Archive for the ‘Green’ Category

GM Gets Free Pass on Site Cleanup

GM’s government-organized bankruptcy just might have freed them of the requirement to clean up their old sites by leaving “unwanted assets” behind. Expensive toxic sites aren’t usually on anyone’s Christmas list. Detroit Free Press: GM gets to dump its polluted sites (broken) archive link

Defacing the Sears Tower

Coming this summer 2009: the Willis Tower. What the hell? That’s right folks, they’re going to rename the Sears Tower because some new tenant from the UK decided they want their name on it. I mean seriously, why deface such an iconic landmark? Sears built it, not you. Maybe you should do something that that’s […]

The Not-So-Green Group

So there’s this company in Reno, NV that’s pretending to be green by doing pointless things like using quality “green” wood that splits when you blow on it and “green” soybean concrete floor sealer that comes off with electrical tape. We’ll call this company The “Green” Group. Normally part of being “green” is to recycle. […]

Wind Farms are F’n Ugly

The shuttle is cool, but unfortunately the backdrop is this horrible wind farm visual abortion. (Source: Spaceflight Now) That’s not Florida, you say? You’re right. This is one of the extremely rare instances where the shuttle landed in California due to weather at the primary landing site.