Madi Kwalwasser

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Humanity could be waste-free if we lived in a Circular Economy — here's how it would work

Read the full transcript below:<p><b>Teresa Domenech:</b> Wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to really own a car, own a house, or own a phone. What if we just use what we need in the way we need it and then when we no longer need it or when we need something else we just change it easily.<p>Hello, my name …

Sustainability

How the Far Right Feeds on Male Insecurity

A new book explores the strange ways young men get sucked into toxic ideologies like the alt-right. But according to the author, "many of the guys who get out quietly slip back into society."<p>It's no secret that violent American extremists—from alt-right foot soldiers to militia movement diehards to …

REI’s $20 lifetime membership comes with amazing travel and adventure deals — here are some of the best ones

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Chances are you're familiar with REI Co-op, the consumer-oriented outdoor gear company, for its great customer service and wide selection of …

Gliders

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

Clever van conversion is pet-friendly home to two dogs

We don't often think of vehicles as homes, but a growing number of people are converting various vans, cars and even buses into surprisingly …

When Nora Ephron Eviscerated Ayn Rand In The New York Times

When Nora Ephron passed away in 2012, you may have caught a mention, in her New York Times obituary of a “tart, sharply observed” profile of Ayn Rand …

8 Modern Literary Texts To Read At Your Passover Seder

<i>Every Passover, I find that my contributions to the Seder are somewhat limited. My niece and nephew have now been charged with the task of asking the</i> …

This hexagonal indoor farm grows more food in less space with 90% less water

Hexagro‘s Living Farming Tree is a groundbreaking indoor garden that uses technology to grow food faster using less space. The innovative design …

Aquaponics

11 Vegan Burgers That Aren't Just Black Bean Patties

There’s nothing more underrated than the vegan burger. (No, carnivores, that is <i>not</i> an oxymoron.) Though there’s a growing number of plant-based …

Are We Living Up To MLK’s And Heschel’s Moral Charges?

The Jewish community seems to have the most pro-Israel and Jewish supportive president in United States history. After decades of false promises by …

African-American News

10 Holocaust Books You Should Read

With regards to Holocaust literature, the canon has been pretty well established. Seminal texts like Elie Wiesel’s <i>Night</i>, Anne Frank’s diary, Art …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

This Hanukkah Cover of ‘Rise Up’ Will Give You Hope

To get in the Hanukkah mindset — and illustrate the holiday’s focus on standing up for what’s right — the Yeshiva University male a capella group …

Mayim Bialik Breaks Down Those Pesky Hanukkah Myths

It can be a little daunting to explain what Hanukkah is to your kids (or your non-Jewish friends who are curious about the holiday). Because it can …

Hanukkah

Curriculum Mapping: Definition, Purpose, and Tips

Curriculum mapping is a reflective process that helps teachers understand what has been taught in a class, how it has been taught, and how learning …

'We help them flourish and bloom': using nature to keep students in education

At a time when 790,000 young people are not in education, employment or training, a project teaching skills such as horticulture and floristry is helping encourage some to give learning another chance<p>In a corner of south London, a group of young people are taking it in turns to smell the leaves of …

Education

Tuolumne Meadows: A Trip Worth Taking in Yosemite

Tuolumne Meadows is perhaps Yosemite Valley's best-kept secret, but only because it's overshadowed in size and popularity by the nearby famous …

Make Your Next Trip a Volunteer Vacation – Go Everywhere

Ever thought of taking a break from taking a break? When you next have time off, instead of heading someplace sunny and fun to sit by the pool, why …

This Housewife's Scandalous Sex Memoir Was Banned by the Supreme Court

In "The Housewife's Handbook on Selective Promiscuity", forward-thinking author Lillian Maxine Serett a.k.a. Rey Anthony preached the joys of female pleasure. The government responded by seizing and destroying all copies.<p>Imagine this: You're 20 years old. It's been several months since you've had …

Artist 'fixes' sexual misconduct apology statements, turning them into painfully honest poems

A pattern has emerged with every new allegation of sexual misconduct. After the bombshell comes an "apology" letter — now the accused's ubiquitous …

What I've Learned After One Year of Tiny House Living

Today we celebrate one year of tiny house living!<p>A year and one day ago, we called it the build site, and the next, we called it home.<p>Looking back, I …

Tour the Best Five School Bus House Renovations

01 of 27<p>Hit the Road in a School Bus Conversion<p>Do you dream of heading out on the highway in a school bus conversion? If you answer, heck yes, you're …

How Vegan Chefs Think Outside the Tofurkey for Their Thanksgiving Dinners

"It's all about translating 'traditional' holiday foods, or at least what tradition is to you, and hitting the right notes: smoky, gingery, savory, …

Want to know what your vagina's rights are? This site can help.

Having a vagina doesn’t feel like it comes with great perks these days, but there are still <i>a few</i> benefits available to those of us who have them, …

Going Vegan? 7 Apps to Download Now

Being vegan can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. These apps can help.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

These Are the Best Books for Each College Major, According to Students (Part 1)

We polled students on their favorite for-class reads.Every once in a while you get a book assigned to you for a class that actually <b>changes your life</b>. …

Books

Bob Thurman: We can be Buddhas

All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

The art of stillness | Pico Iyer

21 Hearty Nourishing Bowls With No Meat Or Dairy

One bowl wonders.