UCSB Memorial Service

More than 20,000 students, staff and faculty, as well as friends from the Santa Barbara community, gathered at Harder Stadium on Tuesday, May 27, to remember and pay tribute to the victims of the Isla Vista shootings. Click this link to see the full UCSB video of the event. Thanks to George Fullsham at UCSB for ensuring that I get this. At our house, we weren’t ready to go out into a crowd and maybe there are others in my community who feel the same way, and still want to share the experience. Now especially, I’m grateful for my family, friends and dear community in Santa Barbara.

Memorial for victims of Isla Vista shooting, UCSB, 5-27-14

Memorial for victims of Isla Vista shooting, UCSB, 5-27-14

http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014206/ucsb-memorial-service

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New study on #AgingNuclear Plants

For anyone who lives within 50 miles of a nuclear reactor, the first-ever study on health impacts of communities near nuclear plants documents cancer rate rise

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Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria

Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria (via Ecopreneurist)

A low-tech water filter system made from a branch of a tree can filter up to four liters of water per day, removing up to 99% of E. coli bacteria and producing fresh, uncontaminated, drinking water. A team at MIT used a small piece of sapwood, which…


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Innovation And Our Better Future Depend On Preserving Net Neutrality

Innovation And Our Better Future Depend On Preserving Net Neutrality (via Techdirt)

Troma Entertainment would never have reached its 40th year as arguably the world’s longest running independent movie studio if Net Neutrality or the Open Internet did not exist. I know, I know, some might say, “That would be a good thing.” Haha! But…


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