• Arockalypse Many people are so enraptured by American Idol that they might not know that, over in Europe, a similar contest has been going on. It's called the Eurovision Song Contest, and it's like American Idol but with representatives from each European country singing original compositions. The winners were..
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  • Beyond Organic The latest issue of Mother Jones is all about organic and local food. One of the most interesting pieces is about Joel Salatin, a Virginia farmer who only will sell produce to people in his local "foodshed." Joel describes himself as a "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-lunatic farmer,"..
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  • South Central Farm You may know of the farm in South Central LA, which is the biggest community garden in America. Well, it's going to be sold and bulldozed unless they come up with some money. Like 10 million dollars worth of money. They're on their way, but feel free to go to their site and help them out with a few..
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  • Oh Deer If you love that hunting lodge aesthetic, but are too squeamish or moral to buy an animal head to hang on your wall, have we got the thing for you. It's a deer's head, but it's carved out of wood. So, unless you feel just as bad about having a dead tree in your house as a dead animal, you can turn..
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  • The Week In GOOD We got our hands dirty talking about using coal for energy. But it doesn't matter, since we learned that there isn't any sort of energy problem. Because what you call carbon dioxide, is actually called life.We got jiggy with our cetacean friends.Horror of horrors. Jon Stewart may get kids to tune..
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  • "We Call It Life" Previous post aside, apparently, there is some concern amongst those industries that produce carbon dioxide that, perhaps, the latest outrage about the environement could be a continuing problem. Perhaps spurred on by the hype behind An Inconvenient Truth, the amusingly-titled "Competitive Enterprise..
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  • Sniffing The Cork When those plastic corks first started appearing, and people said they were good because they both preserve the wine better and save cork. Well, now as they catch on more and more, it turns out that if we stop using cork, it's going to really mess with a lot of people and animals. So, now you want..
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  • Remix The Whales For all you aspiring producers out there, have a go at this: Click over to this website and download some whale songs. Remix them, and win an iPod. Also, save some whales. And become a world famous whale song remixer. Three for the price of one. Just so you know... we're not kidding. It's a contest..
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  • Gas Attack Even though gas prices continue to rise, it seems as though American drivers are really not that interested in doing anything to alter their fuel spending habits. According to this story from the Detroit Free Press, who, we would imagine, know their cars, the momentary fixation on smaller, more fuel..
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  • The Greenest City In America... Drumroll, please. The greenest city in America is Eugene, Oregon. Congratulations. More congratulations are due to the three cities not on the Pacific coast that somehow made this list. St. Paul, Austin, Denver and, get this, Huntsville, AL. In less exciting climate change news: April was the warmest..
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  • Please Mr. Postman After dealing with the sheer ineptitude of our nation's postal delivery service, it's nice to see them doing something that doesn't involve...
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  • "The Business Of Green" The good folks at the newspaper of record's business section have brought you an entire section called "The Business of Green," sponsored by Kermit the Frog and the letter P. There are literally three thousand articles about various green business ideas. All of them truly fascinating, rest assured,..
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