The Boy With The Incredible Brain

source site – The Boy With The Incredible Brain

Daniel Tammet is a boy with extraordinary mental abilities and one of the world’s few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, and learn a language in a week. This documentary follows Daniel as he travels to America to meet the scientists who are convinced he may hold the key to unlocking similar abilities in everyone. He also meets the world’s most famous savant, the man who inspired Dustin Hoffman’s character in the Oscar winning film ‘Rain Man’.

Picture perfect storm: Photographs capture the terrifying beauty of clouds gathering over Greenland

source site – The picture perfect storm: Photographs capture the terrifying beauty of clouds gathering over Greenland | Mail Online

These incredible photographs look more like a scene from the end of the world than a winter sunrise.

The dramatic pictures were taken in north west Greenland by British Arctic photographers Bryan and Cherry Alexander and show a storm brewing over an Inuit community.

these pictures are must see in their awesomeness. the rolling clouds look almost like thick blankets covering the world… like a portent for doom.

CleanTechnica: Blogs about technology inspired by nature

source site – CleanTechnica – Technology Inspired By Nature

A fresh, up-to-date perspective on the latest trends in clean tech. From renewable energy sources, to less toxic electronics and more efficient information technology, Cleantechnica introduces readers to the full scope of clean technology in language that doesn’t require an engineering degree.

“Green Tech” will be something that we should be watching very closely in the next few years. i feel an increased awareness and seriousness about pushing forward with green technologies like solar panels, efficient combustion, recycling etc. the stratospheric oil prices plus the economic bubble bursting in the US is bringing about a much harder look at ourselves and long term sustainability. technologies which focus on sustainability will soon get their calling.

now i need to look for green stock indices…