In today’s Guardian: “The tenderness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country’s love of gas-guzzling cars, fast food or McMansions. . . .” http://tinyurl.com/cg3jmk
The amount of carbon dioxide attributable to Victoria Beckham’s jet setting between January 23 and March 6, 2008. Source: The Guardian.
Calculate your carbon footprint at http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle is one of this year’s TED Prize winners. Her speech at TED’s recent gathering is compelling and beautiful. It is well worth watching.
Information about Earle’s TED Wish can be found by clicking here.
In his new book Genius 101: Creators, Leaders, and Prodigies, Dean Keith Simonton, of UC Davis, enters the debate over the source of genius. The book is reviewed and contrasted with Malcolm Gladwell’s best-selling book Outliers in Time Magazine. Read the Time review by clicking here.
Authors@Google is a great series that is posted to YouTube. Here is a hilarious example.