29
Nov
12

Wildly Low-cost Solution to Clearing Afghan Landmines

Wildly Low-cost Solution to Clearing Afghan Landmines.

Found this on “Quieter Elephant.” (One of my favorite Canadians, which isn’t a worthless distinction, given that I’m married to one.)

Beauty born of necessity. Just hoping it gets done, and that it works.

In a almost-but-maybe-not-quite-related story, we watched Blood Diamond last night. A little Spielbergian-sanctimonious at times, but it really changes the way you think about that particular gemstone. Was wondering if it would help anyone in Africa if I took the tiny diamonds out of my ears.

 

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4 Responses to “Wildly Low-cost Solution to Clearing Afghan Landmines”


  1. November 29, 2012 at 10:54 am

    You should read “Diamonds, Gold and War” about how South Africa came into being. Fascinating stuff.
    And I definitely think people should only buy Canadian diamonds… 😉

  2. November 29, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    Saw the movie and loved it, but I’m too forgetful to get the reference.


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