Bees' directional dances get a new life in networked hardware
Gregor Mendel is the subject of a Google Doodle. The 'father of modern genetics' noted laws of inherited traits in pea plants, but his work would not be recognised until after his death.
Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats has developed gritty film and video for an underserved audience: the plant kingdom.
Billions of bees are missing, and scientists don't know why. Time to panic?
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu examine a study that links bee decline to mobile phones, describe a disgusting story about a meaty in-flight disturbance, donate spam to Chipotle for charity, and run down 20 products that are cheaper now than they were 10 years ago.
Web sites that give gift giving a do-good dimension.
Eco-perfection is impossible, but these tools can help to shrink a carbon footprint, inch by inch.