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First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Earth Day to be celebrated in Coachella Valley

UC Riverside's Palm Desert campus will mark Earth Day tonight with a screening of the Pixar animated film ``WALL-E.''The 6 p.m. free screening will also conclude UCR's ``Living Green'' lecture series, which started earlier this year.``WALL-E,'' which ... [Published KESQ - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Using Plastic Surgery To Keep Astronauts Human On Long Space Missions

SA brief exchange in the back of last week's issue of New Scientist asks: "I understand that the lines and sagging skin we acquire as we age are due to the sun and gravity. If I lived in a space station in zero or microgravity away from the sun, would ... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Miss celebrates Earth Week

Courtesy PhotoMany are becoming educated on what can be done to keep the planet clean and evidence of the growing concern for the Earth is showing in students and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi.According to an EcoEagle newsletter from ... [Published The Student Printz - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dear Concord: You're Cordially Invited To See Where Your Old…

, a division of recycling and resource recovery company Garaventa Enterprises, is hosting its Second Annual Family Earth Day Celebration on April 26 with free facility tours and the announcement of the elementary, middle school and high school winners ... [Published Concord Patch - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Russian “Wall-E” Robot Guards Environmental Safety of Oil Professionals

So far, the traditional method of reservoirs’ sludge cleaning – manual, using portable systems – remains the key option for storage sites. This method requires the presence of personnel inside the tank during the works, causing irreparable harm to his ... [Published Oil & Gas Eurasia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

GFWC Windsor Woman's Club - Robotics Demo

Members and guests in attendance at the GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club’s recent April meeting received a crash course in robotics, by three different teams of students (and their mentors), each of whom demonstrated and discussed the building challenges of ... [Published Windsor Patch - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Space center hosting ‘Family Fun Night’

News Community 16 views 12 hours agoDOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center will host a robotics-themed “Family Fun Night” on Saturday, April 26.From 6-9 p.m., the center will host classes featuring the newest Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots as well ... [Published The Downey Patriot - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trail cleanup headlines green month

The city of Peoria is once again looking to clean up the New River Trail system in recognition of Arbor Day and Earth Day, and they need citizen volunteers to do it.Peoria, in partnership with Arizona Clean and Beautiful, will meet at Community Church ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The top 100 animated movies

Time Out polled more than 100 experts to find the 100 best animated movies . Here's the top 10 (minus the top pick...you'll have to click through for that): 10. Fantastic Mr. Fox 9. The Nightmare Before Christmas8. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs7. ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

'WALL-E' headlines Beijing Film Festival screening list

Oscar-winning animated film "WALL-E" will get a rare cinema showing on the Chinese mainland this month during the Beijing International Film Festival, organizers have announced.The 2008 co-production between Walt Disney and Pixar is among the 66 films ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kevin Tong's "Wall-E" Poster Design Process

By 1, 2014Kevin Tong is an amazing artist who designs screenprinted posters for bands and movies, often collaborating with the Mondo Gallery in Austin. You may have recognized his work from our videos--he's the one who responsible for the ISS Cupula poster ... [Published Tested - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: WALL-E, Cupula, Kevin Tong
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Philips Makes Hue Smart Lights More Affordable, More Lazy-Friendly With Hue Lux And Hue Tap

In what seems to be the beginning of a real-life Wall-E situation, Philips has introduced an even easier way to control your home’s Hue smart lighting system. Because, you know, fishing your smartphone out of your pocket when you want to switch the lights ... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Mar 28 2014]

Quotes

"`WALL-E," which won the Academy Award for best animated feature in 2008, has been seen as a commentary about humans' interaction with the environment."
A brief exchange in the back of last week's issue of New Scientist asks: "I understand that the lines and sagging skin we acquire as we age are due to the sun and gravity. If I lived in a space station in zero or microgravity away from the sun, would I stay looking young?" A perfectly innocuous, if even somewhat boring, question—but the answer, supplied by a reader from London , touches on some fascinating terrain
"On paper, it seems like a potentially empowering story. Fantasy worlds are our young heroine's coping mechanism as she tries to find power and authority in a seemingly hopeless situation. (Snyder has said that it all came out of this idea of men forcing a woman to dance, and her going into a fantasy to cope.) As Baby Doll gives in to her captors, she finds a way to fight back. The film seems to speak to our troubled past when men would quell female power through disgustingly false medical conditions like "female hysteria," where women would be locked up for any perceived defiance. However, Baby Doll is not really fighting back, and every bit of so-called feminism or empowerment is nothing more than a misogynistic wolf in sheep's clothing."
"Difficulty was a consistent, robust predictor that accounted for a certain share of the variability in aggressive feelings and thoughts and behaviors" says Andrew Przybylski, an experimental psychologist at Oxford and the lead author on the paper. "We didn’t once find a content effect."

