Watch out for the truth bombs.
Watch out for the truth bombs.
From overfishing to the great garbage patch, these are some of the biggest threats to the future of the ocean.
The demonstrators face up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.
Obama calls for new negotiations with Iran on nuclear weapons and a return to the bargaining table for Israelis and Palestinians.
Man-made palm tree–shaped islands? MAN-MADE PALM TREE–SHAPED ISLANDS.
Get it hot enough to sear meat or roast veggies and there’s tons of smoke, your food tastes bad, and it might actually be toxic.
The song’s called “Like a Red Prison” and it features them throwing oil on a picture of Russian oil mogul Igor Sechin.
The Oil Drum, the internet’s home for believers in “peak oil” — the time when world oil production maxes out and economic calamity ensues — has shut down after more than eight years. And you can’t blame them: Oil prices and production bottomed out five years ago.
The likely next Secretary of State’s leading critic can’t fault her on this one.
On a Korean cooking show. The results are terrifyingly zany! (via arbroath.blogspot.com)
Sports, construction, and other male-dominated fields remain very unfriendly to gay employees. But a few are working to make things better for everyone.
The pipeline, which runs through the rebel-held neighbourhood of Baba Amr, had been shelled by regime troops for the previous 12 days. Whoa.
An apparent oil overflow during a routine oil change caused one man’s 2001 Impala to catch fire and completely torch his entire engine. The guys at the station claim it was a factory defect, but the real story here is that someone was clever enough to mash up Bon Jovi’s hit single from “Young Guns II” with the incident. Nice.
The oil drilling argument between Alaska Representative Don Young and Rice University Professor Doug Brinkley — ah who cares? The look on that staffer’s face is priceless. (via c-spanvideo.org) Watch Video ›
This probably isn’t what you have in mind when you think of oil and bikini models. These are from the Surfrider calendar in Europe. Surfrider, if you couldn’t tell from the BP-themed satire, is an environmental preservation organization. Relax. It’s not really crude oil. Photoshoppery ahoy. (via mymodernmet.com) View List ›
Aside from being the Christmas of Pot, today also marks the one year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Oil and water do not mix, but together they create stunning visuals. Watch Video ›
Akinori Ito has invented a machine that will convert plastic back into oil. Just don’t let BP invest in this one and everything should be fine, right? Watch Video ›
I think this pretty much sums it up. (If anyone know where it’s from can you email me?) View Image ›
As if the Motor City wasn’t beleaguered enough, a regional oil company sprang a leak and is set to inadvertently feed upwards of one million gallons of oil into Lake Michigan. Err, are oil tycoons asleep at the wheel these days? View Image ›
A Pin-up calendar created by a french agency for the Surfrider Foundation. A foundation which is passionate about cleaning up our beaches and fighting pollution around the world. View List ›
Awwww. Shame on you BP. All little Carter wants to do is go to the beach and play in the water but he can’t because it’s covered in oil. His childhood is ruined. Watch Video ›
Time to invest in Bounty, I guess… View Image ›
The federal agency charged with regulating offshore drilling repeatedly declined to act on advice on how it could minimize the risk of a failure of the device, an examination found.
Ifitwasmyhome.com has created a tool using Google Maps to help put the scope of the BP spill in perspective. Just enter your city, state and country to see what a spill of that size would mean in your home. For example, if the spill happened in Manhattan, it would have already made it to Boston….
Seizing on a disastrous oil spill to advance his agenda, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on Congress to roll back billions of dollars in tax breaks for oil and send him a clean-energy bill that would help the nation end its “fossil fuel addiction” for good.
Sarah Palin has never had a strong grip on logic, reason, and the actual science behind drilling for oil. Thanks to her twitter account we can now see her idiocy play out in real time. View Image ›
Oil prices jumped 9 percent Monday, pulled along by a surging Wall Street that reacted to news of a U.S. government bailout for Citigroup.