100 Santas Made From 1,000 Tons of Sand in Indian Climate Protest

December 28, 2009 by  
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Photo via the BBC World renowned Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik is already well known for his work with Santa Claus–last year, he entered the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the largest ever ‘sand Santa’. This year, he’s using his talent and bolstered profile to highlight the growing challenges climate change is bringing to India –and to do so, he built over 100 Santas out of 1,000 tons of sand in the tourist town of Puri

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Mellow Out with Customizable Nature Sounds on Your iPhone

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Image via Lifehacker Scientists say that keeping in touch with nature makes us nicer people .

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New Research Shows a Baltimore Heat Wave was Worsened by DC’s Hot Air

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Image credit: Daquella manera /Flickr In July of 2007, the East Coast was slammed by a record-setting heat wave . From New York City to Washington, DC, temperatures averaged above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, causing more than 40 deaths. Now, new research is demonstrating that the temperatures and poor air quality in Baltimore during this period were intensified by neighboring Washington, DC…

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