Welcome to Novotopia
|Emma Woods State Beach, Aug 2012
Thought for the Minute
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Experts say the cost of funerals have risen by 50%, they blame it on the cost of living.
How many hardware folks does it take to change a light bulb?
None. That's a software problem.
Not Really That Old News
The Food and Drug Administration, the federal agency charged with protecting our health, is a miserable failure—OnEarth.org
The race to become "competitive" by lowering wages is killing us—The Real News
We're not calling him a liar, but...—CBS News
Their "Get Obama at any cost" tactics have made our economic position far worse—AFL-CIO
ACLU, others argue Pennsylvania's new photo ID law could thwart a million potential voters—McClatchy
Americans are consistently misinformed about the amount we spend on the military--and many don't like the truth when they hear it.—Alternet
Women, people of color still marginalized online—FAIR
Eleven charts that explain what's wrong with America.—Mother Jones
Watchdogs slept through a decade of civil rights rollbacks—FAIR
With an unprecedented sum of wealth held within the top one-tenth of one percent of the US population, we now have the most severe inequality of wealth in US history.—Amped Status
People We Know
Ima to Eien ni - Now and Forever: the comic
Anime-style art from Ryan Bunter
The Facebook page
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
Health, Nutrition, Environment
Concerned about your health insurance?—http://californiaonecare.org/
Complete with colorful graphs—InformationIsBeautiful.net
Can't find a farmers market near you? Here's a gude from the USDA
An In-Depth Gudie to the World of Nutrition
Promoting sustainable agriculture for health and envronment
A daily digest of international outbreaks, alerts and food safety news
Web-based newspaper dedicated to reporting on issues surrounding food safety
Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions
Upcoming Events (click here)
http://www.venturacountyfair.org/pages/3441/ Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 through Sunday, August 11th, 2013
Links sumbitted by our friends (click here)
Glossarist A searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries.Richard on Dec 4, 11
Communication is all about shared sets of signals. If you want to say what you mean and mean what you say, you must defne your terms, and use them consistently.
Water is both precious and much taken for granted. This glossary contains information about water, chemistry, purification and technology and social issues.
While the world has gotten smaller, the need to get around somehow has grown. Our transit glossary includes terms from project manatement, rail, bus, bike and exotic technologies, as well as public transportation and transportation policy information.
Here's a different presentation of the transit glossary.