Tuesday April 13, 2010
Weather warming. Trees greening. Birds chirp-chirping. Flowers blooming. All signs point to Spring! Mother nature is awakening her creatures from Winter’s slumber – that includes you, too!
What do you do to signal the arrival of Spring?
Friday February 19, 2010
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Aluminum seems like a fairly innocuous and ubiquitous material. It has many applications: foil for wrapping food, take-out containers, soda cans, electronics components, appliances, cooking wares, car parts. It’s
Friday January 29, 2010
From what I’ve read and heard from friends who’ve visited Costa Rica, it is the happiest nation on the planet. Why is this?
According to the New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index, Costa Rica ranked #1 out
Monday January 25, 2010
There’s a budding new meeting space in Brooklyn. It’s at 388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt & Bond) and there are some great events happening that I thought you should know about…
388 Atlantic Ave – Brooklyn –
Sunday January 24, 2010
I think it was my dad who said if you shop on the outer edges of the supermarket, instead of going up and down the aisles, you’re more apt to eat healthier. When you think of
Friday January 15, 2010
Reminiscent of a particular Hollywood film you may have seen recently…
The battle to protect the historic battlefield on Blair Mountain has been waging for the past two decades. In March of 2009, dedicated local activists
Wednesday December 16, 2009
Feeling anxious about what to get your loved ones for the holidays? Fret not. Follow the advice of Waylon Lewis over at Elephant (and HuffPo). This gift is one-size-fits-all.
The Greenest Top Ten Holiday Gift List of
Wednesday December 9, 2009
Remember that great video about the history of our consumer culture called the Story of Stuff? (See sidebar for link.) Annie Leonard has a knack for simplifying complex and controversial topics for people like me, whose
Saturday November 14, 2009
Macrolepiota procera [image: Wikipedia]
Between 1964 and 1992, Texaco (now Chevron) dumped over 18.5 billion gallons of oil in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Birth defects, cancer rates and general malaise are exceedingly common in the city of Lago
Tuesday November 10, 2009
This review is part of the Green Books campaign. Today 100 bloggers are reviewing 100 great books printed in an environmentally friendly way. Our goal is to encourage publishers to get greener and readers to take