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Movie Creatures We Wish Were Real (PHOTOS)

(107) Comments | Posted March 7, 2010 | 8:15 AM

In honor of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, we at the HuffPost Green decided to honor some of our own favorite film moments. While a compelling story and strong acting are important to any film, what really wows us is imagination. Some filmmakers are able to create entire worlds with...

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Homemade Beauty Treatments (PHOTOS)

(32) Comments | Posted March 5, 2010 | 7:08 AM

The latest trend in beauty products is to use natural ingredients to reap the benefits of fruits, plants, and minerals. Unfortunately, many of these products mix natural ingredients with chemicals and preservatives. Why not try making some of these treatments yourself? Everything from shampoo to lotion to deodorant can be...

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The Cutest Pygmy Animals (PHOTOS)

(36) Comments | Posted March 4, 2010 | 6:51 AM

What is it about small animals that puts us in the mood to say, "awww?" In the case of these pygmy animals it might be because they are much more rare than their standard-sized relatives. Some of these pygmies are pocket-sized while others are big enough to carry a human...

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How To Make Your Own Blanket (PHOTOS)

(14) Comments | Posted February 26, 2010 | 2:26 PM

It's the perfect time of year to cuddle up with a blanket and read a good book. As snow blankets the east coast again, why not try making your own cozy, earth-friendly throw? Here are seven ideas to get you started!


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The Grossest Packaged Foods Ever (PHOTOS)

(201) Comments | Posted February 25, 2010 | 7:09 AM

In honor of the Week of Eating In, where we are encouraging people to cook from scratch, we decided we had to document some of the most unsavory processed and packaged foods. Processed foods often have tons of sodium, additives, preservatives and far less nutritional value than their fresh counterparts....

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The Best, Green Running Shoes and Clothing (PHOTOS)

(62) Comments | Posted February 21, 2010 | 7:52 AM

People tend to view running as a "green" sport because it is light on equipment and doesn't usually require the use of a car to get you somewhere. It's true that running has a lot going for it, however, the apparel that runners use can take a very big toll...

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Creative Bridges Of The Past And Future (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted February 19, 2010 | 7:19 AM

Bridges are one of the few architectural endeavors that are both functional and symbolic. Spans like the Golden Gate, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Tower Bridge of London capture the popular imagination, while still serving an essential purpose. During the middle ages, inhabited bridges became popular as a means of...

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The Best Apps For Eating In (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted February 16, 2010 | 12:54 PM

With The Week Of Eating In fast approaching, we thought it would be fun to take a look at how technology can help us meet our goal to cook all of our own food for a week. From grocery shopping, to planning healthy meals, to finding out the...

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Left Behind: The Problem of Abandoned Pets (PHOTOS)

(232) Comments | Posted February 9, 2010 | 2:34 PM

Every year, irresponsible pet owners abandon animals that they no longer want. The reasons may be financial or practical, but either way, these innocent animals suffer. They may also cause harm. Abandoned animals overrun shelters and wreck havoc on non-native ecosystems. These nine fascinating stories of abandoned pets show why...

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Living Underground: Coober Pedy (PHOTOS)

(28) Comments | Posted February 9, 2010 | 6:55 AM

Coober Pedy, an opal mining town in South Australia, is located in an extremely inhospitable environment. Desert temperatures in the summer usually exceed 104 degrees Fahrenheit and it can get quite chilly in the winter. Years ago, the original miners stumbled upon a solution to living there: Build everything underground....

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Valentine's Day Gifts 2010 (PHOTOS)

(8) Comments | Posted January 29, 2010 | 6:59 AM

February 14th is around the corner! Have you thought about what to get for your special someone? Classic Valentine's gifts are romantic, but chocolate, flowers, and jewelry can also be major eco-culprits. Go green this year with gifts that honor your love for each other and our planet. Whether you're...

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Conflict Free Diamonds: A Girl's Best Friend (PHOTOS)

(56) Comments | Posted January 25, 2010 | 10:35 AM

For some people, diamonds are the classic symbol of romance, love, and commitment. For others, diamonds symbolize a legacy of violence because they are mined in ways that threaten the environment and people in their path. We at the HuffPost Green believe in choosing diamonds that are socially and environmentally...

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Fair Trade And Eco Friendly Coffee, Tea And Cocoa (PHOTOS)

(24) Comments | Posted January 14, 2010 | 6:41 AM

In case you haven't noticed, Baby, it's cold outside! We at HuffPost Green suggest warming up with a cup of organic, fair trade cocoa, coffee or tea. Grab your mug and check out some picks that are good for you and good for the world.



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Grandparents: Experts On Green Living (PHOTOS)

(284) Comments | Posted January 1, 2010 | 10:09 AM

"Going green," may seem like a new movement, but the concepts behind it are not. As we ring in a new decade today, we thought it would be fun to look at great green practices from the past. You may already have some green experts in your family, known to...

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Animals Celebrate The New Year In Style (PHOTOS)

(21) Comments | Posted December 31, 2009 | 12:18 AM

As we get ready to ring in 2010 with champagne, noisemakers, parades, and lots and lots of party hats, we don't want to forget our animal friends.They also love to get in on the act! Check out these adorable pictures and vote for your favorite.



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Adorable Animal Families (PHOTOS)

(18) Comments | Posted November 27, 2009 | 9:11 AM

Since many people will be spending time with families this weekend, we thought we highlight some photos of amazing animal families. Check out how families play, eat, travel, and snuggle. And don't forget to vote on your favorite!




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