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James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change
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Earth: The Climate Wars The iconography of climate disaster has now acquired an almost religious inflexibility. Just as the image of the Crucifixion is inseparable from Christian devotions, the contemplation of planetary ruin is invariably attended by a set of familiar visual clichés. You'll get glaciers slumping into the sea, polar bears looking glum, chimney stacks belching smoke, and a passenger jet shimmying into the sky through a quiver of exhaust fumes. Episode 1 - The Battle Begins. Episode 2 - Fightback. Episode 3 - New Challenges. Watch the full documentary now (playlist - 2 hours, 57 minutes) Wilkinson Residence Nick Hanauer on the TED talk, income inequality controversy Kai Ryssdal: There was a story this week about income inequality and politics and the economy that got a decent amount of buzz. A guy named Nick Hanauer -- I should say a rich venture capitalist named Nick Hanauer -- gave a TED talk, those three- or four-minute big ideas talks that started as part of a conference called Technology, Entertainment and Design, TED. They're taped and a lot of them are posted online. But Hanauer's talk from a couple of months ago, about how the wealthy really aren't the engine of economic growth, went viral this week because it wasn't posted on the TED site. Chris Anderson, who runs TED, said it was too controversial politically. The two of them, Hanauer and Anderson, had it out. But we called Nick Hanauer anyway to ask why income inequality raises so many partisan hackles. Nick Hanauer: It's great to be with you. Ryssdal: So let's stipulate that wealth and poverty in this country, income and equality, has become partisan -- which it obviously has.

The Great Global Warming Swindle The Great Global Warming Swindle caused controversy in the UK when it premiered on Channel 4. According to Martin Durkin's documentary, the chief cause of climate change is not human activity but changes in radiation from the sun. Some have called The Great Global Warming Swindle the definitive retort to Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. According to the program humans do have an effect on climate but it's infinitesimally small compared with the vast natural forces which are constantly pushing global temperatures this way and that. "Global warming has become a story of huge political significance; environmental activists using scare tactics to further their cause; scientists adding credence to secure billions of dollars in research money; politicians after headlines and a media happy to play along. Watch the full documentary now

Application: Quand les touristes s'effacent de vos photos de vacances - News High-Tech: Hard-/Software Application Le vieux rêve des photographes amateurs est sur le point de se réaliser: effacer sans souci personnes et véhicules qui s’invitent par surprise sur les clichés. Un petit clic pour la photographie, mais un bond de géant pour le photographe. Le problème est aussi vieux que la photographie elle-même: Tout est prêt pour le cliché, sujet cadré, lumière ajustée, et voilà que quelqu’un surgit au dernier moment dans le champ, ruinant la prise de vue. Le souci est certes devenu relatif à l’âge des appareils numériques, qui permettent de multiplier les essais. La situation pourrait bien changer. Caméscope intelligent Cette invention, baptisée Remove, pourrait être intégrée aux prochains appareils de photo et être disponible sous forme d’App pour les smartphones. Le concept est simple. Le site engadget a testé l’application Android avec un Galaxy Nexus et un Galaxy S2.

Peter Reinhart: The art of baking bread documentaire Définition, traduction, prononciation, anagramme et synonyme sur le dictionnaire libre Wiktionnaire. Français[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Étymologie[modifier | modifier le wikicode] → voir document et -aire Adjectif[modifier | modifier le wikicode] documentaire /dɔ.ky.mɑ̃.tɛʁ/ masculin et féminin identiques Qui a le caractère d’un document ; qui contient des documents. Traductions[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Nom commun[modifier | modifier le wikicode] documentaire /dɔ.ky.mɑ̃.tɛʁ/ masculin Émission de radio ou de télévision qui a le caractère d’un document. Synonymes[modifier | modifier le wikicode] docu Dérivés[modifier | modifier le wikicode] webdocumentaire Traductions[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Prononciation[modifier | modifier le wikicode] /dɔ.ky.mɑ̃.tɛʁ/ Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le wikicode] documentaire sur Wikipédia Références[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Néerlandais[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Étymologie[modifier | modifier le wikicode] documentaire Documentaire.

