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Climate change got you down? Don't despair. Here's a visual exploration of what you can do to make a difference, featuring art, video, and dinosaurs.
A documentary about the dog problem in Puerto Rico. I do not own this, I just did my part in reuploading it.
1,000 Times No. This documentary follows a group of college students taking action against the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses by educating and raising awareness. This short documentary helps students understand the risks of the dangerous behavior that...
Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence on the mainstream media and become the media ourselves. We don't need to wait for anyone or...
The brilliant naturalist, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, and founder of the Biomimicry Institute, Janine Benyus, reminds us that our prime directive as living beings is to seek to create conditions conducive to life. What are Nature's 100 Best...
"Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says 'more for you is less for me.' But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness is your happiness. Their pain is your pain. Your sense of self expands...
One of the favorite arguments against alternative energy is that it isn’t available all the time. The sun goes down. The wind stops blowing. Gotta have that oil! Gotta have that natural gas! If there are accidents due to drilling or fracking, well, that’s just the price...
Abby Martin talks in depth about the curious case of Barrett Brown, the hacktivist/journalist who is facing 105 years in prison for posting a link.
Films For Action recently released a Facebook App that features a top-100 compendium of documentaries made to change the world... Direct link: http://apps.facebook.com/ffachallenge/ Think you're a documentary buff? See how many you've seen and then challenge your friends to...
Five million people die every year as a result of the carbon economy and the impacts of climate change, according to the latest edition of DARA’s Climate Vulnerability Monitor.Published today, the report warns this could rise to six million by 2030, with 700,000 of those...
Leaders must aim to bring down global inequality at least to 1990 levels. An explosion in extreme wealth and income is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world’s ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum...
Citizens Of The World: We must work together to solve our problems. For the sake of our children and all future generations, let us put past differences aside and work together to create a sustainable world that works for everybody.
Pfc. Bradley Manning, the army whistleblower who exposed egregious U.S. war crimes after revealing military documents to the website WikiLeaks, has been found guilty of almost all of his charges in a military court in Fort Meade, Maryland and could face a maximum of more...
Australia could achieve nearly 100% renewable power within decades at the same cost as continuing to use fossil fuels, according to a new federal government study. Modelling from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) shows that sourcing 100%
A story of public service and volunteering at its best—giving back to the community; families, friends and children in the most genuine and memorable way. Part of the Engaging People Series
What effect will a changing climate have on Perth Western Australia in 2100. If you ever wondered what are the real issues here is a scientists who has dedicated his research on just that. A video by Geo Newmedia (Australia) - Age Group 18-35
The piece is excerpted from the new book Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future. In the past two or three years this debate has reached a significant turning point. Evidence that climate change is real and caused by human activity has...
May we all choose to embark on our own hero's journey to create a sustainable world that works for everybody. 
It has been one year since my last shower. Yes, I know that sounds crazy and a year ago I would have agreed with you. I was a regular showering guy for the first 26 years of my life. Well, maybe not every single day, but just about. So how does a regular showering guy end up...
Despite our differences, we're all human beings. These powerful images have restored all my faith in the world. Man playing piano for police [Kiev, Ukraine, 2013]
Labor Day is a complete rip-off. Labor isn't celebrated at all—instead, a single day's break from labor is celebrated. You might think this is a stupid thing to care about, because Labor Day is really just about getting drunk in your yard, again. But that's actually...
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals.  "We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking...
When Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti began posting colorful illustrations of women and their stories to Facebook, she had no idea how popular they would become.  Thousands of shares throughout the world later, the appeal of Rosetti's work is clear. Much like the...
These graphics are all from Visualizing Palestine, a site dedicated to creating informative and impactful graphics about the occupied region. Check out many more of these images on their site 1.
With Summer Solstice right around the corner for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this is the peak time to be outside, among friends, enjoying all that the season has to offer. And what better way to celebrate than by doing a whole lot of sharing? We’ve rounded up 15...
As we approach the 12th anniversary of 9/11, it is time for 9/11 truth to mature as a movement before it stagnates into insignificance. Either the movement will live up to its potential by naming names and identifying suspects in the crime, or it will become another JFK...
