Ostrich Eggs and Other Exotica Hit the Supermarkets

August 23, 2011 by  
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Photo: B. Alter Ostrich eggs, giant satsumos, yellow raspberries and $300 potatoes: are we bored yet? All kinds of exotic foods are hitting the supermarkets this summer. Let’s start with the ostrich eggs: they are big and expensive and it takes an hour to boil them. Make them for egg salad sandwiches–be the envy of your co-workers. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Free Public Bicycle Pumps Installed in London

August 17, 2011 by  
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Photo: cyclehoop Got a flat tire in the middle of town? Worry no longer (if you are in downtown London). Sleek, clean looking bicycle pumps are hitting the streets. The City of London (the financial district) has already allocated free bicycle parking spaces at many of their car parks. Now they have gone a step further and installed these handy pumps there too. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Obesity, Chemical Exposure Causing Some Girls to Hit Puberty at Age 7, Study Finds

August 9, 2010 by  
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Photo via WLS Channel An eye-opening study profiled in the New York Times reveals that some girls in the United States are hitting puberty at abnormally early ages — sometimes at 7 or 8 years old. There are a number of suspected causes for this potentially dangerous trend, chief among them childhood obesity and exposure to chemicals. This gives us yet another reason to e…

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