Monthly Archives: January 2012

Manolo Blahnik Going Green with Eco-Friendly Shoes in Spring 2012

January 31, 2012
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Manolo Blahnik Going Green with Eco-Friendly Shoes in Spring 2012

Green fashion alert: famed shoe designer Manolo Blahnik is coming out with an eco-friendly line for Spring 2012. Blahnik became a household name thanks to Sex and the City fashionista Carrie Bradshaw and her portrayer Sarah Jessica Parker. The rewound shoe designer is teaming up with Marcia Patmos, the former designer for Lutz & Patmos who…

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Could Ecuador Be the Most Exciting and Radical Place on Earth?

January 31, 2012
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Could Ecuador Be the Most Exciting and Radical Place on Earth?

Tweet http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/01/21-0 Ecuador must be one of the most exciting places on Earth right now, in terms of working towards a new development paradigm. It shows how much can be achieved with political will, even in uncertain economic times Read the full post

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Post Fruity Pebbles Cereal and John Cena Partner to Combat Bullying and Promote CSR

January 30, 2012
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Post Fruity Pebbles Cereal and John Cena Partner to Combat Bullying and Promote CSR

Bullying is a very real issue that is plaguing children today. There was a time when bullying was relegated to the schoolyard, but in the age of social media this torment is hard, if not impossible, to escape. There are various celebrities and corporations that are trying to bring awareness to the issue through corporate…

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Millions of Women + Kids Walk 6K Daily… for Water. {Video}

January 30, 2012
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Millions of Women + Kids Walk 6K Daily… for Water. {Video}

Photo by AdamCohn via flickr.com Many women and children across the world spend up to six hours a day walking for water, leaving them little time to do much else. Millions walk an average of 6K. Tragically, their time and effort goes on collecting water that is often dirty and unsafe. This can lead to diseases…

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Eagle Watching along the Klickitat River

January 30, 2012
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Eagle nesting at the Balfour-Klickitat viewing area Read the full post

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At Home Spas DIY~ The Ultimate Green Gifts for Valentine’s Day

January 30, 2012
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At Home Spas DIY~ The Ultimate Green Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Continuing on with our green gifts for Valentine’s Day blogging theme, and in order to usher in our new spa gift baskets Good Gifts Naturally thought it would be fun to share some do-it-yourself spa tricks. These can be used in conjunction with our green gift spa sets or on their own. Either way, a…

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Painkillers – the Real Drivers of Innovation for the Electricity Value Chain

January 30, 2012
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Painkillers – the Real Drivers of Innovation for the Electricity Value Chain

One of the largest US-based industry conferences for electricity, gas, and water utilities just wrapped up in San Antonio, Texas.  The entire value chain for electricity was well-represented there – you could find products for generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption of electricity.  These products modernize the grid – making it the Smart Grid.  The profusion…

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Striving Toward Veganism

January 30, 2012
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Striving Toward Veganism

The following post is by guest blogger, Julia Guarino.  When I was five years old, I arrived home one day from kindergarten and announced to my parents that I was going to become a vegetarian. They were surprised, but as I seemed determined, they obliged, asking advice from my pediatrician as to how best meet…

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Early Spring Cleaning

January 29, 2012
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Early Spring Cleaning

This weekend we got a little bug to clean out a few closets and organize the garage. Now, it may have been the fact that there was not football on but, I’ll take it either way. We were on a rampage, organizing and de-cluttering, all the things you want to do but when both parents…

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Meatless Monday Super Bowl Feast with Jalapeno Poppers, Potato Pizza and Outrageous Brownies

January 29, 2012
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Meatless Monday Super Bowl Feast with Jalapeno Poppers, Potato Pizza and Outrageous Brownies

It’s the Super Bowl weekend coming up and you want to have a slightly healthier version of your traditional football fare. How about going meatless while the New England Patriots play the New York Giants? It’s simple, easy, delicious and even the most avowed meat eater will be happy with the spread we put together.…

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