Tuesday, October 16, 2018

158 results for 'environment'

Wedges Wobble!

By Carrie C. House, published on Jun 22, 2007

... This style of shoe certainly has its 1970’s historical ancestor the platform shoe to thank. But the difficulty today’s’ women find is that platform shoes are often chunky and while they don’t accessorize well with the chic looks of ruffled skirts or business suits, they are certainly not going to cut it in a professional working environment. Wedges give every outfit a more feminine look for women that want both a little heel, a lot of comfort, and god forbid, some confidence as they walk that they won’t break their heel off, weeble, wobble, or fall down! (more)

Tags: environment, fashion

Where is the revolution?

By Meegsiller, published on Jun 21, 2007

...before counting votes, damn it even before know who is actually going to represent each part of the population, we have them (candidates) biting their asses progressively in public debates, while the media (and I am guilty of charge) builds a gigantic circus around it, growing a huge morbid environment that by historical records we know that ends up getting nasty. The amusing part in all this is that we don’t seem to fully understand what happens every four years or 2 or even every year, when it comes to elect those who are supposed to be our representatives based in our... (more)

Tags: environment

A Nation Always One Step From Mourning

By Frank J Hopkins, published on Jun 19, 2007

...make for our children if not ourselves a world where disappointment can be bargained away by prescriptions,where we must use only safe and agreeable language...where the illusion of fairness and kindness must be maintained even if the reality is vastly different. Have we created the perfect environment where our children and their's will no longer be able to cope with the disappointment and meanness that is a part of life and a necessary part that must be experienced in order for growth to occur. It is oft times that we measure ourselves by the actions of others and it is by that measuring ... (more)

Tags: new york, police, environment

The Fire Worshippers

By Crowbar, published on Jun 3, 2007

...what we believe, no matter what religion we follow, that underneath it all we have never given up the worship and dominance of fire in our lives. However long we have been on this planet, we have failed to do one thing that every other animal is capable of doing and that is to adapt to our environment. We hail the concepts of evolution, but we failed to evolve ourselves into a being able to survive in a world that has a fragile ecosystem. Through the use of fire, we allowed ourselves to gain warmth and protection, instead of growing fur and claws. By cooking our food, we stopped growing ... (more)

Tags: global warming, religion, disney, myspace, environment


By Kitresa, published on May 30, 2007

... them, or even dawn on them that their love fest was obnoxious (as most public displays of affection are) but inconsiderate. The above examples are not the only occasions in which I have witnessed such public displays of affection, I find it to be a frequent occurrence despite the uninviting environment. It’s as if these couples are standing there saying “Oh, the smell of urine and all this garbage on the ground is so romantic!” “Hey look, a rat! This moment keeps getting better and better.” “Now all we need is a homeless man asking for change to... (more)

Tags: environment


By Ronald Hobbs, published on May 26, 2007

Antennas We live in a time when the Radio Frequency (RF) environment is becoming increasingly congested. In order for radio signals to travel they require antennas. As I tap this out, the antenna on my computer is exchanging information with an access point, that point is connected by more antennas to what we have come to know as the internet. Television viewing, radio listening, require antennas as do wireless telephonephones, as do cordless telephones. We cannot put an exact time when the aeriel first appeared, but, conveniently, let us say with Marconi at the beginning of the twentieth... (more)

Tags: san francisco, environment

How Many Film Festivals Can There Possibly Be?

By Batman, published on May 25, 2007

...Or, as I fear, maybe there are too many people attempting to make movies. Case in point: Has anyone started watching On The Lot? If you're not a filmmaker like myself, the answer is probably a resounding, "No!" The process of making a movie is tedious for the most part, and not prone to the environment that it's all that interesting to watch someone else do, either. So, for the uninitiated, and terminally bored that have read this far, I can tell you that they've already had to make a 2 1/2 minute movie in 24 hours, and the ones that made the cut after that, have to make a one minute film ... (more)

Tags: movie, environment

Climbing the Ladder with Literacy

By Deleted User, published on May 24, 2007

...Martinez wasn’t interested in remaining in that comfortable world. He knew he had to do more to get ahead. “I was cleaning cars, I really enjoyed doing that, but I believe everybody looks forward to moving on and trying to do different things,” he said. “In the environment where I was working, I used to speak Spanish all the time. Without English, it’s very difficult to get things going, to get a job.” A new life in America meant new opportunities; Martinez was here for that one reason. He was chasing the American Dream, and the only thing... (more)

Tags: environment, restaurant, iran, education

Cafe Gratitude: Joining The Grateful Fed

By Ed Attanasio, published on May 7, 2007

With two cafes in San Francisco, one in Berkeley, and with their newest location in San Rafael, Café Gratitude has gained a much-deserved reputation in the alternative culinary community for its inspiring environment and distinctive, flavorful organic foods. To find out what Café Gratitude is all about, all you need to do is check out their mission statement: “Cafe Gratitude is our expression of a World of Plenty. Our food and people are a celebration of our aliveness. We select the finest organic ingredients to honor the earth and ourselves, as we are one and the same. We support local... (more)

Tags: san francisco, environment

Toxic Tours by Communities for a Better Environment

By pleasurepalate, published on May 1, 2007

Taking the Toxic Tour is definitely not a touristy thing to do, but it's a certainly a tour that is quite eye-opening. Led by the Communities for a Better Environment organization, the Toxic Tour is designed to show the effects of pollution on marginalized communities in the county. The tour starts inside the CBE office where we get information showing the relation of people of color to Toxic Release Facilities in Los Angeles County and let me tell you, I was shocked to find out the percentage of homes, schools, places of business next to facilities they had no business being next to, specifically... (more)

Tags: los angeles, environment

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