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The Icy Black Serenity of Greenland

February 9th, 2012 · No Comments

The 43,000 Inuits look to the rising of the sun after almost 7 weeks of total darkness in a film called “Return of the Sun”. This film explores whey these hearty people live in this cold wretching climate and why they do not rejoice when for the first time, the sun rises 2 days early. […]

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Tags: Author - Channon · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff

Soil to City: From Upstate Farm to Bronx Streets Farmer’s Market

November 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Soil to City: From Upstate Farm to Bronx Street by Nida Najar and Channon Hodge from CUNY J-School Video Storytelling on Vimeo. Originally published at The New York City News Service CUNY website. Story by Channon Hodge and Nida Najar Ben Schwartz wakes to the chirping of grasshoppers and the wind rustling through the trees […]

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Tags: Author - Channon · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · Food

Five Tips to Stop a Bird From Flying into Your Window

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Spring is here and the birds are out.  I know because one of them keeps flying into my window.  The first time it happened, I thought it was a random accident.  But when I kept hearing the same, awful thud against the glass, I realized that the poor little robin wasn’t going to stop.  Luckily, […]

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Tags: Author - Michelle · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · Good Lists

Star Trek and the Next Revolution

May 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

In the Star Trek movie, First Contact, Captain Jean Luc Picard says, “Money doesn’t exist in the 24th century.  The acquisition of wealth is no longer the driving force in our lives.  We work to better ourselves and the rest of humanity.” Can a world without money really exist?  While some Star Trek predictions have come […]

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Tags: Author - Michelle · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · News

Change in Recycling Laws- Recycle ALL PLASTIC in New York City!

March 5th, 2011 · No Comments

WNYC has a great piece about a major change in recycling – you can now recycle ALL plastic regardless of the number on the bottom – http://bit.ly/f4pMi7

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Tags: Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · News

Baby Brain Teasers: Babies Teach Us We’re Thinking about it All Wrong

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Jonah Lehrer’s article for the Boston Globe enlightens adults on the surprisingly enlightened baby brain. What we normally assume to be a mass of goo which directs a babies attention to the most innocuous things, is in fact – a mass of neuro-connections. And all that fuzziness allows for more imagination, attention to detail, and […]

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Tags: Earth, Science and Smart Stuff

Movie Review for”Humans Only”

August 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

District 9 won last weekend’s box office over G.I. Joe AND the Time Traveler’s Wife (who could imagine?) I saw it this week, I went in with a lot of expectations and preconceived notions about what it would be like and what it was about. Aliens come to Earth not as invaders but as refugees, […]

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Tags: Author - Nothingjerk · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · Entertainment

Welcome Back, Polaroid!

May 28th, 2009 · No Comments

In this new age of technology, some folks are chucking their digital cameras in favor of a retro device:  the Polaroid camera!  At least that’s what a group of people in the Netherlands is counting on.  According to a recent article in The New York Times, scientists are working on re-inventing Polaroid’s instant film with […]

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Tags: Author - Michelle · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · News

PC World’s – Top 11 Lamest Blogs

April 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Thank you, PC World. We here at Stillgoodnews.com love, love, love lists. And this is one to love. Top 11 Lamest Blogs in the world. Included in top honors – A Paris Hilton Fan Blog, the Pepsi Obsession blog, Kim Kardasian’s Personal Blog (what DOES she do again? I’m sorry, it’s so lame… I can’t […]

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Tags: Author - Channon · Earth, Science and Smart Stuff · Entertainment · Good Lists