Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Out of the Blue

Happy Earth Day, as today is the 40th anniversary of devoting 0.27% of the year to environmental concerns. Somewhat coincidentally, we just put a compost bin in the backyard of the BlueTower over the weekend after our village got a bulk discount from the folks that sell them. We don't really generate that much compostable waste, so we are not going to generate that much compost, either, but I do find the prospect of creating fertile soil out of waste very appealing as a science project.

Stalwart reader nin asks us to keep the victims of this oil rig blast in our thoughts, as he is close to the family of one of the missing workers who are going through a heart-wrenching time right now.

Earthy Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez.
Play: Curse Village Reawakening.
Beulah and the Hundred Birds.
It's A Monster.
Links: Plush Chainsaw.
Dexter Action Figure.
Stories: Treasury unveils new $100 bill.
James Cameron joins real-life 'Avatar' battle.
FEMA Flood Insurance Program Primarily Benefits The Wealthy: Study. Thanks Acleacius.
Science: Can green tech save the Earth? It won't be easy.
Sleep may cut childhood obesity. Thanks Acleacius.
Images: Not What I Meant By iTouch.
Surface Of The Sun PHOTO: Picture Reveals Star In Stunning Detail. Thanks Acleacius.
APOD- 2010 April 19 - Ash and Lightning Above an Icelandic Volcano. Thanks Justin.
Media: Real Life Portal Gun.
Master Business Card Thrower.
Follow-up: Avatar star Sam Worthington tipped as next James Bond.
Human Jawbone Grown From Stem Cells By Scientists At Columbia. Thanks Acleacius.

Post Comment
Enter the details of the comment you'd like to post in the boxes below and click the button at the bottom of the form.

2. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 22, 2010, 11:09  Blue 
I only recently read that you cant get cane-sugar anywhere in the states. Is that really true??

No, that is not even remotely true. What is true is that an increasing number of products in the U.S. have switched from cane sugar to high-fructose corn syrup as an ingredient, as farm subsidies keep corn prices artificially low and production impractically high.
Avatar 2
Stephen "Blue" Heaslip
Blue's News Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, El Presidente for Life
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
      ;)   ;)   :(   :(   :o   :o   %)   %)   :)   :)   :|   :|   ;P   ;P   X|   X|   :D   :D   More
Login Email   Password Remember Me
If you have a signature set up, it will be automatically appended to your comment.
If you don't already have a Blue's News user account, you can sign up here.
Forgotten your password? Click here.
          Email me when this topic is updated.

Special Codes

  • b[bold text]b
  • i[italic text]i
  • u[underline text]u
  • -[strikethrough text]-
  • c[code text]c
  • +[bullet point]+
  • q[quote text (indented)]q
  • [quote="Author"]quote text (indented)[/quote]
  • [url=Link]text[/url]
  • r{red text}r
  • g{green text}g
  • b{blue text}b
  • m{maroon text}m
  • s{secret text (shows in the background colour)}s

Forum Rules

  1. Disagree all you want but attacks of a personal nature will not be tolerated.
  2. Ethnic slurs and homophobic language will not be tolerated.
  3. Do not post spam, links to warez sites, or instructions on how to obtain pirated software.
  4. Abusing the forums in any manner that could be construed as 'griefing' will not be tolerated.


Blue's News logo