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A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday

Get ready. A very special, very rare moon is rising this weekend.<p>On Sunday, the full moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit …

This startup is gearing up to be the Tesla of electric buses

Today’s diesel buses—including the estimated 500 “tech buses” that shuttle workers around the San Francisco Bay area—get around three to four miles …

Alternative Fuel

In These Urban Forest Neighborhoods, The Houses Are Disguised As Trees

The Lord Of The Rings Elf city of the future.<p>If one Dutch architect gets his way, we might soon be living in car-free urban forests where the buildings look like trees.<p>“Imagine living with nothing but green around you,” says architect Raimond de Hullu. “Imagine growing flowers or tomatoes on your …

10 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating – Infographic

Embed this infographic on your website:<p>Are you eating <b>food that's already banned</b> in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Healthy Eating

Biophilic design brings nature and increased production to the workplace

It may not be a mainstream term, but biophilic design is an idea that is gaining momentum in architecture and design circles and a proponent living …

Frank Lloyd Wright

China's determined feminists detained

Now five of them - core members of China's new feminist movement - sit in jail, accused of provoking social instability. One of the women, Wu …

Cycling Lessons Learned From Amsterdam That No One Talks About

I recently had the honour of visiting Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a city where 48% of all trips made in the city centre are made by bicycle. A total of …

Free Camping Books

Free Camping Location Directories<p>Finding free and inexpensive RV camping locations while traveling can be difficult. Don Wright’s Guide To Free …

Portland is now powered by water pipes and flushing toilets

Portland residents can now generate green electricity simply by turning on their water taps and flushing their toilets. Fast Company reports that the …

Green Living

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities That Will Thrive As The World Crumbles

A new ranking looks at three factors that go into making a city successful: people, planet, and profit.<p>When we talk about the future of societies, a lot of times we mean the future of cities. By 2050, 70% of the planet is likely to be in an urban center, and these places will account for a lion’s …

Wife of Arrested Bahraini Activist Tells Story

Leading Bahraini human rights activist Hussein Jawad Parveez has been arrested and taken to a prison where it is believed he is being tortured.<p>In an …

Deep in the Amazon, a Tiny Tribe Is Beating Big Oil

Patricia Gualinga stands serenely as chaos swirls about her. I find this petite woman with striking black and red face paint at the head of the …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …