Modern Health: The Case for Weekday Vegetarianism

Graham Hill, creator of green website Treehugger, presented his case for “Weekday Veg” at the 2010 TED conference. A weekday vegetarian is someone who only eats meat on the weekends. Hill shares that by making the change for the past year, he cut his food carbon footprint by 70%, feels healthier, more ethical and has even lost a “bit of weight.” Here’s a video of his 3-minute talk sharing why he thinks it’s smart to be a weekday vegetarian.

via: HealthSetter





December 5, 2016

Woman Hangs 10,000 Rainbow Christmas Lights in Response to Anti-LGBTQ Neighbor

We’ve all seen the house that goes crazy with their holiday lights display—you might even know someone who does. Lexi Magnusson is one who enjoys decorating with a “ridiculous amount of lights” every Christmas. This year, her illumination is a colorful statement of support for the LGBTQ community. The Seattle-based resident covered her bushes in 10,000 rainbow Christmas lights after a neighbor openly expressed homophobic opinions.

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December 4, 2016

Dallas Aims to Be One of the Greenest Cities in U.S. with New Urban Nature Park

Dallas is set to create a “Nature District” of more than 10,000 acres within an area called the Trinity River Corridor. The immense project serves as notice that the city is serious about greening their surroundings. Upon completion, the district would be 10 times the size of Central Park. The plan is organized around three separate projects, the crown jewel being the Trinity River Park.

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