Ahmed Mohamed

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Is Matriotism The Future of The Divine Feminine?

Ethan ‘Indigo’ Smith & Lucy Morales, <i>Contributors</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The most difficult function we ever learn is how to use language; how to communicate …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Global Warming

True or False: Scandinavians Are Practically Perfect in Every Way

Thanks to big government and high taxes, Scandinavia is a success story—mostly.<p>To an outsider, Scandinavia can seem like a group of small, difficult-to-tell-apart Nordic countries. Frequently derided by right-wing politicians as an example of everything wrong with Big Government, the Scandinavian …

From the spartan to the utterly futuristic, designs for a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the #RiverThames in London have been flooding in. To be honest, a few of them are just plain weird. Click the link in our profile to see 13 of the strangest designs for #London’s Thames #bridge. (Image: Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Competition, Wandsworth Council)

The Provocative Architecture Of Thomas Heatherwick

From his grain silo art museum to a park floating on a pier, Thomas Heatherwick’s designs are endlessly inventive and radically playful.<p>The mad scientist of architecture, who was just tapped to help design Google’s headquarters, is the subject of a new exhibition on display at the Hammer Museum in …

Getty Images photographer Spencer Platt took to the air to document the ice floes and snowscapes of #NYC, where the #Hudson river has frozen in parts.

Photo by @edkashi/@viiphoto: #Sugarcane fields near Melmoth in #SouthAfrica are cut down and burned off after the harvest in 1998. “South Africa is a major emitter of #greenhousegases…The emission rate is at almost ten tonnes of CO2 per person per year – 43% more than the global average. As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, South Africa has made a voluntary commitment to combat climate change. It aims at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 34% by 2020 and 42% by 2025.” The Climate Change Response Strategy and the 2010 Green Paper identify sugarcane burning as one of the areas where South Africa can reduce GHG to meet its obligation to UNFCCC. http://giz.de/en/worldwide/17807.html #climatechange #positivechange @everydayclimatechange EverydayClimateChange is pleased to support@DECCgovUK's #BackClimateAction #photography #competition, with #EverydayClimateChange photographer @JshPhotog, in UK, being asked to be on the competition's judging panel. 
The @DECCgovUK competition: What does Climate Change mean to you? Show us in a picture and share on Instagram or Twitter from 20 Feb – 6 March. Please include hashtag #BackClimateAction. The winner will win a photography workshop & a boat trip to photograph an offshore wind farm! Winner will be announced w/c 16 March. Terms & conditions at bit.ly/BCAPic

Top 10 Vistas

The ten best places in the world to bring a camera and enjoy the view.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><br>Our friend, noted photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006), gave this advice when viewing the Grand Canyon: “Leave your binoculars at home.” The biggest, …