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Germans and Their Scornful View of Tap Water

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Germans are brainwashed into drinking bottled water, and requests for tap water at a restaurant are often met with scorn, sour expressions, or downright refusal.

How to Fill Yankee Stadium's Pricey Empty Seats

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that the team's super-rich owners used taxpayer subsidies to help finance their gilded ballpark, it serves them right that they're losing some revenue.

Is Green Lit So Green After All?

Doree Lewak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Doree Lewak

If you harbored shame reading that Tori Spelling tome before, imagine how guilty you'd feel if you knew about the egregious expenditure of natural resources used to produce it.

No Spam Filter? You've Got a Bigger Carbon Footprint

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

75 percent of this wasted energy is by us, the end user--consumed during all that time it takes us to delete the unsolicited junk. Therefore, having a smart spam filter is not only necessary for our sanity, it also has the global equivalent of taking 2.3 million cars of the road.

Greening My House: Power Strips, White Light Lamps, Compost Jars, and Logs Made of Coffee Grounds

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Arianna Huffington

After reading Sloan Barnett's book about greening our homes, I decided to take a closer look at mine. Because, these days, "green" means a lot more than making your house energy efficient. READ MORE Announcing the Launch of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund Watch: Arianna Guest Hosts CNBC's Squawk Box Watch: Arianna Discusses Huffington Post's Investigative Journalism Venture on Morning Joe Watch: Arianna On ABC's Top Line Discussing Obama's Debut On The World Stage Watch: Arianna Discusses Michelle Obama's "Fantastic" Style On CBS' Washington Unplugged

Masonades: Organic Refreshments to Go, Farm Style

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

I'm a big fan of fresh, natural, lemonade and brewed ice tea. I found a way to make my own single-serving sized version in portable containers.

Hybrid Cars Get Compliments -- Why Not My Bike?

Mark Klempner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Klempner

Strange how people think it cool to drive a "green" car, but if they meet someone who doesn't own a car, they infer financial limitation, not ecological choice.

Nutrional Value and Taste of American Fruits and Vegetables Has Plunged, Study Says

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

If you aren't going organic for the nutritional value, the destructive farming practices, or to pass up the harmful pesticides, you might as well just go for taste.

Could You Live Without a Refrigerator?

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

A fridge-free existence can be had with savvy planing.

Even My Goose Supports Green Energy

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

What the... something white, curly, and shiny was underneath my goose, Saro. It was a spiral of glass? Then I saw it. She was laying on a compact fluorescent light bulb.

Kiss My "Green" Lips

Deirdre Imus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deirdre Imus

Here's a reality check... the average consumer can use more than two dozen personal care products containing hundreds of chemical ingredients each day.

Becoming the Essential Green You! A Resolution To Live By

Deirdre Imus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Imus

In the past, the presumption was that if it's on the store shelves, it must be safe. But in fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Need proof? Cigarettes are sold everywhere.

The Top Five Most Popular New Year's Resolutions And How Being Green Can Help You Keep Them

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

So now is the time when the entire world is making lofty commitments to better their bodies, their minds, and their lives. How about the planet? Belie...

Tip #3 for the 44th Prez: Time Your Showers

Paul McRandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul McRandle

The Obamas have exercise routines that put the nation to shame and that means time whiled under the tap. But, with an egg timer, they could cut the average 8.5- minute shower to just five.

This Year Make The Resolution To Start Your Urban Homestead

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

It feels good to get your fingernails dirty, even on the 34th floor, and you can finally start walking the walk so many of us have been talking.

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Read More: Stuart Bowden, Ted Stevens, Jesse Jackson Jr, Ron Paul, Guantanamo, Al Franken, Best Government Dollar Spent, 50 State Strategy, Mccain, Primary Schedule, Awards, China, Worst Political Theater, Drill Baby Drill, Sarah Palin, Most Overreported Story, Andrew Cuomo, First Cat, Howard Dean, Socks the Cat, 2008, Bailout, Sofa, Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Worst Political Scandal, John Edwards, Status of Forces, Sorry to See You Go, Health Care, Aids, Global Warming, Gravel, Election 2008 Coverage, Alaska, Bobby Jindal, Thomas Tamm, Reconstruction, Joe the Plumber, Tony Snow, Bernanke, Democrat, Letterman, Socks Clinton, Most Underrated, Democrats, Barack Obama, Best Idea, Predictions, George Carlin, 15 Minutes of Fame, Honorable Mention, Michigan, Hybrid, Wiretapping, Fred Thompson, Hillary Clinton, Executive Experience, Maliki, Caribou Barbie, Best Spin, Stuart Bowen, Destined for Political Oblivion, Kucinich, Jesse Helms, Private Jet, Beijing, Truth Commission, Going Green, Iraq, Most Overrated, Isaac Hayes, Spitzer, Caroline Kennedy, Bush, Wright, Blagojevich, Paulson, Bo Diddley, Mclaughlin, Unemployment, Inauguration, Destined for Political Stardom, Biggest Government Waste, Snl, Florida, Socks, Primary, Africa, Whistleblower, Best Political Theater, Most Underreported Story, Boldest Political Tactic, Castro, David Plouffe, Jeremiah Wright, Olympics, Harvey Korman, Beau Biden, Bernie Mac, Free Speech Zone, Wall Street, Chris Weigant, Oil, Most Honest Person, Socialism, Michael Crichton, Arthur C. Clarke, Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey, Worst Idea, David Letterman, Tamm, Wurzelbacher, Politics News
Chris Weigant

Love her or hate her, you have to admit that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for the Republican ticket this year was without any doubt the boldest political tactic of the year.

Nip, Tuck, Gas a Car with Human Fat

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzette Standring

Bio-diesel fuels derive from vegetable oils or animal fats and can be used to run vehicles outfitted with special fuel tanks and engines. But using human fat? Creepy.

Five Comics Giving (Anti) Environmental Messages

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

All of these five cartoonists arguably give a negative jab to the green movement -- but does that makes them less green?

3 Ways To Go Green This Holiday Season

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

The holiday season is typically a very wasteful time of year, so we want to encourage you to start making some little changes that will help make this...

Convert Your Gas Car to Electric

Kristen Reeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kristen Reeves

Some people who believe driving an electric car or hybrid isn't actually helping save the planet or "going green" because of the batteries. Once the batteries die, what happens to them?

Stimulate Greening in the Public Square II

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amitai Etzioni

We should focus on public facilities -- one can expect much bang for the buck and much quicker results than if one deals with the private sector.

Facebook and You Tube Helped Obama and Can Help Clean Energy, Too

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

The clean energy industry may lack the donations that flooded into the presidential campaign, but that doesn't mean we can't take advantage of the online social networking systems utilized.

Green Open House: Take A Tour And Get Some Tips With "Dreaming Green"

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Lisa Sharkey and her husband Paul Gleicher decided to remodel their Manhattan townhouse, they decided to construct an eco-friendly home from top ...

Green Air Can Cure Healthcare Too

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas M. Kostigen

As Washington figures ways to fix the economy and pump capital into the financial system, a fix that amounts to tens of billions of dollars a year is ...

How Green is Your Gum?

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Gum, as it turns out, is not yet biodegradable, no matter how earth friendly the ingredients are.