Archive | October, 2014

Invictus

By William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this […]

Meet the Urban Food Rebels

John Mooney runs a hydroponic rooftop farm on top of a 105-year-old historic building in the West Village of Manhattan. Abeni Reamsey runs her own crew at City Girl Farms in West Oakland. And 18-year-old Travis Roberts is a chicken rancher in Detroit. They’re today’s urban food rebels growing food where most of us live—in […]

Why are Starfish Melting?

Starfish are losing arms, developing white lesions and disintegrating into piles of goo. Last summer, divers and scientists began reporting the fatal “melting” events up and down North America’s coasts—from British Columbia to southern California in the Pacific, and from New Jersey to Maine in the Atlantic. Though nobody knows what’s causing these die-offs, the plague does […]

Vanishing Voices

Many languages are disappearing, it is estimated that one language is lost every two weeks.  With the infusion of technology and globalization, not only are languages are being lost, but some aspects of cultures are also lost in translation.  Click here to read more.