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Ovary-Frying Eco-Fail
Tuesday, 28 Jul, 2009 – 11:25 | No Comment
Ovary-Frying Eco-Fail

Last year, I was a freshman in college. After a couple of weeks, I finally found the absolute perfect place for my mini fridge – under my bed, of course! (Where else is …

Wedding Entrance Dance – Video
Tuesday, 28 Jul, 2009 – 11:13 | One Comment
Wedding Entrance Dance – Video

This YouTube video is bound to put a smile on your face. What a wonderfully celebratory way to start a marriage.
– Anonymous

Star of David During Eclipse
Thursday, 23 Jul, 2009 – 7:24 | No Comment
Star of David During Eclipse

Wowza. No words are needed. This photo came to me via the email circles. Thanks to whoever took it.
– Anonymous

BPA-Loaded Dental Work — Eco-Fail
Wednesday, 22 Jul, 2009 – 16:39 | No Comment
BPA-Loaded Dental Work — Eco-Fail

I had bonding done on my teeth, felt awful, got the Material Safety Data Sheet on the materials and see it contains BPA. Unless you don’t read the papers, bisphenol A (BPA), you’ve learned the …

Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, 22 Jul, 2009 – 15:53 | No Comment
Winter Wonderland

Last winter, we were bombarded by an ice storm that literally ripped the power lines out of our house. The effect of the storm was eerie, but also beautiful – a sunlit winter wonderland …

Whale Watch
Wednesday, 22 Jul, 2009 – 15:27 | No Comment
Whale Watch

This is a photo from a whale watch out of Provincetown, Massachusetts. For me, there is nothing more naturally beautiful than being out on the open ocean and watching a family of whales play …

First City Roof Top Farm
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 20:39 | No Comment
First City Roof Top Farm

Who: Michael and Helen Cameron
What They Do: Own the Chicago restaurant and music venue Uncommon Ground that has the first certified organic roof top farm. The couple is deeply committed to their mission of serving …

Fuming About Pesticide Aisles — Eco-Fail
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 13:49 | No Comment
Fuming About Pesticide Aisles — Eco-Fail

I went to Home Depot to buy a garbage can. I chose Home Depot instead of Lowe’s, which is closer, because of all the aisles of pesticides. I wanted to avoid the smell. Mistake. Home …

Pressure-Treated Wood Fiasco – Eco-Fail
Monday, 6 Jul, 2009 – 7:17 | No Comment
Pressure-Treated Wood Fiasco – Eco-Fail

My house is built on a hill and so in order to have a garden we needed to build terraces. I was assured by the building supply company in the late 90s when I built …

Dust Mite Free Sleep — Eco-Win
Saturday, 4 Jul, 2009 – 7:01 | No Comment
Dust Mite Free Sleep — Eco-Win

My daughter brought a friend home from college who had just found out that she was severely allergic to dust mites. Help! I can’t say keeping the dust down is a forte of mine. I …