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Anthony Cuthbertson

Earth

Classic WHO—Seaweed as Fuel

December 11, 2013 by

‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply. (This first appeared on our site in February, 2012.)

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Deep Politics, Rights, Surveillance State

Under Obama II, Five More Years…of Widespread Government Surveillance

January 23, 2013 by

Sorry to spoil the inaugural festivities, but there’s this small matter of ongoing and rather alarming civil liberties threats….

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Worth Considering

Classics: The Moral City

November 21, 2012 by

A WhoWhatWhy Classic: Some “nutty” ideas tried years ago by “wild and crazy” Latin American mayors might offer inspiration for a world seeking urban reinvention. Watch this documentary.

Earth, Worth Considering

WHO Favorites: Creative Environmental Ideas

September 22, 2012 by

From living bridges, to the world’s cheapest light bulb – bright ideas to rethink our environment.

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Deep Politics, Rights, Surveillance State

Words the Government Uses to Spy on You

June 8, 2012 by

Perhaps you’ve seen the list of words that trigger government electronic snooping. But have you ever seen what happens when you use them all?

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Earth, Science & Technology

Energy Solution Leaves Us Glowing

April 23, 2012 by

How we can learn from leaves: Artificial photosynthesis could be the key to unlocking the sun’s full energy potential.

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Earth

WhoWhatWhy Ideas Dept: Flying Windmills

March 27, 2012 by

Holy flying windmills, Batman! Can airborne wind generators, flying over rural areas, be a major source of clean energy?

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Earth

Burn This: Biofuel Farmed From Seaweed

February 4, 2012 by

‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply.

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Earth

Capturing Carbon Dioxide to Create a Cleaner Environment

January 18, 2012 by

Scientists reveal new method of dealing with ‘one of the most challenging issues of our century’

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Deep Politics, Media Fail, Rights, War & Peace

‘Syria’s Torture Machine’: British Documentary Offers Cause For Concern In More Ways Than One

January 12, 2012 by

British documentary offers cause for concern in more ways than one.

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Earth, Worth Considering

When Innovation Meets Irrigation

November 18, 2011 by

The recent winner of the 2011 James Dyson Award offers a low-tech and original solution to one of the world’s major problems.

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AudioVisual, Rights

Worth Watching: Videos From Around the World This Week

November 12, 2011 by

How to turn junk mail into a form of protest, what it’s like to be clinically dead for an hour, and bizarre beach creatures.

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AudioVisual, War & Peace

From Liberation to Occupation- ‘Secret Iraq: Insurgence’

November 3, 2011 by

The documentary that brought a new perspective on the Iraq fiasco, told from the point of view of both the invaders and the insurgents.

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Earth, Science & Technology, Worth Considering

Scientists Saving The World

October 29, 2011 by

Video explains how the answer to some of the world’s biggest problems can be found in the smallest of places.

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AudioVisual, Rights

Worth Watching: Videos From Around the World This Week

October 22, 2011 by

Protests Then and Now, Space-Age Science, And Stone-Age Art.