The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 01.27.11


| 1/27/2011 10:20:51 AM


Tags: The Crockpot, Webby Awards, Portoids, Midwest 45s, China, media, The Huffington Post, Good, Fast Company, Ready Made, Yale Environment 360, The Chronicle of Higher Education,

Utne Reader Red LogoWant to know what challenges the Internet will face in the near future? Check out the list of the top five over the next five years, according to the judges of the annual Webby Awards.   

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Does it even make sense to own a house? Well, yes . . . in some places

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Can the excess heat from a crematorium be put to better use? Of course, one town in England says: Heat the community swimming pool with it. Always thinking on the bright side, Good asks, “What better way to cap off a life well-lived than by literally keeping your neighbors warm?” 

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