Happy Friday!

Here are a bunch o' great links and a video to ease you out of your work week.

If you have a fear of spiders, you might want to skip this video.

• The EPA is underestimating the amount of pollution chemical and oil plants are pumping out, and part of the problem may stem from their use of out-of-date monitoring equipment.

• Not cool Al, not cool at all. Al Gore's Life Earth is taking money from Dow Chemical, the same company that owns the Union Carbide Factory in Bhopal, India, site of an epic disaster involving poisoned drinking water.

• A new cardboard box design could help cut shipping emissions. Go go gadget green packaging.

• My buddy (and top green Digger) Jerry James Stone had his question selected to be answered by President Bill Clinton during the latest Digg Dialogg.

• Check out this fantastic list of 40 projects for 40 years of Earth Day!

• The NYPD trashed hundreds of bikes locked up along a route where President Obama would travel, giving no notice or way for bike owners to recover their bikes.

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Shea Gunther 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.

Weekend links: Spiders, pollution, Al Gore and Earth Day
The EPA needs better pollution monitoring equipment, President Obama trashed hundreds of bikes, and someone designed a super box.