July 25th- PSU Noontime Speaker Series- Jovan Babic (Serbia and Montenegro)

Tomorrow will be another installment of the PSU Lecture Series: Wednesday, July 25, "Non-Culpable Ignorance and Just War Theory," Jovan Babic (Serbia and Montenegro) Jovan Babic is professor of philosophy at Belgrade University, Serbia and Montenegro. In 2000, a MacArthur Foundation grant brought him to the U.S. to collaborate on a writing project on the […]

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We're All Going To Die (from the heat)

I just saw this over at OPB (is it the hummer?): Megan Ahearn is with Environment Oregon. She says temperatures were actually up over a seven-year period at nearly every Oregon weather station, including Portland. Megan Ahearn: “Between 2000 and 2006, Portland experienced an average temperature of one-point four degrees above normal.”…READ MORE More Portland […]

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ZOMG! We Ran Out of Beer!

Catastrophic News from Portland Beer Blog Shortage in and around Portland Area. According to Darron Welch, Brewmaster at Pelican: Due to steep in-house demand, we have had to suspend draft sales to our wholesalers. We are continuing to sell bottled India Pelican Ale through our wholesalers. We are still selling kegs here at the Pelican […]

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Run, Ruuuun!–The INSANITY that is the IKEA Opening

Just a taste of articles about IKEA's opening (IKEAnsanityâ¬Å¾¢) The Northwest Progressive Institute: The Allen wrench of pain The Columbian: IKEA customers asked to come in back door (hello title editor?) Portland Online: IKEA Store Opening — ODOT Traffic Advisory Portland Business Journal:Twenty in line for Ikea opening Portland Business Journal: All eyes on Cascade […]

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Biodiesel in da Hood II

Biodiesel in da Hood II

As I mentioned yesterday (Biodiesel in da hood), more and more Portland people and businesses are using biodiesel–maybe these people will do it. Hey, Willie even came to help us out! So, from Biofuels4Business.com, comes the following information: How is biodiesel a better choice for business? Better for customers. Customers appreciate leaders in business that […]

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Biking the tour route

Portland's Green Machine Marches On – Green Homes!

More Reasons to Love PDX–cool sustainable buildings. More Sustainable Portland Info Saturday, September 15, 2007 Tour: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information fair: 4:30pm – 7pm (hosted by Environmental Building Supplies ) Adults: $15 Carfree/Student/Senior: $10 Children under age 14: FREE This self-guided tour welcomes visitors into twenty new and remodeled homes throughout the Portland […]

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5th Avenue Street Fair — Old Town/Chinatown • August 2 • 5-10

This 5th Avenue Street Fair looks very interesting….such as: Ride the Next Big Thing shuttle! It's free! Catch the Next Big Thing shuttle to travel between the Street Fair, the Pearl District & Pioneer Courthouse Square. Enter to win a VIP ride on the first Green Line train Stop by the TriMet booth and enter […]

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Oregon Joins the New World Order

I just saw this article over at OPB, and I'm sure that it won't make people happy. Is it already the year 2000? Maybe MetroFi can steal these engineers and get some internet-recognition technology. Bruce Davis is CEO of Beaverton-based Digimarc. He says facial recognition technology might sound Orwellian, but it's simply a faster way […]

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