iPod Turns 10 Years Old, And We Celebrate the Dematerialization of Music

October 24, 2011 by  
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ewen and donabel / CC BY 1.0 Yesterday was the 10-year anniversary of the launch of the iPod, the digital music player that would play a key role in dematerializing music forever. Think for a moment — even if you don’t own an iPod, do you listen to digital music? Do you have an MP3 player or a smart phone that acts as your music library? Odds are, you no longer cart around a Discman or Walkman to listen to while traveling or going for a walk. And you may not even own or buy CDs anymore. And for that, we have the iPod to thank. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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From Yawning Lions to Buffalo-befriending Birds: Africa’s Threatened Animals in Stunning Photos (Slideshow)

October 24, 2011 by  
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Photo: WildiZe For more than 10 years, the WildiZe African Conservation Foundation has been lending its support to conservation projects across Africa, from improving the relationship between locals and animals to developing sustainable farming practices. The projects, trips, and research teams that the group supports are working on a variety of issues — community development, animal research, endangered species monitoring — and sending back striking images of a country’s animals on the edge of change.

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The Tricky Art of Estimating Shale Gas Reserves

August 26, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Marcellus Protest via Flickr /CC BY Yesterday, I commented on the news that the US Geological Survey had drastically downscaled its estimates of how much recoverable natural gas was in the Marcellus Shale — by a striking 80%. I received not one but two angry screeds from an employee of the natural gas industry on the topic, so I figured I’d follow up that report with this bit of analysis from the Washington Post, in which

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How to Combat Soil Erosion in the Garden (Video)

April 19, 2011 by  
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Image credit: The Garden Rock Star Yesterday I posted a video on how tax payers are subsidizing soil erosion in the Mid-West , and it’s a story that John has covered in great detail in his piece about why eating local or vegetarian cannot stop soil erosion, only Government can . But soil erosion is not just a problem on our farms

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Weekday Vegetarian: Vegan Napa Cabbage and Sesame Slaw

October 8, 2010 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter This is one of those super quick and easy recipes to make as a side dish to a grilled or fried tofu , or tofu with a sauce , or even the braised squash with black beans that I wrote about yesterday. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Newspaper Became a Fashion Statement

September 24, 2010 by  
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Top eco-designers Samantha Pleet, Lara Miller, Bahar Shahpar and Anthony Lilore took a break from post-Fashion Week mayhem to participate in Yesterday’s News Do-Gooder Design Challenge.

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Trash Inc. Documents the Big Business of Trash

September 24, 2010 by  
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Have you ever gone to throw your trash or recycling away and wondered where “away” really is? CNBC’s new documentary, “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” takes a look at “away” and what it looks like..

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Waste Fruit Feeds the Hungry in Canada

September 15, 2010 by  
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Image credit: A News Yesterday I posted about the Fresh 1% sustainable food grant . In the process, I came across an awesome project called LifeCycle which is working in Victoria, Canada, to glean unwanted fruit and redistribute it to those in need. The trouble is, this year has not been a great year for tree fruits.

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BP CEO’s Infuriating Congressional Testimony in 4 Minutes (Video)

June 18, 2010 by  
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Photo via the NY Daily News Yesterday, BP CEO Tony Hayward headed to Congress to answer questions about BP’s role in the Gulf oil spill .

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30+ Miles of Smoke: Satellite Photos Show Smoke Plume From Burning Oil Rig

April 22, 2010 by  
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