With more Australians than ever before asking questions about where their food comes from and how it's produced, chef and TV personality Darren Robertson and sustainable food advocate Rebecca Sullivan share the Bettertarian philosophy to empower and inspire others to make...
Target 100, in conjunction with TEDxSydney, invited two people to a remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. Find out what kind of innovation and technology is required to live and farm sustainably in this remote part of Australia.
Which one of these is not like the others: That's so dumb. That's so stupid. That's so annoying. That's so gay. It may look obvious typed out, but often times it doesn't sound that way. That's why some Duke students are taking matters into their own hands:
In a word, no. While "anarcho"-capitalists obviously try to associate themselves with the anarchist tradition by using the word "anarcho" or by calling themselves "anarchists" their ideas are distinctly at odds with those associated with anarchism. As a result, any claims...
Photographer and mother Jaime Moore searched high and low for creative inspiration to take photos of her 5-year-old daughter Emma but found most of the ideas were how to dress your little girl like a Disney princess. It got her thinking about some real women for her...
Leading Arctic expert Prof Wadhams warns that a summer ice free Arctic in 2 years could trigger dangerous methane release, triggering costs as high as entire world GDP. Photograph: Jenny E Ross/Corbis A 
Scary stories of kidnappings and explosions lead our news feeds, but it's the good news that helps break down the myth of our own powerlessness. "If it bleeds, it leads." Ever hear that maxim of journalism? If you want readers, go with the scary, gruesome story—that's...
Off-set your infidelity by paying someone else to be faithful. Just as good as carbon off-setting. http://visionon.tv http://climatecamp.org.uk Editor's note: While climate change is indisputably real, two of the most prominent solutions promoted by big business are, as you'd...
From Glasgow to Brighton the streets of the UK look a little different this week. In 10 cities guerrilla install crews have been swapping 365 ads with art works, creating the largest advertising takeover in world history.
 For more information regarding the truth about purebreds, watch the BBC documentary Pedigree Dogs Exposed, or check out the following sources: * Wikipedia: Purebred (Dogs) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purebred_(dog) * 100 Years of Breed "Improvement" ...
When three Israelis were reported kidnapped in Hebron back in June, I immediately knew that in one way or another, Gaza would be affected. What I didn't expect was the massive military operation that my home has been enduring since July 8: a seemingly endless barrage of air...
If she's twerking on it, maybe we'll pay attention.
Have you ever overheard an insufferable dude at a bar telling some really sexist-sounding story about "tapping that," and wished it would find its glorious happy feminist ending? Well, you're not alone. In fact, there's a meme for that. Behold Feminist Frank, the most...
Waiting in line to pay for groceries, it’s hard not to notice all the ridiculous tabloid headlines: So-and-so wore shorts yesterday! Who's cheating on who? People are on diets! As entertaining as it all may be, shouldn’t *real* stories get the kind of attention the pointless...
A picture released by the US Navy shows an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 preparing to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) on June 17, 2013 in the Mediterranean Sea. (AFP...
Nearly two years ago a group named Occupy Sandy organized an unprecedented response to the unprecedented disaster that was Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Sandy, which was sparked by a few radical activists who knew each other from Occupy Wall Street, accomplished very significant...
The changing of the Earth is evident all around us, sea levels are rising, greed is rising, species death counts are rising, and more. Stephen Hawking predicts the end of humanity will occur in less than 40 years' time. It is quite clear that what we are doing now isn't...
"This land belonged to my father," said Omot Ochan, a member of the Anuak tribe in Gambella, the poorest province in one of the world's poorest nations: Ethiopia. "All 'round here is ours. For two days' walk. When my father died, he said don't leave the land. We made a...
A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.   Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research project at the 
Editor's note: Even though this essay is over 10 years old, it's as relevant today as ever, especially considering that the mass shootings that have become a tragic outlet for wounded human beings has only increased as the years go on. We need to start solving for causes...
9/11 was one of the most pivotal events in world history. Its impact will be felt for years to come. You owe it to yourself to go beyond the sound bites and the simplified official story. This is an extremely complicated story with numerous players and motives. The 9/11...
Modern America has a strong generational divide.  Whether it’s cultural or political, there are a wide-range of topics that can be off limits when talking to “the grandparents.”  On the reverse side, it can be hard to listen to the “wisdom” of a generation that’s had such a...