Carl Damato

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Lessons from Germany: Solar Energy Opportunities for Farmers

With the recent public discussion over The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act, the national spotlight has been directed once …

This Is What An Urban Heat Island Looks Like

Summertime in the city. Ugh, New York City, you sweaty mess.<p>Summer in New York City, bless its big, appley urban heart, can be miserable. The city is basically a floating oven. Urban heat islands, New York among them, are metropolitan areas that--due to fewer trees and more dark, heat-holding …

Life on Minimum Wage Around the World

Ecuador To World: Pay Up To Save The Rainforest. World To Ecuador: Meh.

The government of Ecuador has abandoned a plan that would have kept part of the Amazonian rainforest off limits to oil drilling. The initiative was an unusual one: Ecuador was promising to keep the oil in the ground, but it wanted to be paid for doing so.<p>The oil sits under the Yasuni national park, …

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Marvel superheroes in film - in pictures

With the upcoming releases of Thor 2, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America 2 there's never been a better time to be a superhero in Hollywood. Here is a history of Marvel at the movies

Giant Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet

The subglacial bedrock canyon is nearly twice as long as the Grand Canyon.<p><b>Imagine if you could pick up the Greenland Ice Sheet and see what lies beneath. Surely 1.7 million square kilometers of slowly thawing ice must rest on a massive pool of melted water, right?</b><p>Not necessarily, according to a …