PA Homeland Security Spies on Anti-Drilling Activists, Reports to Drilling Company

September 15, 2010 by  
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Image via the Working Families Party In what is striking many as unduly Orwellian, Pennsylvania’s Homeland Security Department is actively spying on anti-drilling activists throughout the state — and then handing that information over to the drilling company that they’re protesting against.

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PA Homeland Security Spies on Anti-Drilling Activists, Reports to Drilling Company

Better Than Vacuum Elevators: The Balloon Elevator

September 15, 2010 by  
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Philip Proefrock at Inhabitat discovers vacuum elevators , a slow but energy-efficient way of building an elevator that will rise one atmosphere, or about 33 feet. He notes that they have no nasty hydraulic fluids like conventional elevators, (although many residential elevators are chain drive and don’t have hydraulics either)

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Better Than Vacuum Elevators: The Balloon Elevator

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