Edible Water Blobs: All You Ever Wanted to Know

May 9, 2017 by  
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Despite serious efforts by environmentalists to promote the use of alternatives, consumers have been reluctant to give up single-use plastic water bottles. In the U.S. alone, 38 billion water bottles end up in landfills or the ocean per year. Not…

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2 Cyclists Killed in My Brooklyn Neighborhood; 10 Dead in NYC This Year So Far

September 5, 2011 by  
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Photo: Nicholas Morat via Gothamist I’ve recently returned to cycling. I used to ride a 10-speed everywhere back in college (I thankfully lived in the uber-bike-friendly town of Isla Vista, CA), but had been reluctant to brave the more aggressive, chaotic, and car-choked roads of Brooklyn. Nonetheless, after a few years as a mostly-satisfied pedestrian, I was drawn back to the bike. But this week, there were a couple blunt, disturbing reminders of why I was so cautious to rejoin the cyclists’ ranks: in separate incidents, two bicycl… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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