Happy…and not religious
brooklynmutt: Yahoo travel produced a piece on the world’s happiest countries citing data from a Gallup poll that looked at responses from 155 countries between 2005 and 2009. …The nations taking the top spots include: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. This might not come as a surprise to many who have been to these nations. What is surprising, however, is that three of...
Where did the oil go? →
robot-heart-politics: britishpetroleum: The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico released, as we have all seen on tv, a lot of oil. Quite how much is a “lot” is a bit of a guess, but roughly 4.9 million barrels, or 784 million litres*. What actually happened to this oil was reviewed recently in an article in Science (Kerr 2010). Only about 0.1% was recovered from beaches and marshes...
You can’t legally stop people from obeying the law.– 3 Reasons the “Ground Zero Mosque” Debate Makes No Sense | Cracked.com Cracked.com is now making more logical sense than one of the two major political parties of the United States. (via spytap) (via soupsoup)
As a citizen, and as President, I believe that Muslims have the same right to...– I’m with the President and the Mayor on this. President Obama Celebrates Ramadan at White House Iftar Dinner | The White House (via fred-wilson)
The Man Who Planted Trees →
lovepuppy: zachklein: This simple, gorgeous film is worth 30 minutes in peace and quiet. reblogged for break later.