Originally posted on Repeating Islands:
Kevin Mead (Caribbean Business) writes about the many accolades that high school and college students from Puerto Rico received at NASA’s inaugural Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Here are excerpts: University of Puerto Rico students took top honors in the college…

Originally posted on Future Growing LLC:
Greenhouse at Sunrise Hydroponics. (Click photo to enlarge) When you hear about a farm that supplies all-natural, sustainable produce, using 90% less water and 90% less land, one that utilizes the most advanced vertical aeroponic technology on earth, you surely would not guess it would be an Amish farm.…

Originally posted on A Femme in NYC:
I don’t think I’m the only one who doesn’t have a problem picking up butches at a lesbian bar but can’t let the butch she likes know she likes her. Am I? When I like a butch I revert to my teens. I may be rude (dancing with…

Originally posted on The Library Effect:
Enhancing Learning Through Sequential Art It wasn’t until the 1990s that graphic novels increased in popularity and acceptance as a literary expression, when Art Spielgelman’s Maus, a Holocaust survivor story, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 and Joe Sacco’s graphic journalism piece Palestine won the American Book Award in…

Originally posted on ▲uto F●cus:
http://vimeo.com/67069182 Six-year-old B-Girl Terra holds it down. I have been totally smitten (and slightly obsessed) with this sultry, groovy and soulful funk-rock extravaganza.  (Slightly belated) Happy New Year from Tokyo! Song credit: Platoon by JUNGLE

Originally posted on infonogales:
http://youtu.be/r3nIfE0AUys

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Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
I learned a couple things from the response to my article on slang phrases from the 1920s. Number first: The Roaring Twenties really did have the coolest vernacular ever. However, I also found out that the internet loves the 1920s as much as I do  — except for the overt…

Today I am sad. I realize recently I live in a place where friendship and enthusiasm for the company of others is enough to freak a person out. It breaks my heart a little place that this culture is so cynical and damaged that everyone feels the need to be too cool for each other […]