Ponyo US Trailer Released

Ponyo is a film by Studio Ghibli appropriated by Disney and remixed with the voices of Cate Blanchett, Frankie Jonas, Noah Cyrus, Cloris Leachman, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tina Fey, Lily Tomlin, and Betty White.  It arrives stateside on August 14, 2009.  Here’s the trailer: If you’re thinking that it looks a lot like the animated […]

Google’s Earth Day paradise wishes

If ever you needed an image that summarizes what we wish the world still were, Google dropped this holiditty today: Sweet waterfalls and coral reefs are all the earth has left to love?  These are sad times if so. That cold, freshwater runoff might not be terribly conducive to the perfect tropical sea life below […]

Rich people starting to “jet pool” to private islands to help save the planet ~ gee, thanks

Necker Island, the private island retreat of Richard Branson, is the global warming locale of the moment as several celebrity-status entrepreneurs and politicians gather there to talk about a world "on fire" according to the International Herald Tribune. The best line of the article is this: "Some of them, like [Google co-founder Larry] Page, carbon-consciously […]

Baby Penguins Drowning

Penguins have become such celebrities in movies and on underwear, that the UK Sun is reporting on "the last Emperor" here.  They’re one of the few animals that experience the convergence of Celsius and Fahrenheit at -40 degrees.  However, increased temperatures (leading to less and thinner ice) and overfishing by humans (perhaps from too much […]

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