A Curious Eye

A Curious Eye

My name's Ben. I'm a 22 year-old recent grad living in Seattle. I've been told my gayness is only matched by my enthusiasm.
I post my favorite news from all around the web.
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jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever
jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever
jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever
jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever
jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever
jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever

jonnovstheinternet:

misspelledlife:

SLAAAAY TORONTO IM SO PROUD OF THIS

I’m starting to think Canadians are the best people ever

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Major Milestone In Tidal Power Emerges With ‘Spirit Of The Sea’

Solar has won. Even if coal were free to burn, power stations couldn't compete

think-progress:

Six major shipping companies have agreed to slow their ships down to protect endangered whales.

think-progress:

Six major shipping companies have agreed to slow their ships down to protect endangered whales.

What's Behind the Backlash to Houston's 'One Bin for All' Program

centerforinvestigativereporting:

Today, the Obama administration announced its plan to slash carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030. This chart from The Climate Desk shows which states will likely be most affected by the new policy. Learn more.

centerforinvestigativereporting:

Today, the Obama administration announced its plan to slash carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030. 

This chart from The Climate Desk shows which states will likely be most affected by the new policy. Learn more.

As Summer Officially Begins, A 1,250-Pound Tar Mat Discovered Off Florida Beach

Yu-Chang Chou designs Repack packaging for returning online shopping

Conservatives Are Purposely Making Their Cars Spew Black Smoke To Protest Obama And Environmentalists

mothernaturenetwork:

Plastic garbage in the ocean is mysteriously disappearingScientists theorize that the plastic is being broken down into tiny, undetectable particles or that it is being carried into the deep ocean.

mothernaturenetwork:

Plastic garbage in the ocean is mysteriously disappearing
Scientists theorize that the plastic is being broken down into tiny, undetectable particles or that it is being carried into the deep ocean.

micdotcom:

A 19-year-old has just designed a machine that could save our oceans 

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old from the Netherlands, designed a floating structure that could mop up 70,000 metric tons of plastic — the weight of more than 300 Statues of Liberty — from the northern Pacific Ocean. Talk about being a boy genius. 
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micdotcom:

A 19-year-old has just designed a machine that could save our oceans 

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old from the Netherlands, designed a floating structure that could mop up 70,000 metric tons of plastic — the weight of more than 300 Statues of Liberty — from the northern Pacific Ocean. Talk about being a boy genius. 
Read more | Follow micdotcom
micdotcom:

A 19-year-old has just designed a machine that could save our oceans 

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old from the Netherlands, designed a floating structure that could mop up 70,000 metric tons of plastic — the weight of more than 300 Statues of Liberty — from the northern Pacific Ocean. Talk about being a boy genius. 
Read more | Follow micdotcom

micdotcom:

A 19-year-old has just designed a machine that could save our oceans 

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old from the Netherlands, designed a floating structure that could mop up 70,000 metric tons of plastic — the weight of more than 300 Statues of Liberty — from the northern Pacific Ocean. Talk about being a boy genius. 

Read more | Follow micdotcom

SCOTUS rules for limits on EPA global warming rules

breakingnews:

APThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that the EPA lacks the authority in some cases to force companies to evaluate ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. 

Find out first with the Breaking News app.

fastcompany:

Tiny “microbeads” in beauty products seemed great, until someone tried to clean them up.
Sometimes product innovation turns out beautifully. Other times, it gets messy and requires a clean up. The story of plastic microbeads in personal care products—the tiny spheres in many body washes and toothpastes that Illinois became the first state to ban last week—is an example of the latter.


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fastcompany:

Tiny “microbeads” in beauty products seemed great, until someone tried to clean them up.

Sometimes product innovation turns out beautifully. Other times, it gets messy and requires a clean up. The story of plastic microbeads in personal care products—the tiny spheres in many body washes and toothpastes that Illinois became the first state to ban last week—is an example of the latter.

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Ocean Confetti—How plastic affects our oceans