Millions Watch The ‘Ring Of Fire’ Rare Annular Eclipse

This past weekend on May 21st, millions around certain parts of the globe witnessed a rare annular eclipse resulting in some amazing photos and video.

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Environmental Justice For Somalia

This short documentary presents the issue that lead to the piracy situation in Somalia, an angle which is rarely discussed. It explains why the local community has gotten together to protect the shoreline from the hazardous dumping of toxic and nuclear waste by foreign vessels which has been going on since at least 1991. The evidence of this appeared on the beaches in 2004 when many containers filled with toxic waste were washed up by the waves.

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So You Still Think The Internet Is Free?

This new Internet Censorship web project by Parsons New School for Design student Evan You highlights some common findings about the current state of internet censorship.

Using data from Reporters Without Borders and OpenNet Initiative the site uses simple visualizations to show the who, what, how and why of web censorship across the globe. Did you know most of the U.S., Europe and South America is under some kind of censorship and that blogs and political parties are amongst the most targeted?

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