Wed.Jan 16, 2013

Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd


For their upcoming performances as the headlining act for Australia’s multi-day Big Day Out festival, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have decided to dedicated their shows to the Sea Shepherd Read More The post Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The Sad Story of Fish Oil and Small Sample Sizes | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

When there were only a little data available, fish oil looked like manna from heaven. But with new studies and more data, the beneficial effect has shrunk to almost nothing. The current best estimate of relative risk (bottom row

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Manmade Ice Climbing Wall Now Open in Jackson, WY

Wend Magazine

While it’s not the first manmade ice climbing wall, the Teton Ice Park is a boon to climbers in Jackson as most backcountry routes in the area are difficult to access at best.

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Masdar City Unveils Phase B For the First Time (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

On a VIP media tour of the zero-carbon city Masdar, Tafline unveils these new pics of the stunning green oasis in the desert. A lot has happened at Masdar City since our first visit two years ago.

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Pet Fish Could Give You Freaky Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Diseases.

Mother Jones

Have a freshwater fish tank at home? Stop petting Nemo and Wanda for a minute, and take a deep breath. Ornamental fish in the US, many of which come from Asia, are hosting antibiotic-resistant bacteria which could spread

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Is the Housing Bubble Back? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Yesterday I read a post by Karl Smith suggesting we might already be headed into a second housing bubble. His argument was a little convoluted, though, so I filed it in the back of my brain and continued with my day

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Glencore chief Simon Murray launches private navy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the beginning of January 2013 Glencore chief Simon Murray launched a private navy intended, so the story goes, to combat the menace of the Somali pirate which time and again endanger shipping. This outfit, which could only be described as a mercenary force, will be staffed, amongst others, by former British navy personnel, and is said to consist of a mother ship, which appears to be some kind of a frigate (I am no navy man) and several fast attack boats.

Release Your Truth: How I Survived (and Triumphed Over) My Own.

Elephant Journal

I was so afraid, that I would sleep in my blue jeans and t-shirt?the the soft fabric was my only sense of security and comfort. I didn't know what to do; I felt so much pain

Renault’s Electric Mini Car is More Electric Bang for Your Buck

Green Prophet

Now exactly the 2014 Corvette, this smaller and cheaper electric model may be popular for older purchasers and the eco-aware in the Middle East.

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit.

Mother Jones

Alan Baum has to shout into the phone for me to hear him over the cacophony of the Detroit Auto Show, which opened Monday. Around him, thousands of journalists swarm from one new car to the next, lights flash, DJs spin

Knit Your Own Sustainable Beard Hat

Green Prophet

It’s cold in Jordan, and recent extreme weather threw an icy blanket over my neighbors in Palestine, Israel, Lebanon and Syria. A thaw is expected tomorrow, but how to stay warm today? Knit a beard. Look local. .

Servants Welcome, Roommates Barred

Sightline Daily

The staff at Downton Abbey. Scraped clean of rationalizations, roommate caps are simple. They are tools that privileged people use to exclude from their neighborhoods people without much money, such as immigrants and students.

What is an Alouette?

10,000 Birds

Recent news that the NFL Chicago Bears just hired Marc Trestman, former head coach of the CFL Montreal Alouettes, as the team’s newest head coach.

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

David Zetland: For my final exam question, I asked students to compare the pros and cons of cap and trade and Pigouvian taxes for reducing the negative externality from pollution. Many students gave useful answers, but many also made two big mistakes.

Felonious Jive Back from Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

And you should definitely be checking at Bourbon, Bastards, and Birds regularly to see what he was up to with his bosom birding companion, Seagull Steve. The facemelting, it will be too much. Asides

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Bag

Green Home Blog

A Day in the Life of a Plastic Bag. Plastic first appeared on the scene in 1862, at the Great International Exhibit in London. This coincided with Abraham Lincoln’s declaration of war against the Confederacy, a loose coalition of Southern states.

