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Toronto Hydro Converts Street Lights to LED

Toronto Hydro Converts Street Lights to LED

It's no secret that more and more homes are switching to LED lights to light up their houses all over the world, and why not? While more expensive compared to traditional light bulbs, LED bulbs eventually pay for themselves in a couple of years, which is why it's not surprising that many…

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What Does “Fair Trade Certification” Mean?

What Does “Fair Trade Certification” Mean?

When buying food products, you might have come across items with the “fair trade” logo. You might be wondering, “What does it mean?” Some of the most common fair trade foods include coffee, tea, sugar, bananas, and cocoa. They should abide by several qualifications to get the…

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Hydrostor has Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage Technology

Hydrostor has Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage Technology

Hydrostor developed an Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage Technology, or A-CAES, to provide a cheap bulk energy storage solution. A-CAES is a green technology that utilizes an emission-free process. The storage facilities can be placed anywhere and can be used to store energy generated by wind…

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Five Non-Cooking Uses for Olive Oil

Five Non-Cooking Uses for Olive Oil

Olive oil is a pantry staple used by many because it's good for the heart, but did you know that it has plenty of other uses around the house as well? Here are five of them: Makeup remover. Who says you have to spend a lot of money for choice makeup remover? Your olive oil will do just as good…

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Earth-friendly air fresheners

Earth-friendly air fresheners

Many of the air fresheners that you buy at the store are potentially toxic. They smell great and create a rather pleasant atmosphere in your house, your car, and the bathroom, etc. However, they are probably not doing you or the environment any good. There are options that are not only…

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Three advantages and three disadvantages of nuclear energy

Three advantages and three disadvantages of nuclear energy

When you realize that one uranium fuel pellet has the same energy as 149 gallons of oil, you wonder why we aren’t funding uranium fuel for our cars! Well, it is all the same if you consider the value. The price of 1 gram of uranium could easily be around $6000, which brings us back to where we…

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Five cleaning uses for earth-friendly denatured alcohol

Five cleaning uses for earth-friendly denatured alcohol

Denatured alcohol has many practical applications. This alcohol is eco-friendly and leaves no pollution marks behind it. This makes it a great help at home, the bathroom, the kitchen, and anywhere it is needed. Today we will take a look at five cleaning uses of earth-friendly denatured alcohol. What…

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How to reduce food waste so it doesn’t end up in landfills

How to reduce food waste so it doesn’t end up in landfills

The amount of food wasted by the western world is truly horrifying. A report from the National Resources Defense Council states the average American throws away 300 pounds of food annually (approximately $2,200 worth). That’s 20 pounds per person per month. Clearly, this is a problem. Here are…

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The Go Green Initiative for high school students in the US

The Go Green Initiative for high school students in the US

A country’s brighter future rests on the type of education the younger population acquires. This is the reason why governments make large investments in this trusting that a quality education will spur better citizens and professionals. The Go Green Initiative is helping high schools across…

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What Does a Cafe Mean When They Say They Are 'Green'?

What Does a Cafe Mean When They Say They Are 'Green'?

You may be a coffee lover but hearing about green coffee might be new to you. When you go out in search for an interesting cafe, you may encounter menus containing green coffee options. But what does a cafe mean when they say they are green? Green coffee is basically the same coffee you include in…

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Take part in urban food production – how, where and why

Take part in urban food production – how, where and why

Urban food production has always been a controversial subject, especially these days. The recent events that have resulted in high produce costs have made more and more people want to be a part of this new urban production, something that will ensure the safety and the benefits of fresh organic…

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Solar powered charging stations for electric cars

Solar powered charging stations for electric cars

Cutting down carbon emissions should be a top priority across the world. The dangers are real, and if we cannot cut down our reliance on polluting sources for energy, we risk damaging the planet further. Luckily, technology has evolved to provide us with more efficient and cleaner ways to power our…

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The difference between a homeopath & a naturopath

The difference between a homeopath & a naturopath

Very often you hear about people who take advice from their homeopath or naturopath. Of course, you assume that they are the same person, but in reality they are different. Although they have plenty of things in common, they are completely different. Both of these professionals do not promote modern…

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What is the Go Green Lunch box?

What is the Go Green Lunch box?

