Tag Archives: projects

DM’s Bristol X Inkie

Strummerville DIY – Bands Needed Hey guys, We are working on a new project with Dr. Martens and they’ve asked us to find a band from Nottingham, UK (or near there). … We need to get back to them before Friday 22nd Mar (yep, thats tomorrow!) so you need to act fast. Can you email […]

How We’ll Live: Futurists’ 1988 predictions about life in 2013

I love “futurism” but I like it even better when it’s being seen in the rear view mirror. That’s when it gets really interesting for me. A few years back I re-read most of the 70s and 80s books by Alvin Toffler, futurist author of such best-selling and influential works hailing “the shape of things […]

Help save a little girl in India

Today millions of girls are being systematically eliminated from India’s population through the cultural practices of female feticide, female infanticide, and dowry murders. We need the international community’s help to combat this gendercide. Whether you can spare just $10 or $1,000 – every gift enables Invisible Girl project to expand its mission to increase the […]

Another Weird Shiny Thing on Mars

The Curiosity Mars rover has found some strange-looking little things on Mars – you’ve likely heard of the Mars ‘flower,’ the piece of benign plastic from the rover itself, and other bright flecks of granules in the Martian soil. Now the rover has imaged a small metallic-looking protuberance on a rock. Visible in the image […]

Stainslaw Lem

“Timof comics” has just published a graphic novel entitled “Robot…” – an adaptation of two stories by Stanislaw Lem.  The drawings are the work of a Polish couple living in London.  The artists’ previous achievements include a well-received comic adaptation of Bulgakov’s “Master and Margarita”. Danuta Schejbal, a graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Fine […]

Reforming Sierra Leone’s mining sector for economic growth

Adam Smith International (ASI) web reports say “has taken the lead in installing an international standard mining sector institutional and legal framework, and is transforming Government capacity to ensure effective mining sector governance.” The report claims “The resulting stability, institutional effectiveness and transparency has had, and continues to have, significant impact on investor confidence, economic […]