On Surplus, Part 3: How Surplus (Wealth) is Created
The foundational industrial and productive, surplus-creating, part of the economy still exists—only now it is mainly out of sight.
How textbooks become toilet paper: A Birmingham recycling center moves beyond newsprint and cans
In 2012, paper and paperboard accounted for 68 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in the U.S., down from more than 87 million tons in 2000.
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
Just when you thought you knew everything about a red state or a blue state, these cool maps show that each state is No. 1 in some kind of environmental or public health initiative. (Btdubs, can so...
What is the Satanic Temple? A far cry from SF's Church of Satan
When you hear about Satanists in news headlines today, they're likely not referring to those followers of Anton LaVey's particular occultist school of thought, centered in San Francisco. Today, another group is utilizing themes that some Satanists stand for - individualism, free speech, and humanism - without actually believing in Satan.
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Ask the JWU Expert: How to Pair Wine + Cheese
JWU Providence Associate Professor Ed Korry offers his primer for perfectly pairing wine + cheese.
Kids invited to learn about animals at Humane Society’s Critter Camp
The Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley’s Critter Camp for children entering second through fifth grades will be held June 25-29