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Biofuels represent an answer, a piece of a larger puzzle in alternative energy. OPINION Right now, the United States is dependent upon petroleum, and petroleum prices are not stable. This can wreak havoc on our economy. And no matter how much oil is...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: contributors | Friday, January 30, 2015
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We pitted Boston and Seattle against each other based on some of our favorite urban metrics -- like transit, oysters, and celebrity activists....
From: Grist | By: Grist staff | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Claims that climate models overestimate warming are "unfounded" Climate change skeptic accused of violating disclosure rules Keystone XL bill passes Senate, setting up Republican showdown with Obama Kids caught in crossfire of climate education battle...
From: Skeptical Science | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Art imitates life as carpet-makers weave images of war into their creations....
From: The Atlantic | By: Cosimo Bizzarri | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Filed under: Health Care, U.S. Government, Restaurants Bill Bachmann/Alamy By Erik Baard The American hunger for meat, especially beef, is abating for the first time in living memory. Now vegetables are claiming more space in an unexpected place: the...
From: Daily Finance | By: MainStreet.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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A year ago, the Internet was buzzing with speculation that Apple was about to unveil a new iPhone with a sapphire screen that doubled as a solar panel. It was a cool idea and not entirely unfounded. In February 2013 Apple was granted a patent, originally...
From: Forbes | By: Elise Ackerman | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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With Valentine's Day approaching, it's time to get planning the most romantic night of the year. But don't you distress, Romeo or Juliet - we tracked down five apps that will help you put together an unforgettable day, stress-free. BloomNation - Buying...
From: GeekSugar | By: Kelly-Schwarze | Friday, January 30, 2015
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This week, a survey finds that those over 70 are still having sex, a new study links sugary drinks to earlier menstruation, and condoms are set to walk the runway in Washington. Image: Shutterstock The post This Week in Sex: The Over-70 Set Is Still...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Martha Kempner | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Sami Yassa, Senior Scientist, Director of NRDC’s Markets Initiative, San Francisco: This week, yet another study was released that points to the need to reassess biomass policies both in Europe and the US. The analysis, published by the World Resources...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Sami Yassa | Friday, January 30, 2015
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by Nicole Dieker Sarah (not her real name) is a 38-year-old microbiology lab tech in Eugene, Oregon. ND: So, Sarah, tell us a little bit about your finances. Sarah: I’m doing pretty well, all things considered. I just turned 38 and I’ve owned my...
From: The Billfold | By: Nicole Dieker | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Friday deflected mounting ethics questions swirling around him and fiancee Cylvia Hayes over newly disclosed, six-figure consulting payments she received from a clean energy group -- while she was advising the governor on...
From: Fox News | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The mainstream media isn’t paying attention to him, but the Evangelical base loves Mike Huckabee. Too bad he no longer loves the environment....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Friday, January 30, 2015
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I can't seem to find a planter like this anywhere.I picked up a pretty little spotted aloe plant (about 4 inches in diameter) a couple weeks ago and I would like to place it in a new pot. Preferably, I would like to purchase a small bowl shaped pot that...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: donut_princess | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The Super Bowl is perhaps the most widely watched sporting event of the year, with millions of viewers across the country. Even if you don’t watch football the rest of the season, you make an exception for the Super Bowl. This is because the Super...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The promise of biofuels is running on empty. EDITORIAL Once seen as among the best hopes for saving the planet from the environmental ravages of fossil fuels, biofuels — fuels made from organic matter — are losing their luster under the weight of...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Sun-Times Editorial Board | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Although he's used to performing in front of millions as a member of *NSYNC, Lance Bass still felt jitters on his wedding day. The 35-year-old pop star married Michael Turchin last December, and the fabulous fete will air next month for a special on...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Washington State LegislatureIs the 'stache of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler (left) big enough to absorb the state's carbon emissions on its own, without raising taxes? Would the subdued bristles of Democratic House Speaker Frank Chopp...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Holy flavor explosion. I made this two days in a row last week. Once for my husband and I (and the non-dairy allergic boy!)…and again for our neighbors because they had a recent surgery and needed a warm home cooked meal after a few days of hospital...
From: Five-dollar Dinners | By: Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhall may be trying to make things right with his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift. Following their messy breakup back in 2011, things remained pretty icy between the former sweeties. But an insider told OKMagazine.com that Gyllenhaal is now hoping...
From: OK Magazine | By: Treye Green | Friday, January 30, 2015
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“Zero Hour: Tokyo Rose’s Last Tape” focuses on a young Japanese-American who becomes branded as an Axis propagandist....
From: New York Times | By: LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES | Friday, January 30, 2015
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A scientist studying rural communities in India pushes back on the value of scientists measuring planetary limits....
From: New York Times | By: ANDREW C. REVKIN | Friday, January 30, 2015
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See the Valentine’s Day gift ideas » Whether or not you think that Valentine’s Day is just a useless Hallmark holiday, we’re always down for an excuse to show our feels. In the past few years, V-Day has become a safe space for lovers and friends...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Randi Bergman | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Emissions fell by six times the rate in the five years before the carbon tax than they did under the carbon tax. – Environment minister Greg Hunt, The Guardian, January 17, 2015.
