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If Only Pinterest Would Show Me More Ads… Said No One, EVER.

I want so badly to love Pinterest, but we just don’t seem to be compatible lovers. My initial objection to their service was the cavalier way in which they claimed rights to creative work displayed on their site (almost certainly a relic of being a new startup and writing the broadest terms of service they [...]

July 31, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

What about Earth’s Microbiome?

The latest temperature readings from Antarctica are giving the world pause, along with the finding that 70 percent of the western Antarctic ice shelf has melted.

April 22, 2015 — Raina Maier
A socialist iPhone?

A socialist iPhone?

Yes, yes, yes, new iPhone, new IOS, new stuff, cheap, expensive, blah blah blah. Nobody needs to tell you that your phone is obsolete about an hour and a half after you buy it, and nobody needs to tell you that your old phones either build up in our house (I can put my hands [...]

September 17, 2013 — Scott Huler
The World’s Biggest Dump Truck is Electric

The World’s Biggest Dump Truck is Electric

For the truck lovers out there – check out the BelAZ 75710 dump truck that is currently at work in a Siberian mine in the Kuzbass region of Russia.

December 26, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott

World’s Deadliest Fuel Made Safe and Clean?

Coal kills. When it’s not horrific mining accidents like the one in Soma, Turkey, on May 13 that killed more than 300 miners, it’s the 13,000 Americans who die early each year because of air pollution from burning the dirtiest fossil fuel.

May 20, 2014 — David Biello

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