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Food

Eating Chocolate May Be Good For Your Heartbeat, According To New Research

Your instincts were right: Chocolate is indeed the way to your heart. Or, at least to a normal heartbeat. A new study suggests regulating your ticker’s rhythm may require little more than getting a good, weekly dose of chocolate.

By Nicole Caldwell
8 hours ago
News

Virginia Passes Law Allowing Pumped-Storage Hydropower At Empty Coal Mines

Virginia has passed legislation to allow the production of hydropower plants at abandoned coal mines. The goal is to create another renewable source of energy during peak usage times that are obtained through the pumped-storage method.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Parenting

5 Creative Apps To Teach Your Kids About The Importance Of Going Green

Who says that technology just encourages kids to stay inside? These five apps teach kids about the beauty of the natural world, the importance of getting out into nature, the future of renewable energy, and the need to live green. 

By Maria Cook
1 day ago
Living

Why It's Time For Americans To Embrace The Bathroom Bidet

The average American uses 57 sheets of toilet paper a day. Using bidets instead would save our hygiene and our forests. Bidets are already mainstream throughout the world, and more Americans are experimenting with them every day.

By Nicole Caldwell
1 day ago
News

New Brooklyn Startup Allows You To Sell Solar Power To Your Neighbors

LO3 Energy is in the process of changing how we use our electricity. Instead of coming through a centralized source, solar power consumers can sell their excess energy to others locally on the grid. The startup is based in Brooklyn as of now.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Parenting

The 5 Greenest Cities In The U.S. To Raise Your Family

As more U.S. cities invest in green initiatives, eco-conscious families may feel the urge to migrate. Everyone's preferences are different, but knowing the safest areas and best schools can guide you in what's best for your family.

By Maria Cook
1 day ago
Living

This Dating App Will Help You Find An Eco-Conscious Partner

A new dating app called MeetMindful has popped up in response to the many brainless avenues for meeting a potential partner online. MeetMindful aims to match singles who are devoted to green living, meditation, as well as "conscious eating." 

By Maressa Brown
1 day ago
Parenting

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Cloth Diapers

As new parents, you might wonder about the environmental impact of raising your child. Luckily, making the switch to cloth diapers is not only eco-friendly, but simple, affordable, and accessible, once you get a hang of the basics.

By Kristi Pahr
1 day ago
News

China Launches The Largest Floating Solar Farm In The World

The Chinese government partnered with Sungrow to launch the biggest floating solar farm in the world with a capacity of 40 megawatts. It's continuing the country's goal of stripping the coal mining negativity and takes advantage of an unusable area.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
Renewables

California Breaks Renewable Energy Record

California hit another milestone by getting 67.2 percent of the state's energy from renewables, not including hydropower or rooftop solar arrays. It's an improvement of over 10 percent from the old record and it will only get bigger.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
Parenting

5 Simple Ways To Shop Greener At The Grocery Store

Grocery shopping is a universal errand--every family has to do it. So it makes sense that the way we shop can have a huge collective impact on our planet. Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store. 

By Maria Cook
2 days ago
Living

The Fashion Industry Turns To Produce To Create Sustainable Fabrics

We've grown oddly attached to a few specific fabrics that unfortunately also rank worst for environmental profiles. The fashion industry is firing back by turning to produce in order to solve some style-related, environmental woes.

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago
Parenting

The 5 Eco-Friendly Tech Toys Your Kids Won't Want To Put Down

No matter their age, engaging kids in play with toys is excellent for development. As technology becomes more ingrained in our lives, it enters children's play more and more. Luckily, eco-friendly tech toys exist for kids of all interests.

By Maria Cook
2 days ago
News

Meet EDIT: The World's First Self-Driving Modular Car You Can Customize

After spending a year in hiding and gathering information from their open-source platform, OSVehicle is going to launch "EDIT". This electric vehicle will be fully customizable and features five different stages of driving automation.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
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