1. Canadian government threatens bird watchers for writing concerned letter about bee die-off

    mostlysignssomeportents:

    Dave writes, “A birdwatching group sent a letter to two federal cabinet ministers citing concerns over the effects of certain chemicals on the life of bees. Shortly thereafter, they received a threatening letter from Revenue Canada telling them to stop with the political actions.”

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  2. r-i-p-alice:

    Only 6 more days to found our documentary about the vultures of India, the parsi of Mumbai and how they are connected - help us to found our documentary: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/documentary-requiem-for-a-bird

     

  3. literal translation German - English

    der innere Schweinehund - the inner pigdog

    the lazy part of you that invented procrastination and hates, hates, hates activity.

     
  4. One of the best feelings in the last few weeks. Empty Inbox.

     
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  6. Nan June paik - participation tv

     
  7. Other people’s paradigms.

     
  8. Just berlin things…

     

  9. cyt-music:

    Im going to be performing at a benefit show for Requiem for a Bird! 

     

  10. Executive compensation vs. the world [2009]

    mostlysignssomeportents:

    GOOD’s executive compensation infographic shows the compensation levels of the business world’s top execs, with the number of minimum wage earners each super-suit’s take-home pay would support.

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  11. Requiem For A Bird Benefit Night

    Celebrate like a dying species and help us fund our documentary!

    Feat. Chris Tokunaga (electro/jazz), Boxie Blue (electro) Blackflies (rock), special appearance Felix Knoke, visuals by plastikpferd & CLX, w/ tasty brownies by Elinor Lewy and handselected short films. music starts 9pm,

    18th October, Loophole, Neukölln, starting 7:30pm

     
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  13. Hacker School grants for women, people of color, other people under-represented in tech

    mostlysignssomeportents:

    Nicholas writes, “Hacker School is a three-month, free-for-everyone programming retreat for experienced and new programmers alike, now offering need-based living expense grants to women, black people, Latino/as, and people from many other groups traditionally underrepresented in programming.

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  15. 8-year-old gets sexist kids’ books yanked from bookstore [2013]

    mostlysignssomeportents:

    Constance Cooper sez, “My 8-year-old daughter spotted some incredibly sexist kids’ books in a bookstore, and got them removed by the management. Warning: looking at the section headings of the books may raise your blood pressure.”

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