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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
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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
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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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01/21/2015
Talk about recycling! The Bios Urn is the first fully biodegradable cremains urn that turns your body, once you are done with it, into a tree. For an alternative to costly, inefficient,... read more
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01/19/2015
by Jo Borras / FIX.com Most homeowners only think about their home’s heating system twice: during the winter and when it’s broken. Many homeowners eventually replace what was there when they... read more
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01/15/2015
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the food chain that has always had a strong commitment to responsibly sourcing ingredients, has halted serving pork (carnitas) at hundreds of its restaurants. A supplier to... read more
oyster mushrooms growing on tree in woods
01/09/2015
You don't need a garden to grow mushrooms—any cool, shady space will do, even a cupboard or dark corner. It’s fairly easy to grow oyster mushrooms indoors in a bag or a 2-gallon bucket using... 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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04/16/2014
Earth Day (April 22) is kind of a big deal to us at evox. While our actions on the planet matter every day of the year, last year, on Earth Day, was when we launched! The annual day of... read more
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04/02/2014
Storms and earthquakes have been front and center on recent news reports, and when disaster strikes, fast and facile response can make a world of difference. A new temporary shelter idea is... read more
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03/26/2014
The greenest burial places essentially transform the cemetery into a nature preserve—and a "posthumous occupation" of a $20 billion funeral industry. by Hunter Marshall, YES!Magazine I... read more
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Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.  by Molly Rusk YES! Magazine Some residents of the Kanawha Valley in West... 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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