This is a truly brilliant example of short-form advocacy filmmaking, created for Rainforest Alliance's "Follow the Frog" retail campaign. Written and directed by Max Joseph (whom my personal video-making idol Joe Sabia describes as his personal video making idol). Produced by Aaron Weber from Wander.
A bankrupt power plant in the Finger Lakes region of New York was brought back online by new owners. The output—the facility has an allowance of 641,000 tons of CO2-equivalent gases a year—is now used exclusively to mine crypto. Nathaniel Mott: Now imagine how things could worsen if Greenidge quadruples power usage as planned. There… READ THE REST
Penises are becoming smaller as part of environmental changes wrought by pollution, especially phthalate esters and other troublesome chemicals in plastics. As a result of this pollution, a growing number of babies are being born with small penises, Dr Swan writes. Her book, titled Count Down [Amazon], examines "how our modern world is threatening sperm… READ THE REST
The short answer is that it goes to New Jersey. But what happens in New Jersey is surprisingly interesting. Business Insider: "You don't smell garbage. You smell money" New York City is one of the most wasteful cities in the world. But none of its trash is actually processed in NYC. It's sent to waste-to-energy… READ THE REST
Whether you love to sketch figures now and then or can't do much more than "paint by numbers," there's no denying the therapeutic effect drawing and creating art has on your mind and soul. But if you're looking to take your drawing skills up a few pegs, whether it's for fun or to strengthen your… READ THE REST
Why do some people experience incredible sleep while others suffer? The Allergy Institute has answers, noting that allergies are triggered by nasal congestion. It's harder to breathe when you're congested, which is why many people either wake up frequently or feel as if they aren't fully rested. Eliminating those nasty allergens is an easy way… READ THE REST
The world of electrical engineering and robotics is exciting and full of endless possibilities. In fact, getting kids hooked early will boost their problem-solving skills, stimulate their creativity, and better prepare them for the future. They just need the right push to get started. These kits are the perfect place to start whether you want… READ THE REST