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Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Life at the SETI Institute: Meet Dr. Janice Bishop -- Video

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

This one-minute excerpt comes from a special colloquium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the SETI Institute. Watch a video of Dr. Janice Bishop g...

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

Life at the SETI Institute: Laurance Doyle, A Man of Many Firsts

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

Dr. Laurance Doyle is a true renaissance man who thrives on discovery. His passion is to immerse himself into scientific mysteries and go "where no man has gone before."

Life at the SETI Institute: Meet Franck Marchis

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

Franck Marchis joined the SETI Institute as a Principal Investigator or lead scientist in 2007. He is also an assistant research Astronomer at the University of California Berkeley.

Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Earth's Day, Shifted Axis

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Earth's days may have gotten a little bit shorter since the massive earthquake in Chile, but don't feel bad if you haven't noticed. ...

A Deeper Look At Avatar

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

The film is a wake-up call - reminding us of the dangers of greed, unconsciousness, disconnection, insensitivity, violence, and arrogance, both globally and personally.

Avatar Breaks Cultural Boundaries

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

What AVATAR points out is how different it is when people are connected through the silence, the Stillness in their hearts and minds. You know, that place where no words are needed.

Mayim Bialik's Latest Role: Green Mom

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

We know her as Blossom, that spunky adolescent on that eponymous sitcom. But since the series ended in 1995, Mayim Bialik, now 33, has truly blossomed.

Spirit Of Peace In All: Part I

John Morton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Morton

Leigh Taylor-Young and I participated recently in the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia. Nelson Mandela attended that Parliament and spoke of his debt to religion throughout his life.

Dan Brown's New Book, 2012 - Are You Ready for the Consciousness Shift?

Doc Childre | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doc Childre

Many people are feeling a shift in consciousness happening now and some are predicting a major planetary shift around the year 2012.

Is There Hope for the Planet?

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

If there is to be restoration, we must first encounter national reformation. Until then our good efforts will continue to backfire and fall to the ground. If there is to be hope, there first must be God.

On Using the Triple Bottom Line in the Wine World

Jean-Charles Boisset | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Charles Boisset

As we make wine in one of the most economically trying times in recent history, I predict that among those who prosper in these tough times, we will find a shared philosophy and a commitment to a triple bottom line.

12 Awesome Travelers on Twitter Who Rock the Planet

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
2morrowknight

I also get my "global fix" from reading the work of international travelers on Twitter who illustrate our world in a very bold and enlightening way. Here are 12 world travelers who do just that.

Nobel Encouragement

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Life on Earth will survive because of the visions of humans like Barack Obama. If you'd rather just complain, that's your right, but get out of the way while the rest of us get it done.

Care About the Earth? Four Simple Ways to Take Action

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

It's officially Climate Week. In case you feel discouraged that you can't do enough, remember Gandhi's words: "Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

The Discovery of Neptune

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Kaplan

Semi-irregularity, by combining the familiar and the changeable, gives the mind its best tools for effective thought: patterns and exceptions.

Great, Green Fashion Brands

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Some of the most eye-catching baubles are made of stuff that had a past life--and many of them can be found on Etsy, a global network of artisans selling handmade works.

Suicidal Planet Seems On Death Spiral Into Star

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Astronomers have found what appears to be a gigantic suicidal planet. The odd, fiery planet is so close to its star and so large t...

Friday Talking Points [90] -- Obama To Switch Parties

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ted Kennedy is putting both his legacy and his sense of entitlement to his office before the interests of his constituents.

Self-Care = Earth Care

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

What's good for our bodies is good for the planet -- and what's bad for the earth is bad for our health.

Take These Simple Steps to Help Our Seas and the Economy This World Oceans Day

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

As we celebrate World Oceans Day, let us remember the great bounty that the sea provides us and our responsibility to be good stewards of this great public resource.

Eco-Conscious Conception

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Every person carries a body burden of industrial chemicals, most of which didn't exist two generations ago. Babies born today have over 200 toxic pollutants pulsing through their bodies.

Out Of Line: Confused Geography

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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New Discovery: More of the Worlds!

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Last week, astronomers uncovered new planets in the celestial lounge: we'll wonder how quickly they'll take our jobs, then we'll build a border fence around the planet. That's just the kind of worldly neighbors we are.