[video] French ‘Spiderman’ Strikes Again in Australia

This guy is absolutely amazing and batshit at the same time. I do not like heights at all so what he does is simply the most fearless thing I can think of when it comes to publicity stunts.

via Gawker

Roberts today climbed the Lumiere building in Sydney in about 20 minutes and was arrested, but has not yet been charged. He has climbed over 70 buildings around the world to raise awareness of global warming or some hippie nonsense

[video] ABC NEWS Reports on 2012 Theories & Preparations

ABC NEWS covers a man that is supposedly the foremost expert on the 2012 Mayan Prophecy. I would expect that being their is less than roughly four years to go, that you will be getting bombarded by these theories and prophecies until they have managed to commercialize an upgraded Y2K phenom around it. Gotta love capitalism…

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NASA Scientist Say Obama Has Four Years to Save the World

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via Guardian UK

Barack Obama has only four years to save the world. That is the stark assessment of Nasa scientist and leading climate expert Jim Hansen who last week warned only urgent action by the new president could halt the devastating climate change that now threatens Earth. Crucially, that action will have to be taken within Obama’s first administration, he added.

Soaring carbon emissions are already causing ice-cap melting and threaten to trigger global flooding, widespread species loss and major disruptions of weather patterns in the near future. “We cannot afford to put off change any longer,” said Hansen. “We have to get on a new path within this new administration. We have only four years left for Obama to set an example to the rest of the world. America must take the lead.”

Hansen said current carbon levels in the atmosphere were already too high to prevent runaway greenhouse warming. Yet the levels are still rising despite all the efforts of politicians and scientists.

Only the US now had the political muscle to lead the world and halt the rise, Hansen said. Having refused to recognise that global warming posed any risk at all over the past eight years, the US now had to take a lead as the world’s greatest carbon emitter and the planet’s largest economy. Cap-and-trade schemes, in which emission permits are bought and sold, have failed, he said, and must now be replaced by a carbon tax that will imposed on all producers of fossil fuels. At the same time, there must be a moratorium on new power plants that burn coal – the world’s worst carbon emitter. Continue reading

Freak Snow Storms Hit Vegas

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Mother Nature is menstruating something crazy! Its sad to see that the planet is SO f*cked.

via LVRJ

A rare winter storm swept through Southern Nevada Wednesday, dumping the most snow on the valley in nearly three decades, grounding flights at the airport, forcing the closure of major highways and closing schools for today. snow-121708c

“This is the most snow we’ve had in Las Vegas in almost 30 years,” said Chris Stachelski, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. “It’s a significant historical event.”

The heaviest snowfall occurred in the southeast valley, where about 3 inches of snow had accumulated by 7:45 p.m., with unconfirmed reports of as much as 6 inches in Henderson, he said. Continue reading

[pics] Ocean Shows Up In The Middle of Africa

This earth never ceases to amaze.The mere fact that it is still forming and developing should have made people  care about it a long time ago. Give Michael Jackson credit he said this about twenty years ago.

via Environmental Futurism

At the same time as Paraguay is drying up, Africa is ripping open, a slow process that will result in the emergence of a whole new ocean, according to Scientific American. The rip you see above can’t be resewn — as Eitan Haddock’s photographs document. Last year, scientists watched an 8 meter rip in the earth appear in only three weeks. Change is nothing new for this part of the world: researchers recently revealed that the Sahara was entirely covered in vegetation at many points during the last 120,000 years. Watch an ocean appear before your disbelieving eyes, after the jump.

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Cow farts collected in plastic tank for global warming study

Source: Telegraph UK

My question is that if they find out that cows contribute to global warming… What do they propose to do to curb its damaging effect? Read more below:

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Argentine scientists are strapping plastic tanks to the backs of cows REUTERS

Experts said the slow digestive system of cows makes them a key producer of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that gets far less public attention than carbon dioxide.

In a bid to understand the impact of the wind produced by cows on global warming, scientists collected gas from their stomachs in plastic tanks attached to their backs.

The Argentine researchers discovered methane from cows accounts for more than 30 per cent of the country’s total greenhouse emissions.

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NASA Scientists Say This Is Our ‘Last Chance’ to Respond to Global Warming Warnings

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NASA scientists are ringing the alarm and saying this is the final warning that will be issued in regards to Global Warming and if drastic measures aren’t taken NOW then it is a wrap for humanity as we know it. If this summer’s weather conditions are any indications of the havoc that will be wrought on this planet in the coming years than there’s very little speeches about ‘hope’ can do to save man from his own negligence.

“We’re toast if we don’t get on a very different path,” Hansen, director of the Goddard Institute of Space Sciences who is sometimes called the godfather of global warming science, told The Associated Press. “This is the last chance.”

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Luxury Designers Debut Blinged Out Gas Masks

Fashion is a reflection of popular culture or vice versa depending on who you ask. So it should come as no surprise, with war and “global warming” on the public’s conscious, that fashion would integrate themselves with something as tragic as WAR. Iran and North Korea got you spooked out about their nuclear plans?

Never fret, now you can fear in style thanks to Gucci and Louis Vuitton. At the Luxury Show 2008 in Bucharest the designers debuted “blinged” out gas masks. The artist responsible for designing these masks shared his philosophy about the necessity of capitalizing off of FEAR. Check em him out:

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