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4 Green Options to Disposable Diapers

July 13, 2008 / 2 Comments

Twenty six years ago, I was 26-years younger (duh!) and didn't mind the hassle of handling baby diapers. Now, there's a new baby in the house. Right, a 26-year old and a 5-month year old. You can stop laughing now. Image by Lance McCord Messing around with cloth diapers is a pain, and with all the water used I am not sure ...

Safe Cleaners for Green Babies

July 11, 2008 / No Comments

Honey! Get the baby, I think we can really clean her up. In this day and age it's not enough to just bathe a baby, the baby needs to be kept safe from all sorts of chemicals, many found in cleaning products. What's up with that? Chemicals found in household cleaners and air fresheners, for example, have been linked to childhood asthma ...

Vegetarian Diet Causes Loss in Libido

July 7, 2008 / 12 Comments

Remember how horny Labord’s Chameleons are? There's a guy in China who's not going to die young of violent sex and he's blaming it on a vegetarian lifestyle. Or more precisely, that's what his doctor is telling him. When the guy saw that friends of his were suffering from obesity, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease and diabetes he decided to ...

Chic Goods Made from Waste

July 5, 2008 / 1 Comment

Japan has ideas out the gazoo when it comes to recycling.  At an upmarket residential area in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward one man is making colorful accent rugs from old clothes, 1960's-style lamp shades from corrugated plastic board, and  candleholders from old bicycle chains. It's called the ecoprinka brand with the aim of  "Co-existence with the Earth means enjoying doing ecologically ...

When Mother Nature Doesn’t Get it Right – Square Watermelons

July 4, 2008 / 1 Comment

  How often do people thing they can do things better, improve on the way our planet and all its intricacies have been designed? We reroute rivers, relocate forests, try to make it rain, try to make it stop. One Japanese group has taken the initiative and has successfully reshaped the watermelon. Yup, to be sure. A group in Kagawa Prefecture ...

Green-Haired Chinese Star, Zhou Xun, Promotes Trendshealth

June 27, 2008 / No Comments

  Trendshealth is a new magazine in China promoting green living concepts. Zhou Xun is a tiny (yet, BIG) Chinese movie star. (Can you say Zhang Ziyi?) Zhou Xun was also appointed as a National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program. But Green-haired Zhou Xun? We don't mind. And if she get help get one-fourth of the world's population to ...