September 28th, 2014 | Tags:

Colorful elastic hair ties are so awesome. They stay put and are cute and soft on your wrist when not in your hair. But they are expensive and always seem to get lost.   But with a little planning, you can make your own hair ties for approximately $1.50 for 4. Such a savings and [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
Clever wall art ideas to add art to your space.

Create your own super easy wall art with these clever wall art ideas and turn your plain walls into stunning works of art instead. Do-it-yourself doesn’t have to be difficult. That is the beauty of DIY, you can decide just how difficult or how easy the projects undertake are. Some folks look at DIY as [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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Inspiring quotes on the fine art of fitting out. “Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.” -Rick Warren “Honestly, if you don’t fit in then you’re probably doing the right thing.” -Lights Poxleitner “Maybe it’s wrong-footed trying to fit people into the world, rather than trying to make the world a better [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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Fast fashion isn’t just terrible for the environment.; new evidence shows that it is also enabling drug cartels to launder money. Police recently seized $100 million from businesses in the LA Fashion District, including money used for ransom payments to the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel. This so-called black market peso exchange has begun to thrive [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
Flood Wall Street, Wall Street, flood wall street, climate change, protestors, climate change protestors, climate change protest, climate change, global warming, flood of protestors

Read the rest of Flood Wall Street: Photographs from the Front Lines Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: action, activist, affected, air, anti-capitalism, ban fracking now, canada, capital, capitalism, Children, civil disobedience, clean air, clean water, climate, Climate Change, community, corporate, corporations, corruption, destruction, earth, energy justice, Environment, environmental, extraction, extreme energy [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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Google just officially ended its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) — a shadowy right-wing organization that writes industry-friendly bills for conservative legislators to pass at the local, state and national level. In explaining their decision to part ways with ALEC, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt told NPR’s Diane Rehm that the group is [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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You can save energy, and therefore money on electricity bills, when you cook, simply by adopting a few easy habits. These will not only save you money directly by making your cooking more efficient, they’ll keep you from spending extra money on cooling your home, since you’ll avoid excess heating in the cooking process. 7 energy [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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When it comes to keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are a great at doing just that. However, they can be costly to operate, especially if they aren’t maintained regularly. So to help you save money and get a better understanding of [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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What do you store your leftovers in? I’m sure, like most people you place them into a plastic tupperware container, however you may be surprised to learn that some food storage options add their own special “flavor” to your leftovers. That flavor may be bisphenol-A (BPA), phthalates, antimony, or any number of other chemicals that, [...]

September 28th, 2014 | Tags:
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  Refrigerators and freezers represent one of the best opportunities in your home to achieve both energy and money savings. After all, your fridge and freezer account for roughly 16% of your monthly electric bill. So to help you start saving energy and money around your home we’ve come up with the following energy efficiency [...]