2014 brought some of the highest levels of oil production in the United States that the country has ever seen. And hydraulic fracturing, known colloquially as fracking, is the technology that’s mostly responsible. However, the more prevalent it becomes the more it’s criticized by activists and environmental advocates. Politics aside, here are five of the […]
If somebody asked you to name something exciting about North Dakota, what would it be? Not to put down the state as a whole, but most people might struggle to answer that question. Out of the 50 States in the Union, North Dakota isn’t exactly known for thriving culture or bustling metropolises. Well, as luck […]
How would you like to live in a state with 2.8% unemployment, a 1 billion dollar budget surplus, and a GDP that’s 29% above the national average? After the economic downturn of 2009, it’s hard to believe that those economic conditions exist anywhere in the U.S., but they do… in North Dakota. You’re probably searching […]
When it comes to green transportation, what “shade” of green are you? Chevy Volt? Mitsubishi i? Nissan Leaf? We would all like to think we are making a difference in whatever way we can. Is there anyone who actually wants to destroy the earth? The answer to that rhetorical question is no.
No doubt a success economically, the environmental impact remains to be seen…
One artist’s interpretation of the BP oil spill. Judging by the inclusion of the infamous Twitter Fail Whale, we can only assume he’s had trouble posting to Twitter in the past.
Best BP oil spill “fix it” idea yet? If only it were as easy and vindicating as “Operation Tony” (by:papriko)
The community over at Fark really enjoys having Photoshop contests. And, of course, with the Gulf of Mexico gushing crude oil from its depths, Farkers decided to host a Photoshop a Fix to the BP Oil Spill Contest. Our favorite submissions follow.