Thank the Flying Spaghetti Monster It's Friday (aka TFSMIF)!

Here are a few good stories to take you through to the start of the weekend. Breathe deep, come back in a couple of days.

Treehugger: Dark Days For King Coal
Plans for large scale coal-fired power plants are falling dead left and right. Coal is finally as toxic on the financial markets as it is on the environment. Huzzah.

Inhabitat: Solar Power Sunglasses Can Charge Your Gadgets
These uber hip glasses have lenses that are actually solar panels. You won't be running your laptop off of these, but you can add some life to an MP3 player and/or cell phone.

US News & World Report: Why a Tiny Alabama Town Wants a $375 Million Chunk of the Stimulus
This sounds crazy at first, but if you think about it, it might just be brilliant- Edwardsville, Alabama, population 194, wants $375 million from the government to fund 33 proposals, most of a green bent.

Have a great weekend, see you on Monday.

Shea Gunther ( @sheagunther ) is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.