From: PhysOrg | Friday, January 30, 2015
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My boyfriend is a liar. I mean, his particular brand of lying is relatively innocuous, but still.  "I feel your pain," my mother says to me, when I tell her about his wrongdoing. "Your father did the same thing to me." What I'm talking about here is...
From: BrokeAss Gourmet | By: Gabi Moskowitz | Friday, January 30, 2015
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As supported by evidence from my absolute favorite movie genre — the romantic comedy. The post 10 Things I Learned About Love the Second Time Around appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Dawn Meehan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Here’s the first Welcome to Me trailer, featuring Kristen Wiig as a woman suffering from Borderline Personalilty Syndrome who wins millions in the lottery. But those lottery winnings don’t make her life any easier, as she ditches her treatment and...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Liz Barratt-Brown, Senior Advisor, Washington, DC: Now that Congress has voted to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, attention will focus on President Obama who has promised to veto this legislation but whose administration is also actively...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Liz Barratt-Brown | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Energy a top agenda item at today's meetingThe post Premiers gather in Ottawa to discuss trade, climate, health care appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Which countries will suffer the most as a result of global climate change? The global climate is changing and as it does, certain countries are likely to feel the brunt of it. The poorest nations, those that emit the least carbon, are the most threatened...
From: EcoSalon | By: Sara Novak | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The Maltese named Charlie was last seen with a pregnant woman and her son
From: People | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The best introduction for Naama Bloom's one-of-a-kind period subscription service HelloFlo (like Birchbox, but for your hoo-ha!) might be Camp Gyno, the company's viral ad from 2013 featuring the world's youngest gynecologist.
From: Geekosystem | By: Carolyn Cox | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Interviewing Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy late last year about the Obama administration's historic climate change agreement with China, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell asked how the administration would handle Republican critics...
From: Media Matters | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Siva Power, a solar energy company, has raised $10 million from several sources, including $4 million in funding from DBL Investors, Medley Partners and Acero Capital. Siva also converted $3 million in debt financing the company received in May 2014...
From: PE Hub | By: Chris Witkowsky | Friday, January 30, 2015
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This is real science, we swear!
From: Grist | By: Amelia Urry | Friday, January 30, 2015
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When Rudy Lombard ran health fairs around Evanston to educate people on prostate disease, diabetes and other illnesses in the African-American community, few knew he was a civil rights icon lionized in New Orleans for his efforts to desegregate lunch...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Maureen O'Donnell | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The Guardian | The Daily Dot | The Mary Sue Colleen McCullough, the late author of “The Thorn Birds,” died on Thursday, Elle Hunt reported Friday for The Guaridan. Her obituary on Friday in The Australian resulted in the hashtag #myozobituary. In...
From: Poynter Online | By: Kristen Hare | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Today's comic by Mark Fiore is King Abdullah: Royal Pain: What's coming up on Sunday Kos ... Religious freedom gives me the constitutional right to violate your constitutional rights. Right? by Ian Reifowitz Is split-ticket voting dying? by Steve Singiser...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Urban foraging won't fill you up or provide miraculous cures, and you'll end up with lots of very bitter greens, but it could be the perfect solution for food deserts....
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Friday, January 30, 2015
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I’m so excited to share Amanda’s bridal session with you today. If you’re not familiar, a bridal session is photo session with just for the bride in all her wedding finery that takes place prior to the wedding day. It’s a neat way to document...
From: DIY Bride | By: DIY Bride | Friday, January 30, 2015
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New coaches, alcohol dragsters, and opinions oh my! The sun peeks around the corner of a skyscraper. I don't know the name of the tall building but I do know it looks like a big pirate ship and holds lots and lots of lawyers. We're wearing coats, or...
From: The Falcoholic | By: Adam Schultz | Friday, January 30, 2015
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This week on Designer Basics, we’re featuring another successful designer who got his start at a young age. By the way, if you missed the last one, be sure to check out our previous post on Alexander Wang. Photo Credit: ELLE Young designers sure are...
From: College Fashion | By: Alexa - Masterman High School | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Meg Waltner, Manager, Building Energy Policy, San Francisco, CA: The Department of Energy this week finalized updated energy efficiency standards for the automatic commercial ice makers often found in hotels, restaurants, and health-care facilities....
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Meg Waltner | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab  Twenty years ago, Jim VandeHei took an unassuming job that would later shape the global news empire he’s still building. Fresh out of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with degrees in journalism...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Couturiers lavished spring looks with a profusion of blooms. Continue reading...Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook....
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: WWD.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Part I of this two-part series asked the question of whether the military should be getting credit for a new solar project that utility Duke Energy is building at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC. This post explores why the military...
From: CleanTechnica | By: David Pomerantz | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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The economic potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is simply too massive for enterprises to ignore. Accenture LLP says it could add as much as $14 trillion to the world’s economy by 2030, as long as businesses and … Continue reading...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mike Wheatley | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Comic book shoes, wholesale flowers, and a some geeky movie and TV references... this is our kind of geeky LA party. Add in the cool venue, the donuts, and the Star Wars centerpieces and it's on like Donkey Kong. Oh, and don't miss the groom's hilarious...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Just in time for this week's slush to turn to lethal ice, the city has issued a weather advisory warning of "dangerously frigid temperatures and life-threatening wind chill" heading our way this week. Oh, and there'll be some light snow, too. It almost...
From: Gothamist | By: Rebecca Fishbein | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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