Fruit Flies on Bread
07/29/2014
It’s summer – time to enjoy all the fresh fruits that the season brings. Unfortunately, summer and fresh fruit can also mean fruit flies.  They hover over your food in the kitchen, they buzz... read more
Beekeeper Spraying Bees
07/24/2014
I had no intention of becoming a beekeeper when I signed up for the class at the San Juan Capistrano Ecology Center. (theecologycenter.org). For one, I had a sneaky suspicion I was more than... read more
Organic-red-rice-paddy-Bali
07/16/2014
Photo: Organic Red Rice Paddy, Bali by Gary Diedrichs Living consciously, even a little bit, means constant choices. Automatically jump in the car to go those six blocks, or walk? Buy that... read more
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07/09/2014
Image: HippoRoller.org I learned about this ingenious invention while at Phinda Rock Lodge in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Phinda is run by &Beyond, a luxury safari/vacation company... read more
Be careful, Gnome! Mean mushrooms ahead!
07/02/2014
Be careful, Gnome! Mean mushrooms ahead! I don't know about you, but I take it personally when science changes its mind about things I thought I knew as facts. Brontosaurus is not a real,... read more
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06/25/2014
How to Wear: Household Items The newest fashion-forward trend? Upcycle. Awards season in Hollywood is a time for Red Carpet fashion. The big stars put themselves on display in fancy couture... read more
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06/18/2014
Sustainable Fashion: Today's technical clothing is getting a dose of the natural, with fibers and particles from coffee waste. By Nathan Hurst/The Intelligent Optimist Jason Chen, founder... read more
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05/21/2014
The Bowery Project uses vacant lots around Toronto to grow fruits and vegetables by Daniel Hills at The Intelligent Optimist, www.theoptimist.com There is more grass grown in the United... read more
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05/15/2014
These basket-like, towering design marvels are showing up in the deserts of Northern Ethiopia, where village women and children walk for hours every day just to obtain water for their homes.... read more

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