Staten Island Buses to Control Red Lights to increase energy conservation. Hopefully faster bus rides will encourage more people to ride the buss as well. (via bsing)
The new Amazon Redesign
It took me a second to get over the shock but the new Amazon redesign is really awesome. It really feel like they hidden a lot of interface away and really let users discover features as they need them. hiding interface elements can be one of the hardest things to convince some one to do but it always seems to pay off. I’m glad to see Amazon agrees.
Global Dimming Documentary Is Despressing
Really the only part of global warming that we have put any effort in fixing is clean air. It turns out all that polluted air was blocking out the sun up to 10% and above.
But as our air gets cleaner more sun is speeding up the global warming effect. This is a pretty devastating blow to how well we thought we were doing in starting to clean the earth up. (via Long Views)
Jena 6 case in Louisiana
I only heard about the “whites only tree”. Clearly there is much more to this story then was reported. This seems like this is one racist town. (via Feministing)