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Straw Bale Gardening: It’s Not A Fad (Off The Grid News)

Submitted by John Graffio on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:00

Some gardening fads come and go, but straw bale gardening is one trend that may be here to stay.

Who wouldn’t want a gardening method that provides portability, easier access and better drainage?

On this week’s edition of Off The

Drilling set to begin in British shale (Watts Up With That?)

Submitted by John Graffio on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:00
From UPI Cuadrilla Resources says its drilling rig is on site and ready to tap into a natural gas basin in Lancashire. By Daniel J. Graeber    |   July 28, 2017 at 8:14 AM   July 28 (UPI) — With

KatteKrab: Tools for talking (Drupal.org aggregator)

Submitted by John Graffio on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:59
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 02:59

I gave a talk a couple of years ago called Tools for Talking.

I'm preparing a new talk, which, in some ways, is a sequel to this one. As part of that prep, I

Is open banking a nightmare waiting to happen? (BetaNews)

Submitted by John Graffio on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:56
The world of banking is about to be transformed. In January 2018, the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will be incorporated into UK law, obliging banks to provide other organizations with access to their customers’ financial information. Known colloquially as