Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sep 22

Today’s Quote:

“I used to believe that making a contribution to others required that I give them information. Now I believe that the biggest contribution I can make is to ask the right question and listen.”

— Bobbie Burdett

Today’s Most Important Stories, Information & Links:

The Snooze Method For Remembering More Dreams by Ryan Hurd (Dream Studies)

Ozone Layer Depletion Leveling Off, Satellite Data Show (Science Daily)
The Power, Promise & Potential Peril Of Synthetic Biology (New Yorker)
The REAL Reasons Women Have Sex (Daily Mail)
UN Plans ‘Shock Therapy’ For World Leaders On Environment (The Observer)
Population Growth Driving Climate Change, Poverty (AFP)
Antarctic Microbes Feasting On Diesel Spills (ABC News – Australia)
NHNE on Climate Change (news feed, primers, videos, authoritative websites, skeptic-watch websites, blogs, reports)

Netflix Million Dollar Prize Ends In Photo Finish (Mashable)
Pulse Cell Phone Resource Page
NHNE on cell phones and related issues

Today’s Recommended Book:

Power of 10 : The Once-A-Week Slow Motion Fitness Revolution by Adam Zickerman

Today’s Featured Video: Jonathan Zittrain: The Web As Random Acts Of Kindness

Feeling like the world is becoming less friendly? Social theorist Jonathan Zittrain begs to difffer. The Internet, he suggests, is made up of millions of disinterested acts of kindness, curiosity and trust.