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- An interview with a mushroom expert has many questioning the safety of eating portobello mushrooms. So should you be eating them?
Are There Any Negatives of Solar Panels? Be Aware of These Solar Energy LimitationsBefore going solar, know the pros and the cons of this option. These 7 disadvantages of solar energy might mean delaying solar panels.
"Just Do It," but at What Cost? Exploring the Complex History of Nike's EthicsIs Nike ethical? From years of disturbing sweatshop rumors to a 2023 greenwashing lawsuit, the brand is no stranger to controversy.
Miami's Vegan Revolution: 7 Plant-Based Restaurants You Need to TryMiami's vegan restaurants serve up delicious and ethical fare that anyone can enjoy — here are some plant-based options for eating out in Miami.
The Colorful Dahlia: Every Hue Has a Different MeaningOver the years, the dahlia flower meaning has been one of positivity, resilience, and happiness. Here's what you need to know.
Reusable Water Balloons With Magnets Could Be Hazardous — Try This InsteadReusable water balloons with magnetic closures can be hazardous. Here are our suggestions for alternative options that are still eco-friendly.
Princess Polly Is Gen-Z’s Ultra Fast Fashion Brand — And One You Should AvoidPrincess Polly has risen in the ranks of fashion, but its environmental practices are nothing to brag about. Here's what you need to know.
Shiitake Mushrooms Aren't Just Delicious, They Have Many Health BenefitsShiitake mushrooms aren't just packed with flavor, they are packed with nutritional value.
Is the Impossible Burger Healthy? Here's How It Compares to BeefIs the Impossible Burger healthy? Here's how Impossible Foods' creation stacks up against traditional beef burgers.
No, a Bill Gates-Funded Mosquito Project Did Not Cause a Malaria Outbreak in the U.S.Bill Gates' support of genetically-modified mosquito research has made its way to the headlines after several malaria cases were reported in the U.S. However, despite what some say, the two are not connected.
What Would You Do if You Met a Badger on an Alpine Slide? One Woman Finds OutA badger on an alpine slide surprised two young women in Park City, Utah. Here's what happened and how they documented the experience.
Too Good To Go App Gives Customer a Smashed Cake: "We Still Ate It."One customer experienced a Too Good To Go fail when her "Surprise Bag" contained a smashed cake. Her and her friends still ate it happily, though.
Customers Claimed Old Spice Caused Chemical Burns, but P&G Ignored ThemDissatisfied customers claimed that Old Spice deodorant caused chemical burns, but will there ever be a class-action lawsuit against the company?
Influencer Zhanna D'Art Reportedly Dies of Starvation on Exotic Fruit DietVegan influencer Zhanna D'Art has died, reportedly of starvation. She was exclusively on a diet of exotic fruits — here's what to know.
Beachgoer Finds a Corkscrew Shark Egg on the Beach, Stunning MillionsDid you know that California horn shark mothers lay corkscrew case eggs?
The Versatile and Fascinating Magnolia: What This Flower MeansFlowers have a lot of symbolism, and the magnolia flower's meaning is rich with many different options depending on the color of the petals.
Balancing the Bowl: Should You Add Cucumbers to Your Guinea Pig's Diet?Vegetables are a great supplement to a guinea pig's diet, but they aren't all equally beneficial. What about cucumbers? Can guinea pigs eat cucumbers?
Two Dumpster Diving Pros Share Their Best Advice: "Expect Trash, Not Gems"Dumpster divers and influencers The Trash Walker and Dumpster Dive King share their best tips for how and where to dumpster dive.
Calvin Klein Takes Strides Towards Sustainability: A Bold Move to Transform Fashion IndustryDiscover how Calvin Klein is leading the charge towards sustainability in the fashion world, with eco-friendly materials, carbon neutrality, and circular fashion practices.
Unlocking Prosperity: The Ancient Practice of Blowing Cinnamon Through a Front DoorSome people believe that blowing cinnamon through one's front door on the first of the month can help with prosperity.
5 of the Best Eco-Friendly, Vegan, and PFAS-Free Dental FlossesCheck out these five sustainable, vegan, cruelty-free, and PFAS-free dental floss brands.
Vegan Cooks Husband Plant-Based Dinner, and He Erupts in AngerCan vegans and meat eaters live happily ever after? Things didn't go so well for one vegan who cooked his husband a vegan dinner.
"I Ain't Never Seen Water Do That" — Woman Says Restaurant Water Grew SporesA woman said her water jug grew dark spots she assumed are "spores" after she filled it with water at a fast-food restaurant. What happened?
From Annoying to Potentially Deadly: Spider Bites vs. Mosquito Bites, ExaminedWhen an itchy red bump shows up on your skin, you may assume it's from a mosquito. Here's how to identify a spider bite vs. mosquito bite.
Guinea Pigs May Love Celery, but Is It Safe for Them to Eat?You can feed your guinea pig celery — but only in extreme moderation.
