► Emika Dedicates Song Primary Colours To The People Of Ukraine

shockleewebpic_emikaprimarycoloursdedicationDuring these somber times of upheaval in the Ukraine, Emika dedicates her song Primary Colours to those who are going through this difficult time…

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High Tech Trash: Your Computer Parts Are Toxic

shockleewebpic_ewasteproblemAs this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.

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More Trees Less Assholes

shockleestorypic_moretreesYou know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.

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14 Year Old Activist Fights For GMO Labeling

shockleewebpic_rachelparentolearyAn inspiring clip taken from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s ‘The Lang & O’Leary Exchange’ where 14-year-old activist Rachel Parent debates Kevin O’Leary on the question of why genetically modified foods need to be labeled and avoided. Rachel runs the Kids Right To Know Club on Facebook.

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RoboKopter: Amazing Drone Like Surveillance Footage

Amazing aerial pictures of an Independence Day protest in Warsaw, Poland a few weeks ago taken by a remote-controlled surveillance drone type object that was gliding by the scene at a close distance. With a score to complement, it’s a nice little reminder that the future is here.

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The Evolution of Riot Gear 1968-2011

Look how far we’ve come in 43 years, our police is becoming more of a military force as time goes on as you can see in this infographic of the evolution of riot gear. [Click to enlarge]

via NYT

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Meanwhile In Oakland, California…

Riot police fired tear gas, flashbang grenades, beanbag rounds and rubber bullets at the site of the Occupy Oakland camp area last night.

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Occupation Goes Global With Protests In More Than 1,000 Cities: Map, Pics & Video

Arab spring…Spanish summer…American autumn…Global winter?

Occupy Wall Street went beyond Wall Street this weekend with a reported 1,000 cities and 80 countries around the world in protest in a global day of rage. This collection of photos documents the thousands that hit the streets in locations like, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Toronto, Philly, Rome, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, France, Brussels, Madrid, Times Square in New York City and Hong Kong. Plus, see the video reports with live coverage from New York, Brussels, Greece, Rome, London, Madrid, Tokyo, Hong Kong for a recap of developments.

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#OccupyWallStreet Growing In NYC

The crowds keep growing at the site of the #occupywallstreet protests as is the confusion and speculation as to what is really going on and where this chain of events is headed. One thing’s for sure though, it is a moody time in NYC and everyone is expressing something: uncertainty, frustration, solidarity, discord, joy, anger, courage and fear abound.

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#OccupyWallStreet – See It In Photos: Part 2

Another set of amazing photos from the Occupy Wall Street protests keep surfacing, some great portraits from a lot of the photographers on the ground of the action which also spread to the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday where 700 plus people were arrested after protesters attempted to march over the bridge.

Is anybody else getting a 60′s vibe from all of this?

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