Blue Moon Phenomenon

Tonight, we will be treated to a very rare sight — a blue moon. Ok, so it’s not actually going to be blue. It will look more like the normal, silver grey heavenly beauty that we are accustomed to seeing. However, we should take time to stop an

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Ways to Go Green and Save Green

Save energy to save money. Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and a few degrees higher in the summer to save on heating and cooling costs. Install compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) when your older incandescent bulbs burn out. Unplu

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Exciting green technologies

1. Smart scooter It’s described as the world’s first “smart scooter” and has been developed to meet the challenges of rapidly expanding cities. The Gogoro Smartscooter is a zero emissions, electric powered two-wheeler designed to b

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Tips for earth-friendly living

At work 1. Ask your employer to consider implementing a policy for compressed work weeks and/or telecommuting. Working four ten-hour days or working from home one or more days a week reduces commuting and traffic, leading to fewer automobile emissions. 2.

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Sustainable Life

Live A More Sustainable Life Wondering what you can do to be more sustainable at home, work and everywhere? Here is our easy list of some small things you can do each day to be more sustainable.  We’ll keep changing it up. @Dartmouth Eat less red meat!

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What Do Your Fingers Say About You?

Does Each Finger Carry Its Own Meaning? Yes. Just as with the palm, the fingers on your dominant hand typically showcase your work and public personality, while the fingers on your other hand relate to your behavior at home and in close relationships. Eve

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How Green Are You?

Check out Real Simple‘s carbon facts to see exactly how your (small) actions can make a (big) difference. Your Carbon-Saving Equation See how your earth-friendly measures make a difference: Simply add up the pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) next to th

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Reduce Footprints

Recently, writers of several television programs have announced the end of the series. When asked why, they replied that “it was time”.  That is how I feel about Reduce Footprints … it’s time for me to end the series. It’s b

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Build Wealth By Going Green

You are due extra money this year. It is yours. You’re entitled to it. And it is easy to get it once you know how. And once you know the secret to getting this extra money, you can use it every year for the rest of your life. It is like giving yourself

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Everyday Environmentalist

Following even just one of these tips can help the environment and your company’s pocketbook. You don’t live at your office (although some days it feels like you do), but you can still do your part at work to be as environmentally minded as yo

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Three Steps to Greener Computing

What does it mean to be green? Everyone is always talking about being green without clearly defining what that means. It is even more frustrating when the doctrine of green is constantly preached at us without telling us exactly what it is we ought to be.

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Green Revolution

The term Green Revolution refers to the renovation of agricultural practices beginning in Mexico in the 1940s. Because of its success in producing more agricultural products there, Green Revolution technologies spread worldwide in the 1950s and 1960s, sig

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Bicycles, egg hunts, and garden time!

Twas a full, fun weekend in these parts!  The usual Saturday gardening was on hold due to the ground being much too wet, but Matthew headed out anyway to pick up G after his overnight at Baba’s house.  While there, Matthew picked the first asparagus o

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OFF TO THE MARKETS!

Today I tried my hand at tending a market stall at Watten Estate, for an annual event targetting residents. I participated in a market almost a decade ago on a grass patch where *SCAPE is right now, selling something completely unrelated to gardening

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Hiking On The Path Of Life: The Role Of A Guru

The Solitary Trek The trek up the mountain was fantastic. Clearly a less travelled path, it was nearly taken over by spring blossoms, shoulder-high grasses and bushes. Beneath the growth, the path was barely visible, a narrow dirt trail with loose rocks,

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Recycling Process

What Materials Can Be Recycled? Not sure what items around your house are suitable for recycling? This page will cover all materials that an informed layman and consumer should be aware of regarding most commonly known recyclable materials. We will also d

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Smartphone Trade In – Tips And Advice

We all know in this day and age that to trade in our old Smartphone is a simple task, but the key to success with a trade in of any Smartphone is getting the best possible price for the condition of the phone, and secondary to this is that you will receiv

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