Why We Celebrate Unique Mixed-Breed Dogs: National Mutt Day in the U.S.National Mutt Day is observed twice per year and celebrates unique mixed-breed dogs. Find out all about the holiday.
Tomatoes Are Great for Humans, but Are They Safe for Guinea Pigs? Details HereAre the small seeds of a tomato harmful to a guinea pig's stomach? Here's what to know about whether they can eat tomatoes.
Camping for Beginners: What to Bring, What to Wear, and Our Best Tips for the OutdoorsNot everyone is an outdoor expert, but anyone can learn the basics. Here’s our essential guide to camping for beginners to get you started.
Researchers Find Microfiber Plastic Pollution in Remote Region of AntarcticaA study by the Ocean Legacy Foundation discovered microfiber plastic pollution in remote regions of Antarctic. Here's what it means for climate change.
Tencel Mattresses and Protectors to Keep You Cool at NightTencel mattress protectors and bedding products are environmentally friendly and soft. Here's more about Tencel mattress products.
Our Guide to Having a Successful Garage Sale: Location, Prices, and What Not to SellFiguring out how to have a garage sale can be overwhelming. Luckily, we made this guide on what not to sell, how to price items, and more.
Is Snail Mucin Vegan? The Ethics Behind the Snail Slime Skincare IndustrySkincare products using snail mucin, or snail slime, seem to be on the rise. But how do brands get the slime, and is the process ethical?
Stink-Free Sheets for Men: Does Jax Sheets Deliver on Its Promises for Great Sleep?Jax Sheets is a brand that has appeared on 'Shark Tank' and markets itself as a bedding brand for men. Here's an update on the brand.
The Best Eco-Friendly Bedding Materials to Guarantee a Sustainable SleepBrands may say their fabric is eco-friendly, but this could very well be greenwashing. What material is actually best for bed sheets?
5 Effective Methods for Finding Garage Sales to Help You Shop More SustainablyKnowing how to find garage sales can come in handy. Check out these five effective methods for finding the best deals near you.
These Gorgeous Beach Camping Spots in Michigan Will Have You Packing ASAPTired of camping in the same old woods? Head to these awesome beach camping spots in Michigan to experience a new kind of adventure.
14 Fun Summer Crochet Projects to Keep You Busy, From Beginner to AdvancedThese fun summer crochet projects will definitely keep you busy and entertained. Create flower garlands, a picnic blanket, and more.
These Adorable Picnic Date Ideas Are Perfect for Friends, Dates, and MoreLooking for a fun way to celebrate International Friendship Day? Your friends will be totally impressed by these adorable picnic date ideas.
These Are the Best Thrift Stores in San Francisco, CaliforniaShopping secondhand in San Francisco, California? Check out 10 of the best thrift stores in the Bay Area.
Entomology Student Warns Against Using Certain Bugs for Garden Pest ControlHave you ever considered using green lacewings for garden pest control?
Purple Mattress Came Out on Top in False Reviews LawsuitPurple, a mattress company, sued Ryan Monahan for posting false reviews about mattress safety. Here's how the lawsuit played out.
After NYC Dumpster Diver Exposes Shuttered Starbucks Trash, Starbucks Responds (Exclusive)We spoke with a Starbucks spokesperson and dumpster diver Anna Sacks, after she discovered endless waste outside a shuttered Starbucks store.
Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap? Become More Sustainable With These Easy StepsIs bubble wrap recyclable or is it destined to become as much of a problem as plastic grocery bags? Here's what to know.
Tomohon Extreme Market Finally Bans Barbaric Killing of Cats and DogsThe Tomohon Extreme Market in Indonesia has banned the sale of meat from dogs and cats.
Here's What Passion Fruit Tastes Like and How to Eat ItFYI — passion fruit is one of the best fruits on the planet. Here's what it tastes like and the best ways to eat it.
People Are Having Fun Dressing up for 'Barbie' — but Are They Being Sustainable?People are loving dressing up for 2023's 'Barbie' — but there is a sustainable way to have fun and be fashionable! Here are our tips.
Travel With Purpose: How One Hotel Is on an Eco-Conscious Mission to Save Sharks in Mexico (Exclusive)Hyatt's newest Inclusive Collection resort, Impression Isla Mujeres by Secrets, is hoping to be the model in the luxury tourism space through its conservation efforts.
Green Beans and Guinea Pigs: The Do's and Don'ts of Feeding VeggiesYou just brought home a new guinea pig. Now the question is: what should you feed your new friend? Can guinea pigs eat green beans?
Here’s Which Canning Lids Are Safe to Use — and Which Are Banned by the USDAHome canning can be a fun activity and a great way to make your favorite foods. But, which canning lids are actually safe? Let's take a look.
Healthy Treats for Guinea Pigs: Are Grapes on the Menu? Here's the ScoopSome pets cannot eat fruits like grapes. Can guinea pigs eat grapes? Let's look at whether grapes are good for your furry friend.