Archive for February, 2009

I see apples in your future…: Attachment

Crisp, juicy and sweet, apples are nearly a perfect fruit. High in fibre with a low glycemic index, they make their way into sweet desserts, savory side dishes, and perfect to grab for a snack on the run.

Green is the new couture: Attachment

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the queen of all fashion events that takes place in the Eastern Time Zone, pitched its tent in the infamous Bryant Park on February 13th. However this year, the economic downturn may have affected more than just the pocketbook.

Saving broccoli, one stump at a time: Attachment

On a visit once to my mom’s house, we were preparing a delicious stirfry, bright with fresh produce. Cutting the vegetables together, my mom proceeded to chop the florets off the broccoli and toss the stumps in the compost.

Is your dry cleaning filled with chemical-laced toxins?: Attachment

Cancer runs on both sides of my family. When my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, the second time, I was scared and decided my best defense was to be proactive; I had to minimize, in some small way, my risk of getting cancer.

2009 Greener Gadgets Show: Attachment

There is still time to register for the Greener Gadgets conference on February 27th in New York. Drawing a crowd from designers to entrepreneurs, thousands will gather together to explore the future of green consumer electronics.

A step closer to Jurassic Park: Attachment

Remember when you first saw Jurassic Park at the movie theatre and, although you had dreams of being a paleontologist, you thought that after the film velociraptors were going to jump out at you in the bathroom?

Be a 2010 Olympic torchbearer!: Attachment

A chance of a lifetime, you could help carry the Olympic Flame across Canada to the games in Vancouver 2010. If you’re over 13, you’re eligible to be chosen as one of the thousands to carry it out West.

Floating, livable sculpture: The Waterpod™: Attachment

Mobile and malleable. Nomadic and navigable. Self-sufficient sculpture. A concept seemingly futuristic but finally today. The Waterpod™ project is both baffling and beautiful.

Ecolympics for 2016: Attachment

The bid is out for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, to be announced in October 2009. With the constant progression towards everything sustainable, it’s no surprise that among the bidders, one of them is touting the most sustainable and financially-secure Games plan ever.