Guardian Angel Hired By Swiss Police To Stop Drivers Speeding

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SLOW DOWN!!!

Drivers in Switzerland who spot a winged man dressed in white at the side of the road shouldn’t be alarmed – it’s not a vision, it’s a guardian angel.

Police in the state of Fribourg have hired the professional actor to deter motorists from speeding.

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$500K Retrofit Housing Prize Competition Now Open for Team Registration

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Competition will range from community groups, to corporate teams, to int’l teams

On Tuesday evening the Longmont City Council gave the green light to DaVinci Quest CEO Karl Dakin to proceed with the 2010 Smarter, Safer, Greener House Competition where teams from around the world will compete to retrofit existing homes to maximum efficiency. DaVinci Quest is now issuing an open invitation for teams to sign up to compete for the $500,000 prize.

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6 Steps to Saving the World’s Coral Reefs

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Correct Coral Care is Critical to a Healthy Plantet

At the World Oceans Conference 2009 in Manado, Indonesia, scientists are focusing on the Coral Reef Triangle, a section of ocean near the nations of Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and the Solomon islands. The Coral Reef Triangle is home to the largest number of diverse coral species on the planet, and while it remains relatively healthy right now, researchers know that it is only a matter of time before climate change and pollution do their damage…unless we put in place a few rules right now.

The six regional governments, Australia, and the US are all working to implement the Coral Reef Initiative, a move that puts forward six rules of thumb for how to maintain healthy coral reefs.

Here’s the rules…

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Sarah’s Smash Shack – Relieve Stress By Breaking Things

Sarah’s Smash Shack - Relieve Stress By Breaking Things 

 Sarah’s Smash Shack

If you are human, you have probably at some point been so frustrated you felt the need to break something to relieve the tension. Sarah’s Smash Shack , in San Diego, California, provides a service to consumers that allows them to salvage their personal possessions, and break someone else’s.

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Blow Me: Onsite Breathalyzer Services

Blow Me:  Onsite Breathalyzer Services 

 Blow Me is an onsite breathalyzer service for your event.

Despite the overtly sexual connotation of the brand’s name Blow Me, it’s not what you think.  Blow Me is a company that has found a way to make a profit from one of the other major vices on the planet; excessive alcohol consumption.  Blow Me charges and fights the bad guys by administering onsite breathalyzer services.

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Surprise: More Bicyclists Means Fewer Accidents

Surprise: More Bicyclists Means Fewer Accidents

More bikes mean safer roadways?

In a study that at first glance seems counterintuitive, researchers at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, reviewed safety studies from 17 countries and 68 cities in California and found that the more people bike in a community, the less they collide with motorists.

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