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About fifteen years ago, I started an amazing journey. I had run into some difficulty and had a break down. In working with the psych, we started to take apart who I thought I was and start looking at who I really wasAbout fifteen years ago, I started an amazing journey. I had run into some difficulty... more
The lights of life seem to shine most brilliantly when they illuminate adventure. Don Quixote, man of La Mancha, is a man who is fed up with the cheap track lighting of reality. He seeks the bright big time lights of knight errantry. A world he discovers through total immersion in the realm of renaissance literature. Who’s to say if he has what it takes? Does it take the man or his mind to make a knight errant?
To read the full article: http://www.forgetthebox.net/mag/arts/sunday-theatrics/the-man-of-la-macha-don-quixote-at-centaur-theatre.phpThe lights of life seem to shine most brilliantly when they illuminate adventure. Don... more
Windmills have provided power to humanity for centuries. Now scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have created a tiny gold "light mill."
link:http://news.discovery.com/tech/lasers-light-mills.htmlWindmills have provided power to humanity for centuries. Now scientists from the... more
The blast of the fog horn guides shipping through the poor visibility. The dockyard windmills poke their blades through the clouds and fishermen talk Sea Bass. This film is without commentaryThe blast of the fog horn guides shipping through the poor visibility. The dockyard... more
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Clipper Windpower Development Video explains the steps it takes to complete a wind energy project. During our Corporate Video class at Brooks Institute this summer, Janine Stengel, Beatriz Barragan Horn and Blake Lewis worked on this project with the help and support of Clipper Windpower Inc.
Alternative Energy will become more and more important. We need to be involved and learn about the new technologies and support it in the best way we can.
for more info about the contributors:
www.clipperwind.comClipper Windpower Development Video explains the steps it takes to complete a wind... more
Gov. Jon Corzine wants the Garden State to triple the amount of wind power it plans to use by 2020 to 3,000 megawatts. That would be 13 percent of New Jersey's total energy, enough to power between 800,000 to just under 1 million homes.Gov. Jon Corzine wants the Garden State to triple the amount of wind power it plans to... more
Another week has flown passed us like a whirlwind, and while people are still focused on the Olympics, it does seem like the buzz has died down a bit now that Michael Phelps has closed out his quest for gold.
Of course, that didn’t put an end to any of the controversies coming out of the Beijing Olympic games.
Hackers unearth more underage gymnast allegations:
Olympics aside, this was certainly an interesting week in Current:News. Some stories of note include a tangled child support settlement, the sudden shutdown of MP3 sharing site Muxtape, canine morality, energy implications of windmills in NYC, demands for mandatory sick days, and the discussion of polygamy as a secret to a longer life. It was a packed week, so if you missed any of these take a look:
16-yr-old to pay child support to 19-yr-old mom:
Living with humans has taught dogs morals, say scientists
Bloomberg proposes windmills on New York City bridges, skyscrapers…
Multiple states push for mandatory paid sick days
Polygamy: the key to a long life?
// VC2 Leaderboard Update //
On the VC2 Leaderboard front, we want to give a hearty congratulations to VC2 producer Sareye for her pod, “Mad About Gas? Dunk a Shell Employee.” It was this week’s leaderboard winner, so I clipped it to this post for everyone to check out. Way to go!
// Top Commented Stories on Current.com //
Have you ever wonder what the most discussed stories are on Current.com? Do you ever find yourself asking, “What was everyone discussing this week?” Well, have no fear, I’m going to start recapping the top commented stories each week in our recap posts. Here goes:
USDA refuses to ban sick "downer" cows from U.S. food supply
This story clocked in at 70 responses. There were many comments that stuck with me from this thread, but elegua’s really sums it up:
“scary. mad cow can have a 30 year gestation period. let's see who's around in 2038.“
Obama takes issue with McCain's definition of 'rich'
With a title like this, it’s no wonder this story gathered 73 responses. Much of the discussion centered on determining whether McCain’s comment was taken out of context. What do you think?
Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?
Umm, this one seemed destined for popularity. This was well-clipped item by ivxx that asks the simple question, and that resulted in an 83 response discussion. Very nice!
HS Principal outs teenage lesbian to parents
The mix of privacy rights violations and the handling of the situation culminated in 124 responses from the community, making this the most discussed story on Current this week.
Did any other stories grab your attention this week? Clip them in a response below, and let us know what made them compelling to you. That’s it for this week!
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Follow me on Twitter? http://twitter.com/manimaAnother week has flown passed us like a whirlwind, and while people are still focused... more