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Numbers we overlook in our society… Artist Chris Jordan shows us an arresting view of what Western culture looks like. His supersized images picture some almost unimaginable statistics — like the astonishing number of paper cups we use every single day. Numbers of everything from cups use to total people in jail…click here to watch.

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Kroger rejects global warming policy

Kroger Co. shareholders rejected five shareholder-sponsored proposals — all opposed by the board of directors — at the company’s annual meeting Thursday in Cincinnati. Kroger Chairman and CEO David Dillon that the company was already following or moving toward many of the policies promoted by the proposals but that the company disagreed with the methods [...]

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No Fish–> No Fishsticks

Almost 80% of the world’s fisheries are fully- to over-exploited, depleted, or in a state of collapse. Worldwide about 90% of the stocks of large predatory fish stocks are already gone. More… This made me think…how are countries coping with this, and are they working together? In an oceanography class I took in college, the [...]

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Doing Good, And Wanting A Piece Of It

On my way home from work, I heard a piece on NPR about the Quaker Oats Company sponsoring a northwest adventure Sergeant Preston of the Yukon/CBS/1955-58 and gave away one-inch plots of Yukon land as an incentive to buy their cereals — 21 million tiny parcels in all. The promotion worked, causing a mini “land [...]

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Taking Responsibility

Obvious? Maybe. For me though, it wasn’t clear until I’d screwed it up a few times: you have to take responsibility for everything that happens at your business. At times in the past, I’ve been in situations where our company was stumbling, and I *did not* do everything I could to bring it back on [...]

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