Drop In The Bucket
In response to our recent piece on the Play Pumps Water System--the South African organization that turns fun into clean water--we learned about another grass-roots organization working to provide much needed water to people in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drop in the Bucket. Take a look at the amazing work being..
About an hour ago, our entire office received an email explaining that, "pancakes [were] being served in the kitchen by a guy named Donny Pancakes." Enticed by both the prospect of hot, fluffy afternoon sweetness and that of meeting a man named Donny Pancakes, we scurried like syrup craving lemmings..
We have seen the future, and it is happening at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Check out their amazing swimming center, which is see through. There are tons more pictures here, and a lot on how this miracle of engineering will be created..
Take a look at "Hometown Baghdad," a web-based documentary about Iraqis in their 20s living in the capital. The videos are amazing, as they show a side of Baghdad it seems hard to imagine: people living (relatively) normal lives, going to school, cooking dinner for their family. More videos will continually..
Signs Of The Times
Marking the 4th anniversary of the war in Iraq, street protests broke out yet again across the country, complete with the usual "The Bush Regime Engineered 9/11" signs and Guantamano reenactment costumes. Check out more fun protest photos on Flickr..
From Al With Love
Would you like Al Gore to deliver a postcard to congress on your behalf? What if said postcard urged congress to act fastidiously and expeditiously to do something about global climate change? Click away..