Blast your hangover in Mexico’s first underwater oxygen bar

February 20, 2016 by  
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Sucking on flavored air may seem like a weird thing to do, but you can do it while underwater at Mexico’s first submerged oxygen bar. Recently opened in tourist-drenched Cozumel, Clear Lounge invites guests to chill underwater while imbibing an array of aromatherapy scents mixed with oxygen. Aside from the boost from the higher concentration of oxygen, guests can also enjoy oxygen-enriched fruit smoothies at the bar, which promises a good time without a hangover . Read the rest of Blast your hangover in Mexico’s first underwater oxygen bar

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Infographic: The World’s Biggest Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

September 27, 2013 by  
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On the eve of the International Panel on Climate Change’s fifth assessment report , it’s a good time to remind ourselves that curbing greenhouse gas emissions is the best way to address climate change. In 2010, the world emitted 50 gigatons of greenhouse gasses, which are shown in the infographic above.  While some of the industrial gases are hard to substitute, readers of Inhabitat are should be well aware of solutions in the fields of green building, efficient transportation, and renewable energy. For more ideas to burst your balloon check out Shrink That Footprint . + Shrink That Footprint Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , Environment , environmental issues , global warming , greenhouse gas emissions , infographic , International Panel on Climate Change , IPCC , shrink that footprint , UN , United Nations        

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day Tomorrow, May 14

May 13, 2011 by  
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Image: Courtesy of WorldofGood.com World of Good , the socially responsible marketplace that was acquired by eBay in 2010, recently took a trip down to Guatemala to visit some of its artisan suppliers and to get a better sense of the social and political climate in which they operate. I spoke with Siddharth Sanghvi, co-founder of World of Good, about the trip and some of the impacts of fair trade—and since tomorrow, May 14, happens to be World Fair Trade Day , it’s a good time to dig a little dee… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dangerously Cold Rental Homes Will Now Be Made Illegal

May 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Liz (perspicatious.org) , used under Creative Commons license.

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Proposed Arkansas Coal-Fired Utility Plant Expansion Opposed By Hunters

March 31, 2011 by  
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Contemplating what happens when the duck blind stays empty. Image credit: All images this post are by J.Laumer. As it has become fashionable among young people to criticize hunting – while all of us who care about the environment, hunters included, are under attack by well-funded radicals – I thought this would be a good time to remind TH readers that from Teddy Roosevelt to the present it’s been hunters who stood up first on behalf of conservation: leading to our National Parks and wildlife refuge system, for example..

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On The Way To The (Possibly) Great South Pacific Garbage Patch

March 31, 2011 by  
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The boat skipper, Clive, showing us the route the boat is making. All photos: Paula Alvarado After a pause to get used to life on board a boat , TreeHugger Paula is back with details of the departure of the latest 5 Gyres trip. With the Valdivia forest surrounding us and a bright sky above us, we finally set sail joining the 5 Gyres project in the last of a series of expeditions to explore plastic pollution in the ocean…

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GoDaddy CEO Hunts and Kills Elephant, Posts Video Online – We Offer 3 Non-Violent Alternatives

March 31, 2011 by  
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Photo by Craig Baerwaldt via Flickr Creative Commons The CEO of GoDaddy, Bob Parsons, filmed himself killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. As if that weren’t bad enough, he actually states that shooting it is rewarding.

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Stuffed Sea Lions to Keep Frisky Males From Humans

January 7, 2011 by  
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Photo: John Hawkins / The Southland Times Beach-going tourists on New Zealand’s southern coast have more than the traffic to contend with this vacation season — what with a marauding horde of amorous sea lions invading camp sights and surf spots in search of a good time. So eager for a bit of fun, teenage sea lions have begun harassing people to the point that the Department of Conservation has decided to step in and offer a new distraction for the amorous young males — in the form of sexy decoy sea lions.

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The Tweed Run: A Reminder Of When Bikes Ruled The Road

April 16, 2010 by  
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Image credit Matthew Sparkes Well, bikes did once rule the road, but had to share it with horses, so it maybe wasn’t so bucolic. And dressing up in heavy tweed doesn’t sound too terrific, but Matthew Sparkes had a good time.

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NHTSA to Look Into 2010 Toyota Prius Braking Problems

February 4, 2010 by  
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Photo: Toyota The Japanese Government Told Toyota to do the Same Now’s not a good time for Toyota, and it’s not a good time for the 2010 Prius hybrid, a kind of “halo” car for the company. Yesterday, I wrote about an acceleration problem that Apple co-founder and engineer extraordinaire Steve Wozniak found on his 2010 Prius , but today it is the car’s brakes that come under scrutiny…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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