Hyundai Shows Off Blue-Will Plug-In Hybrid Concept Car

January 5, 2010 by  
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If there is any single success story of 2009 in the automotive world, it is Hyundai. They have really stepped it up a notch across their lineup, and cars like the Genesis sedan and coupe have been universally hailed for both their quality and value. Hard to believe this is even the same company

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5 Eco-Friendly Handmade Gifts that Kids Can Create

December 23, 2009 by  
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I tend to have philosophies about things. I have a green crafting manifesto, a strict definition of appropriate children’s clothing, a teaching philosophy and a course philosophy both detailed on my freshman composition syllabus, and, of course, a gift-giving philosophy–one for adults and one for children, one for holidays and one for birthday parties.

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Swine Flu: First Confirmed Case of Dog in U.S. with H1N1

December 23, 2009 by  
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Officials have confirmed a 13-year-old male mixed-breed dog has tested positive for H1N1. This marks the first case of a dog in the United States contracting swine flu. Read more of this story »

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Caterpillar’s D7E Diesel-Electic Hybrid Tractor is an Earth Friendlier Earth Mover

December 23, 2009 by  
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As a construction industry giant, Caterpillar is best known for moving earth, and now the company seems ready to move the entire off-road vehicle and equipment sector into more sustainable technology that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and cuts reliance on fossil fuels . With its new D7E tractor , Caterpillar is out to demonstrate that a diesel-electric hybrid tractor can save fuel and beat the performance of diesel-only equipment. If it proves a successful mix of energy-efficient power and maneuverability, the D7E could inspire other manufacturers to adopt hybrid technology for a wide range of offroad vehicles and equipment, including smaller engines that account of a significant chunk of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., such lawn mowers and ATV’s

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“Green” Yearbooks? We’re Getting There!

December 23, 2009 by  
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In my daughter’s backpack this morning, I discovered a note about school pictures, soon to be delivered.

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Handmade Holidays: Last Minute Gift Ideas

December 23, 2009 by  
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The weather is getting colder, and we have a handmade holiday on our minds! Handmade gifts have heart, are better for the environment, and, if you opt to buy, it supports independent artists! This is the very last installment of the 2009 Handmade Holidays, and we’d love to hear from you! Tell us all about your handmade holiday adventures! Christmas is just a couple of days away, and if you’re anything like me you’re pulling together a few last-minute gifts for the folks on your list. In case you’re feeling stumped, here are a few ideas for you! Read more of this story »

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