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Economic Gardening Is Growing, But What Is It?

thisbigcity:

Economic gardening is about empowering local residents to make connections and grow in a supportive, nurturing urban environment. Grow your own economy!

iammyurl:

By Erica Kuschel.

If this doesn’t make you want to visit Peru, then you don’t deserve to see these pics. Shoo shoo scroll away.

pleoros:

NOAA Photo Library

  1. Tornado with dust and debris cloud forming at surface. During “Sound Chase”, a joint project of NSSL and Mississippi State University. Oklahoma, Cordell. May 22, 1981.
  2. A rare photograph of two tornadoes over the Great Plains. United States, Western.

(via villenoire)

skunkbear:

The evil geniuses at NASA Ames Research Center are trying to create super intelligent soccer balls with a top-secret vaporized serum! … er … wait, no. They’re just studying the aerodynamics of the official World Cup ball - the “Brazuca.”

Geoff Brumfiel has the full story here.

Football fluid dynamics is a touchy subject on the international stage. Goalies hated the 2010 World Cup’s ball (the too-smooth “Jabulani”) because it was said to swerve and twist in the air. Joe Palca covered that story four years ago.

NPR: covering ball aerodynamics since 1971.

(via freshphotons)

astrodidact:

astrodidact:

This is an absolutely beautiful tribute to those(many of them children) whose lives were savagely taken from them two years ago today. It’s tough to forget about this.

Tuesday is the third anniversary of the day Anders Breivik ignited a car bomb in downtown Oslo, then slaughtered 69 people, many of them children, at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. To commemorate the 2011 attacks in Norway, the country is building what basically everyone agrees is an incredibly moving tribute memorial on Utøya, designed by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg. It won’t be so much ‘built’ as removed: a piece of earth literally cut away to signify the absence that those deaths impressed on the country.

Read more:

http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2014/07/22/3462728/how-to-memorialize-a-massacre/

This didn’t post yesterday for some reason, so forgive the typo regarding the days

astrodidact:

astrodidact:

This is an absolutely beautiful tribute to those(many of them children) whose lives were savagely taken from them two years ago today. It’s tough to forget about this.

Tuesday is the third anniversary of the day Anders Breivik ignited a car bomb in downtown Oslo, then slaughtered 69 people, many of them children, at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. To commemorate the 2011 attacks in Norway, the country is building what basically everyone agrees is an incredibly moving tribute memorial on Utøya, designed by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg. It won’t be so much ‘built’ as removed: a piece of earth literally cut away to signify the absence that those deaths impressed on the country. Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2014/07/22/3462728/how-to-memorialize-a-massacre/

This didn’t post yesterday for some reason, so forgive the typo regarding the days

Takakaw waterfall

Takakaw waterfall