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The GizmoPal is a helicopter parent's dream

LG's new two-way communication device is designed for kids too young for cellphones so parents can keep tabs on them at all times.

Source: Culture feed | 16 Dec 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Artist's adorable felted sculptures enhance our love for mushrooms

These felted facsimiles of nature endear us to the mysterious world of mushrooms, squids and octopi.

Source: Culture feed | 11 Dec 2014 | 12:08 am MSK

Why urbanists, preservationists and parents should shop local instead of online this season

We have compared local shopping to the big boxes before, but the comparison to Amazon and online shopping is even worse.

Source: Culture feed | 10 Dec 2014 | 9:36 pm MSK

Isn't it past time to Kill the Cup already?

Some say, "If you waste paper cups no one will like you." Don't let that be you.

Source: Culture feed | 9 Dec 2014 | 10:06 pm MSK

Resist the urge to flush if you're serious about water conservation

If it's yellow, the best thing you can do is let it mellow.

Source: Culture feed | 8 Dec 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

12 gifts your vegan friends will love

This list of animal ingredients to be avoided may seem daunting, but this guide to vegan gifts is here to help!

Source: Culture feed | 4 Dec 2014 | 12:00 am MSK

Rap Guide to Wilderness celebrates wild nature and the ways it enriches our lives

The man who brought us the Rap Guide to Evolution is back to entertain, educate, and inspire us with a thought-provoking album that captures the spirit of conservation.

Source: Culture feed | 2 Dec 2014 | 10:12 pm MSK

6 ways to give experiences instead of things this holiday season

Experiential gifts are growing in popularity because they create wonderful, long-lasting memories and don't clutter the house with unnecessary stuff.

Source: Culture feed | 28 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Thanksgiving leftovers: A roundup of past Thanksgiving Day stories

Gather round the holiday vegetable loaf and hear of Thanksgivings past on TreeHugger

Source: Culture feed | 27 Nov 2014 | 4:47 pm MSK

Man's unique handmade instrument emits mind-blowing sounds (Video)

Made with simple materials, this extraordinary instrument creates experimental acoustic sounds that sound eerie yet beautiful.

Source: Culture feed | 27 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm MSK

Oh No Mommy! Will the Greenies Take Fireworks Away From Us?

Obligatory Post About Green Fireworks for the 4th of July Fireworks are fun - who doesn't like explosions? - and a good excuse to get together with family and friends, but they're also not very clean. In Beijing, China, the smoke from fireworks during the new year celebrations tripled pollution levels overnight, and the toxic metals used to get the bright colorful sparks fall back to Earth, contaminating soil and water. Is there something we can do without losing the fireworks?

Source: LivingECHO | 3 Jul 2009 | 12:11 am MSD

Do Roses Stink?

For Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions, giving flowers often seems like a gift from Mother Nature herself.

But when flowers are doused in pesticides and transported long (i.e., energy-intensive) distances, their eco-appeal quickly evaporates.  The health impact conventionally-grown flowers has makes them even less desirable.

Source: LivingECHO | 14 Feb 2008 | 10:19 am MSK

The Natural Collection Supports Peace One Day Today

We're sure that millions of people all around the world have made a commitment to today's International Day of Peace.

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 2:07 am MSD

Taking Back the Streets: TreeHugger Tips For Car Free Day

Here are some ideas for World Car Free Day to take back our streets:...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:57 am MSD

Seven Easy Pieces for Fall: Women

A new wind is starting to blow and you can almost smell change crackle in the air,...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:56 am MSD

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