Photo courtesy of Shira Golding Earth Day has come and gone, but there are still a lot of contests going on that focus on environmentally friendly ideas. If you have green skills or an innovative idea, here are some fun contests that offer a chance to keep changing the … [Read more...] about Be green, and bank some green with these contests
Photo courtesy of Earth Hour Global at Flickr.com. Once a year, environmentalists around the world turn out the lights for an hour. This year, Earth Hour falls on Saturday, March 28th, and many different homes, offices, and government buildings are taking part. The organizers … [Read more...] about How are you spending Earth Hour on March 28th?
Photo courtesy of Sunfell at Flickr.com. Everything old is new again. This is doubly true for trends that never went completely out of fashion, like vinyl records and Victory Gardens. Originally conceived during World War I as a way to ensure food supplies for troops, these … [Read more...] about How to plant a victory garden
Photo courtesy of Negaro UK at Flickr.com. For years, auto designers have been using wind tunnels to improve car designs. Wind tunnels make it easy to see how different features affect aerodynamics. Hoods, spoilers, and even mirrors have been engineered and re-engineered due … [Read more...] about Boost gas mileage with LRR tires
Photo courtesy of Azure Bleu at Flickr.com. The Kyoto treaty is in the news again as the Obama administration considers implementing a cap and trade system for carbon dioxide. It turns out that a lot of participating countries have fallen short of their Kyoto commitments, and … [Read more...] about The latest news on carbon credits