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Weekly Webcrawl: April 4, 2014

 

The Cherry Blossoms seem to have arrived in DC, according to this photo from Flickr. I learned today that when cherry blossom florets become visible, you know that the beautiful pink flowers everyone loves are only 16-21 days away from blossoms. Check out this awesome video the Washington Post made a couple years ago about the science of the cherry blossom. Photo by cherryblossomwatch via Flickr.

The Cherry Blossoms seem to have arrived in DC, according to this photo from Flickr. I learned today that when cherry blossom florets become visible, you know that the beautiful pink flowers everyone loves are only 16-21 days away from blossoms. Check out this awesome video the Washington Post made a couple years ago about the science of the cherry blossom. Photo by cherryblossomwatch via Flickr.

I freaking love kids that think outside the box. This one figured out that the US government could cut $400 million out of its annual ink expenditures by changing the fonts it uses in printed materials….oh wait, maybe not.

Could “Toyota’s wildly successful strategy for quickly and efficiently making cars could be applied to growing trees“? This is the question being asked by Afforest founder and former Toyota engineer, Shubhendu Sharma. 

I went veg for two years, but I ultimately caved to some “street meat” in New York City. I may have to consider going back, for the sake of our planet.

The long held collaboration between NASA and Russian space program Roscosmos is no more. 

Also, do you secretly love 16 and pregnant? Some research from the Brookings Institute says you can finally shed your shame: