Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bay Bucks — Get Them & Use Them!

Dave Barrons continues his series on community resilience with this chat about Bay Bucks, a local currency based in and around Traverse City, Michigan.Via http://www.energybulletin.net

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Truffles Take Root In Appalachian Soil : NPR

New techniques and years of patience are helping American farmers produce black Perigord truffles, once a rare European delicacy. Chefs and foodies love the rich, earthy flavors and freshness; growers love the boutique price.Via http://www.npr.org

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Contest: What does the New Michigan look like to you? | Michigan Advantage Blog

Just weeks after announcing its 2012 Michigan Turnaround Plan, Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, is asking: What does the New…Via blog.michiganadvantage.org

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Entrepreneurs Flock to Consumers’ Solar Lottery

The Michigan Land Use Institute was founded in 1995 to establish an approach to economic development that strengthens communities, enhances opportunity, and protects the state’s unmatched natural resources.Via mlui.org

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Creating a 60 Day Fundraising Plan: Days 31-60 | Tri Point Fundraising

Certified fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein walks you through how to create a 60 day fundraising plan. Part III covers the final steps in days 31-60: creating a stewardship plan, grant writing, and fundraising event planning.Via http://www.tripointfundraising.com

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5 Ways to Kick Start Your Social Business

The social business market is changing and evolving continually. Enterprise tools are about integration, fit to purpose and enabling capabilities, much of which will and does depend on current systems.Via http://www.tribalcafe.co.uk

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Scan Your Food For Bacteria With Your Cell Phone | Popular Science

How would you like to whip this bad boy out at your look greasy spoon?Via http://www.popsci.com

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4 Steps to a Billion-Dollar Business Idea

There is an unprecedented opportunity today to make money while doing good for the world. Here’s how to find a place to break in.Via http://www.inc.com

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Through a Camera, Darkly – Technology Review

The technology of lenses has made art richer and more meaningful for hundreds of years. A Gerhard Richter retrospective shows Germany’s most famous artist responding to the camera over a lifetime of painting.Via http://www.technologyreview.com

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New bid to settle Everest height

The Nepalese government will seek international funding and expertise to measure the height of Mount Everest and settle a long-running dispute.Via http://www.bbc.co.uk

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