MIT Researchers Launch Software To Help Plan Cities Better — Using Social Network Analysis

September 7, 2011 by  
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Image: Screengrab from Urban Network Analysis (UNA) toolbox tutorial video It’s been estimated that 50 percent of the world’s population now lives in cities, with another two billion expected to move to already overcrowded urban areas in the next twenty years. The pressures of rapid urbanization often mean that careful urba… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Breadcrumb Gremolata

September 7, 2011 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter If you are like me, you have a glut of tomatoes in your backyard right about now. Either that, or you’ve been seduced into buying too many of those red beauties from the market. In any case, I’ve had a lot of tomatoes to use up recently. This is one of those very recipes that has a simple flavour base, but still makes for a satisfying meal. It’s also a dish that is very kid-friendly,… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Get Interest Paid in Cheese and Cider: The Surprising Benefits of Local Lending, pt. 2 (Video)

September 7, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV Given the accusations that Wall Street kills jobs and planet , it’s little wonder that interest in local investing and Slow Money is on the rise. Besides offering an opportunity to support businesses with shared values (like restaurants that give their food away for free ), and create

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Why Nobody Does Anything About Climate Change, As Explained by The Onion

September 7, 2011 by  
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Photo: out of ideas via Flickr/CC BY Leave it to the nation’s premier fake newspaper to pen the best real article on climate change I’ve read in weeks. Unless you’re one of these people , you know the Onion’s schtick pretty well by now (satirical, zeitgeist-skewering news stories often pegged to current events). So you’ll probably know what to expect from an article entitled ” We Need … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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