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You have your own room. So do they. (Taken with instagram)

You have your own room. So do they. (Taken with instagram)


I said lunch.


I said lunch.


RESPONSIBILITY: Starbucks has stepped it up a knotch in sustainability by using reclaimed trucks as new “vehicles” for service.

Maz Jobrani: Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American?

A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, standup comic Maz Jobrani riffs on the challenges and conflicts of being Iranian-American — “like, part of me thinks I should have a nuclear program; the other part thinks I can’t be trusted …”

(Source: ted.com)

First They Install Solar. Now IKEA is Installing EV Charging at California Store

Death in the Desert - The CNN Freedom Project

The CNN documentary “Death in the Desert” showed the remarkable risks Africans were prepared to make to try to get to Israel.

A hazardous trip across Africa to Egypt where Bedouins would take them across the Sinai Desert but also hold them as bonded labor.

And if they couldn’t pay, bodies have been found with organs missing and fresh scars - signs, experts say, of organ trafficking.

Now watch the documentary in full online in three parts.


WWF Print Ad - Forest


WWF Print Ad - Forest


The consultants, companies and nonprofits that have prodded Wal-Mart into becoming a sustainability giant.(via Wal-Mart, the Sustainability Hub - Businessweek)


The consultants, companies and nonprofits that have prodded Wal-Mart into becoming a sustainability giant.
(via Wal-Mart, the Sustainability Hub - Businessweek)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo HD Trailer - David Fincher Version

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Life in Africa has many challenges: from disease to poverty and war. The continent also has a reputation for extreme difficulties that are fixable, but a lack of resources often prevents the problems from being solved.This is where resourcefulness comes into play: if you don’t have what you need make do with what you already have. A surplus of empty plastic bottles is something that not only affects Africa, but the entire planet. (Read More)

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Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet Crafted Out of Adidas Shoes

star wars helmet photo
Images via eBay


Do you have an old pair of sneakers you never wear? Are you a Star Wars fan? If you said yes to these two questions, then do we have a craft project for you! Take a page from craftster/blogger F

reehand Profit who has created a storm trooper helmet out of Adidas shoes. more….

Malcolm Gladwell on spaghetti sauce

Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.

(Source: ted.com)

After a decade of grief and recovery, nation remembers 9/11

New York (CNN) — Ten years ago today, America’s sense of security was shattered in a series of attacks that tested the will and resolve of the American public. more…

Intercontinental Ballistic Microfinance from Kiva Microfunds on Vimeo.

Intercontinental Ballistic Microfinance

by Kiva Microfunds

What happens when 620,000 lenders fund 615,000 entrepreneurs, students, and other microfinance borrowers around the world? 

Five+ years of Kiva loan activity, in full color. Thanks to all the lenders, borrowers, partners, and team members who brightened this map - and helped to change lives in the process.


Timeline: Libya’s uprising against Muammar Gaddafi

The battle for Libya, in photos:

August 21: Thousands of people, mostly Libyans, gathered outside the Libyan embassy in Tunis, Tunisia where the Libyan rebels’ flag was hoisted on the roof of a building, as Gadhafi’s regime appears to crumble after rebels advance on Tripoli. Credit: Stringer/EPA

July 29: Libyans mourned over the coffins of General Younes and Col. Muhammad Khamis in front of Benghazi’s courthouse. Credit: Brian Denton/NY Times

July 14: Libyan citizens mourn over the bodies of eight rebels killed by loyalist troops Wednesday, during a funeral in Zintan. Credit: Ammar Awad/Reuters

June 27: Tearful Libyans celebrated in Benghazi after learning that the International Criminal Court in the Hague has issued an arrest warrant for Moammar Gadhafi, one of his sons and his intelligence chief, accusing them of crimes against humanity. Credit: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

May 30: New cadets for the rebel army dance and chant in Benghazi. Credit: Rodrigo Abd/AP

May 27: An unidentified woman grieved over the body of Mohsin Ali Sheikh, a one-and-a-half-year-old boy killed in clashes between rebels and Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s forces, as the child was prepared for funeral in Misrata, Libya. Credit: Missam Saleh/EPA

April 25: Loyalist bombs exploded on rebel positions near Brega. Any long-lasting campaign raises questions about the prospects for rebel success in the east, where the fighting lately has lapsed into a pattern of inconclusive skirmishes. Credit: Mahmud Hams/AFP-Getty Images 

April 14: A rebel fighter celebrated as his comrades west of Ajdabiya fired a rocket toward troops loyal to Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi. Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images]

March 26: Eman al-Obeidy, a Libyan woman who attempted to tell journalists of her rape by Gadhafi’s militia, displayed a broad bruise on her face, a large scar on her upper thigh, several narrow and deep scratch marks lower on her leg, and marks that seemed to have come from binding around her hands and feet. Credit: Jerome Delay/AP

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