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Here are some ways to celebrate Earth Day [Published Canton Repository - 14 hours ago]
Earth Day to be celebrated in Coachella Valley [Published KESQ - Apr 22 2014]
Earth Day deeds: Plant a tree, donate hair, exp... [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 22 2014]
Using Plastic Surgery To Keep Astronauts Human ... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 21 2014]
Southern Miss celebrates Earth Week [Published The Student Printz - Apr 21 2014]
Dear Concord: You're Cordially Invited To See W... [Published Concord Patch - Apr 21 2014]
Russian “Wall-E” Robot Guards Environmental Saf... [Published Oil & Gas Eurasia - Apr 21 2014]
GFWC Windsor Woman's Club - Robotics Demo [Published Windsor Patch - Apr 21 2014]
WonderCon 2014 arrives to Anaheim as smaller si... [Published Inside The Magic - Apr 20 2014]
Edinburgh International Science Festival – Mini... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Apr 19 2014]
5 years of Girls on Film [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Space center hosting ‘Family Fun Night’ [Published The Downey Patriot - Apr 18 2014]
Trail cleanup headlines green month [Published Daily News-Sun - Apr 18 2014]
Transcendence Review [Published Digital Trends - Apr 18 2014]
The top 100 animated movies [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
Get Out! Celebrate the Earth [Published Canton Repository - Apr 17 2014]
[AppleTell] Seen @ Macworld: Fujitsu ScanSnap S... [Published Technology Tell - Apr 16 2014]
If Our Household Appliances Had Artificial Inte... [Published Maxim Online - Apr 16 2014]
Pilgrim Wood hosts Environmental Film Fest [Published Inside Halton - Apr 15 2014]
Rookie robotics team from Yorkville takes progr... [Published The Beacon News - Apr 15 2014]
Violent Video Games Don't Make You Aggressive (... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
Creativity, Inc. [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
'So You Think You Can Dance' finalist performin... [Published News-Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Animated films to highlight BJIFF [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 12 2014]
'A republic of insects and no grass' [Published Haaretz - Apr 11 2014]
Geeky Easter Eggs: 2014 Edition! [Published Forever Geek - Apr 11 2014]
Matt Haig's top ten robots [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Go green at the Grout [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Apr 09 2014]
UW-Rock County to host Earth Day festival [Published Gazette Extra! - Apr 09 2014]
New Food-Delivery Startup Lives "at the Interse... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Apr 09 2014]
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The top 100 animated movies [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 18 2014]
Time Out polled more than 100 experts to find the 100 best animated movies . Here's the top 10 (minus the top pick...you'll have to click through for that): 10. Fantastic Mr. Fox 9. The Nightmare Before Christmas8. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs7. ...
Geeky Easter Eggs: 2014 Edition! [Published Forever Geek - Apr 11 2014]
Here at Forever Geek, Easter’s kinda a big thing, you guys. We ooh’d and aah’d at the coolest  Easter eggs in 2011 and 2012 , and mopped up the mess we made after salivating over this selection of awesome candy . But it’s 2014 and a lot of talented ...
The Top 10 Tech Movies of the Millennium [Published TIME.com - Apr 03 2014]
It’s time. Fourteen years into the millennium, the top 10 tech films need to be crowned. “Tech” Movies More The 10 Best Small-Screen Smartphones Not Named ‘iPhone’ The 5 Best In-Ear Headphones Men Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation Avoid ...
Animated Films Worth Watching (Again and Again) [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 29 2014]
If I’m being honest with myself, there have only been a handful of animated films that have really captured my attention, then kept it. Don’t get me wrong– in the past decade or so many excellent animated films have been released. Some of these films ...
The Imminent Robot Invasion Will Change The Way... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 28 2014]
ROBOTS came into the world as a literary device whereby the writers and film-makers of the early 20th century could explore their hopes and fears about technology, as the era of the automobile, telephone and aeroplane picked up its reckless jazz-age ...
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