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Abby Lodmer

After many years and thanks to the collaboration of the world’s best scientific researchers there has been a revolutionary discovery this year: t

Making Purchases Count - Organic and Fair Trade - What it Means and Why it Matters

Perhaps the green movement has caught your attention and you'd like to get on board but don't know where to begin. Two commonly used terms are …

'Greener' plastic recycling uses no water and only half the energy

Mexican startup Ak Inovex has developed a new method of recycling plastic that does away with water and only consumes half the energy of previous …

Pollution

The History of Diets and Diet Books

“They all seem to be making things up,” Gladwell wrote. “But if you read a large number of popular diet books in succession, what is striking is that they all seem to be making things up in precisely the same way. It is as if the diet-book genre had an unspoken set of narrative rules and …

Infographic Visualizes Which Countries are the World's Happiest

Which country is the happiest in the world? To find the answer, you simply need to look at this infographic published by MoveHub.com, a resource for people who want to live abroad. They visualized the data of Happy Planet Index (HPI), which shows to what extent 151 countries across the globe …

Happiness

From-Scratch Holiday Gift Idea: 2 Salty Sweet Candies + Ingredients to Make More

<i>How to give the most memorable holiday food gifts this year? Double down on good food and useful, beautiful products to go with them.</i><p><i>First up: 2 treats for the salty sweets fiend -- plus the ingredients to keep making more.</i><p>The challenge, thrown down by Food52er AntoniaJames: Pair Food52 recipes …

Recipes

8 Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

You conquered the Black Friday stampede and elbowed your way to the best flat-screen deal in town. You hit the local boutiques on Small Business Saturday and scored fantastic artisanal goodies. You bought some extra-special gifts on Provisions, of course, and come Cyber Monday, you showed your …

New York City

Upcycled Gift Guide 2011 — Upcycle Magazine

Enjoy our list of some of our favorite upcycled gifts.<p>Adorable handmade slippers for children and adults made from upcycled wool. We wrote about …

CLOUD CEILING: An Interactive Installation Made from Thousands of Upcycled Light Bulbs in Chicago

CLOUD CEILING is an interactive upcycled incandescent bulb installation at the newly-opened Progress Bar in Chicago. Built with 15,000 …

10 ways to upcycle vintage cameras

November 27, 2013 /Photography News/ How do you upcycle your old and broken cameras into something useful? Here are 10 great examples for your …

Beyonce and Jay-Z are going vegan

Bow down! Queen Bey and her boo are forsaking animal products — but only for three weeks; let’s not get crazy now. (Jay-Z’s line at Barneys includes …

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Southwest-Style Breakfast Hot Pockets

These pockets are easy to make in advance, keep cool in the fridge, and then heat up before you head out the door to start your day.

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Kaveh Kamooneh Arrested For Charging Electric Car At Chamblee, Georgia Middle School

When a suburban Atlanta man plugged his electric vehicle in to charge last month, he probably didn't expect to end up under arrest.<p>Kaveh Kamooneh started charging his Nissan Leaf from an external outlet at Chamblee Middle School while he watched his son play tennis on a Saturday, reported WXIA. …

The Fantastic Horizon: How To Invest In A New City

<b>Rapid urbanization and resource scarcity pose problems – and opportunities – for businesses and governments all over the world. The world’s existing population centers cannot absorb all the migration, prompting the need for hundreds of new cities. This raises the question of who can best lead the</b> …

HOW TO: Make gluten-free, vegan gingerbread cookies

The holidays are typically about decadence, and these sweet and spicy gingerbread cookies taste like they fall into the once-a-year-treat category. …

STATE-SHAPED CUTTING BOARD – $48

Help your giftee show their state pride with a custom-cut, state-shaped cutting board by A Heirloom! Each board is handcrafted in the USA from …

Bid on a Luxurious Weekend Eco-Getaway at the Old Stone Highway House in the Hamptons

New Yorkers, here's your chance to take a weekend retreat at a gorgeous eco-home in the Hamptons and support a local green school while relaxing on …

Energy Star

AGLOVE TOUCHCREEN GLOVES – $10

Practically everyone has a smartphone or a tablet these days – and using those glossy touchscreens is a pain when you have to take off your gloves …

Los Angeles Completes the World's Largest LED Street Light Retrofit

According to an article by Justin Gerdes for Forbes, last month the city of Los Angeles completed the world’s largest LED street light retrofit, …

Los Angeles

Honda Fuel-Cell EV Concept to Debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Later this month, Honda will give the world a preview of its next-generation fuel cell electric vehicle, the Honda FCEV concept, at the 2013 Los …

Alternative Fuel

Mulholland and His Aqueduct Will Be Together Again in Los Feliz

DID YOU KNOW that one of the three keys to "getting" Los Angeles is kept in a diamond safe at the bottom of the <b>Mulholland Memorial Fountain</b> in Los Feliz? Seriously, it's an important landmark. And now the monument to William Mulholland will get an accompanying garden in honor of his greatest work: …

Great Los Angeles Walk Gets Moving From Echo Park Saturday

The 2013 Great Los Angeles Walk will trek from Echo Park to Santa Monica via Sunset and Wilshire boulevards.<p>The eighth-annual Great Los Angeles Walk …

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938

historic la river photos<p>Ca. 1937: View from the Glendale/Hyperion Bridge<p>Ca. 1937: An almost completely dry section in Studio City<p>1912<p>Ca. 1937<p>Ca. 1938: The Dayton Avenue Bridge<p>1937: Looking north from the Seventh Street Viaduct to the Sixth Street Viaduct<p>Ca. 1938: Looking north from the Seventh …

President Obama Visits Los Angeles for Fundraisers, DreamWorks

President Barack Obama is visiting Los Angeles for three fundraisers and to visit DreamWorks.<p>President Barack Obama arrived at Los Angeles …