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Recycled SHED Project Provides A Home For Farmers, Food, And Fun

A return to local agriculture and artisan foods is vital to reinvigorating local economies through thriving small business. When people know their …

Germany Shatters Monthly Solar Generation Record With 5.1 Terawatt Hours of Clean Energy

<i>Image © Tim Fuller</i><p>Germany just broke its monthly solar generation record by clocking over 5.1 terawatt hours (TWh) in July, according to data from …

The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today's technology, in 20-40 years, says Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson

A new study – co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi – analyzing what is needed to convert the …

'God Hates Jags': Pittsburgh Straight Allies Stand Up to the Westboro Baptist Church

Pittsburgh-based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of professional haters Westboro Baptist Church, who say that they will picket his Aug. 10 performance at the Club Café in Pittsburgh.<p>Magwood, a straight ally and self-professed "fan" of the LGBTQ community, loathes the WBC for their …

Forest Hills-Regent Square, PA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping

Breaking News<p>Experts weigh in on the difficulty of the AFC North champion's schedule this year.<p>by Eric Heyl, patch staff | an hour ago<p>The soon-to-be …

Welcome to Pittsblogh!

Welcome to Pittsblogh!<p>The web team at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a lot on our minds (and our Twitter feeds and Facebook pages) that we would …

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So, the other day we realized, "Hey ... the internet actually allows you to post <i>multiple items during the course of a day</i>." Which means all this …

The Kickstarter Of Solar Gets Ambitious With Military Housing Installation

<i>Update below with comments from Mosaic’s PR on partnering with institutional investors.</i><p>Mosaic has done a pretty good job of introducing the concept of crowdfunding to solar. By giving anybody the power to invest in solar projects around the United States for as little as $25, Mosaic has become a …

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More proof that bike lanes boost business

In any discussion about installing bike lanes the argument often is put forward that they are bad for business, what with the loss of parking spaces …

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Eerie Pics Show Tunisia's Abandoned 'Star Wars' Sets

Little known fact: Tatooine isn't actually located in a galaxy far, far away. It's right here on Earth — Tunisia, to be precise.<p>The North African …

Stronger Citizens, Stronger Cities: Changing Governance Through a Focus on Place

<i>This is the second of a three-part series on transformative Placemaking. To read part one, click here. To read part three, click here.</i><p>A great place …

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A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Europeans are basically one big family - Futurity

Everyone with ancestors from the European continent are likely cousins who share the same family members from about a thousand years ago.

Why a Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet May Help Improve Symptoms Associated with Autism

<i>Image courtesy of Shutterstock</i><p>Whatever side of the fence you are on regarding whether autism is linked to environmental toxins, vaccines, or neither, …

A National Public Library, Now Available Online

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) launched its Web site last week, more than two years after the first …

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Why Listening to Music Makes Us Feel So Good

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>By applying theories of evolutionary psychology, researchers are beginning to better understand why listening to music …

BBC World Service - The Forum, The Mysterious Kingdom of Fungi

Lynne Boddy<p>Professor at Cardiff University’s School of BioSciences, Lynne Boddy is a woodland fungal ecologist, especially interested in mycelial interactions when different species of fungus compete for the same food source, the foraging behaviour of fungi, and the effect of climate change on …

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Chernobyl's ghost town - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/apr/14/chernobyl-ghost-town-in-pictures<p>720<p>Pripyat, founded for the 49,000-plus Chernobyl nuclear …

29 abandoned places that look truly beautiful. — myscienceacademy.org

1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy<p>Via: en.www.lensart.ru<p>[msa-ads data-ad-client=”ca-pub-6965588547261395″ data-ad-slot=”7732882042″]<p>2. …