momentum-extension: I just watched a child puke all over himself in starbucks. I hate everything right now.
Seattle to Create Food Forest
abrownmaninvancouver: Seattle has always had a liberal spirit, and been progressive, and even on the cuttign edge is many areas: music, industry, and even green initiatives. Recently, the city announced funding for America’s first public food forest. Essentially, the city will create a heavily wooded park full of edible roots, shrubs, fruits, and vegetation that can be consumed by anyone....
Trying the impossible?
It is often said that it is impossible to know the future, how things will happen. There is no doubt that this frequently proves to be the case, with events transpiring in ways that no-one could have hoped to predict. Of all the unknowable and chaotic mysteries of the universe, the arcane machinations of the financial system seem to be one of the least predictable. It seems at times as though,...
onrachelsmind: I had no idea what was going on in East Africa was quite as bad as it is. It is too easy to get overwhelmed by the seemingly never ending reports of these things. No doubt something fundamental needs to change, but at this moment humanitarian assistance is badly needed. Oxfam’s East Africa appeal is currently providing an emergency response to help out an incredible 3 million...
Sprechen Sie Auto?
flipyeah: One for the German speakers. The story of iconic motor manufacturers VW, and the early years of their cars and vans. Well worth a watch.
onrachelsmind: I was simply amazed when I read these statistics. Firstly by how many of us are buying things online now (I am old enough to remember when Amazon was a major novelty), but also mainly by how many people had been the victim of fraud because of just trying to buy something online. It does seem that more secure payment methods with online banking at the heart of them will be the way...
Free AK47's With Trucks
miscellaneous-etc: This sounds like the kind of promotion that you would maybe get in Kabul, but no Nations Trucks in Sanford Florida has been offering AK47 assault rifles with the purchase of every vehicle! Probably could only happen in Florida, seems unlikely we will ever have weapons give aways with van hire. Is that a good or a bad thing? You decide.
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