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WSJ reports NSA spying capabilities cover up to 75 percent of US internet traffic

The question of how much contact the NSA has with internet traffic throughout the US is being raised again, this time by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Yesterday <i>The Atlantic</i> took issue with the security agency's mathematics and 1.6 percent claim, while the <i>WSJ</i> report looks more closely at its reach into …

The New & Improved Minimalism: Consume Less and Live More

Have our stomachs expanded to hold more?Have we developed a new intestine we didn’t know about?<p>Any way you look at it, we need more to be satisfied. …

Minimalism to the Extreme

By Patrick Clark<p><i>Patrick Clark will be joining us for a series on extreme minimalism, chronically his experience choosing to live tiny closer to</i> …

Tiny House Movement

Miranda Kerr: Kora Organics Launch in Japan!

<b>Miranda Kerr</b> launches her organic skincare range <i>Kora Organics</i> at a press conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Monday (July 22) in Tokyo, Japan.<p>…

Kelly Wearstler Organized Her Amazing Closet Like The Boutique Of Your Dreams (PHOTO)

As we were browsing Instagram the other day, our hearts suddenly started to flutter when we saw this photo of designer Kelly Wearstler's former closet.<p>The photo reveals an orderly space with colorful shoes, bags, hats and clothes neatly on display, and of course, a bold chair, which is essential to …

Are Organic Foods Healthier?

If you really want to stay healthy, you buy organic foods, right? But does an organic label—like the kind found on many fruits, vegetables, meats, …

Agriculture

Against All Odds -- Launching A Retail Organic Foods Business

The dramatic rise in sales of organic foods and beverages from $1 billion in 1990 to $26 billion in 2013 has encouraged many aspiring entrepreneurs to start organic or natural foods businesses. The fact is it is relatively easy to start selling a natural foods product on line or from your own …

Organic Clothes? 3 Ways to Green up Your Closet!

"ALL of my clothes must go!" shouted my heart, as I flung clothes like acrobats through the air. For most people, their clothes are resting comfortably in a closet. For me, my clothes were staring me straight in the face every time I packed up my life into my little white car. It has been seven …

Genetically Modified Organisms: To Eat Or Not To Eat?

Rarely is the relationship between science and everyone so direct as it is in the case of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), in particular foods. It is one thing to turn on your plasma TV or talk on your iPhone; it is an entirely different proposition to knowingly ingest something that has been …

The 20 Best Organic Foods

Add these to your grocery list to upgrade your diet, strengthen your body, and help heal the planet<p>Walk into an average grocery store and you face a choice—47,000 choices of products, actually. And their labels advertise terms such as low fat, high fiber, free range, and organic.<p>Some matter, some …

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

Organic Can Feed the World

<i>Given that current production systems leave nearly one billion people undernourished, the onus should be on the agribusiness industry to prove its model, not the other way around</i><p>"We all have things that drive us crazy," wrote Steve Kopperud in a blog post this fall for Brownfield, an organization …

Start an Organic Garden Anywhere Using Fizzy Farms Compact Hydroponic Grower

Do you want a healthy organic garden, but find yourself without the space, skill or time to successfully plant one? The Fizzy Farm helps makes …

Aquaponics

11 Easy Ways to Go Organic

Here are 11 ways to go organic beyond the grocery store—and stay healthy for life.<p>1. Ditch the Roundup<p>Guys are obsessed with their lawns. "And there's this notion that you need all of these chemical-laden products to grow a perfect one," says Rodale. "But having a safe lawn is just as important." …

LateJuly Tortilla Chips SummertimeBlues 5.5oz(6Pk)

• 5.5 oz bags<br>• Certified organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan, Kosher Parve<br>• 100% Whole Multi Grains<br>• Product of the USA from an independent, family owned …

Is there any such thing as organic honey?

Never mind organic, when is honey really honey? US melissopalynologist (let's call him a "pollen detective") Vaughn Bryant found that 75% of honey on US supermarket shelves contained no pollen at all having been through an ultra-filtration technique perfected by Chinese producers. Without pollen …

What Does Organic Mean Exactly?

What it takes for food to earn that organic label<p>1) Before a food can be labeled "organic," it must meet certain standards set by the U.S. Department …

Agriculture

Are Your Beauty Products Organic?

Not only has the demand for organic groceries gone up at the super market, but it’s also becoming an important factor in the beauty department too. …

Skin Care

Organic Farm Grows Next to Orthodontic Office

Local orthodontist Michael Garvey sells organic produce at St. Charles Farmers' Market on Saturdays.<p>Most mornings, before Michael Garvey starts his …

Study: 'Organic' Labels Make Food Taste Healthier

People reported that cookies and chips they believed to be organic "tasted lower in fat and calories."<p>CoCreatr/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> The rapid growth of the organic food industry is a good thing if it means that more people are supporting sustainable practices and avoiding unesecessary pesticides, but any …

Home Business Innovation: Heavenly Organics Skincare

<b>Name:</b> Heavenly Organics Skincare<b><br>City:</b> Ceredigion<b><br>Website:</b> www.heavenly-organics.com<p>Working from home and making my products in my kitchen enables me to keeps the costs of production down and therefore keeps costs down for the consumer as well.Making vegan, organic and natural skincare makes me even …

MANUAL Coffeemaker: Coffee Has Never Been This Minimal - Technabob

Most days, I make my daily java using a stove-top espresso maker. They make coffee quite quickly, and I don’t have to surveil it while it’s working, …

Serene Minimalism in a Zen-Like Dental Office

The cool peacefulness of a dental office designed by Hironaka Ogawa in Gunma, Japan, gives no hint that the region suffers from strong winds in …

House Design

The how and why of minimalism

If done correctly, minimalist design is one of the best and most effective approaches to creating beautiful websites. Not only is the target audience …

Contemporary Home In Poland Displays Minimalism With A Glossy Glint

Minimalist design need not be bereft of all color and imagination. Crafted by Widawscy Studio Architektury with impressive elegance, this lovely …

Articles about tracking sustainability architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

A chat with William McDonough, Ray Kappe, Glen Small, and others on the history of sustainable architecture.<p>Having explored issues of sustainability in the postmodern era, we turn to the measurable strides evident in today's best modern...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring …

Architecture