13 Jan '12, 10am

Kid's fascination with garbage trucks led to a meme on YouTube -- and insight into how much we throw away.

Kid's fascination with garbage trucks led to a meme on YouTube -- and insight into how much we throw away.

Photo: Jo Morcom This story is cross-posted from The Last Word on Nothing . I live in a bubble. It's called San Francisco, and it is a magical place where everyone recycles, no one smokes, and Nancy Pelosi is considered distressingly conservative. Worse, I teach environmental sustainability at Stanford, where I'm surrounded by bicycle riding, reusable-mug toting, enthusiastically composting colleagues and students. I come from the outside world, so I know my current behavioral baseline is a little skewed. But still, I was recently reminded that some Americans continue to use incandescent light bulbs , and I was genuinely surprised. A far bigger shock came unbidden, as they usually do, from the internet. Every perversion ever known is freely displayed online, of course. But I never really understood how bad America's garbage problem is until I found a trove of wildly explic...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/living/2012-01-13-kicked-to-the-curb...

Tweets

YouTube Stars, New Media, & Talent Development - The Collective

YouTube Stars, New Media, & Talent Development ...

reelseo.com 13 Jan '12, 10pm

Michael: The Collective was started about 6 ½ years ago. About 2 years into it we signed a kid named Katt Williams. A very...

Tutorial menonton youtube tanpa wifi/ internet ...

belog.syazwansarawak.com 12 Jan '12, 6am

Assalamualaikum pelawat dan pembaca yang dikasihi-Nya, sebelum anda meneruskan pembacaan sebarang material di blog saya, p...

YouTube Genius - The Smartest YouTube Marketing...

blackhatworld.com 16 Jan '12, 9am

In YouTube forum I have written short review about this tool since I have purchased it. In short, I do my best all the tim...

Serius SHit - Mengapa Sesetengah Video Youtube ...

blogserius.blogspot.com 13 Jan '12, 4am

10-10-2010...kenangan manis dan berita yang menyedihkan.. sudah lama rasenye tak buka blog ni...sebelum bermulanya berface...

YouTube Removing Subscribers & A New YouTube Player On The Way - The Reel Web Episode 22

YouTube Removing Subscribers & A New YouTube Pl...

reelseo.com 16 Jan '12, 8pm

The other big news from YouTube is a new YouTube player that's coming out sometime soon. There's no ETA at the moment, but...

Il Volo – 'O Sole Mio YouTube Reaching 5 Million Views (@ilvolo)

Il Volo – 'O Sole Mio YouTube Reaching 5 Millio...

mhisham.org 14 Jan '12, 2am

Focus on technology, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Dementia and supporting several other social causes. Write mostly about the indep...

S'porean kid mocks #ChineseNewYear, says it's 'senseless' and a rip-off

S'porean kid mocks #ChineseNewYear, says it's '...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 17 Jan '12, 5am

A 13-year-old teenager has attracted flak from netizens for mocking the Chinese New Year as a 'senseless' rehash of New Ye...

YouTube Is Social Media - How Machinima Targets YouTube's Social Power

YouTube Is Social Media - How Machinima Targets...

reelseo.com 12 Jan '12, 5pm

Mark: So search is important especially the long tail, the evergreen part of it. How important is social in driving these?...

YouTube hits 4 billion daily video views

YouTube hits 4 billion daily video views

straitstimes.com 24 Jan '12, 1am

YouTube, Google Inc's video website, is streaming four billion online videos every day, a 25 per cent increase in the past...

Hong Kong wants to slap tax on garbage disposal

Hong Kong wants to slap tax on garbage disposal

channelnewsasia.com 11 Jan '12, 6am

HONG KONG: Environmentalists Wednesday welcomed plans for Hong Kong to introduce a "pay-as-you-throw" tax on rubbish dispo...