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Pamela Anderson's new video about chicks. It's revealing and even shocking. Do you dare watch?

Warning: this video could affect your appetite.

In Remembrance of Randy Pausch (1960 - 2008)

It is with sadness that we report the news of the passing of Randy Pausch on July 25, 2008. Our Friendly Earth offers condolences to the family and friends of Randy.


Continue Randy's work and help make a new future.
View Randy's testimony before Congress on behalf
of the Pancreatic Action Network.
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt,
just how we play the hand." -Randy Pausch

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Could a used car be greener than a new hybrid?

Some look at the numbers and say "Yes!" (Wired) Others see the numbers adding up in favor for the hybrid and say the Prius is your best long-term energy saver. (Slate)

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Intolerable Beauty - Portraits of American Mass Consumption, Artist Chris Jordan

A stunning display, darkly beautiful, cognitively disturbing, Chris Jordan has taken his artful photography and created a journalistic statement on the American life in Trash. Jordan's art graphically displays not just the things we throw away, but also the lives we throw away and the misuse of our human and natural resources.

Chris Jordan on the Colbert Report

Even Chris Colbert is stunned and although he can still find humor he is obviously shocked by the magnitude. Jordan has taken modern art as a social statement to a new level.

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The Big Story is Food

Is it true that government farm subsidies are going to the wealthy and not to the family farms of America? What is the outcome of the subsidies? Why are Americans going hungry?

We are facing instability in the US jobs market, foreclosures in the US housing market, and the US family farm is being overlooked by Congress yet again when we need them as much as they need the help of the subsidies. But where are the subsidies going?

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What's Your Waste Size? NatGeo show illustrates what we leave behind.

National Geographic TV aired a monumental production on Sunday, April 13th, Human Footprint. Everything you eat. Everything you drink. Everything you use. Your life's consumption. In one place at one time.

It will re-air Tuesday, April 22nd at 9 PM Central Time. Check TVGuide.com for your local times. Here are a clip to peak your interest.

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Recycling is good right? It's time to Re-Think!

Don't be fooled by all the promotional campaigns that suggest recycling will solve all the issues. When we look at the responsible use hierarchy, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle", recycling is at the bottom of the list.

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Paper or Plastic? Wrong Question!

Plastic bags consumed this year:

There is a big debate going on around the world - Paper vs. Plastic shopping bags. The paper industry and plastics industry are duking it out as to which is better for you and least harmful to the environment. There are pro's and con's for either choice. Both will sit for decades in the neighborhood landfill. The paper and plastics industries are hoping to steer you away from the real question. Don't be fooled.

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