Linda Rodriguez

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Rice Theory: Why Eastern Cultures Are More Cooperative

Ask Americans to describe themselves, and chances are you'll get adjectives like "energetic," "friendly" or "hard-working."<p>In Japan, the responses would likely be much different. "Dependent on others" and "considerate" might pop up, studies have found.<p>Psychologists have known for a long time that …

Willow Creek Community Church

Four lifeline truths to hang onto when you're living in a place of pain — From Senior Pastor Bill Hybels' message "Why?" (http://wcreek.cc/why)

3-D Printing: What You Need to Know About the Next Industrial Revolution

Here's how desktop 3-D printers are going to fuel the next 'Industrial Revolution' and foster innovation on a level never before seen in the history of mankind.<p>Throughout the history of mankind, there have been several channels of innovation emerge that have contributed to developing the products …

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How To Do What You Love And Not Go Broke

Think differently about following your dreams with these five strategies for turning your passion into a money-making career from people who’ve done it.<p>You know the cliche: “Do what you love and the money will follow.” That’s all fine to tell a new grad who feels a passion for orthopedic surgery or …

Why Are Some People More Creative Than Others?

The short answer is, it’s complicated. But there are some tangible traits that separate a bank teller from an artist.<p>A great deal of creativity comes from finding the relationship between two unrelated things and defining the value residing in those connections.<p>Through our diverse experiences, we …

The Importance of Playing Out

Sometimes playing a new song for an audience is like pushing a baby bird out of the nest, complete with crash landings and broken wings. Let's have a …

Jeff "Chairman" Mao – Harlem, NY | Dust & Grooves - Adventures in Record Collecting. A book about vinyl records collectors

Words and Photos by Eilon Paz<p>J<p>eff has been a key figure in the underground hip hop world for many years and has tons of knowledge and grooves under …

Vinyl Records

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China declares war on pollution

Aggressive legislation raises hopes that Beijing is finally getting serious about the environment<p>China's explosive growth has wreaked havoc on its environment, and for decades, the government paid it little more than lip service. But the ruling Communist Party has changed its tune in recent months, …

Aquascape's Rainwater Harvesting 101

Water

This water feature conserves rainwater. As water runs off the roof, it moves through a gravel bioswale into a small pond. Stepping stones and porous …

Wastewater

Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant Program

<b>Schoolyard Habitat Grants from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Division of Education</b>Photo by Center for Neighborhood …

A rainwater-fed rooftop vegetable garden

Breanne's rooftop gardenChicago resident, Breanne, has built an incredible rain harvesting system consisting of seven rain barrels, daisy-chained …

Innovative Financing Approaches for Stormwater and Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure has become a growing component of many local governments' environmental stewardship strategies. While many smaller scale …

Sustainability

Sustainable Water Features - Rainwater Harvesting

Encourage Green Infrastructure

In many cities, rainfall has become a source of pollution. Every year, an estimated 10 trillion gallons of untreated stormwater washes off paved …

Water-Smart Cities

Water gave rise to cities and civilizations across the globe. Without safe and sufficient supplies, our communities simply cannot thrive.<p>NRDC …

Social-Media Traffic to News Sites Has Increased 57% Since 2009

Well, this is no surprise: Digital has far surpassed print in the way we consume news.<p>More than half of all Internet users are plugged in to some …

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Hot tub boat! Now that's some serious entertaining!

Million Dollar Backyard Pond

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Aquaponic lunch: Pushing super-efficient fish & veggie farming in Uganda

<i>"Aquaponics" is an almost climate-proof method of raising fish and vegetables using much less space, water and chemicals than land-based agriculture. It's not new but it's been slow to catch on in Africa, where the demand for vegetables and protein is soaring. Now one Ugandan entrepreneur thinks</i> …