The best eco-friendlier holiday gifts for 2012

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Sometimes buying Christmas presents just sucks. The stress of the holidays and finding that perfect gift can often wear on your very last nerve. No worries, we’ve got a list almost 20 different items that are sure to dazzle nearly anyone on your Christmas shopping list — whether they be a fashionista or a lumberjack.

Hear the beauty of these eco-friendly wood earbuds

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When I say the phrase “musical instrument”, what is the first one that comes to mind? Chances are it is something made of wood or brass. What it is most certainly not made of is plastic. There’s a reason for that. Brass and wood (but especially wood) have wonderful acoustic properties and produce clear and […]

Logitech wireless solar keyboard review

logitech solar keyboard

Every now and then you come across a product that makes you want to kick back in your chair and say, “finally!”. The Logitech wireless solar keyboard (with both Mac and PC versions) is just such a device. Comfortable, affordable, and with the ability to charge from any light source (including a lamp), this keyboard should be on your desk.

Green your holidays with an ugly Christmas sweater

Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater

With the holidays just around the corner, you’re probably thinking of how you can go a bit greener this Christmas. Enter the ugly Christmas sweater. An ugly Christmas sweater is a great way to add some eco-friendliness, humor, and faux-style to your holidays. Check out this funny little book for some ugly Christmas sweater inspiration.

Is the Giza pyramid planetary alignment real or fake?

Alleged Giza pyramid planetary alignment

The cosmos is an awe-inspiring, unbelievable, and wondrous thing – which makes it easy to be spoofed. But is the planetary alignment with the pyramids at Giza, alleged to take take place on December 3rd, 2012, a hoax or a truly rare astronomical event? Well, both – sort of.

Swiftwick debuts world’s first recycled nylon sock

Swiftwick socks made from post-industrial recycled material

Taking steps to live greener often involves getting more active, in which case you need quality performance socks. Swiftwick is a US-based company that makes a wide variety of performance socks, made from many different materials, but the SUSTAIN socks is their first product line to include recycled content — and quite impressive it is!

3 DIY Halloween wine bottle decorations

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What is the perfect way to deal with kids that are all hopped up on a Halloween sugar rush? Alcohol (for the adults, not to counteract the little ghouls’ and goblins’ sugar high). If you’re going to be cracking open a bottle or two of vino before Halloween, you can make them into some super cheap and awesome looking Halloween decorations.

Why care about reducing energy usage? [Infographic]

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By saving energy in your home, you could be essentially saving the world. As humans, we tend to abuse resources and fail to act efficiently by nature. By looking at the amount of carbon dioxide we produce, you can see just how this impacts the Earth’s health. China is the top CO2 producer in the […]

Say hello to the revolutionary Square water bottle

square water bottle

The Square is the latest 20oz water bottle from the folks at Clean Bottle — and both are the brainchild of Dave Mayer, the founder of Clean Bottle. The Square, while appearing to simply be a good looking water bottle, is actually quite special in a myriad of subtle ways — which are the best kind, don’t you think?

Epic bicycle wheel light sports 32 LEDs & 42 themes

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When it comes to cycling, seeing the road ahead is important, but being seen by motorists is even more important. If you had a sweet wheel mounted lighting system made up of 32 LED’s, took up about 3/4 the height of your wheel, and combined 42 themes with hundreds of color combinations you wouldn’t just be seen by motorists, you’d be envied.