Month: November 2009

The Crystal Method feat Matisyahu – Drown In The Now [VIDEO]

Two of my favorite artists team up for an AWESOME new track.  The video incorporates clips from the X-Games…

Sewers at Capacity, Pollution Spills Into Waterways

It was drizzling lightly in late October when the midnight shift started at the Owls Head Water Pollution Control Plant, where much of Brooklyn’s sewage is treated.

A few miles away, people were walking home without umbrellas from late dinners. But at Owls Head, a swimming pool’s worth of sewage and wastewater was soon rushing in every second. Warning horns began to blare. A little after 1 a.m., with a harder rain falling, Owls Head reached its capacity and workers started shutting the intake gates. [MORE]

Across U.S., Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades

food-stampsWith food stamp use at record highs and climbing every month, a program once scorned as a failed welfare scheme now helps feed one in eight Americans and one in four children. [MORE]

Facebook Alibi Frees NYC Robbery Suspect

facebook_logoA 19-year-old New York City man arrested on robbery charges has been exonerated thanks to his Facebook page.  Rodney Bradford was held for 12 days on suspicion of robbing two people on Oct. 17 in the Brooklyn public housing complex where he lives. [MORE]

Oil Industry Sinkhole Threatens to Swallow City

sinkholeThe cleanup costs for this mess will no doubt be enormous…  Another case of corporate greed leading to disastrous consequences!

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