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Article archive for September, 2015

  • September 23rd, 2015

    The Art of Spill Clean Up

    Tweet In Portugal, an organization known as LATA 65 turns seniors into street artists, complete with spray paint cans, masks and gloves — but instead of defacing property, the mission-motivated elders search out run-down areas and make art! It’s fun and fruitful for the participants, who get to exercise a creative impulse for good, beautifying their [...]

  • September 16th, 2015

    Greasing The Wheels of Industry

    Tweet Does driving a school bus keep you young? Perhaps. Zilpha Nowlin, who just celebrated her 102 birthday, used to be a school bus driver. Now she swims every day. Clearly, she’s one fit centenarian. Then again, all those years she drove a bus, she wasn’t responsible for maintaining it, changing the oil, repairing leaks [...]

  • September 9th, 2015

    Spill Clean Up In the Round

    Tweet The Internet, and especially social media, allows us to know what’s happening everywhere, instantly, and usually with pictures. But this has never been much use in terms of spill clean up, most of the time. Now there’s a new beta being tested: SeeInside.It, a gallery of business views on Google maps that enables a [...]

  • September 2nd, 2015

    School Daze: Accidents Happen

    Tweet Karen diligently copied down the vocabulary words her first grade teacher was writing on the chalkboard, biting her lower lip to keep the call of nature at bay. She raised her hand, but the teacher was facing the board. Finally, the list of words was complete. Holding her arms stiffly, Karen stood and walked [...]