Green Tips

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... 

Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter

As the seasons begin to change your family migrates indoors for the winter, a lot... 

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Green Tech

Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings

Sensors are the next step needed on the road to developing smarter buildings, and... 

Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year? Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year?

One thing we’ve looked for in our annual coverage of the North American International... 

Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat

Carter Quillen is an engineer who bought an old, concrete hulled sail boat named... 

Is BEHA the Greenest Plane, or a Kitchen Sink? Is BEHA the Greenest Plane, or a Kitchen Sink?

Most people thought the triplane was a relic of the past, an ungainly aircraft from... 

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Recycle

DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas Day DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas Day

February 2nd has had special significance since ancient times: celebrated as Imbolc by the Celts, and more recently as Candlemas by Christians , it’s also commonly known as Groundhog Day . Although the days are growing longer, winter’s darkness is certainly still present, and candles can help dispel the gloom until the sun returns again.... [Read more from this category]

Looking for a beer made from actual human piss? Urine luck. Looking for a beer made from actual human piss? Urine luck.

In 2001 the hipsters of Portland planted the seed for a fascination with PBR that quickly spread nation-wide. So what state could be better qualified to provide us with a beer made from actual human urine? While it won’t be hitting the market anytime soon — due to regulations and all — Clean Water Services has asked the Oregon Brew Crew to... [Read more from this category]

New Zealand company turns old carpet into cool bicycles for kids New Zealand company turns old carpet into cool bicycles for kids

Carpet may not be in style anymore, but it does serve at least one purpose, warming up a floor. And now, thanks to a  New Zealand company that has found a way to turn old carpet into children’s bicycles, it can also serve another purpose when it’s been torn out and thrown away . Read the rest of New Zealand company turns old carpet into... [Read more from this category]

Australia encourages recycling with “Cash for Containers” kiosks Australia encourages recycling with “Cash for Containers” kiosks

Australians are being encouraged to increase their recycling habits with a program called “ Cash for Containers “. In Sydney (and hopefully areas across the country soon), kiosks are being installed that take in recyclable cans and plastic bottles and allow recyclers to choose their rewards , from cash to bus tickets. With beverage containers... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

DIY: 6 dips and spreads to make your Super Bowl feast the best ever DIY: 6 dips and spreads to make your Super Bowl feast the best ever

The Super Bowl is tomorrow and that means it is time to start prepping all those delicious dips and spreads for the big game. We have 6 recipes that are sure to please your entire crowd and, even better, they are healthy enough that you won’t experience day-after guilt on Monday. Click on and get ready to dig in. READ MORE > Permalink |... [Read more from this category]

Turkey Unveils the World’s First Intercontinental Underwater Rail Tunnel Turkey Unveils the World’s First Intercontinental Underwater Rail Tunnel

The ambitious idea to link Europe and Asia via a sea tunnel was first conceived in 1860 by a sultan of the Ottoman Empire, but Abdoul Medjid lacked the technology and funds to turn the idea into reality. In 2004, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, who was then mayor of Istanbul, revived the plan along with other excessive ideas such as a third airport,... [Read more from this category]

Tiny Off-Grid Le Tronc Creux Shelters Blend into Bordeaux’s Forests Like Old Tree Trunks Tiny Off-Grid Le Tronc Creux Shelters Blend into Bordeaux’s Forests Like Old Tree Trunks

Read the rest of Tiny Off-Grid Le Tronc Creux Shelters Blend into Bordeaux’s Forests Like Old Tree Trunks Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bordeaux architecture , Bordeaux forests , Bruit Du Frigo , cylindrical tiny houses , French architects , Le Tronc Creux Shelters , off the grid home , off-the-grid homes , Refuge Périurbain... [Read more from this category]

Uber sued for negligence after New Delhi rape incident Uber sued for negligence after New Delhi rape incident

Uber , the trendy San Francisco-based rideshare company, is being sued for negligence and fraud following an alleged rape in New Delhi last December. The victim, who is going by the moniker “Jane Doe” in order to protect her identity, claims that her ordeal was a direct result of Uber’s “hollow marketing tactics and disregard... [Read more from this category]

Duffy London’s King Arthur Swing Table keeps folks from being Excali-bored Duffy London’s King Arthur Swing Table keeps folks from being Excali-bored

  Duffy London is encouraging people to “bring the playground into the boardroom or dining room” with their brilliant new King Arthur Swing Table . This round table is supported by a four-poster frame, from which a Geo lampshade and hanging chairs are suspended. Not only does the design make vacuuming a breeze, but staff members or... [Read more from this category]

Cubitat is a plug-and-play version of a home you can take with you when you move Cubitat is a plug-and-play version of a home you can take with you when you move

Read the rest of Cubitat is a plug-and-play version of a home you can take with you when you move Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cube home , Cubitat , modular homes , plug-in home , prototype home , toronto , Toronto Interior Design Show See the rest here: Cubitat is a plug-and-play version of a home you can take with you when you... [Read more from this category]

Sea turtles face growing danger due to plastic trash in Australian waters Sea turtles face growing danger due to plastic trash in Australian waters

Sea turtles living off the coast of Australia face a growing danger in their own habitat: ocean plastic. The amount of plastic debris in the waters surrounding Australia is growing rapidly and so are the unprecedented numbers of injuries sustained by sea turtles and other ocean creatures. Veterinarians warn that humans should find ways to control the... [Read more from this category]

DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas Day DIY: Make recycled candles for Candlemas Day

February 2nd has had special significance since ancient times: celebrated as Imbolc by the Celts, and more recently as Candlemas by Christians , it’s also commonly known as Groundhog Day . Although the days are growing longer, winter’s darkness is certainly still present, and candles can help dispel the gloom until the sun returns again.... [Read more from this category]

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