Perseid meteor shower
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- How to Make Your Own Non-Toxic Mosquito Repellent - (EcoSalon) Hmmm...may have to try this out on a couple spring/summer hikes in Yosemite.
- RECIPE: A seriously moist & delicious (vegan) chocolate cake! - (Green With Glamour) Hmmm...may have to add this to our recipe page.
Tech & Science Stuff
- Biofuel's Heavy Water Footprint Threatens Regional Water Supplies - (Blue Living Ideas) "...to produce a gallon of ethanol in some regions of the US it takes as much as 2,100 gallons of water from farm to fuel pump."
- Wood-Covered Gadgets Take It Old School - (Inhabitat)
Nature & Environment Stuff
- 10 Incredible Images of Meteor Showers - (Environmental Graffiti) Cool pics...
- The Death of the Aral Sea - (Live Earth) "The Aral Sea is a landlocked body of water in Central Asia that lies beside Kazakhstan. It was once the world’s fourth-largest saline body of water." (video in post)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Mike Judge's 'Goode Family' Will Offend, Mock , An Make Us Laugh - (Ecorazzi) "...it shines the spotlight on the extreme green lifestyle — and makes fun of almost everything we love writing about in a tongue-in-cheek way." See post for promo video...funny!
- 20 Online Resources for Planning an Eco Wedding - (EcoSalon) Gotta love the internet!
- Japanese homeless living solar - (Mother Nature Network) "A Japanese homeless man built himself a small shelter equipped with a solar panel to run his radio and TV." Even they're homeless are smart!
Political, Social & Economy Stuff
- Will Allen: We Need food and Farming Regulation NOW! - (Chelsea Green)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Profits Before People: 7 of the World's Most Irresponsible Companies - (EarthFirst) "Far too many corporations turn a blind eye to the consequences of their destructive, exploitative practices. The worst of them are committing atrocities that go beyond the realm of objectionable into criminal, dumping toxic chemicals without regard to public health and employing child labor."