Green Tips

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips

When you go for a walk in the woods, do you glance around and consider which... 

Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

Blogger Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse offers 10 simple tips to green your Thanksgiving.... 

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Green Tech

Why Solar Financing Truly Is An Art Form Why Solar Financing Truly Is An Art Form

A decade ago, a residential solar system was a relatively elite product available... 

Light Bulb Moment? Researchers See Bright Idea Light Bulb Moment? Researchers See Bright Idea

The humble light bulb has been around so long that it feels a bit strange to discuss... 

Energy-Saving Technologies You Should Adopt Energy-Saving Technologies You Should Adopt

When it comes to saving energy, many people think investing in solar power or buying... 

Seabin Project Aims To Reduce Ocean Pollution Seabin Project Aims To Reduce Ocean Pollution

Have you heard of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It’s a huge pile of garbage... 

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The most environmentally-friendly choice you can make could be to not have kids The most environmentally-friendly choice you can make could be to not have kids

We are all about finding new and effective ways to lessen your impact on the planet, but a new movement suggests that perhaps the smartest thing you can do for the planet is to not have kids. Known as the “small-family ethic,” the movement suggests that having one kid fewer is the most Earth-friendly move you can make. Go here to see... [Read more from this category]

PHOTOS: Cacheuta Thermal Water Park is a summer escape wedged in Argentina’s Andes Mountains PHOTOS: Cacheuta Thermal Water Park is a summer escape wedged in Argentina’s Andes Mountains

Cacheuta Hot Springs is only a short bus ride away from Mendoza’s capital, and the entry cost is only  $7(US) for adults. It is the perfect place to spend a day out with friends or family swimming, or just relaxing in one of the  thermal pools or streams –some which even reach 39º C! It’s also a great place for kids to play, with... [Read more from this category]

How Opera used 1,000 old floppy disks and other e-waste in their new Poland headquarters How Opera used 1,000 old floppy disks and other e-waste in their new Poland headquarters

Opera’s new headquarters are located in two prestigious townhouses in the heart of Wroclaw. The buildings-one built in the 19th century and the other dating back to 1913-are part of the city’s rich architectural heritage. The architects combined this historic narrative with the atmosphere of modern-day Wroclaw to create a design that references... [Read more from this category]

Glowing Night Train is a beacon of change made from local Latvian materials Glowing Night Train is a beacon of change made from local Latvian materials

Made from light-colored timber, the Night Train provides a sharp contrast to its stone and brick surroundings. Its slim horizontal form, comprising a 13-meter-long raised track and mobile timber-framed ‘carriage,’ provides a foil for the adjacent wide brick chimney tower belonging to the former boiler house. At night, a lantern inside the carriage... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Teenager turns a $200 run-down camper into a beautiful cozy escape Teenager turns a $200 run-down camper into a beautiful cozy escape

When summer rolled around, 14-year-old Ellie Yeater chose to spend her school break a bit differently than her peers. The ambitious teenager purchased a run-down 1974 Wilderness camper for $200 and transformed it into a cozy and beautiful backyard retreat. Crafted with upcycled finds and homemade fittings, the highly personalized renovation boasts... [Read more from this category]

The most environmentally-friendly choice you can make could be to not have kids The most environmentally-friendly choice you can make could be to not have kids

We are all about finding new and effective ways to lessen your impact on the planet, but a new movement suggests that perhaps the smartest thing you can do for the planet is to not have kids. Known as the “small-family ethic,” the movement suggests that having one kid fewer is the most Earth-friendly move you can make. Go here to see... [Read more from this category]

Newly-discovered world’s oldest sewing needle wasn’t made by Homo sapiens Newly-discovered world’s oldest sewing needle wasn’t made by Homo sapiens

Russian archaeologists just found what might be the world’s oldest intact sewing needle. The needle was crafted from a large bird bone and is at least 50,000 years old. But the incredible discovery might not have been crafted by Homo sapiens . Here is the original: Newly-discovered world’s oldest sewing needle wasn’t made by Homo sapiens  Read More →

PHOTOS: Cacheuta Thermal Water Park is a summer escape wedged in Argentina’s Andes Mountains PHOTOS: Cacheuta Thermal Water Park is a summer escape wedged in Argentina’s Andes Mountains

Cacheuta Hot Springs is only a short bus ride away from Mendoza’s capital, and the entry cost is only  $7(US) for adults. It is the perfect place to spend a day out with friends or family swimming, or just relaxing in one of the  thermal pools or streams –some which even reach 39º C! It’s also a great place for kids to play, with... [Read more from this category]

Meet the unsung conservation hero you’re overlooking Meet the unsung conservation hero you’re overlooking

A hidden conservation movement is underway, and it doesn’t follow the “good guys versus bad guys” narrative of old Westerns. Originally posted here: Meet the unsung conservation hero you’re overlooking  Read More →

The worlds tallest timber building was just topped off ahead of schedule The worlds tallest timber building was just topped off ahead of schedule

In Vancouver, the towering timber Brock Commons just had its final panel installed , making the dream of the world’s tallest timber building a reality. In just 66 days – ahead of the original scheduled timeframe – the exterior of the  Acton Ostry Architects ‘ record-breaking design has come to fruition, which could possibly bump... [Read more from this category]

Newly discovered ‘ghost galaxy’ full of dark matter is as big as the Milky Way Newly discovered ‘ghost galaxy’ full of dark matter is as big as the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered, with the aid of some powerful telescopes, a galaxy made up mostly of dark matter . Dragonfly 44, as it has been named, is roughly the same size as our Milky Way but with far fewer stars. Rather, the galaxy appears to be composed largely of dark matter, which does not emit light or interact with electromagnetic radiation.... [Read more from this category]

Dyson is releasing a combination air purifier, bladeless fan, and space heater for $599 Dyson is releasing a combination air purifier, bladeless fan, and space heater for $599

Thanks to Dyson ’s newest innovation, you will only need one outlet to run an air purifier , cooling fan, and space heater. The Pure Hot + Cool Link combines all three devices into one , saving space and money. Dyson integrated its Cool bladeless fan, Hot heater, and Pure Cool Link air purifier into one multipurpose, climate-controlling product.... [Read more from this category]

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