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In Grief There Is Joy and Love
Offbeat  (tags: children, goodnews, humans, photos, technology, photoshop )

Lynn
- 11 days ago - globalnews.ca
A grieving Ohio father asked strangers to Photoshop a picture of his baby daughter who passed away at six weeks old, and the response was heart-warming.
High-Tech Warnings to Help Prevent Wildlife Collisions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, technology )

Cher Away
- 33 days ago - boundarysentinel.com
The government of B.C. will be testing new high-tech wildlife detection systems on Highway 3 between Fort Steele and the Alberta border to better warn motorists about the potential for wildlife collisions.
Oxford Dictionaries: Demise of the Printed Editions?
Offbeat  (tags: Digital Age, Internet, Technology, Oxford English Dictionary, OUP )

Ray
- 38 days ago - bbc.co.uk
TV show Countdown has announced that its "Dictionary Corner" will use the online version of the Oxford Dictionary of English instead of the printed version. Does this spell the beginning of the end of the printed dictionary in the digital age?
WildLeaks Attracts Major Wildlife Crime Leads in First Three Months
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, technology )

Cher Away
- 43 days ago - theguardian.com
WikiLeaks-style website yields 24 tip-offs including elephant poaching, tiger killing, illegal fishery and forest destruction
Electronic Predator Deterrent Devices Are Saving Snow Leopards
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, technology )

Cher Away
- 43 days ago - digitaljournal.com
Predator Guard deterrent lights use smart technology to produce a repeating, intermittent flash of twin lights that to wild animals appear to be the eyes of another predator. To a snow leopard, these lights are threatening or confusing
Adios, Pacific Garbage Patch: This Teenager's Invention Could Clean It Up
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, ocean, plastic pollution, interesting, design, environment, off-beat, technology )

Valerie
- 45 days ago - takepart.com
It sounds like an awesome but silly science fair idea: a massive machine that could clean up the ocean's plastic trash. Dutch teenager Boyan Slat proposed just that two years ago at his high school. Though the concept went on to win recognition from gr...
How Poachers Use INSTAGRAM to Find Their Prey: Geo-Tagged Photos Help Hunters Track and Kill Tigers and Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Instagram, rhinos, tigers, poachers, technology )

Marie
- 82 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the battle against poachers, conservationists have become embroiled in a technological arms race.
And Not a Drop to Waste - Inter Press Service
Offbeat  (tags: technology, environment, water supply, India, farmers, agriculture )

Naoko
- 84 days ago - ipsnews.net
Barely literate they might be, but the farmers of Mahbubnagar are now sought by many for their expertise in water budgeting.
Can We Really Become Addicted to Technology?
Offbeat  (tags: technology, health, humans, addicted )

Ray
- 115 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Through smartphones, tablets, laptops and their apps, technology now influences almost every aspect of our lives, and many fear that this digital way of life can be dangerously addictive.
Snowden Leak: NSA Plans to Infect 'Millions' of Computers
Offbeat  (tags: technology, Hacking, Intelligence, Internet, Security, USA )

Ray
- 139 days ago - rt.com
Yet more previously secret surveillance operations waged by the United States National Security Agency were made public Wednesday morning thanks to leaked documents supplied by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Study: Internet Trolls Are Also Terrible In Real Life
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, internet, technology, bullying, trolls, online )

Robert
- 156 days ago - pcmag.com
Internet trolls and video game griefers are just as broken in real life as you've always suspected, according to a new psychology paper by Canadian researchers.
Is the Ukraine's Floating Castle Real or Fake?
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, interesting, odd, technology, unusual )

Frans
- 165 days ago - industrytap.com
Constructing a building involves serious time and requires both money and man-power. If a building has a special and unique concept and design, then it also needs a great amount of calculation, experience and innovation. Floating Castle is one such ...
Is Peecycling the Wave of the Future? Instead of Waste, Free Fertilizer for Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, technology, unusual, urine, farming, fertilizer )

Kamia
- 166 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
We all sort of cringe at the thought of using our own urine or manure for fertilizer, but the reality is that much of the cost of human waste disposal comes from trying to separate out the nitrogen & phosphorus & that's a waste, since farms need it.
More People Than Ever Have Access To Clean Energy - The New Age of Energy Campaign By Jacob SandryOctober 21, 2013
Offbeat  (tags: environment, energy, business, culture, design, ethics, government, news, technology, wildlife, world, protection )

Ruth
- 174 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'In the U.S. a growing number of states have begun to adopt "shared renewables" laws that allow for community supported renewable energy projects or "solar gardens...."
Explosive "Time to Say Goodby"   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, business, government, humans, design, environment, society, technology, unusual, culture, world )

Mm
- 182 days ago - youtube.com
Progress??? Couldn't believe I caught this with Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli singing.
 

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