April 22nd, 2008

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Today it's a special Earth Day edition of your Cup o' Links! Let's start with I Love the World. Warning: earworm.
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Ten sites to help you celebrate the best Earth Day ever. From government information to environmental organizations to kids' activities, you'll find something you didn't know about the environment.
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5 Habits for Greener Computing. Yes, even people who never go outside can do their part.
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Green Funerals. Funeral directors in Britain are leading the way in ways to leave less of a footprint when you take your final steps.
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The Color of Plants on Other Worlds. Light of any color could power photosynthesis, so yellow mountains' majesty or purple waves of grain would be possible.
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A Human Stop-Motion Snake. This guy has quite a following, so to speak.
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Why don't we use more solar power? Our ability to harness the sun is not yet efficient enough for our needs, but it's a start.
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The US Leads the World in Growth of Wind Power Use. Germany is still #1, but we could outstrip them in two years.
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The things we can do as individuals to help the environment seem like a drop in the bucket. Even though we don't admit it out loud, the question we confront is: Why Bother?
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The moving rocks of Death Valley. Rocks up to 700 pounds move so slowly that no one can see it happen, or figure out how they do it.

April 21, 2008 - 10:43pm
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