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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, government, Food )

- 3 days ago -
Consumers have a fundamental right to know what they're eating. We urge you to reject legislation that would prohibit states and the federal government from requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled....
The Results Are In! You Have To See Our 12 Favorite Winners Of The World's Most Amazing Architecture!
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, research, science, technology )

- 3 days ago -
Architizer, an online architecture database, recently announced the winners of their 2nd Annual A+ Awards, which featured voting from "300 industry leaders" and online voting from the public from more than 100 countries....
Save Wolves, Old-Growth Forests and Our Climate *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, Wolves )

- 3 days ago -
Stop clearcutting old-growth forest that is home to endangered Alaskan wolf...
Tell Congress: Support the Child CARE Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, politics, rights, society, women )

- 3 days ago -
The Child CARE Act is an important bill introduced by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards as part of the Women's Economic Agenda. Now pull out your slide ruler because this fix sounds complicated, but will have a great outcome if passed: More people ...
Going Up? Partial Space Elevators Could Take You to the Ultimate Top Floor.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, technology )

- 5 days ago -
It costs about $25,000 per kilogram (2.2 pounds) to put any object into orbit around the Earth. Due to these high costs of space shuttle flights and repeated launch delays, scientists have long explored alternative ways of getting satellites into space...
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, protection, research, science )

- 5 days ago -
The Bureau of Energy Management is accepting public comments the use of seismic air guns used to scour for oil underneath the ocean's floor. These devices are so loud that they can injure or kill marine life, including highly endangered migrating ...
Frozen in Time - Amazing Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, environment, funny, humans, interesting, photos, pictures, technology, world )

- 8 days ago -
These photographers are an expert in timing - if they had snapped these images a second earlier or later the end result would be completely different. The photos show freerunners seemingly suspended in midair, the precise moment a gun explodes and even...
Rainforest Guardian? This Crazy Skyscraper Deploys Its Own Army of Firefighting Drones!
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 9 days ago -
Forest fires continue to claim thousands of acres of land across the Amazon rainforest, which is why a group of Chines designers have come up with "The Rainforest Guardian Skyscraper" to help combat the issue....
Stop Monsanto's Secret Plan to Kill GMO Labeling *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, food, government, health, humans, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, risks, society, treatment, warning )

- 21 days ago -
Right now Monsanto and giant food companies are scheming behind the scenes to introduce a bill in Congress that would kill mandatory state GMO labeling efforts and replace it with a gutted version of a bill to preempt states' rights and give...
World's Largest Aqueducts, Moving Billions Of Gallons Of Water Daily
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, humans, interesting, research, science, technology, world )

- 21 days ago -
Two of the more interesting tunnels that humans build are transportation tunnels for trains and cars and water aqueducts supplying large cities. The largest existing aqueduct in the world is the Thirlmere Aqueduct in North West England built between...
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