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Plan For Gowanus To Stay Afloat

In an attempt to stop the constant flooding that happens in the Gowanus area the city has installed four bioswales st Dean Street. 10 more are under construction all around Brooklyn. These bioswales…

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Whale of a tale

On underwaternewyork.com Isaac Kestenbaum discusses minke whales. In his piece he brings up the tragic tale of ‘Sludgie the Whale’ who in 2007 captured the hearts of the media by swimming into the…

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Now of Never: Gowanus

Ben Pomeroy on Now or Never radio talks about the superfunded Gowanus Canal and speaks with Eymund Diegel, curator of the Hall of Gowanus at Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Daryl Carneo of Statewide Fireproof door…

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Daylight Saving Time Explained

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Whale Falls – The Decomposing Of A Marine Mammal

A video short called Whale Fall (after life of a whale) illustrates, with paper and puppetry, what happens when a whale decomposes on the bottom of the Ocean. The is acts like a…

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers looks at Gowanus Canal

FROGG‘s website points out this little gem uploaded by Proteus Gowanus. It’s a survey of the Canal by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Open publication – Free publishing

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‘Brian Lehrer Live’ – Gowanus Aerial Mapping

The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science‘s Eymund Diegel and Leif Percifield get interviewed about Gowanus aerial mapping on ‘Brian Lehrer Live‘.

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WFUV Dives into the Gowanus w/ several cool interviews

WFUV takes a dip into Gowanus and interviews: the Gowanus Canal Conservancy‘s Chairman Andy Simons & Director of Special Projects Hans Hesselein about the Gowanus Canal; Gowanus By Design‘s founders Anthony Dean & David Briggs about…

Rocket to Mars, Bitches!!!

The most incredible thing unrelated to Gowanus. NASA says… we aren’t going back to the lame as moon… we are going to Mars!!! Here we come red planet! You’re getting a flag in…

GRE test Prep for broke ass student loan holders

Listen all you nerdy peeps you need to get your learn on! Here’s an article from Brokelyn on helpful tips for GRE test prep for the broke student loan holder… Thanks to the…

MakerBot Launches Online Video Series

Brooklyn’s own Makerbot, the geniuses behind the 3D Printing Revolution, have launched an online weekly web series. via: LaughingSquid.com

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Tracking Irene

There are like a million crazy weather maps right now projecting the threat against New York. The two that seem to be the best are the New York Times…   and Weather.com…

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