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As part of my continuing Environmental Series, posted usually each Sunday, today I'm covering the Science and Tech behind Fuel Cells . A very recent Break-Through may make this Renewable ...
by jamess
Comment Count 275 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 05:58 AM PDT with 367 Recommends
People (myself included) are giving you a lot of crap in the comments of your post about the Republican wonder Arnold ...
by juls
Comment Count 272 comments on Mon May 21, 2007 at 12:12 PM PDT with 334 Recommends
This picture in China requires no explanation. It shows exactly why America's public transportation system is failing. It gives us an exact road map as to how to get on track, to get where we need ...
by udubtub
Comment Count 231 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 06:36 AM PST with 235 Recommends
I have been extremely busy of late. And when I say busy , I really mean exhausted . I haven't had time to get a good night's sleep in what feels like forever, and it shows in almost everything I do. ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 09:43 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
A couple of days ago I went to a panel discussion entitled A Story of Shuttles at SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. For those of you not living in SF (and the Bay Area),
by citisven
Comment Count 130 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 10:14 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
We are changing. For the better. Maybe we can save our butts yet...? I go back and ...
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2008 at 06:57 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights has a contest called "Speak Truth to Power". It asks students to make a video about a human right and submit their video to the center. My kids picked ...
by victor harbison
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 05:06 PM PST with 51 Recommends
While ...
by MaryRW
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 04:00 AM PST with 50 Recommends
America: land of innovation, of the can-do spirit, of Yankee ingenuity. Americans were the first people in the world to declare independence from an empire -- and get away with it. Americans dug ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2008 at 07:09 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
I walk to a lot of the places I go. I take public transportation some other times. I have a car, but use it very sparingly. I put gas in it about once a month, maybe once every two months. So ...
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2008 at 07:52 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
An entry in my new 21st Century Crisis series and crossposted at Blue House Diaries Back in October, I gave up my car. ...
by eugene
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2007 at 07:19 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I was using the other day, with a lot of other people, and thinking about all the money I have blown over the years...how much I could possibly had now, if only I had not accepted the normalcy of it.
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2008 at 09:52 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
My car broke down a few months ago, so I've been taking the bus to work. For nearly forty years, I've driven myself to work and back, so this is a big adjustment for me. In order to calm my fears, ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 02:02 PM PST with 37 Recommends
A bus comes to a stop in Los Angeles. If it's a busy stop, say the one at Santa Monica Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, where the bus connects with the subway, half the bus will empty, or more than ...
by Red Bean
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
I was talking to my mom yesterday, and one thing she told me about was having her gas tank broken into. Somehow, the police were able to apprehend (or whatever the precise procedure they used was) ...
by dirkster42
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2008 at 08:50 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Yesterday was a day of protests, small and large. In Los Angeles they came out to protest a proposed law making it illegal to feed the homeless.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 05:14 PM PST with 35 Recommends
More than a year ago I realized I was talking shit, about how public transportation was wonderful. About this or that. How I didn't need a car. I realized I still got in my car a lot. I told myself ...
by webranding
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 02:29 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
The ...
by Dante Atkins
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Mar 27, 2011 at 01:00 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I often talk here about how much I like public transportation. When I lived in DC I never got in a car if I didn't have to. Now I live in a somewhat rural area and work out of my house, so I don't ...
by webranding
Comment Count 128 comments on Sat Sep 19, 2009 at 04:17 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Today Minnesotans and all Americans who care about climate change and want to have decent public transit in the Twin Cites ...
by Populista
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 08:03 PM PDT with 29 Recommends