The Go Green Lunch Box is a unique eco-friendly lunch box for children to use to take their lunch to school. The Go Green Lunch Box has amazing and trending features and is becoming a fad with school-age kids. It comes with a zippered carrying case in a variety of colours and patterns and has an…

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What does it mean to

What does it mean to "go green"?

To go green doesn’t involve just recycling. Going green is so much more than that. Simply put, to go green means to adjust your life in such a way that is not harmful to the environment. The way you live will determine your contribution to all the natural resources of Earth like water, soil,…

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Nissan Leaf: A green car that you should drive

Nissan Leaf: A green car that you should drive

Nissan Leaf (Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car) is an electric car made by Nissan. It is a 5-door hatchback. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency the range of it is 121 kilometers (75 miles). However, thanks to latest upgrades, the range has been increased to…

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Green Buildings and other strategies for environment

Green Buildings and other strategies for environment

Private mortgage holders and organizations of each size the world over are beginning to bear the cost of more consideration regarding green building procedures and techniques, both for the purpose of the earth and the wallets of the building's definitive tenants. The uplifting news is that…

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Understanding Green Environment

Understanding Green Environment

Green is one of the seven colors of spectrum of visible light, found between blue and yellow. Green not only represents color but this word can be referred to other things also. Most of the time, Green is used for eco-friendly or something which is safe for environment. We can use this word in many…

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Charging time

Charging time

One of the simplest, green concepts is Dialog. It is a simple gadget that should help you reduce the energy use. It is very simple to use. All smartphones and gadgets need a certain amount of energy in order to recharge their batteries. For example, smartphones need 2-3 hours and their batter will…

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How to go Green Economically?

How to go Green Economically?

Going Green is the mantra to chant these days. With lots of environmental issues cropping up every now and then, it is better to switch to an eco friendly living. There are very many techniques in which you can live a sustainable life and get all the luxuries of day to day life that you want. Some…

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Green pesticide solutions

Green pesticide solutions

Small insects inside a home are real pests, as their name suggests. Usually we see them when we want to eat, and looking at a roach and still wanting to eat is impossible. Even worse is when we want to sleep. Usually a fly or something similar is buzzing around our head. There are many pesticides…

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Solar powered laptop

Solar powered laptop

We already have many gadgets that use energy from the sun. Also, we have many solar chargers. All of them are useful. Now, we have one new gadget that doesn’t need solar powered chargers or anything else. Actually, it need only the sun. It is called WeWi Telecommunications Sol. This laptop was…

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Radio-controlled car, on hydrogen fuel

Radio-controlled car, on hydrogen fuel

Green gadgets are more popular each day. As the result, we have green toys. Beside they look futuristic, they are a great way to teach your children about the environment. The latest toy is called Corgi i-H2GO R / C. It is a radio-controlled car that runs on hydrogen fuel. You just need to fill the…

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It’s all about green tea

It’s all about green tea

Green tea is well-known for its health benefits from centuries and it is becoming very common since last few years. It was started from China and India and later became common worldwide. It has number of health advantages; we are going to discuss some of them: Helps in cancer prevention: As per…

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Green – the meaning

Green – the meaning

We wrote about green color before and what it represents. It occupies more space in the spectrum visible to human eye than other colors. Along with blue, many people say that green is their favorite color. Green is everywhere we go and turn, and we are so used to seeing it. We already mentioned how…

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Kawasaki J, a motorcycle-transformer

Kawasaki J, a motorcycle-transformer

One of the most popular movies of all times, Transformers, insipid many young minds. Even better is that it inspired many manufacturers. One of them is Kawasaki. You probably know it for fast, green (sadly only the color is green) motorcycles. Actually, Kawasaki is a huge company. Some people say…

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Magical rainforests

Magical rainforests

Tropical rainforests are one of the richest and most exciting places on earth. They present a home for many trees, beautiful birds, and mammals. There are three main regions: in Southeast Asia, South and Central America, and West and Central Africa. You probably know that the largest forest in the…

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The new type of lithium battery

The new type of lithium battery

As you already know, every gadget that we use is powered by lithium-ion battery. Maybe they charge fast, but they cannot last long. Even on the most expensive smartphones, they can last one day (even less if you use your phone more). You should know that those batteries are made from the anode,…

