( education / news / rss ) Awareness Junkie Home renovations are notoriously costly, which means many homeowners choose not to complete improvement projects or home upgrades. However, there are many budget-friendly ways to enhance your ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Global warming proponents have always claimed that CO2 gas emissions from human activity cause the conditions of Global Warming. Global Warming is described as a Greenhouse Effect, or warming, that happens when certain gases in Earth's atmosphere (CO2) trap ... read more
( life / health / environment ) See tornado video (156mb). It was taken March 11, the week after the tornado, on Eastgate Blvd. in Mt. Juliet where they have that big auto auction site you can see from I-40. If you're quick, you might notice the ... read more
( life / health / environment / animals ) The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned people in South Florida of the possibility of falling iguanas in advance of cold weather.... read more at upi ... read more
( life / health / environment ) I love this! See wildlife bridges
Bridges for bears and tunnels for tortoises have significantly reduced the number of wildlife-car collisions worldwide.
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( life / health / environment / blog ) Had to park under an overpass this morning to avoid tornadoes. No problems for me but one did touch down right near work. Someone said it hit Macy's (just across the Interstate).... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood.
See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
"People living i... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) You know you're lazy when you check weather.com instead of getting up and going outside to see what the weather is doing! I (eventually) went outside.... read more
( life / health / environment ) Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete?
"Researchers with the California NanoSystems Institute recently developed a new battery-like supercapacitor, a device that s ... read more
( life / health / environment / plants ) Good info. I wonder if Ace Hardware stores are any better? Probably need to buy my plants from the farmer's market.via Bee-friendly plants? Think again.... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) It was cold today in Nashville! The high for the day was only about 45.
I guess that'll feel warm if we get that in January, but still.... It's supposed to get down to the mid-20s tonight. I know, I know. You all in Chicago and ... read more
( life / health / environment / environment ) So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer!
via More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths.
"A new study publishe ... read more
( life / health / environment / water ) Great site: Ways to save water
"Graywater is the water that goes down the drains from your washing machine, bathroom sinks and showers. When you stop to think about it, the average top-loading washing machine wil... read more
( life / health / environment ) I am sooooo glad winter is over ... here in Nashville, anyway. I'm also glad we're not getting any flooding like North Dakota. Now, I need to make up for last year in my vegetable garden. Last year was a wash-out because of the late freeze warnings, combined with my back and knee problem... read more
( life / health / environment / environment ) That sounds weird, but I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash.
Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an unadvertised amnesty day when you can drop off ANYTHING (other than nuclear wast... read more
( life / health / environment / politics ) California's energy crisis
From: Steve Holmes
Subject: energy crisis
Date: Friday, May 11, 2001 9:13 AM
Dear Mark Williams (KFBK talk show host, for those others getting this message)
You mentioned the $2,000 price of energy the other day, not
paid to the power generators, but to the ... read more
( life / environment / trees ) via Protecting our planet
In turbulent times, being in nature among the trees can offer a vital sense of calm, solace, and inspiration. Here, we share the stories of people who've devoted their professional lives to eco-ad ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Here are some actual environmental issues that we should be addressing instead of "climate change" (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty).FYI, pollution is caused by humans... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Time for Trees. Another worthy cause.
Humankind is All organic lifeforms are facing a crisis: our ability to survive and thrive is at risk. Air and water pollution is rampant. Weather patterns are shifting at an alarming rate. Poverty is widespread. The entire globe is ... read more
( life / health / environment ) It's been snowing all day, at least an inch and a half accumulation. Earlier, I put some de-icer on the driveway in preparation for tomorrow morning. Before that, I had to walk the dogs in the snow. You know, pugs don't like snow. It just really throws them off, having to go potty on something white instead of green.
Lying here now, blo... read more