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2013-06-27 23:45:33

G-Cube won LearnX Impact Award in the category of Best Learning Program – Environmental. The annual LearnX Impact Awards recognizes innovative and path-breaking achievements in the area of eLearning and organizational training. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 G-Cube Solutions announced its win of the LearnX Impact Award in the category of Best Learning Program – Environmental. The annual LearnX Impact Awards recognizes innovative and path-breaking achievements in the area of eLearning and...

Humans Leave Significant Carbon Footprint With Running Shoes
2013-05-22 13:59:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While it is nearly impossible for a running shoe not to leave a footprint, new research suggests that a typical pair of running shoes could leave behind a significant carbon footprint as well. A new study from MIT found that the running shoes generate 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, which is equivalent to keeping a 100-watt incandescent light bulb on for one week. A team of researchers led by Randolph Kirchain, principal...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'