close up on feet walking up yellow edged steps
08/13/2015
by Jay Walljasper / YES! Magazine These communities are helping residents take steps towards healthier lives by making walking a priority. 1. Albert Lea, Minnesota (pop. 18,000... read more
infographic about garden pests and bugs
07/30/2015
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by Abby Quillen / fix.com It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial for certain plants,... read more
jet silhouette against blue sky
07/23/2015
The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo are expected to draw millions of visitors beyond the usual tourist crowds to Japan. In addition to the enormous draw on the nation’s infrastructure,... read more
poorly spelled clothing tag
07/09/2015
Did you know that every conventional cotton product we use has an effect on what we eat and that the by-products of conventional cotton production used in our clothing, personal care,... read more
wooden box filled with cut fresh herbs
06/25/2015
These herbs aren't just for cooking—here's how you can use them to treat ailments from asthma to anxiety. by Miles Schneiderman / YES! Magazine At its core, most of medicine is still... read more
pedestrian crossing sign against bright blue sky
06/11/2015
It's got great transit, plenty of sidewalks, and values people more than cars. by Jay Walljasper / YES! Magazine Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car—going... read more
purple grapes growing on the vine
06/04/2015
A brief look into the world of Biodynamic Agriculture by Annie Rabin Arnold / Going Organic Magazine When drinking wine, the last thing you are probably thinking about is who made the fermented... read more
Romaine lettuce sprouting in glass of water
05/28/2015
I must admit…I have something of a brown thumb. I keep trying to grow things in my yard, in planters and pots, indoors, outdoors — and every time I get a new plant I can almost hear it scream as it... read more
Do It Yourself
05/14/2015
The other week, I went to get an oil change at one of the big name companies (who I won’t mention but the name starts with “V”). During the change, they allowed me to stay in my car while they did an... read more

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Earth Day 2015
04/14/2015
This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and the slogan is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.” From their site: “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans... read more
Power strip with a ghost
04/09/2015
Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop,... read more
Brown tabby cat drinking from ceramic bowl
04/02/2015
We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients... read more
neatly folded sweaters in a stack
03/30/2015
Hi Evox Community, So, how did your list making go ? Did it provide a space to access what works and what, maybe not so much? Well, I hope it was a great starting point...and now we are... read more
tite card: Spring Clean Your Home Office with blurred computer behind
03/24/2015
With the season of Spring having now sprung, I’m going to show you how I Spring Cleaned my home office. If you are fortunate enough to work from home, you likely have a home office, and you likely... read more
Mail truck full of junk mail
03/23/2015
Just as I was finishing up this blog, I went out to my mailbox and there was my mailman. I told him I was writing a blog about how to get rid of junk mail and he invited me to take a photo of... read more
spring cleaning supplies and cloths
03/22/2015
Each year, coming into Spring, I pick a weekend to dedicate to spring cleaning and changing my closets. The secret to getting it done in one weekend is to prepare well beforehand, in just ten-to-... read more
crowded closet filled with tons of clothes
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
man's hand outstretched filled withe prescription pills and tablets
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

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11/07/2014
Directed by Maxi Cohen. Commercial fisherman Daniel Cohen, spurred by climate change and the need for renewable energy, organized fishermen on the Eastern seaboard to be agents of change rather than... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Ross Kauffman. Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.
10/30/2014
Directed by Kief Davidson. In an area better known for apocalyptic sandstorms, punishing heat, and seemingly endless war, Sudan’s state-of-the-art Salam Center offers highly specialized health care... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Elizabeth Priore. A parking garage is a place no one wants to go into or spend time in, but a garage in Miami has changed people's perception. This utilitarian structure has reshaped the... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Luke Curcic. While big car companies have struggled for years now to make electric cars faster and more powerful, young innovator has outdone them all and made the fastest electric sports... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Albert Kahn and Dean Innocenzi. In a world where the average American doesn't think twice about waste products in landfills, Ernie Simpson, a leading scientist at TerraCycle, has entered... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Victor Kossakovsky. Is the next Steve Jobs living in a remote Russian town? Meet Maxim, the young inventor of a truly jaw-dropping new technology with limitless applications that will... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Jasmine Funnell and Stephen Scoglio. Using diamond sensors to help treat cancer sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but for physicist Dr. David Hoxley, his own personal battle with... read more
10/30/2014
Directed by Jacob Parish. For good and for ill, modern science is increasingly impacting our lives and our planet by its ability to control the invisible world of atoms, molecules and energy. Dr.... read more

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