Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quote of the Week

July 28, 2013
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Green Home Trends

July 26, 2013
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Green Home Trends

image copyright Sisler Johnston Interior Design The following is a guest post by Sam Marquit Home architecture and design plans are constantly changing, and a trend that started a few years ago continues to inspire homeowners to think beyond terraces and decks. Outdoor living rooms and screened in porches are gaining momentum. These spaces have…

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Green Home Trends

July 26, 2013
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Green Home Trends

image copyright Sisler Johnston Interior Design The following is a guest post by Sam Marquit Home architecture and design plans are constantly changing, and a trend that started a few years ago continues to inspire homeowners to think beyond terraces and decks. Outdoor living rooms and screened in porches are gaining momentum. These spaces have…

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Italy to Ban Monsanto GM Corn

July 26, 2013
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Italy to Ban Monsanto GM Corn

Tweet http://www.nationofchange.org/italy-ban-monsanto-gmo-corn-80-public-support-1374… First India gives Monsanto a run for their ill-gotten money by refusing their patent applications, and now Italy, with the help of three Italian ministries, will try to undo Monsanto. A decree has been signed which will ban Monsanto’s MON810 maize, one of the two genetically modified crops currently legally grown in Europe…

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Voters Think Repub Climate Deniers "Crazy"

July 25, 2013
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Voters Think Repub Climate Deniers "Crazy"

Tweet http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/25/us-politics-climate-change-scepticis… Republicans in Congress who reject the science behind climate change could soon be reduced to political fossils, with new polling on Wednesday suggesting three-quarters of young voters find such views “ignorant, out of touch or crazy”. The bipartisan poll conducted for the League of Conservation Voters found solid 80% support among under-35 voters…

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An Occupier for Congress

July 23, 2013
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An Occupier for Congress

Tweet Our federal government has now clearly established itself as an enabler for corporate special interests instead of being the champion of we, the people and the common good. All three branches collude in eroding our civil rights, creating laws and policies which benefit the very rich at our expense. Our situation becomes less tolerable…

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10 Cool Ways to Reuse an Old Rake Head

July 22, 2013
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10 Cool Ways to Reuse an Old Rake Head

Do you have an old rake? Were you thinking of putting it out on trash/recycle day? Look over this list and you’re sure to change your mind, as there are some useful and stylish ways to reuse that rake head. We are always looking for ways to help you live a more sustainable and economical…

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The Smart Grid Means Standing Room Only in Silicon Valley

July 22, 2013
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The Smart Grid Means Standing Room Only in Silicon Valley

What could generate a standing room only crowd in an upscale hotel in Menlo Park? It was an event focused on the Green Button initiative.  The agenda offered the opportunity to hear from Nick Sinai, the Deputy US Chief Technology Officer at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and two Presidential Fellows,…

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Free Flat Design Social Media Icons

July 21, 2013
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We often end up creating social icons for various client’s websites, so we just thought we would share these latest, flat design versions. While most of these companies look the other way when it comes to icons linking to their site or an individual profile page, most do specify guidelines on use of the logo.…

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How Businesses are Creating Buzz and Impacting their Bottom Line

July 20, 2013
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How Businesses are Creating Buzz and Impacting their Bottom Line

Anniversaries are often an over looked celebratory opportunity—not only by forgetful significant others, but businesses as well! This however, according to  BizBash, is beginning to change. Businesses’ marketing strategies are constantly evolving to synchronize with society’s current trends and values, and with the recent implementation of “comfort marketing” strategies that have become effective in light of…

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