- Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History – (Seventh Generation Blog) Book about how environmental toxins are affecting breasts and breastmilk…connections to breast cancer.
- Hershey outlines details of cocoa child labor pledge – (ConfectioneryNews.com)
- Whole Foods Drops Drops Hershey’s Scharffen Berger Brand over Child Labor Concerns – (Sustainablog) Interesting… reason why Hershey is finally stepping up (albeit slowly)??
- Mars, Nestle and Mondelez talk cocoa sustainability – (ConfectioneryNew.com) Notice who’s not talking among the chocolate giants… Hershey!!!
- Bamboo Homes in Bali’s Gorgeous Green Village – (Inhabitat) Imagine having one of these for your vacation hideaway!
- Cocoon Tree: A Lightweight, Spherical TreeHouse for Sustainable Living – (Inhabitat) Backyard getaway anyone???
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- 10 Great Looking Non-leather Riding Boots Under $200 – (GirlieGirlArmy) OK…we suckers for cute boots!
Tech & Science Stuff
- British Firm Produces Liquid Fuel From Water and Thin Air – (Inhabitat) For reals??? Will be curious to see how this pans out.
- Electric cars get ready to take over the road, quietly and powerfully – (Sierra Magazine) Buyer’s guide to EVs and hybrids.
Nature & Environment Stuff
- High Levels of Plastic and Debris found in Waters off of Antarctica – (Smithsonian.com) Our plastic junk is everywhere!!
- Pictures: Vampire Squid – (National Geographic) These creatures are cool!
- Octopus Steals Food From Researchers, Fends Off Shark – (The Scuttlefish) That’s one crazy cephalopod!
- Sperm whale: death by 100 plastic bags – (While Things) Very sad.
- The Cost of Coal – (Sierra Club) Pics and videos of those living with the effects of coal mining.
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Army of Ghastly Zombie Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden – (Inhabitat) Creep & gruesome, but pretty cool at the same time.
- World’s First Algae-Powered Building for Germany – (Inhabitat) Love the cool green color the algae give it.
Other Random Cool Stuff
- 8 DIY Cardboard Costumes That Are Outside the Box – (Inhabitots) These are insanely amazing.
- Chicago Unveils the “Greenest Street in America” with Permeable, Smog-Eating Pavement – (Inhabitat)