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    Liveblogging from Live Earth!

    —Giants Stadium, 2:45 PM EST I’m here at Live Earth in New York, which is the last show in the worldwide music celebration so we can Save Our Selves (SOS). KT Tunstall KT Tunstall is up first, after a lackluster intro by Mr. Six-Degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon. Are you watching? If not, you…

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    Why is Europe greener (really)?

    In case you missed it, The New York Times Magazine was devoted to green architecture on Sunday. It printed several articles, including a piece by the Times’ chief architecture critic, Nicolai Ourousoff, that I found especially interesting. In it, he asks, not entirely rhetorically, Why Are They (Europe) Greener Than…

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    Ever Since Little Red Riding Hood….

    ….wolves have had an (undeserved) bad reputation. As top predators, they are integral to healthy natural ecosystems, where they do the important work of culling the sick and the old from herds of deer, elk and other grazing herbivores. Despite the important niche that wolves fill, and the fact that…

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    Just a thought

    Recently I found myself engaged in several discussions about taking care of our environment as a matter of personal integrity, choice, and responsibility. One such conversation happened with a stranger in a training course I was attending. The man works for the EPA. He looked to be in his early…

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    Solar to power the world

    The amount of energy hitting the earth from the sun every minute is great than the amount of energy the would burns up in fossil fuels in one year.That’s a whole lot of energy just sitting around waiting to be used while we continue to use oil and crap that…

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    To condemn the condom, or not…

    Durex 2003 Sex Survey Highlights People have sex an average of 127 times a year. Three quarters of those polled are happy with their sex lives. Eastern Europeans (Hungarians, Bulgarians, and Russians) are the most sexually active 45% of those taking the survey reported having a one night stand. Those…