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Add Trash to the Curriculum?

John Merrow | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education
John Merrow

Here's what I envision: Working in teams, middle school kids could use a phone to "map" their neighborhood intersections with photos that answer one question: is there a trash can on the corner?

Making Objects Smarter: The Story Behind Location Awareness

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Garbage -- do you know where all your trash really ends up? If you knew the truth, would you rethink your actions before tossing old junk? It's no...

PETA Ads 'Too Racy,' Rejected By Colo. Springs, Manitou Springs Interested

Colorado Springs Business Journal | AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The mayor of Manitou Springs says the town is open to the idea of allowing anti-meat ads on trash cans after Colorado Springs rejected the same propos...

Con Games: Bear Minimums in Aspen

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The march of the bears is upon us again and this time the bears are not to blame. They're hungry: we all know that, and yet repeat offenders are put to death.