3 clever DIY Super Bowl party decorations

beer bloom mug

The Super Bowl is a great excuse to huddle up with your crew and have a great time on a night that everyone is usually turning in early, in preparation for the upcoming work week. But you don’t have to spend tons of time or lots of money getting your home ready for a top-notch Super Bowl party…and an eco-friendly Super Bowl party at that.

Hank D and the Bee: Help create a new character

Hank D and the Bee: Help Create a New Cartoon Character

Hey Hankheads! I need your help. Can you suggest a new character for Hank D and the Bee? It can be an animal, a person, an insect, or anything your creative little brains come up with! Just leave your suggestions in the comment section of this cartoon, or (if you’re reading this on NaturalPapa, EcoChildsPlay, […]

Why green lighting is essential to the economy

led lights in a furniture show room

You know how much I love Green Lighting and Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs.  They are helping companies save millions of dollars. One of my favorite LED companies is MSI lighting. They are relamping Macy’s and saving millions of dollars. In addition to saving buckets of cash, the light looks better, is more energy efficient, […]

Must Watch: Lioness adopts a baby antelope

lioness and baby antelope

Touching story of love and acceptance as a lioness adopts a baby antelope…instead of eating it.

The Adventures of “Recycle Kitty”

recycle kitty

Millie McMaster looks like just an ordinary house cat, but few people know her secret — she’s really an eco-friendly kitty who is on a mission to rescue empty plastic bottles from garbage bins and relocate them to more earth- (and kitty-friendly) recycling bins. In this video Millie McMaster transforms into Recycle Kitty who demonstrates […]

Hank D and the Bee: Bee in past tense: “Been”

Hank D and the Bee: Bee in past tense: been.

See what’s got Bee down about the bee decapitating parasite in last week’s cartoon. More on the decline in the bee population From Grist: Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’ From Cornucopia Institute: Genetically Engineered Crops in the Real World – Bt Corn, Insecticide Use, and Honey Bees From Food Democracy Now: Stand up for […]

Is this seitan recipe good or evil?


Have you ever tried seitan? I did this past week in a veggie wrap at my local, vegan, all-organic restaurant.  I was surprised that I loved it enough to experiment with making my own at home. I thought of purchasing the pre-packaged seitan at Whole Foods, but figured it is probably pumped with salt and […]

Juice fasts: Review of Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

A glass of green juice for a juice fast

Are you interested in juice fasts and weight loss stories? This documentary focuses on personal responsibility instead of corporate influence. Sure, this review is a little tardy. But with so many documentaries and reality shows about the food industry and extreme weight loss, it’s easy for the ol’ eyes to glaze over and miss one.

Hank D and the Bee: 3 Bees Discuss Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Hank D and the Bee: 3 Bees Discuss Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Those sound like 2 very American reactions to this horrible news. More on the parasite, Merck, and General Mills From Grist: Zombie bees! (the article that inspired the cartoon) From NaturalSociety: Anthony Gucciardi Speaks on Gardasil Dangers, Merck’s Political Corruption From Cornucopia: The General Mills Cereal Scorecard Follow the rest of the Hank D and […]

2 lion cubs play with a puppy [Video]

dog plays with lions

Who says cats and dogs are doomed to be mortal enemies? Sure, at first glance of this video you might think this pup is fixing to get mauled by the two young princes of the pride, but never fear, it’s just a harmless game of predator and prey. Even still, that’s not a game I’d like to play when those lions get a bit older.