* Odessa to the Future on community and crowdsourcing abundance
*Altruistic ants: Infected Temnothorax unifasciatus ants abandon their community, imposing self-exile in order to protect their colony
*Urban Omnibus explores methods for reforesting cities (pictured above)
*Quick rant: The US Mint is updating the penny. Why?! The miniature Lincoln in his miniature memorial was the absolute highlight of American currency.
*HP goes big with CeNSE, a billion sensor Central Nervous System for the Earth
*The increasingly pervasive use of the green screen: so much for shooting on location.
*BLDGBLOG and Atlas Obscura explore the geoglyphs of an abandoned burbclave-cum-ghost town