Sea 'Mushrooms' Defy Classification In The Tree Of Life

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This is Dendrogramma enigmatica. And as its name suggests, it's quite the enigma.

In fact, the tiny, mushroom-shaped organism is so mysterious that it seems to defy just about everything we know about animals. It doesn't fit into any of the known categories in the animal kingdom, scientists say, and as of now, its links to other animal groups remain hazy. Recently, D. enigmatica was thrown into the spotlight when Jean Just, a zoologist at the Natural History Museum......read more

Ninth Grader Invents A Devise That Harnesses Power From The Ocean

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Millions of People Live In "Energy Poverty" Like Her Pen Pal In Ethiopia

A few startups have spent millions developing massive underwater power plants that gather energy from ocean waves. But a Florida teenager has invented a small-scale alternative, designed for the developing world, that costs just $12. Hannah Herbst, age 15, started thinking about renewable energy after talking with her nine-year-old pen pal in Ethiopia. "I found out that she's living in energy......read more

The Villa Bio

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Brilliant Barcelona green home.

The folks at Buzz Beast bring us this suburban house of the future (which also happens to be sustainable) by Enric Ruiz-Geli’s firm Cloud9 . Featuring an hydroponic rooftop garden, underground garage and a 50-foot cantilevered section, Villa Bio was no small feat of engineering. The result is economical, beautiful, and environmental...MORE ...read more

Racing Extinction Trailer

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Watch It On Discovery Tomorrow Night Dec 2nd.

Discovery premieres Acadamy Award-Winner Louie Psihyoyos' Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territoris around the world.  December 2 at 9PM ET/PT   In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially......read more

Racing Extinction

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Watch It On Discovery Tomorrow Night Dec 2nd.

Discovery premieres Acadamy Award-Winner Louie Psihyoyos' Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territoris around the world.  December 2 at 9PM ET/PT   In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially......read more

Just Discovered: 31 Rolls Of Film From WWII

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Shot by unknown (super talented) soldier

Founded by photographer Levi Bettweiser, the Rescued Film Project works to recover and develop unclaimed rolls of film from the 1930s to 1990s in an effort to reveal hidden memories and significant moments from past decades. In late 2014 at an auction in Ohio, Bettweiser came across one of his biggest finds yet: 31 rolls of film shot by an unknown soldier during World War II. Labeled with......read more

Jim Vecchi: Markings

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Photographer discovers artistic patterns at his feet in SF's Sunset District

It's always cool when images reveal the beauty in the everyday, the things we may otherwise overlook going about our daily business. Jim Vecchi does just that with Markings, a series of photos that uncover the shapes, patterns and colors of sidewalks and driveways in San Francisco's Sunset District. The photos are just one part of a three-part series Vecchi calls The Sunset Trilogy. In his......read more

Food Tripping Across America: Grand Rapids, MI

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Discover the abundance of food and drink gems in Michigan's 'River City'

Just an hour from the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids is brimming with the flavors of local food, strong coffee, and plenty to do. Jolt into your day at Madcap Coffee Company with one of their strong, flavorful pour overs. The Kanzu blend doesn’t disappoint and perfectly compliments a warm chocolate croissant. Once the caffeine is pumping, meander across the street to the......read more

Desert Breath by by D.A.ST. Arteam

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Rediscovering a monumental land art installation in the Eastern Sahara

Located in Egypt's Sahara Desert, “Desert Breath” is a massive land art installation in the form of two spirals emerging from a 100-foot-wide circular depression. Covering over a million square feet of desert, the monumental piece is visible on Google Earth. It is a collaboration between artist Danae Stratou and architects Alexandra Stratou and Stella......read more

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