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Audio slideshow: Life in a camp in Haiti

Posted on June 22nd by HB.
In January an earthquake in Haiti killed up to 230,000 people and left more than one million homeless. As the rainy season began, photographer Jake Price travelled ...

(WATCH) Pacific Star : High Altitude Weather Balloon Photography Project

Posted on June 21st by HB.
Pacific Star II from Colin Rich on Vimeo. This is the second trip of my home made high altitude weather balloon photography project, Pacific Star. The balloon was launched ...
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From a Distant Comet, a Clue to Life (NYT)

Posted on June 21st by HB.
(NASA's sample return capsule contained comet and interstellar samples gathered by the Stardust spacecraft.) By KENNETH CHANG Published: August 18, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/science/space/19comet.html For the first ...

Global Seed Vault: National Geographic Explores The Arctic Facility (VIDEO)

Posted on June 21st by HB.
The seed vault, built to protect the world's food supply in the event of a global crisis, is located on a remote Norwegian island in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago. It ...
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DNA Insight Into America’s Oldest Mystery

Posted on June 21st by HB.
By Brandon Keim June 12, 2007 Decades before the founding of Jamestown and and the Pilgrims’ ...
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Howard Zinn (1922 – 2010)

Posted on January 28th by HB.
Howard Zinn, one of the country’s most celebrated historians, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Santa Monica, California. He was 87. His classic work, A People’s History of the ...
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Sean Martindale’s FREE

Posted on December 13th by HB.
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(WATCH) James Balog: Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss

Posted on December 9th by HB.
Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence ...

Can Californians Manage a Constitutional Convention?

Posted on August 19th by HB.
Yes, Virginia, 'Average' Californians Can Manage a Constitutional Convention By Steven Hill, New America Foundation Sacramento Bee | August 2, 2009 As you ride the bus or ...

Rethink Afghanistan documentary series (WATCH)

Posted on August 19th by HB.
Ex-CIA agent: Argument That Afghanistan War Makes Us Safer is "Bulls**t"

Public Airwaves? CNN Refusing To Run Health Care Ad Critical Of Insurance Industry (WATCH)

Posted on August 5th by HB.
http://theplumline.whorunsgov.com/health-care/cnn-refusing-to-run-ad-critical-of-insurance-industry/ Here’s the spot CNN is refusing to air: What on earth is going on at CNN? The network — already taking criticism for declining to run an ad criticizing ...
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Story behind Pres. Carter’s 1979 Malaise Speech

Posted on July 21st by HB.
By GORDON STEWART Published: July 14, 2009 IN the summer of 1979, as millions of Americans idled in creeping gas lines, President Jimmy Carter was preoccupied with matters abroad: first he was ...