Project: Sculpture made from 2 million oil barrels

(Featured photo by Sergio Russo) Keywords: Art, oil, environmentalism, activism, civil disobedience. Norway produces approximately 2 million barrels of oil per day, 12% of the worlds production. This project seeks financing and formal approval for building and promoting a sculpture built from the same number of used oil barrels.

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In times of deceit

I’m following the current Occupy Wallstreet movement in the US with great interest. There are so many different individuals, causes and organizations participating, making it difficult to get a clear picture of what this is really about. I will try to update this post with links to articles and other material that explains what is…

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Skateistan

Find a way to support or duplicate this! I used to skate when I was a kid, and loved it. It just brings a gigantic smile to my face seing these Afghan kids playing. Read more about it at Skateistan.org New York Times: CNN

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The end is near!

There are many prophesies predicting the end time. The bible talks about several signs that is supposed to tell if the end is near, but I prefer to look for my own: Inspired? Join the Flickr Group “Signs that the end is near”

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Pollution at the Arctic polar circle of Norway

Pollution at the Arctic polar circle of Norway, originally uploaded by mskogly. This picture is taken at the Polar Centre on Saltfjellet in Norway, a beautiful area on the highlands where a lot of tourists stop on their way the North Cape. Seems like their grey water (etc, possibly sewage) is poured out into this…

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The Pirate Bay – The first state sponsored tracker!

The winner of The Top Candidates, a swedish television show aired on SVT, decides to donate his winnings to Pirate Bay. The Pirate Bay – The worlds largest BitTorrent tracker: The First State Financed Tracker So, finally SVT payed up, and the money from Petter’s win at The Top Candidates has found it’s way home….

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My wonderous Greasemonkey Idea

photo credit: Walt Jabsco Greasemonkey (and other solutions for Opera and Windows) allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript. Hundreds of scripts, for a wide variety of poular sites, are already available in the Greasemonkey script repository at http://userscripts.org. You can write your own scripts too. Mark Pilgrim’s…

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Green green water

Quote: “You can’t seperate the people from the environment”. The documentary film Green Green Water follows U.S. consumer, Dawn Mikkelson, as she traces the source of her ‘green energy’ back to the displacement of the indigenous Cree and Metis in Northern Manitoba. Interview with filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson, with a few outtakes from the movie. http://www.youtube.com/embed/2Lrw-25E8Ao…

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Telestreet: The Italian Media Jacking Movement

“A short documentary exploring Italy’s Telestreet phenomena, a network of close to 200 micro pirate TV transmitters that begun in the summer of 2002 to counter the media monopoly of Silvio Berlusconi. Perhaps the most interesting tactical media initiative of recent times, the TeleStreet network combines both old and new media, lo-tech and hi-tech. The…

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