Can I get swine flu from eating hot dogs or other pork products?
Nope. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), swine flu cannot be spread by eating pork or even being around pigs infected with the virus. It’s not a foodborne illness. Those mass cullings of pigs … Continue Reading ››
What would happen if a city banned outdoor advertising? The city of São Paulo did that back in 2006
. Looking to see if the ban was still in effect today turned up this little video on the blog The Pop-Up City
. Take a look to see how different São Paulo looks … Continue Reading ››
This blogging site is intended to support Worldwatch Institute's State of the World
report in 2010.
To prevent dramatic ecological disruptions, we’re going to need to change the dominant cultural paradigm of consumerism to a culture centered on sustainability. The American Dream will have to morph into the Earth Dream.In January 2010, the newest State of … Continue Reading ››