Contaminated Property Investors

Brownfield Redevelopment Property Investments Winefield & Associates, Inc. (W&A) finds contaminated brownfield properties to acquire and redevelop on the West Coast with an emphasis on Southern California commercial and industrial locations. Most of the properties we source are in premium infill areas and have clean values ranging from $2 million to $20 million. After W&A conducts thoroughContinue reading “Contaminated Property Investors”

What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars

Dressing for the weather – especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. WINNIPEG — Dressing for the weather, especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. There are definitely places you can splurge and a couple of areasContinue reading “What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars”

Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.

You can expect wetter weather on and off through early next week  Updated: December 3, 2015, 5:35 am A second round of ice is expected in the Gorge Wednesday night and into Thursday. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A second round of showers moved in along the coast and in the Willamette Valley on WednesdayContinue reading “Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.”

Should you Drop out of School?

Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== “The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== Julien Blanc’s Social Media: F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/JulienBlancOf… T W I T T E R: http://www.Twitter.com/JulienHimselfContinue reading “Should you Drop out of School?”

This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space

Happy intergalactic Thanksgiving! Americans don’t have to be on Earth to get a day off for Thanksgiving. In a video published Monday, NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Scott Kelly spoke about their plans for the holiday. “We’re gonna have the day off, which is great. We’re gonna watch some football,” said Kelly. Usually, the schedulesContinue reading “This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space”

A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Originally posted on Emilio Cogliani:
Fourchette Creek by Robin Walter Morning light spills through grass thick with dew, small whorls of dust rise from hooves stamping their lives into this ground. Listen, I rise to the clatter of birds: small, fierce, and brown. This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the…

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma a deadly consequence of residing near industrialized neighborhoods.  Pollution resulting from our Built Environment have resulted in  extensive health disparities worldwide: About 25% of the USA’a housing —some 24 million homes— contains significant lead-based paint hazards, i.e. deteriorating lead paint or lead contaminated dust. (HUD, 2009). The majorityContinue reading “High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide”

Coral damage from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill ‘extensive’

Originally posted on Chibuisi Ikwuagwu's Blog:
A new study reveals that damage to coral resulting from the massive 2010 BP oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico is worse than previously thought, according to reports. The study, which will be published in the oceanography journal Deep-Sea Research, found sick and dying corals in…

The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain

The Atacama Desert in Chile, known as the driest place on Earth, is awash with color after a year’s worth of extreme rainfall. In an average year, this desert is a very dry place. Arica, Chile, in the northern Atacama holds the world record for the longest dry streak, having gone 173 months without aContinue reading “The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain”

It is Difficult to measure Global Warming Erosion due to “Shifting” Weather Patterns

According to NASA, Antarctica is actually gaining ice. Antarctica is currently gaining more ice than it’s losing, according to a recent study by NASA.  The surprising findings, detailed in the Journal of Glaciology, doesn’t deny that glaciers are melting at an increased rate as a result of global warming, but suggests current gains outweigh the lossesContinue reading “It is Difficult to measure Global Warming Erosion due to “Shifting” Weather Patterns”

All about Bats

Bat caves: Bats stay up all night catching bugs,  during daylight hours, bats lead a completely different life. A bat will pass the time hanging upside down from a secluded spot, such as the roof of a cave, the underside of a bridge or the inside of a hollowed-out tree. There are a couple ofContinue reading “All about Bats”

The Swimmer Trailer 1968

Originally posted on Shark Dreams:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6lvHyupiZI I love John Cheever and I love his story The Swimmer because it’s so brilliant,  but I love this movie because it’s so over the top and pretty awful. But Joan Rivers has a nice cameo and you can see Cheever himself in the poolside party scene.