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Eco-friendly floating house

Eco-friendly floating house

Having a home is the most important thing. But they are more expensive every year, and you usually buy an apartment or a house in the city or near, where is a lot of pollution. Even making a new home requires the use of big machines, a lot of materials and a lot of time. All this is expensive and it…

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Solar powered e-book reader

Solar powered e-book reader

Maybe it doesn’t sound like some important concept or accomplishment, but it is. This concept will be released next year and it will offer a unique solution. The main reason, why this e-book reader is so special is its battery. It isn’t located on the back nor is it connected with the…

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Eco Refrigerator for your home

Eco Refrigerator for your home

Unless you live in the Arctic or somewhere ice and snow are around you the entire year, you need a refrigerator. For most families, the refrigerator is the most important appliance in the kitchen. Life with it wouldn’t be impossible. During the summer and warm days, having a cool drink, from…

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Chevrolet FNR

Chevrolet FNR

New electric cars and new concepts are so popular that soon every car manufacturer will offer to its customers one or several models. Beside Porsche and Tesla, General Motors announced their concept about pure electric, eco-friendly car. Of course, it is a sports car. Maybe you think that it is just…

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The future of gardening

The future of gardening

When I say future, I mean today! Many new and useful gadgets and inventions are already available on the market. All of them are efficient, hi-tech and affordable. One of them is Edyn Water Sensor and Water Valve. This system will monitor on soil moisture and nutrition levels, keeping them in the…

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Water Powered Clock

Water Powered Clock

Saving energy should be done on all levels. Even the smallest and on first sight non-important ways to save energy should be used. For example, ordinary clocks use very little energy, but every person has several of them. Imagine if a million people stopped using them and replace them with a new…

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Living surrounded with nature will improve your mental health

Living surrounded with nature will improve your mental health

We are living in the world where modern technology is something we cannot live without. Not to mention that most of people are using cars, which is one of the biggest sources of the pollution. Do you know what would happen if we all moved to the countryside, where you have beautiful nature in every…

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Positive side of eating green vegetables

Positive side of eating green vegetables

Vegetables are healthy and good for us in general, but the ones that are specially healthy are green vegetables. If you eat the right amount of green vegetables, it will keep us away from a lot of health issues. For example spinach is really rich with nutritional content, and it doesn't have a…

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Week's Hits

  • Visit L. Gieringer’s miniature village in Pennsylvania

    Welcome to Roadside America, Sharlesville, PA, an indoor miniature village, and railway created by Laurence Gieringer in 1935. Initially, the display was opened to the public in Mr. Gieringer's house in Pennsylvania. But when word got out about the amazing display, he decided to move it to the…

  • Sunwing offers last minute deals to Gran Caribe

    Living in paradise here on Earth can be achieved with Sunwing. The airliner is offering last-minute vacations at a low cost. You can stay at the Gran Caribe hotel in Havana or the Hotel Gran Caribe Sunbeach in Varadero, Cuba. We know what getting a ticket to travel abroad is like. You have to book…

  • Where is and what will you see at Isla de las Muñecas?

    If you are up to some creepiness and sad background within your tour, you must visit the Isla de las Muñecas (The Dolls Island) just south of Mexico City. Located in the Xochimilco canal, only 28 km from the city, the island is decorated with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, and decapitated…

  • AmaLea to Set Sail with Twin Balconies in Most Staterooms

    AmaWaterways launched its newest ship last March. The AmaLea made its maiden voyage out of Amsterdam. AmaLea will start sailing its Danube itineraries May 6, and its official christening ceremony will be held on May 26, 2018 in Germany. The cruise ship has luxurious amenities, a spacious design, and…

  • A Gas Mask is the Law to Visit Japan’s Izu Islands

    The Izu Islands sit on top of an active volcano chain that erupted six times in the last century. While it is relatively safe to travel to the islands, one particular island has a weird law meant to protect residents and visitors. Known as Miyake-Jima Island, residents have to have a gas mask with…

The Fun Stuff

  • Cycle path over Lake Garda

    If you are an adrenaline junky, then you probably enjoy cycling on a mountain next to a cliff. How about cycling 60 m (197 ft) over the crystalline waters of a lake? That is the idea behind the project planned for Lake Garda in Italy. Cycling tourism has been booming over the years. Who doesn't…

  • Where Does Wizz Air Fly?

