Posted on 09 November 2011
This is a six-frame movie of the 2005 YU55 asteroid that passed by Earth closer than the distance of the moon on November 8, 2011. The movie data is from radar data that was obtained on November 7, 2011 with NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar. The asteroid was appox. 860,000 miles from earth when the [...]
Posted on 09 March 2011
We had no choice but to post this video of an elephant landing like a dumbo jumbo jet. The youtube description says it’s a PSA warning people about the dangers of importing foreign animals into a country, but we felt the need to post it to just warn people about the dangers of giant flying [...]
Posted on 30 August 2010
Last night’s Emmy Awards opened with Jimmy Fallon stepping out of a smart car – leading into a kick ass opening song that had everyone buzzing. As it turned out, the 2010 Emmy Awards are the greenest yet, with caterers preparing organic, sustainable food cooked on low emission grills. All food was served on reusable [...]
Posted on 17 June 2010
Malibu resident Francie Rehwald wanted to build a house that was both eco-friendly and had curves. Her architect, David Hertz, suggested salvaging an old 747. Hertz says he came up with the idea of using an airplane because it fit all the criteria Rehwald wanted. “It soon became apparent, that in fact, an airplane wing itself could work,” he wrote on his [...]
Posted on 08 February 2010
If you watched the Super Bowl yesterday, you may have caught this Audi commercial about the green police. With music by Cheap Trick and great dialogue (“You picked the wrong day to mess with the ecosystem, plastic boy”) this Super Bowl commercial tops our favorites list.
Posted on 29 January 2010
YERT, which stands for “Your Environmental Road Trip,” is a one-year, 50-state video documentary road trip to explore and personalize sustainability across the country. All throughout the journey, Mark Dixon, Ben Evans, and Julie Evans released fast-paced videos online to share their adventures, including their very own “road rules” eco-challenges (like keeping all of their [...]
Posted on 22 January 2010
During the Hope For Haiti Telethon, Justin Timberlake performed “Hallelujah” with Matt Morris. You can check out the performance above and download it at iTunes.com/Haiti. All proceeds go to the relief effort. Please help the victims of Haiti. Donate Now Here or Call 1-877-99-HAITI or Preorder Songs on iTunes
Posted on 21 January 2010
Security cameras at the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince recorded the Haiti earthquake on 12 January 2010 as the ground started to shake and a building in the distance crumbled to the ground. This live video was provided by the U.S. State Department.
Posted on 29 September 2009
A new “celebrity losing it” video has surfaced on YouTube featuring Matt Damon going off on Entourage star Adrian Grenier during a PSA shoot for the organization OneXOne. Damon is slated to have a guest appearance on Entourage to promote his clean water organization.
Posted on 23 September 2009
Hugh Jackman appeared at a climate change forum for New York Climate Week‘s opening ceremony at the New York Public Library. Other speakers include world leaders including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. “I hope to be a voice for the billion people in developing countries who will be the [...]