View from behind woman sitting on bench inside box gazing at the ocean.
11/03/2016
The cycle of adoption is fascinating and worth examining: A grass-roots movement springs up because an individual or small number of people wants to change something. The majority deride him/... read more
urban guerilla architecture home on stilts.
10/27/2016
Guerrilla architecture is a social movement aimed at bringing awareness and responsibility to urban housing design. It’s focused on reclaiming and utilizing underused space that is available to... read more
Overhead shot of thrift store shoppers looking at racks of clothes.
10/20/2016
It’s true — my coolness has been completely botched. I’ve always loved shopping at thrift stores. I’ve purchased a few new things in my life, however the main focus has always been on second-hand... read more
Guerilla gardener's red leather purse with plants.
10/13/2016
In-Ground Underground Vanessa Harden channels her inner James Bond for the collection of covert gardening devices she’s designed for her subversive guerrilla gardening ... read more
Cluttered desk piled with magazines and books.
10/06/2016
Someday You know all those back issues of magazines you’re going to read “someday?” Or those fabulous recipes you’re going to prepare “someday?” Or that spectacular research project your... read more
Open water swimmer in gray lake with mountains behind.
09/22/2016
Here’s a key to unstuffing your life — plain and simple. And this concept is from a trainer for the U.S. Olympics. To be successful over the long run, he says, you need to shift your focus from... read more
Pregnant female figure statue with Earth as her belly.
09/15/2016
Before digging into the 9 ways, listen up to this GD myEARTH360 Report with Green Divas Meg and Lynn talking about how to not be annoying when showing our love to Mama Earth... read more
forest trees with small flames and smoke
09/08/2016
by Maya Khosla | YES! Magazine In the Sierra Nevada, high-intensity fires quickly grow into some of the rarest and most biodiverse habitats in the entire mountain range. The May sun was... read more
Frog statue toting rolling suitcase luggage.
09/01/2016
Getting Organized for Travel Air travel these days is almost always stressful. Extended comforts or luxury are gone as airlines struggle to stay afloat financially. And staff seems to reserve what... read more

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Guerilla gardener's red leather purse with plants.
10/13/2016
In-Ground Underground Vanessa Harden channels her inner James Bond for the collection of covert gardening devices she’s designed for her subversive guerrilla gardening ... read more
Cluttered desk piled with magazines and books.
10/06/2016
Someday You know all those back issues of magazines you’re going to read “someday?” Or those fabulous recipes you’re going to prepare “someday?” Or that spectacular research project your... read more
Open water swimmer in gray lake with mountains behind.
09/22/2016
Here’s a key to unstuffing your life — plain and simple. And this concept is from a trainer for the U.S. Olympics. To be successful over the long run, he says, you need to shift your focus from... read more
Pregnant female figure statue with Earth as her belly.
09/15/2016
Before digging into the 9 ways, listen up to this GD myEARTH360 Report with Green Divas Meg and Lynn talking about how to not be annoying when showing our love to Mama Earth... read more
forest trees with small flames and smoke
09/08/2016
by Maya Khosla | YES! Magazine In the Sierra Nevada, high-intensity fires quickly grow into some of the rarest and most biodiverse habitats in the entire mountain range. The May sun was... read more
Frog statue toting rolling suitcase luggage.
09/01/2016
Getting Organized for Travel Air travel these days is almost always stressful. Extended comforts or luxury are gone as airlines struggle to stay afloat financially. And staff seems to reserve what... read more
Smart Flower home solar system with house in background
08/25/2016
by Robin Plaskoff Horton | Urban Gardens Web Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance. In addition to its good looks, the ... read more
Burst open pods of cotton plants.
08/18/2016
Cotton Standards Since embarking on this capricious journey called blogging, I have learned quite a lot about agriculture and our food supply. Of all the things I’ve learned, the fact that cotton... read more
plastic beach pails on the sand at beach
08/11/2016
by Emily Logan | 5 Gyres At some level, we are all ocean lovers, so it’s heartbreaking to realize that plastic pollution kills one million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals each year in... read more

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11/12/2014
Directed by Dean Deswick. An entrepreneur and two engineers in Holland have made it possible to save the planet and have fun at the same time. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Andrew Hancock. While a sophomore in high school, Riley Ennis used a protein from horseshoe crabs to train the immune system of an octopus to detect and destroy cancerous cells. This... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Toño Chouza. Xulio is a special person who has only slept two hours a day since he was eight years old. His waking hours are dedicated to inventing. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Rich Williamson. Marcelo da Luz had a dream: to create and build a solar car that would set world distance records. Since then, Marcelo and the Power of One (Xof1) project team has been... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Patty West and Chris Schwarz. A tongue piercing is more than decoration - it can be a way for paralyzed people to control their environment, maybe even drive a car. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Tim Lewis. How one pioneering company is recycling used cooking oil and turning it into a sustainable fuel for London's taxis and modern office buildings. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Mike Lee. Severe back pain may now be a thing of the past thanks to a new medical technique from South Korea. Fusing Eastern and Western medical techniques, Dr. Joonshik Shin has found a... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Steve James. Music Man tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra.... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Anna Stull. As a recently retired Iraq War veteran, I understand the challenges of finding employment after military service. Veterans to Farmers is an amazing program that trains vets in... read more

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