First 3D printed jaw transplant: 83-year-old woman sets world record (Video) Tuesday, February 7, 2012 First 3D printed jaw transplant: 83-year-old woman sets world record (Video) LEUVEN, Belgium--Scientists at the University of Hasselt BIOMED Research Institute in Belgium developed a custom made lower jaw transplant, using a prosthetic jaw made by LayerWise on a 3D printer; an 83 year-old Belgian woman has become the first-ever person to receive a transplant jawbone tailor-made for her face; the surgery took place at the Orbis Medisch Centrum in Sittard-Geleen , setting the world record for the First 3D printed jaw transplant, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com) Photo: (enlarge photo) The Guinness world record for the earliest successful full face transplant was performed by a team of doctors from the Vall d''Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. An 83-year-old Belgian woman underwent the operation last June, after suffering from an infection that rapidly ate away her jaw. (enlarge photo) Dr. ir. (enlarge photo)

Scientifiques Définition, traduction, prononciation, anagramme et synonyme sur le dictionnaire libre Wiktionnaire. Forme d’adjectif[modifier | modifier le wikicode] scientifiques /sjɑ̃.ti.fik/ masculin et féminin identiques Pluriel de scientifique. Forme de nom commun[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Pluriel de scientifique. Zen Table by Simon Hallam Imagine a Japanese Zen Garden built into a beautifully-crafted, glass-topped table. The body of the table encapsulates electronics and robotics, that sculpt geometric patterns and images into a field of microscopic silicone beads beneath a glass top. The effect is mesmerizing and magical; it is truly Zen-like to watch ever-changing patterns and images appear in the sand. The project is based on an idea I sketched in a notebook back in 1997. Since then I've tested a multitude of mechanical configurations and experimented with many different sculpting mediums. We Need Your Support The design and execution of the first functioning tables is complete. By contributing to this project, you are eligible for some fun and creative rewards, and you get to help (and watch) a new business ignite, from its initial spark into something tangible. Construction will use organically grown FSC certified moso bamboo, which is durable, strong, beautiful, and above all - renewable. Simon Hallam.

climato-sceptique Définition, traduction, prononciation, anagramme et synonyme sur le dictionnaire libre Wiktionnaire. Français[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Étymologie[modifier | modifier le wikicode] (xx e siècle) De climat et de sceptique. Nom commun[modifier | modifier le wikicode] climato-sceptique /kli.ma.to.sɛp.tik/ masculin et féminin identiques (Écologie) Personne qui n’est pas convaincue qu’il y ait un réchauffement climatique, ou que celui-ci soit dû aux activités humaines. Variantes orthographiques[modifier | modifier le wikicode] climatosceptique (orthographe rectifiée de 1990) Antonymes[modifier | modifier le wikicode] réchauffiste Traductions[modifier | modifier le wikicode]

9-year-old's DIY cardboard arcade gets flashmobbed Nirvan says: "I just finished this short film about a 9-year-old boy's elaborate DIY cardboard arcade. Caine made his arcade using boxes from his dad's used auto parts store. He hadn't had many customers, so we set up a fun flashmob to make his day, and filmed his response. I hope it brings a smile to your day. Caine Monroy is a 9-year old boy who spent his summer vacation building an elaborate DIY cardboard arcade in his dad’s used auto parts store. Zero UI will "change design" Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” Get essential tools and recipes for the at-home bartender with this set from MakersKit Shake, stir, and muddle your way to delicious homemade cocktails with this must-have bar set.

Réchauffement Définition, traduction, prononciation, anagramme et synonyme sur le dictionnaire libre Wiktionnaire. Français[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Étymologie[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Dérivé de réchauffer avec le suffixe nominal -ment. Nom commun[modifier | modifier le wikicode] réchauffement /ʁe.ʃof.mɑ̃/ masculin Fait de se réchauffer. Hyponymes[modifier | modifier le wikicode] augmentation de la température Dérivés[modifier | modifier le wikicode] réchauffement climatique Antonymes[modifier | modifier le wikicode] refroidissement Traductions[modifier | modifier le wikicode] Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le wikicode] réchauffement climatique sur Wikiquote

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