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These Mailbox Stickers Help You Borrow Stuff You Need

If you like the idea of sharing your stuff, and borrowing stuff your neighbors are willing to share, you're going to love this new project from Switzerland. It's called Pumpipumpe, and it works by mak…

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Hate Wasting Time in Traffic? You Don’t Have To, With These 5 Apps

Sitting in traffic is a huge time-waster. It's bad for your mental health and the planet, too, since it means you're wasting a lot of gas just inching along  instead of efficiently driving on your way…

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‘Repurpose Schoolbags’ Help Solve 3 Problems With One Inspiring Backpack

How do kids study at night if they have no lights so they can read? This is a real problem for children living in developing countries without easy or affordable access to electricity. Fortunately, an…

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Benefits of a Living Green Roof (Infographic)

I dream of a home with a green roof. My trip to Michigan earlier this year for the 2014 Ford Trends conference re-ignited my interest in how green roofs work. Although the event was mostly about…

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Rechargeable Batteries: Are They the Best Alternative?

Are rechargeable batteries really a good idea? To recharge or not to recharge...that is the question! When I first heard of rechargeable batteries, I was instantly sold on the idea. I mean, wit…

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New York Bans Fracking For Health Reasons – Success!

New Yorkers received an early Christmas present, but not from Santa. Rather from their governor, who just announced that New York State will ban hydraulic fracking within its borders until the practic…

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How to Recycle Your Old Holiday Lights

Traditional twinkly holiday lights are beautiful, but they can make a bit of a dent in your holiday budget, given how much electricity it takes to illuminate them. They can also be downright annoying,…

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7 High- and Low-Tech Tools to Predict the Weather

It's an old joke: Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Funny as this statement may be, it is not quite true. Paying careful attention to the forecast will let you …

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6 Reasons Saying Bye to Facebook Will Make You a Happier Person

People are incensed about Facebook's manipulation of emotional content. Psychologist that I am, I wasn't too upset about it. Since my dissertation involved deception, how hypocritical would that be? A…

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The Future is Now: Shipping Containers Transform Into Eco-Friendly Apartments

Are you into cool new trendy architecture? How about energy-saving, eco-friendly living spaces? Or would you just settle for a decent place to live? You can have all three if you’re a student at Catho…

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