Nebraska Farmer Politely Schools Fox News Host On Dangers Of Keystone XL Pipeline

April 22, 2017

… great. If completed, the pipeline would carry tar sands a noxious mix of sand, clay, and viscous oil, considered one of the dirtiest and poorest-quality fuels from Canada to Texas to be refined for export. After we learned how destructive the chemicals and the tar sands are, we have come to realize that this type of fossil fuel should not be happening, Tanderup said Friday, after Smith asked whether he would still oppose the pipeline if the route didnt go through his property. It doesnt …


Painter Barkley Hendricks Dies At 72

April 20, 2017

… Barkley's groundbreaking oeuvre represents everyday people, shining a light on subjects who werent typically depicted in life-sized oil paintings. His work paved the way for a new generation of figurative painters, and his absence in the art world will surely be felt. #BarkleyHendricks #RIP #jackshainmangallery A post shared by Jack Shainman Gallery (@jackshainman) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:06am PDT As Huey Copeland wrote in Artforum in 2009, Hendricks not only valorized blackness but gave …


How Trump could make US a climate pariah over Paris pact

April 18, 2017

(CNN)Reports have it that President Donald Trump will assemble his advisers on Tuesday to decide on whether to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Naturally, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a career-long, oil-industry shill from Oklahoma, is arguing to pull out. Yet even Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil, is arguing to stay. If Trump goes with Pruitt instead of Tillerson, he will immediately create a worldwide consensus on climate action: to fight the …


Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

SYCAMORE, Pennsylvania The head of the Environmental Protection Agency chose a Pennsylvania coal mine with a history of violating environmental laws as his venue for unveiling a new plan to refocus his agency in a way that he says will both protect offered roughly 75 miners at the Harvey Mine this hopeful message: The regulatory assault on coal is over. Pruitt, aclimate change denier and longtime ally of the fossil fuel industry, claimed that coal, oil and gas companies are both …


Beyond pho: 5 of Hanoi’s top noodle dishes

April 11, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve tried one Vietnamese dish, it’s most likely pho. Made with rice noodles, the beef noodle soup is a must-try on the streets of Vietnam — not to mention readily available overseas. But there’s much more to Vietnam’s diverse noodle scene than this familiar food. Bn ch is a local lunchtime obsession in Hanoi. A cold noodle dish, bn ch features hunks of charcoal-grilled fatty pork — cha — bathing in a blend of the ubiquitous …


CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… robirds are basically robotic birds of prey. They look like and fly like real falcons and we use them to chase away other birds from areas like airports. Birds and aircrafts go badly together. Birds can cause problems in many areas, like the agriculture industry, the oil and gas industry. They’re basically a drone, but not your everyday drone. The robirds mimic the flight envelop of a natural bird. We had to create a flight (ph) computer that was capable of thinking like a bird. The …