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Entries by Avital Andrews from 06/2010

Rating the Rations: A Taste Test of Freeze-Dried Hiking Foods

| Posted 06.18.2010 | Huffington Post

We recruited six young adults from Leadership Excellence, to blind taste an array of commercially produced freeze-dried fare. Our volunteers sampled 15 entrees and five desserts and scored them on a scale of 1 to 10.

Worth Watching: "Life" on DVD

| Posted 06.20.2010 | Entertainment

Even if you don't buy Dad the DVDs, you can still invite him to watch the harrowing and touching spectacle with you. "Life" is re-airing on Animal Planet Sunday nights through July 4.

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

| Posted 06.21.2010 | Healthy Living

Summer has arrived! So to help you make the living easy -- and green -- here are tips for preparing your home for summer in ways that won't hurt the planet.

Ovie Mughelli: The NFL's Green MVP

| Posted 06.22.2010 | Sports

Ovie Mughelli, at 30 years old and 245 pounds, is the NFL's greenest star, aiming his eco-efforts at underprivileged kids.

Beasts of Burden: The Best Backpacks for 2 Hours - or 2 Months

| Posted 06.22.2010 | Sports

Whether you're headed out for a sunset stroll or a multi-month slog on the Appalachian Trail, you'll want to shoulder the latest in comfortable, Earth-minded packs.

How to Have a Greener Fourth

| Posted 06.29.2010 | Green

Sunday is the Fourth of July, and what better way to honor the nation we love than by protecting and conserving its natural resources? Here are four tips to help you plan a bright-green celebration.