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03/18/2015
Here are 11 simple and practical tips, tools, and guidelines for organizing your clothes and closets. 1) Edit your wardrobe. Really. As in other areas of life, more isn’t better if the volume... read more
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03/17/2015
As you’re moving couches around to capture stray dust bunnies and putting new shelf liner in the pantry and all those other annual oddities my mother never taught me…an area in your home that is... read more
Spring Cleaning Photograph Baby
03/11/2015
This month’s focus is on Spring Cleaning - a great time to figure out what you really need and to stop being tethered to what you don’t. In January 2012, Kodak, the biggest photographic equipment... read more
Terra cotta pots, soil and plants
03/10/2015
The weather may still be icy in certain parts of the country, but don't let the mountains of snow outside your house get you down. Just imagine yourself in the warm sunlight; your hands deep into the... read more
crowded shelves full of books
03/06/2015
What do The Scarlet Letter, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and my Introduction to Microeconomics textbook all have in common? They (and all my other books) are all taking up way too much space in my... read more
spray bottle and sponges for spring cleaning
03/01/2015
A few years ago, I made a deal with my husband, Doug, – if you are going to watch football all day, you have to do the laundry.  That was over 6 years ago and now he has grown very... read more
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02/18/2015
Some of these tips require you to make a screenshot. iPhone: press the home and power buttons simultaneously. This will also work on an Android, depending on your model. Other Androids:... read more
Deep Steep Grapefruit Bergamot and Deep Steep Rosemary Mint
02/12/2015
Our evoxMarketplace.com has a section that we call “evox Favorites.” This is where the evox staff gets to share our experience with products from our store that we use and can recommend.... read more
German flag fluttering in breeze with blue sky and clouds
01/22/2015
Somehow, Germany is figuring out the whole quality of life equation faster than most of the rest of us. Case(s) in point: Two huge strides forward that the United States could also take if we... read more

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07/16/2014
Photo: Organic Red Rice Paddy, Bali by Gary Diedrichs Living consciously, even a little bit, means constant choices. Automatically jump in the car to go those six blocks, or walk? Buy that... read more
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07/09/2014
Image: HippoRoller.org I learned about this ingenious invention while at Phinda Rock Lodge in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Phinda is run by &Beyond, a luxury safari/vacation company... read more
Be careful, Gnome! Mean mushrooms ahead!
07/02/2014
Be careful, Gnome! Mean mushrooms ahead! I don't know about you, but I take it personally when science changes its mind about things I thought I knew as facts. Brontosaurus is not a real,... read more
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06/25/2014
How to Wear: Household Items The newest fashion-forward trend? Upcycle. Awards season in Hollywood is a time for Red Carpet fashion. The big stars put themselves on display in fancy couture... read more
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06/18/2014
Sustainable Fashion: Today's technical clothing is getting a dose of the natural, with fibers and particles from coffee waste. By Nathan Hurst/The Intelligent Optimist Jason Chen, founder... read more
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05/21/2014
The Bowery Project uses vacant lots around Toronto to grow fruits and vegetables by Daniel Hills at The Intelligent Optimist, www.theoptimist.com There is more grass grown in the United... read more
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05/15/2014
These basket-like, towering design marvels are showing up in the deserts of Northern Ethiopia, where village women and children walk for hours every day just to obtain water for their homes.... read more
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05/07/2014
Cool technology is humming under the streets of Beijing. There, in the subway system, some unique machines are showing up that have lots of people talking. New "Reverse Vending Machines" take... read more
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04/21/2014
The weather is warming, sun is shining more regularly, and we want to get outside and feel the renewal of spring. Just like spring cleaning our home, our faces can use a little sluffing off of... read more

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10/30/2014
Directed by Shanice Johnson. Black Girls Code will change the world.  By introducing young girls of color into the fields of science and technology, they are bridging the digital divide. These... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Steven Cantor. Dr. Joseph Rizzo and Prof. John Wyatt have pioneered a technology for restoring sight to patients who suffer from degenerative blindness.
10/30/2014
Directed by Nelson George. The Roland TR-808 drum machine inspires musicians around the world, even though the device hasn’t been made since 1984 — and most of its avid users have never actually seen... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Crawford Anderson-Dillon. A short documentary about Donald L Ekhoff, an American inventor and entrepreneur who has spent a lifetime at the coal face of American ingenuity. From a start on... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Sarah Hanssen. Adult Stem Cells are a promising new field of treatment for a myriad of injuries and illnesses. Athersys, a company in Cleveland, Ohio, is at the forefront of this research... read more
10/30/2014
Do you want to live forever? Directed by Eunice Lau. What does it mean to be human if technology can conquer mortality and allow us to live forever in our androids one day? Robotics Scientist... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Tony Sehgal. Over 1.3 billion people live without electricity. Many of them must resort to the dangerous and costly use of kerosene to light their homes. The others remain in the dark.... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Marco Della Coletta and Zoe D'amaro. Dutch artist Ap Verheggen is determined to inspire people to respond to climate change in a creative and innovative way. Is the idea of building a... read more
10/21/2014
Directed by Morgan Spurlock. Jack Andraka, a high school sophomore, has developed a revolutionary new test for pancreatic cancer. The future of science is in the hands of our youth. 

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