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rachelle-carson-begley's picture
Dec.06.2013
'Tis the season when there are many green Christmas ideas to save you time and money, help keep waste to a minimum, and create a festive dinner party or family gathering (complete with mistletoe). Ed says I sometime sound like a broken record, but my message remains the same: If you make the...
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Oct.25.2013
When my daughter came to me and asked me if she thought we could incorporate any green ideas into Halloween this year, I was reminded of how the holidays, starting with Halloween, are the perfect time to reuse, reinvent, and recycle. In case you haven't considered it, here are some ideas for...
william-wynne's picture
Oct.24.2013
This is Smoky, a female Yorkshire Terrier that served in World War II. Smoky was found in a foxhole by an American solider during the war and later sold to Cpl. Bill Wynne. She became a wartime sensation, backpacking through the New Guinea jungle and visiting injured soldiers to become one of...
rachelle-carson-begley's picture
Oct.01.2013
Whether I am at my manicurist, running around the grocery store, or socializing at some upscale Hollywood function, men and women alike often bump into me (or me and my husband, Ed Begley Jr.) and ask if we have any pointers on "going green"--either on a personal or global scale. People love...
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Aug.07.2013
My father was an ardent admirer of the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When it was his turn to name his newest baby girl, he chose to name her Rachel. My mother wanted a name with a little more flair, so I became Rachelle. Rachel Carson, a marine biologist, was author of...
nicole-cothrun-venables's picture
Oct.14.2011
We all know how frustrating it can be when you're having a bad hair week. You start to really notice that your hair color is looking washed-out, flat, and dull, your ends are see-through, and your hair is completely lifeless. You may even spot a few greys glaring at you. If it's too early for a...
nicole-cothrun-venables's picture
Sep.07.2011
It has become widely known that many of our beauty care products are loaded with synthetic chemicals and toxins that are considered potentially harmful not only to our hair and skin but to our environment. Commonly used and well stocked in our homes are shampoos, conditioners, soaps, deodorant,...
beth-greer's picture
Jun.06.2011
If you had to choose just one room in your home to make environmentally friendly, it's your bedroom. We can unsuspectingly create a toxic environment by sleeping on the wrong type of mattress, or exposing ourselves to electronic devices that interfere with sleep. Getting good quality sleep...
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Apr.07.2009
  The Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility, or PUMA, project also would involve a vast communications network that would allow vehicles to interact with each other, regulate the flow of traffic and prevent crashes from happening.The 300-pound prototype runs on a lithium-ion battery and...
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Nov.03.2008
When I was an undergrad at the University of Michigan, we used to all chant "the whole world is watching" in response to many situations -- El Salvador, missile defense systems, -- the list could go on and on. The idea of being outraged and taking to the central "Diag" to shout...