Archive | May, 2011

Can You Live in a 117 Square Foot House?

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company introduced the newest member of their Tumbleweed family. The Walden is only 117 square feet – and it's not even the smallest house they sell! With a ready-made house costing around $50,000 it might get you thinking about downsizing. GARD Pro Not Registered Built on a 7' by 18' utility trailer, […]

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Vegan Sunless Tanning

Vegan Sunless Tanning is Available in Los Angeles at Spray di Sole

It’s believed that Coco Chanel inspired society’s trend towards tanned skin in the 1920s. After a visit to the French Riviera where Coco Chanel spent a little too much time out in the sun, she returned to Paris with a darker skin tone. Apparently society loved the look and a new trend in darker skin […]

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Polar Bear fighting Grizzly Bear

Global Warming Isn’t the Only Problem Polar Bears Face

When you think about the falling numbers of polar bears in the wild, you probably think it’s due to global warming. And while the demise of their native habitats is a chief threat, grizzly bears have begun to invade. This is a growing threat to polar bear populations as food is already scarce and polar […]

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Felted Wool Puddle Pad is Soft and Naturally Anti-Bacterial

The Turn a New Leaf Designs' natural, handmade felted wool puddle pad is the perfect thing for co-sleeping families and those practicing elimination communication (EC) with their children. Felted the old fashioned way using a hand press, this untreated and unprocessed Canadian wool is naturally anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. Breathable and naturally water resistant, it's the […]

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Peak Organic Brewing Welcomes Back the Peak Summer Session Beer for Hop Lovers

Celebrate the warm weather and upcoming summer with Peak Organic Brewing's Peak Summer Session. This is truly a beer for hop lovers with a crisp, dry finish. Loaded with citrusy, grapefruity flavors on the front palate, the Peak Summer Session is single hopped and dry hopped with Amarillo hops. It's brewed with local organic wheat […]

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A US – Brazilian Design Studio Has Created Fashionable Handbags Out of Recycled Aluminum Pop-Tops

Watch and learn how the humble aluminum pull tab is transformed into the must have accessory for fall. Each handmade piece is signed by the artisan who made it. Check out the entire recycled pull tab handbag collection at Ecoist.com.   GARD Pro Not Registered If video doesn't load watch it on YouTube.

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Vitamin D and Sunlight

The Sun Provides Our Bodies with Vitamin D, Yet We Are Told to Avoid Sun Exposure

Summer is fast approaching and many people are using self-tanners in hopes of limiting their exposure to UV rays. We are told by doctors, mostly dermatologists, beauty experts and health officials to avoid the sun’s rays as it will cause cancer and damage to our skin. We have lived with the sun for hundreds of […]

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Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus

Super easy and elegant, these Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus Sticks are delicious. Try pairing them with Chateau Laubarit Entre-Deux-Mers Blanc, from Organic Wine Company. GARD Pro Not Registered This vegan wine offers a light, fruity and refreshing taste that's elegant. Great with seafood, the Chateau Laubarit Entre-Deux-Mers Blanc offers sweet scents of guava, pineapple and peach. […]

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Save the Planet, One Beer at a Time

Sample some of the nation's best organic beers in one location at the North American Organic Brewers Festival June 24-26, 2011. Guests can purchase a reusable, compostable cornstarch glass and tokens to taste a variety of organic beers. The tokens cost $1 and guests will receive a four-ounce taste of their choice. Hours for the […]

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10 Rainforest Facts

10 Rainforest Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Often we think of the rainforest as an abstract idea, far from where we are with little or no link to our daily lives. This is far from the truth, below you will see how deeply you are impacted on a daily basis by the rainforests around the world.  You will see what they do […]

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