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Antidepressants in the water are making shrimp suicidal.

 
People: Jon Cohrs
Research: Open Culture
Tags: articles


Here’s a sticker I found on a lamp post in manhattan.

 
People: Jon Cohrs
Research: Open Culture
Tags: photos, oil, sticker

Iceburgs: multipurpose architectural placeholders until developers resurrect their projects.

 
People: Jon Cohrs
Research: Open Culture
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A sink hole swallows a Quebec Family. Much of Quebec is above a clay formed by an old sea that makes it vulnerable to collapse.

from NYT

 

  • The DeMilitarized Zone between North + South Korea is to be turned into a protected wildlife zone.This is one of the rare areas that has been left completely untouched for 50 years and is home to several endangered species like to Korea Tiger and Asiatic Black Bear. While only 2 miles wide, it provides a 155 mile corridor for animals to move freely.

    CNN published a series of photos by photographer, Choi Byung Kwan.

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    NASA has posted some stunning images of the gulf oil spill as it creeps toward the Mississippi River Delta. Click on the 1st image to see it blown up 400% to see a lot of the details missing in the smaller version.

     

    It’s 1980, the Diamond Crystal Salt Company operates a salt mine underneath Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, Texaco drills for oil downward from the surface of the lake, the two mines meet and flush the entire lake…

     

    Open-pit zinc and lead mine devours Peru’s “Royal City of Mines.”

    “Like it or not, we depend on this main industry to maintain any semblance of development.” AP/Yahoo News

     

    Its a nice reminder to realize that mother nature can still shut down the airspace over a whole continent.

     
    People: Jon Cohrs
    Research: Open Culture
    Tags: volcano, photo, photos