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Growing Trend: Shaving Dogs Into Cubes – VIDEOS

Growing Trend: Shaving Dogs Into Cubes – VIDEOS

The shape of things to come for dog grooming: Pets have their fur trimmed to make their heads square or circular as part of bizarre growing trend. The country that brought you Godzilla, King Kong, Sushi, used panty vending machines, and other assorted oddities, now brings you cube dogs. Actually dogs cut into cubes. Not […]

So You Think That 100% Sustainable Energy Can’t Be Done? Think Again.

So You Think That 100% Sustainable Energy Can’t Be Done? Think Again.

Researchers have come up with a strategy to produce 100% sustainable energy. One of the favorite arguments against alternative energy is that it isn’t available all the time. The sun goes down. The wind stops blowing. Gotta have that oil! Gotta have that natural gas! If there are accidents due to drilling or fracking, well, […]

Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets – Video

Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets – Video

Humpback Whale puts on an amazing display in this heartwarming story captured on film at the beautiful Sea of Cortez. While sailing in the Sea of Cortez with his family on Valentines Day 2011, Michael Fishbach — a staff member of Earth Island Institute’s Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters and co-director the Great Whale Conservancy […]

309 Square Foot Tiny Home Has A Home Theater, Full Kitchen, Guest Bedroom And More! (Video)

309 Square Foot Tiny Home Has A Home Theater, Full Kitchen, Guest Bedroom And More! (Video)

The Tiny Home movement is proving that a lot of amenities can be packed into small spaces without giving up all the comforts of a larger home. The Tiny Home movement has taken off in a big way; so much so that HGTV has a show, Tiny House Hunters, devoted to the search for alternative […]

Tiny Homes – Are They The Wave Of The Future For You? (Video)

Tiny Homes – Are They The Wave Of The Future For You? (Video)

The trend towards simpler living is embodied in the concept of tiny homes. One of the most interesting trends to come along in response to the economic downturn has been the emergence of tiny houses. These compact and very modern small homes range in size from less than 100 sq. ft. to just under 900 […]

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours! (Video)

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours! (Video)

Would you exercise for an hour every day if the workout could power your home for twenty-four hours? People often complain about the high costs of energy and the fact that they “never have time to workout.” This invention certainly solves both conundrums. And, most importantly, this free power invention has the potential to lift […]

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

A group of scientists is circulating a letter asking the Obama administration to prosecute those skeptical of the reality of man-made climate change. The scientists are part of a non-profit organization called The Institute of Global Environment and Society. For those unfamiliar with this organization: The Institute of Global Environment and Society, Inc. (IGES) – […]

How California Could Have Avoided Its Epic Water Crisis – VIDEO

How California Could Have Avoided Its Epic Water Crisis – VIDEO

California’s water crisis is the disaster everybody saw coming but nobody had the political will to stop. It’s the byproduct of a broken system that’s dominated by self-serving elites and misguided ideologues. Or so says Joel Kotkin, a distinguished professor at Chapman University, who writes frequently about Golden State politics. Kotkin says the drought could […]

2 Chimpanzees Granted Writ of Habeas Corpus, Seek Release From Biomedical Research

2 Chimpanzees Granted Writ of Habeas Corpus, Seek Release From Biomedical Research

The Nonhuman Rights Project reports that for the first time in world history a judge has granted an order to show cause and writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a nonhuman animal. According to their press release, “Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe issued an order to show cause and writ of habeas corpus” Monday […]

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

I think it’s great that I can put my money where my mouth is and make money by investing in solar projects. Back in September, I wrote about Mosaic, a forward thinking company based in Oakland, CA that puts people together with solar projects. The idea is to fund projects via crowd sourcing and pay […]