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Recurgitating Makes Me Hangry, and Other Thoughts on Neologisms

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.08.2015 | Comedy
Maria Rodale

By now you may have recovered from your initial outrage over the new words the Oxford English Dictionary authorized in its latest edition. If you missed the stories about it, read on.

5 Essential Steps to Clean Water for Everyone

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.04.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

According to data from the Beverage Marketing Corporation (a market research firm), bottled water will outsell soda in America in approximately two ...

15 Fabulous Things You Can Do About Water Right Now

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger James Oseland, editor-in-chief of Rodale's Organic Life So, three issues into the brand-spanking new magazine Rodale's Organic Lif...

Yoga for Men, Part II: Closed Twists

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Dear Male Yogis, Last month, in Yoga for Men, Part I: Forward Bends, we learn...

WTF Is Nooch?! And Other Vegan Lingo Explained

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.28.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Gillian Francella, writer, editor, and newly converted vegan What is a world without the gooey goodness that is a basketful of mel...

What Eating Organic Food Does for the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.28.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Lisa Bunin, PhD, organic policy director, Center for Food Safety Sure, I eat organic food because I think it's healthier for me t...

A Nostalgic Recipe for Senfgurken (German Mustard Pickles)

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.28.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's As a little girl, I spent two weeks of every summer at my grandparents' house in...

What If You Had $1 Billion Dollars and a Permanent Vacation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

The other day, I had lunch with a friend who's obsessed with bats. Literally. He travels around the world with this guy named Merlin and studies bat...

Crayons, Clubhouses, and Crushes: Women Are Going Girlie

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Maria Rodale

Sometimes the universe is trying to tell you something. Just listen, and there it is: the wisdom you've been seeking. The inspiration you'd hoped wo...

The Lessons of Bees

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

On National Honey Bee Day, let's give props to our pollinators and, maybe, learn how to be better humans. by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive e...

While You Get Your Zs, Your Brain's Cleaning House

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Are you one of the legions of z-les...

To the Wilderness... And Back Again

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by Rebecca Craven, business ops & strategy intern I recently decided, with the help of a friend, to hike the Appalachian Trail. Since I'm an av...

Fitness Foursquare: My Way to Check In During Travel

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Gina Kim, Women's Health editorial intern Wrangling my foot around my body and arching my back into position, I find it almost imp...

Are You Living Your Dream?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Justine Sha, Rodale Books publicity intern The other day at yoga class, our teacher, Eddie, asked us to begin our practice by sit...

Frozen Pea Summer Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.11.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by Candice Kumai, for EatClean.com Why are you still sweating over roasted veggies?! Tell your oven it has the rest of the summer off--it's time to...

How Was Your Fire, Honey?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger George DeVault, author of FIRE CALL! a volunteer firefighter's memoir "How often do you get a fire call?" people ask all the time....

The Slow Burn

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Dictionary.com lists 18 definitions for fire as a noun. It lists another 15 for it as a transiti...

Fire Safety: 'Dumb Stuff' That Typically Smart People Actually Do

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger George DeVault, author of FIRE CALL!, a volunteer firefighter's memoir The blue minivan was a huge ball of fire when our pumper tr...

What Your Fire-Building Technique Says About You

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

You can tell a lot about a person by the way she builds a campfire. The fastidious stack the wood perfectly crisscross. People who won't let anyone ...

The Grand Tour: The Loire Valley

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The final stop of The Grand Tour of 2015: The Loire Valley in central France. The house where Leonardo da Vinci died. Gelato like a rose! Some o...

Three Things You Need to Know About Carbon

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Part II of a three-part sustainability series by guest blogger Larry Eighmy, managing principal of The Stone House Group You may recall learning ab...

How Schools Can Reduce Energy Costs and Promote a Sustainable Future

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.10.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Part III of a three-part sustainability series by guest blogger Larry Eighmy, Managing Principal of The Stone House Group When you think back o...

On History, Sustainability, and Community

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Part I of a three-part sustainability series by guest blogger Larry Eighmy, managing principal of The Stone House Group Even if you don't believe i...

The Grand Tour: Paris

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues... Hello, Paris! Best salad of the whole trip, enjoyed at Hotel Le Meurice, Paris. The Eiffel Tower! Never enough E...

Shoppers on a Mission: How Consumer Demand for Transparency Is Changing Our Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, associate director of the Non-GMO Project As anyone with access to social media knows, our food system is having ...