    Most people stifle their dreams of adventure due to the high cost of travelling especially by air. You can start making plans again and book your flight to a wide variety of destinations via Wizz Air. It is the largest low fare airline in eastern and central Europe. Wizz Air was registered in 2003,…

  • Spend your vacation at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Looking for vacations that are unique then consider the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, official name North Pacific Gyre. This is a giant area is twice the size Texas where tons of plastic are floating. So, if you ever wondered where do those plastic bottles end up, or those plastic bags from the…

  • Pre-Clearing Canadian Customs in US May Be Available Soon for Canadians

    Canada could see the first-ever customs facility inside the United States either at Florida or Arizona, as Canada seeks to modernize its clearing process. For more than half a century, anyone who has traveled out of Toronto Pearson International Airport has had to clear United States customs before…

  • Georgian Adventures: Nature at its purest

    It is pure, unblemished nature... Yet the Mtirala National Park can be found just 40 kilometres from Batumi, the capital city of Georgia's autonomous republic of Adjara. "We’re lucky to have the sunshine: this Adjarian national park, Mtirala, is considered Georgia's rainiest spot…

Entertainment

  • Some places in your home where you might find mold & what to do

    It has been documented that mold in our homes can be a hazard to our health. Mold can be developing in your home without you even realizing it. A little more exploration is required to spot and fight mold. Wallpaper If you have wallpaper that is old or has folded corners, a colony of mold might be…

  • Four Ways to Protect Yourself from Construction Scams

    Fraud in the construction industry has seen an alarming rise in the past few years. For whatever reason, conmen and rip-off artists seem keen on making a quick buck in construction by running whatever kind of scam they can think of. Below are four ways you can protect yourself from criminals in…

  • Five Things You Need to Plan Before You Build a Deck

    Planning and building a deck isn't easy. In fact, many contractors consider decks more troublesome to build than indoor bathrooms. If you plan on getting a deck instead of a patio, here are five things that you need to consider first. 1.Why Do You Want a Deck? Is your deck going to be an…

  • Four Things You Can Do To a Blank Brick Wall to Improve Ambiance

    Who says you can only decorate that big, blank brick wall in your living room with a gallery of photos or art? While there's certainly nothing wrong with hanging framed artwork, there are other ways to make use of that area. Below, you'll find four things that you can do to a blank brick…

  • What can you do to your attic to decrease your heating bills?

    The attic. If you have one, it’s probably the part of your home that gets used the least. Sure, it is an excellent resource for storing all those holiday decorations and boxes of photos. That being said, the attic – the room you enter less than any other – may be responsible for…

Saint-Martin and St. Maarten inns and hotels re-open after Irma

Saint-Martin and St. Maarten inns and hotels re-open after Irma

It had been six months since Hurricane Irma hit the coast of Florida last year. Saint Maarten / Saint-Martin have seen 12 hotels and inns reopen on the Dutch side and 10 hotels and inns reopen on the French side. The streets are now completely free of debris and the reopening of most diners, hotels,…

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Jeju Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jeju Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jeju Island is a picturesque volcanic island in South Korea. It is the biggest island and the most relaxing holiday destination in the country due to its beautiful environment and unique local atmosphere. People go to Jeju Island to enjoy its coastal culture and natural beauty. There are many…

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Where will you travel on the Norwegian Bliss cruise ship?

Where will you travel on the Norwegian Bliss cruise ship?

Because the Norwegian Bliss cruise ship offers really blissful destinations. Before we go over them, let's take a look at all the amenities offered by this exclusive cruise line. Features of the Norwegian Bliss Going on a cruise has to feel rewarding, relaxing, and fun. This is exactly what…

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What Can You Do at the Park Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India?

What Can You Do at the Park Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India?

Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan, India. It attracts many tourists from different parts of the world. It is popular for its ancient palaces and forts. It is found in the western border of the country, right at the edge of the Thar Desert. The city is an oasis in the middle of the…

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Badab-e-Surt in Northern Iran

Badab-e-Surt in Northern Iran

One of the natural wonders of Iran is the Badab-e-Surt. Located in Mazandaran Province, Badab-e-Surt is a step-terraced hot spring formed over the years by the deposits of minerals dissolved in water that’s flowing from the hot springs. The name of the place comes from the Persian words…

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