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"Of the 118 elements that make up everything—from the compounds in a chemists arsenal to consumer products on the shelf—44 will face supply limitations in the coming years. These critical elements include rare earth elements, precious metals, and even life essentials like Phosphorus. Research into more abundant alternatives, more efficient uses, recycling and recovery will help mitigate risks and move industry us towards sustainable supply chains." Via.
A while back Clear Science used the example of tellurium (Te, element 52) to illustrate how obtaining enough of a specific material can be challenging.
Over at The Factual Opinion, we have the latest episode of the greatest movie podcast in all of human record. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera, Tucker Stone and Sean Witzke discuss the following films: Edge of Tomorrow, Knight and Day, The Lincoln Lawyer, Conan the Barbarian, Goodbye Dragon Inn, and possibly the movie of 2014: The Rover. CHECK IT OUT, SPREAD THE WORD, THE WARRIORS DID IT, THE WARRIORS DID IT.
Bumping this a second time, Listen, this one is great.
I just love the fact that after all the speculation about Toothless’s age, with some thinking he was this wise old dragon who’d been around for a couple of centuries or a parent or something, in the end he’s just this stupid teenaged dragon. Wise my ass he’s just as dramatic and teenage angst filled as Hiccup
Hiccup’s 20 now.
'Monk' Star Tony Shalhoub Performs a Scene from 'Act One' | Tony Awards 2014
You drink your beer; you toss the container. Do you know it comes back? How economics and design, laws and lobbying, craft and ingenuity, recycling theory and recycling myth, the nature of aluminum and the nature of capitalism, and grueling, endless, human labor all shape the can’s strange and eternal circle of life.
Alkaline - Papertwin
More music for the movie of my life.