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Artist's jewel-like recycled glass mosaics reveal nature's consciousness

Fusing her own blends of recycled glass to create jewels of light and color, this artist's gorgeous mosaics remind us of the spirit of nature.

Source: Culture feed | 31 Jan 2015 | 12:53 am MSK

Interactive New Moon installation is made from 5,500 recycled light bulbs (Video)

This glowing, mobile art installation in the shape of a moon invites people to take it for a spin around its phases.

Source: Culture feed | 30 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm MSK

6 tips for how to read more books

Reading is a healthy and rewarding habit that requires discipline. Here are some ideas for making it part of your regular routine.

Source: Culture feed | 30 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm MSK

This mock horror film features a giant K-Cup Godzilla

The single-use coffee pod situation is getting so dire that one film producer decided to tackle it from a different angle, in hopes of catching consumers' attention.

Source: Culture feed | 29 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm MSK

It's National Handwriting Day. Do you still write by hand?

Some people do; others use a keyboard for everything and have forgotten how. What about you?

Source: Culture feed | 23 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm MSK

This school is creating a more beautiful world, one relationship at a time

Meet the man behind Transition Lab, which author Daniel Quinn called "an enterprise of brilliant design that promises to achieve remarkable results on a wide front."

Source: Culture feed | 22 Jan 2015 | 11:52 pm MSK

Mesmerizing Fibonacci sculptures are 3D printed (Video)

Found in pinecones and sunflowers, the famous Fibonacci sequence is used to create these captivating, spinning sculptures.

Source: Culture feed | 21 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm MSK

City of Vancouver bans organic waste from regular garbage

The use of a green bin has been recommended for years, but now it's the law in Vancouver, as part of the city's plan to cut down on unnecessary food waste.

Source: Culture feed | 21 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm MSK

Posters from the past still inspire today

A huge trove of posters from the WPA is full of messages that still resonate. And brush your teeth!

Source: Culture feed | 15 Jan 2015 | 4:39 pm MSK

This forest sings and sighs with sound

Touch the trees, hear them hum and murmur.

Source: Culture feed | 14 Jan 2015 | 5:38 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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