Sad cat is sad
See the full comic strip at 9GAG.
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice.
The following infographics summarizes state of education in the United States by listing facts, comparison, and figures in an interesting graphical manner. It’s easy to understand and yet pretty much mind-blowing for those who haven’t been following balanced news or having knowledge on this issue. Well at least you can quickly understand the situation just by extracting information from the sketch below.
Click the image to see it on the original website.
How much sunscreen do I need to apply? How long will I be protected with SPF30 sunscreen? When should I reapply it? And there’s plenty questions about getting the right sunscreen and doing it right to protect ourselves against the nasty cancer.
The following infographics designed by McCandless and the team is an excellent way to describe all you need to know about sunscreen and skin health. Read on below:
It’s so clear and striking: extinction is real and it’s not only the kinds of animals we can see that matters, the variety of food we can harvest and consume matters too. This infographics smartly illustrate the shrinking number of variety of food we eat in the past century.
The fish house is arguably the best tropical dream home! A marvel in architecture, interior design, and environment sustainability — all in a package. Visit the page and check out more photos of the green roof, bendable photovoltaic panels, media room, and more.
and the awesome curvy swimming pool:
Benny Lewis spent eight years after his college travelling the world, likely seeing places and speaking languages more than we’ve ever done; and most importantly experienced and learnt valuable life lessons than we can ever do in years to come. Some of them are:
There’s a lot more on his blog post so drop by and read what he has learnt.
Last year almost all the national monuments and landmark icons, including the Merlion, the Singapore Flyer, Esplanade Theatres, the Fullerton Hotel, One Fullerton, Clifford Pier and the Asian Civilizations Museum took part in the Earth Hour 2010 by switching off decorative lights that primarily define their façade at night. Around the central business district, the Singapore River flew in darkness when buildings in downtown area power down their non-essential lighting for the requisite hour between 8.30 to 9.30pm. These include the HSBC Building, Maybank Tower, Raffles City Shopping Mall, One Raffles Quay, Suntec City and Swissotel the Stamford. Read more about Earth Hour 2010 at CNNGo.
It seems that more people and organizations are more aware of the cause and get involved in this year’s Earth Hour. Let’s see how the skyline is gonna be during Earth Hour 2011 later this month!
Some people misunderstood the whole idea behind this cause and thought the one hour of switching off the lights and electronic appliances is meant to save some electricity for the planet. Well, yeah they’re right the energy saved during that one hour doesn’t impact much on our planet even if millions of people are doing it during Earth Hour. But what they missed, and what prevails… is the hope and sense of unity which instill us and everyone else out there, declaring that millions of people around the world care about our one and only earth regardless of the continent we’re in, the language we speak, or the religion/belief we believe in.
Taking part in Earth Hour this year? Feel like going out on Saturday evening on 26Mar? Check this out:
EARTH HOUR SINGAPORE 2011 – OFFICIAL CELEBRATION PARTY
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
MRT: Raffles Place exit J
Date: Saturday, 26 March 2011
Time: 5.30 – 10.00 pm
WWF’s Earth Hour event is sustainably fueled by Alpha Biodiesel recycled from IKEA Restaurants’ waste cooking oil.
5.30 – 8.30pm : Free Live Concert and Carnival
This year, WWF, in partnership with the Singapore Kite Association, will be inviting you to make your own kite and personalise it with your message or wish for the Planet. Remember also to bring your picnic basket and your beewax candles. Sit back, relax and enjoy the performances and some educational fun at the carnival.
8.30 – 9.30pm : Earth Hour Night Walk
As the lights go out, get on your feet and show your support to the protection of our Planet. So get ready to walk in the dark for the first ever Earth Hour Night Walk! Lace up and join your fellow Singaporeans and our celebrity supporters in showing your commitment to our planet.
8.30 – 10pm : Movie screening — The Age of Stupid
If you choose not to take part in the walk, stay at the Promontory to watch this award winning documentary.
Now spread the words and let people know you care.