Hank D and the Bee: You call this a party?

Hank D and the Bee: Party?

The manual method of carbon sequestration (not balloon blowing, Hank) may have problems, but the natural method certainly needs to be celebrated. I think this is a reason to party!

Vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe

vegan cookie recipe

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie…especially when they’re not as bad for you as recipes full of cheap crap. This cookie recipe isn’t only easy on your diet, but also isn’t your run of the mill old chocolate chip cookie. Pay close attention to the peanut butter, cacao nibs, and sea salt in this cookie recipe.

5 ways to find your happy place at The Piggly Wiggly

Piggly Wiggly Health Food

We often create stereotypes about eco-minded grocery shoppers based on store settings that offer access to bulk rainbow quinoa and locally grown, organic, dew-kissed kale. But a health-conscious customer could also find themselves miles away from the health food cooperative and standing in the middle of…the Piggly Wiggly…and with good reason.

Porsche’s giant LED TV: Eco-snobbery or eco-epic?

Porsche LED TV

Porsche seems to think that there’s more than one way to live greener, because their new mammoth-sized LED TV could never be mistaken as an effort in “reducing”, in either price or in size. The new 201-inch waterproof LED TV will set you back a cool $810,000. Do you think this is an example of eco-snobbery or does it fill an uber-rich green niche?

Hank D and the Tree

Hank D and the Tree

Do you love trees? Here are some better tips on how to care for them (fyi,”tattoos” or initial carving is not listed). Follow the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons. духовые инструменты купитьрастение бонсай купитьQuantum binary signalsSP Sport […]

These small steps add up to a greener daily routine

green routine

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. How do you live a greener life? One step at a time. We’ve said it before, and will say it again, the best way to live greener is to do so in ways that already mesh with what you’re passionate about. This great infographic shows how you can live greener by taking a few small steps throughout the day.

How to make a sexy bikini from a t-shirt or leggings

sexy bikini bathing suit

Women everywhere are on a constant hunt for the perfect, most flattering bikini (or other bathing suit), but if you’re having trouble finding it, just make your own from an old t-shirt or a pair of leggings you have stuffed in a drawer or a closet. That will ensure it will look the best on all of your assets…and better than anything off the shelf.

What’s the big deal with farmer’s markets?

Lettuce at the Farmer's Market

Imagine a place where you can find all of the locally grown, fresh picked, organic produce that you could ever want. A place that has handcrafted clothing and jewelry, locally tapped maple syrup, eggs harvested from free range chickens that very morning, homemade ice cream, and soap made from natural ingredients. That’s a Farmer’s Market.

New Belgium Tour de Fat: The best party on 2 wheels

New Belgium Tour de Fat

Bicycles + beer + crazy costumes = one hell of a party. And that’s exactly what you get when you attend a New Belgium Tour de Fat. Add to that the fact that Tour de Fat events benefit local charities and promote bike awareness and it’s a party you do NOT want to miss. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the few pro-bike cause that isn’t also anti-car.

Why are health books written at such a high level?

Health books written at high grade level

Literacy skills are the strongest predictor of health status, more than age, income, employment status, education level or racial/ethnic group. Most adult Americans read at an 8th to 9th grade level, with 20% of us falling below a 5th grade level. So why do we write most health care materials above the 10th grade level?