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
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

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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
security camera in front of American flag
08/04/2016
by Emily Zurawski | Greenpeace Many of us protect our laptops and cell phones from being hacked, so why aren’t we protecting our communities from chemical plants that are subject to... read more
pink flower calochortus venustus
07/28/2016
by Nicole Brait | Urban Gardens Some plants are familiar to almost everyone.  But then there are those that, no matter how many great characteristics they have or how easy they... read more
hand holding coffee cherries over bag of beans
07/21/2016
"We are different than small producers. If I lost my job, I lost my job.I have no place to go. A small producer has their land. We don't have anything. Fair trade is a light that has come and has... read more

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11/12/2014
Directed by Nikos Logothetis. Makis lives in Greece. He loved swimming, but after an accident, he could longer access the sea. He decided to do something for himself and for every disabled... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Ondi Timoner. Scott Summit, Founder of Bespoke Innovations, creates prosthetic limb fairings for amputees using 3D printing. 
11/12/2014
Directed by Adrian Storey. A global sensor network for collecting and sharing radiation measurements to empower people with data about their environments which has become the largest project of its... read more
11/12/2014
Directed by Jordan Barnes-Crouse. JF Brandon's crowd-funded project, The Rygo — a mathematically created sculptural piece — became the largest 3D print in North America. Here he gives us a brief look... read more
11/11/2014
Eggs have been saddled with a history of containing high levels of cholesterol, but a U.S. study shows today's egg has a new nutritional profile
11/11/2014
Think that opening a bottle of champagne with a sword only happened in musketeer movies? Think again.  Tamara Berg shows you a simple but impressive way to break open the bubbly.
11/11/2014
Using a weighted pole and several clay pots, Tamara shows you a way to grow plants, even if you don't have a yard.
11/11/2014
You'll be surprised how easy it is to make a tiny lampshade for a wine glass tea candle holder. You can download the pattern at Tamaracentral.com
11/11/2014
Tamara shows you how to bake muffins inside of an orange, and you don't need an oven to do it.

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