Everybody Loves Whales

Studio:Universal Pictures
Director:Ken Kwapis
MPAA Rating:PG (for language)
Screenwriters:Jack Amiel, Michael Begler
Starring:Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Tim Blake Nelson, Ted Danson

Inspired by the true story that captured the hearts of people across the world, the rescue adventure “Big Miracle” tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.

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Keystone XL Pipeline

Why Keystone XL?

The United States is seeking to increase the supply of Canadian oil, as a way to decrease their reliance on oil coming from the Middle East. In spite of current energy trends moving towards green and renewable options, Alberta is planning on double its production of fossil fuels by 2030, meaning that higher supply will generate lower market rates, presenting a more affordable alternative to the American market. This is one of the main reasons why many additional pipeline projects have been proposed in recent times.

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The Big Electronic Problem

The white rabbit beckoned, and Alice followed him down the dark rabbit hole. Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s universally beloved story, certainly hit on a common theme. Bored with life, Alice allowed her mind to take control, and as a result she ended up in a strange and scary place. Escapist fantasy, opium-fueled hallucination, a bit of harmless fun? Or were there real world consequences to the choices Alice made?

It may be a “downer” to say this, but the desire to escape our hellish or mundane existence sometimes drives us to make poor choices, like Alice did, and dive down our own rabbit holes.

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