The Predominately Western, Golden-crowned Sparrow

10,000 Birds

At first glance you might not recognize this bird as a Golden-crowned Sparrow ( Zonotrichia atricapilla ). It is an immature bird with an indistinct yellowish forecrown with dark stripes on its crown (click on photos for full sized images).

New Camp Cookware Kickstarter Project from Alite

Wend Magazine

Purveyors of stylish outdoor gear and functional kitsch, Alite have a new Kickstarter fundraiser to, duh, raise funds for their latest venture: The Clover Cook Set.

Poor Nesting Success for Wading Birds in South Florida

10,000 Birds

In 2012, for the third straight year, wading birds in south Florida had poor nesting success. Only 26,395 nests were started in 2012, a 39 percent decline compared to the decadal average. Most hard-hit were federally endangered Wood Storks , which saw all 820 nests fail or be abandoned.

Win a Solar-Powered Radio

Living Green & Saving Energy

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A Look Back at 2012

10,000 Birds

Back in January of last year I said in my list for the year that I’d be happy if I hit 300 birds in 2012. My final number for last year was 402 as it turns out. So I guess the question is “am I happy?” ” Well yes, I guess.

Obama Introduces Hopeless Set of Gun Proposals | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

At a White House event at noon, Mr. Obama announced plans to introduce legislation by next week that includes a ban on assault weapons, limits on high-capacity magazines, expanded background checks for gun purchases

Calamity Jane (Except Not at All). ~ Miki Bowers | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Source: via Janice on Pinterest And, donkeys are nocturnal and speak Sanskrit. I just came home after spending four days in the

Ken Salazar, Obama's Secretary of the Interior, Is Heading Home.

Mother Jones

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday morning that he will not be sticking around for President Obama's second term. Instead, he's heading home, he said. "Colorado is and will always be my home," he said in

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Alternative Medicine in Today's Society | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Not only is alternative medicine more common than you think, but it now has a firm place in today's world

Knit Your Own Sustainable Beard

Green Prophet

It’s cold in Jordan, and recent extreme weather threw an icy blanket over my neighbors in Palestine, Israel, Lebanon and Syria. A thaw is expected tomorrow, but how to stay warm today?

Healthy Eats in Chico. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Healthy Eats in Chico. IMG_6478-300x225. Known for being a college town surrounded by farmland, Chico is a great little town in California. Just north of Sacramento, Chico has a great downtown area that is packed with cute

Jessica Alba’s Book ‘The Honest Life’ Hits Shelves in March


Jessica Alba gets ready for the release of her new book 'The Honest Life' in March. Read More The post Jessica Alba’s Book ‘The Honest Life’ Hits Shelves in March appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Print Top News jessica alba

I am still learning | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

It aint what you know that gets you into trouble, its what you know for sure that just ain't so

Post Mubarak Egypt Struggles to Supply Wheat to Hungry Country

Green Prophet

Taking irrigated water from the Nile, the Toshka pumping station in upper Egypt was supposed to help combat encroaching desert.

Ghanaian Designer Wins Red Carpet Green Dress Challenge


A 20-year-old designer, Michael Badger, wins Suzy Amis Cameron's 2013 Red Carpet Green Dress Challenge. Read More The post Ghanaian Designer Wins Red Carpet Green Dress Challenge appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Lifestyle News Top News suzy amis cameron vivienne westwood

Experts: Tel Aviv Will Flood Again

Green Prophet

Tel Aviv University professors tell Green Prophet that it’s just a matter of time: Tel Aviv will flood again.

Governor Scott Adopted Dog to Win Election Then Gave Him Back


Kissing babies doesn't seem to be enough anymore. In 2010 Rick Scott made a big fuss on his facebook page about adopting a Labrador retriever. Read More The post Governor Scott Adopted Dog to Win Election Then Gave Him Back appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News rick scott

After Pep Talk to Better Place Car Buyers Last Week, New CEO Fired

Green Prophet

Is Better Place hiring a new CEO? In a surprising article in the Israeli business newspaper Globes today, Israel’s electric car network company Better Place seems to have lost its new CEO, Evan Thornley from Australia. This is after a short three months on the job.