A ‘Jason Momoa Coloring Book’ Exists And It Is Supposed To Ease Your StressIf you’re like the team at Bored Panda, you spend a large portion of the week thinking about Jason Momoa. There’s some great news for all of you Momoa fans out there: artist Maurizio Campidelli released a coloring book featuring him in all of his glory.4
How Birmingham’s Innovation Depot secured more public and private support for Alabama’s startupsGuest Alabama is not exactly startup central. But the Innovation Depot, a collaboration between the public and private sector, has generated unique programs that provide the startups that do choose to build their companies in Alabama with a more tight-knit support system than they might get in a more mature startup scene.1
A Handy CalendarIn the 1890s, traveler Henry Attwell found that the residents of rural Holland used their hands to recall which months of the year have 31 days: The knuckles of the hand represent months of thirty-one days, and the spaces between represent months of thirty days. Thus, the first knuckle is January (thirty-one), the first space February (twenty-eight or twenty-nine, the exception), the second knuckle March (thirty-one), the second space April (thirty), &c. The fourth knuckle, July (thirty-one), is followed by the first [of the other hand], August [thirty-one], and so on, until the third knuckle is reached a second time....52
America's wilderness is for saleWe need more copper. Is it worth destroying this place? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Trump administration has opened up America's public lands to mining and fossil fuel companies on an unprecedented scale, lifting decades-long protections from millions of acres of wilderness across the country. In Minnesota, one proposed copper mine is pitting neighbors against each other as they weigh the benefits of new mining jobs against the environmental consequences of new mines. It’s an old American debate that’s been further complicated here by an unforgiving reality: We need copper, and there are not that many places to get it. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Or our podcasts: https://www.vox.com/podcasts Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o20
Wilderness, Walking, and Womanhood: Solitary Women in America's Wild Spacesby Katie Poore “How will you defend yourself?” It was one of the first questions my oldest brother asked me on the phone several months ago, along with: “Do you have a knife? Do you know how to use it? Maybe you should just buy a machete, if they sell those at REI. Do you…208
Pacific Islands Declare 'Climate Crisis' That Calls for the End of Fossil FuelsThe Pacific Islands are ground-zero for climate change. By 2050, many of the low-lying atolls that make up the region could be uninhabitable. Leaders of these islands, including Fiji and the Solomon Islands, recognize the dangers climate change from sea level rise to extreme weather.
The Extinction Crisis Keeps Getting More Dire, With 28,000 Species At-RiskThe International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) updated its Red List of Threatened Species last week—and habitat loss, hunting, and climate change continue to push species toward the brink of extinction.5
New Mexico Passes Landmark Clean Energy Bill, But Some Tribal Groups Feel Left OutThe clean energy revolution has arrived, and... it’s complicated. New Mexico is now the third state to adopt a 100 percent clean energy mandate, with the legislature passing a bill Tuesday mandating the state reach that goal by 2045. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to sign the bill any day now.
Americans' Top Environmental Concern May Surprise YouWhen it comes to worrying about the environment, it’s hard to pick just one issue. On the one hand, you have the sixth mass extinction underway. On the other, there’s climate change fueling a whole raft of problems. Oh, and don’t forget toxic air pollution. So much horrific chaos to choose from!
Flight Of The Toilets Coming To North Cascades National ParkZion National Park in Utah isn't the only park that requires the help of a helicopter to deal with full toilets. At North Cascades National Park in Washington, the Diablo Lake Overlook will close to all visitors and traffic May 20-22 while crews transport toilet-related materials via helicopter to campsites along Ross Lake.1