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Stained-Glass Earth: Huge Foam Threads Glisten in New Satellite Image
Offbeat  (tags: Stained-Glass Earth, Garabogazk√∂l lagoon, NASA )

- 4 days ago -
Glistening threads that look like dainty cracks in a blue-hued glass can be seen snaking across a shallow lagoon near the Caspian Sea in a new satellite image. These "cracks" are enormous strands of foam that appear to be about 100 feet (30 meters) long.
NASA's IceBridge Wraps Up 2017 Arctic Campaign With Southern Greenland Flight
Environment  (tags: NASA, Greenland glacier, ice-bridge, Arctic campaign )

- 5 days ago -
A fjord in southern Greenland, as seen during Operation IceBridge's last flight of the 2017 Arctic campaign, on May 12, 2017. This final full science flight, ICESat-2 South, was designed along the ground tracks of NASA's upcoming Ice, Cloud, and land
To All the Bigots In My Country, You Are Welcome to Leave!
Society & Culture  (tags: The Citizen, Rashmi Oberoi, bigotry, intolerance, negativity, mean-spiritedness, social media, division, politics, politicised religion, tolerance, respect, multi-cultural, richness, acceptance )

- 13 days ago -
What inspired me to write this article is the hate & venom I see spewing on social media. I was blown away at how nasty people were, it has just got me really thinking about 'Hate'âEUR(TM). So much negativity on social media, people seem to be so mean spirited
That Heineken Ad: Brewer Suggests Discussing Differences Over a Beer - Video   video
Society & Culture  (tags: communicate, respect, divergencies, Heineken, 2017 campaign, Worlds Apart, "open your mind", "open your world" )

- 17 days ago -
Participants engaged in activities and conversed, without knowing the other's views. Later they were shown a video explaining their partner's politics and then offered the option to discuss their differences over a bottle of beer. Thought-provoking
Vuelo Nocturno - The Magic of Flying at Night (Timelapse Film - Do Watch!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: night sky, 3 continents, Milky Way, stars, perseid metor shower, passing planes, Richard Canavan, "Amongst the Stars", beyondclouds, Sales Wick )

- 10 days ago -
A time lapse video from the cockpit during a long night flight, a flight from Zurich to Sao Paolo in South America. Magical! Keeping the pilot company is the Milky Way, millions of stars & meteors of the Perseid Meteor shower. Accompanying music - perfect
Brighten the Future of Gaza's Children
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, blackouts, solar lamps, children, studies, education, security, Palestinian NGOs, Luci lanterns, global giving, Rebuilding Alliance, matching donation )

- 10 days ago -
10 years of blockade on Gaza has resulted in widespread darkness with power only available for four hours a day in rolling blackouts. 750,000 children are affected by electricity shortages, forced to use kerosene lamps and candles with horrific accidents
@IvankaTrump: Watch Yemen Famine Video, Press Dad to Spare Hodeida (PLEASE SIGN)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, Yemen, humanitarian crisis, Ivanka Trump, Hodeida, PETITION )

- 17 days ago -
Foreign Policy magazine reports: "Ivanka Trump Wants to Highlight the Humanitarian Crises Her Father Ignores." But so far Ivanka hasn't highlighted the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.Urge Ivanka to watch the CNN video & press Dad to spare Hodeida by signing
A Candle and Prayer for Nyack Clancy
Society & Culture  (tags: health, humans, environment, unusual, sadness, activists, americans, health )

- 112 days ago -
Many of you know Nyack, this a fwd I received with the sad news I haven't done a story using a "FWD" so hope it turns out ok. Nyack is very seriously ill and needs our prayers and well wishes xxxxxx FOR NYACK- thinking of you xxxxxxx
Very Sad News! An Animal Warrior Gone Too Soon.
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, heroes, animal warrior, death )

- 12 days ago -
I know I haven't been around for a long time but I had to come on and let you all know. I spoke to Nyack's wife this morning on the phone. I am very sorry to say this news. Our dear Nyack Clancy passed away on April 12th.
Sea Turtle With Straw Up Its Nostril - NO to Plastic Campaign   video
Environment  (tags: wildlife, turtles, plastic straws, pollution, habitat, conservation, ecosystems, animals, green, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, Sustainabililty )

- 13 days ago -
Americans use an incredible 500 million plastic straws every day. Even though they are small, straws can create serious environmental problems, so now a growing number of activists say it's time to just say no. (
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