Aldi Christmas Eve Surplus Food Donation

I’m just dropping in very quickly today to let you know that Aldi are giving away their surplus fresh food on Christmas Eve to community groups/charities working with less fortunate individuals.  I think this is a fantastic way to help…

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Your McMansion with your big open kitchen is a firetrap

According to UL study, “It burns!”

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Drivers of electric cars in the US can save up to $1,070 per year in fuel costs alone

Above and beyond their ability to reduce local air pollution and carbon emissions, electric vehicles are also starting to make a lot of sense financially as well.

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Friday Night Meatballs is a heartwarming way to build community

This weekly communal dining ritual was started by a Philadelphia couple in 2013 and has been growing ever since.

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Can a “Life Sticker” prevent door prizes?

Just what we needed: more magical thinking about techno-fixes instead of safe infrastructure and driver education.

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Where do you keep your compost bin?

Placing a bin within 5 feet of the front door increases composting rates by 141 percent.

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New 24-hour health guidelines address a child’s whole day

Kids need a combination of exercise, sleep, and downtime to thrive, but parents need help figuring out how to fit it all in.

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Just what we needed dept: A car so black that it absorbs all the light

But hey, cyclists and pedestrians, don’t forget the high viz!

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Just what we needed dept: Fight DDD with the DipClip

The DDD era (Dangerous Dip Distraction) is over. Now you can dip and drive.

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Photo: Bird on a wire is an iridescent beauty

Our photo of the day comes from San Benito County, California.

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