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A Little Cool… The Climate Change Exhibit at CMNH

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This weekend I went to the Climate Change exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The exhibit has some interactive exhibits, and lots of printed text information which talks about the changing atmosphere, ice, ocean, and land. – and promotes the idea that climate change is the defining issue of the 21st century. The exhibit is organized in a […]

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1000 Bicycles – as Never Seen Before

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The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has a new exhibition at Taipei’s Fine Arts Museum that opened yesterday which features  a giant installation made of 1,000 bicycles piled in layers.  The work is meant to reflect Ai’s perception about the rapid pace of Chinese social change. The artist is currently confined to Beijing so the Taipei Fine Arts Museum […]

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Kbaumlier quoted in the U.K. Guardian – Miranda July’s movie the Future

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Last week I was interviewed about Miranda July’s film The Future, which opened in the U.K. this weekend. The movie focuses on the relationship of a couple have been together for several years but their lives are starting to drift into an odd malaise.  The couple decides to adopt Paw-Paw, a shelter cat, in a month after he’s healed up, […]

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The 7 Billion of Us – All Together

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If you haven’t heard yet – this weekend the population of the world will be 7 billion. The 7 billionth baby somewhere in the world will be born around Halloween (or maybe if he/she is lucky – on Halloween.) A study found that it will be possible to feed up to 10 billion people – but that it will not […]

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Ecowatch.org, The Cuyahoga River, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks

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Yesterday I went to a public event that celebrated the launch of Ecowatch’s new nationwide news service website.  EcoWatch, publisher of EcoWatch Journal which has a  distribution of more than 80,000 copies across Ohio,  launched its new nationwide news service which will be based in Cleveland. The website—www.ecowatch.org—went live the morning of Oct. 27 and will  unite the voice of […]

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