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Monday: July 11, 2011

Thirteen of the world's greenest restaurants for you green foodie enthusiasts out there.Thirteen of the world's greenest restaurants for you green foodie enthusiasts out there.

Leaving this here for those of you looking for some travel inspiration and/or food for thought (if any of these joints happen to be in your neighborhood). Unfortunatly the closest one to my neighborhood happens to be a couple states away over in Nebraska. Although if I had my way I'd probably pay a vist to the solar-powered Burger King for giggles.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 9:33 AM | Tags (9) | burgerking | eats | eco-friendly | foods | greenest | restaurants | solar | travel | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 26, 2010

Twenty geeky gadgets for growing plants indoors.Twenty geeky gadgets for growing plants indoors.

Yes, it's quite possible (with a little soldering) to see how your plants are doing by way of their personal Twitter updates. Through those updates you'll know if your beloved plants require water and/or more sunlight all through Twitter. In other news, your plants are on Twitter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:04 AM | Tags (8) | gadgets | geeky | green | growing | interwebs | nerdy | plants | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 25, 2010

Behold the world's greenest skyscraper recently constructed over in China.Behold the world's greenest skyscraper recently constructed over in China.

These types of buildings even have their very own acronym, ZEB, which stands for zero-energy building. This particular building is 58% more energy efficient than your run-of-the-mill conventional skyscraper.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 6:43 AM | Tags (7) | green | technology | zero | energy | fortune | china | zeb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 23, 2009

The top ten tech trends of 2009 according to CNN.The top ten tech trends of 2009 according to CNN.

app-laden phones helped us manage our on-the-go lifestyles; books fell off the shelves and into e-readers; televisions and video games unchained themselves from home entertainment centers; mobile updates helped organize protests and even threaten governments.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:19 AM | Tags (10) | 2009 | apps | cnn | facebook | games | green | protest | tech | technology | trends |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

Green Mountain Coffee decides to up and acquire Timothy's Coffees.Green Mountain Coffee decides to up and acquire Timothy's Coffees.

For those who don't know, Green Mountain Coffee are the geniuses behind the Keurig K-cup design for quick (and painless) single-cup coffee brewing. This is a smart move since Timothy's always had a more interesting flavor set anyway (as evidenced by the thumbnail over on the left).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 4:33 PM | Tags (7) | coffee | greenmountain | interesting | kahlua | kcups | keurig | timothys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Apple would really like you to know just how green they really are.Apple would really like you to know just how green they really are.

Our life cycle analysis accounts for all emissions associated with our products. That includes raw material extraction, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, a three- or four-year period of use, and recycling.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:09 PM | Tags (7) | apple | earth | emissions | environment | green | products | recycling |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

Want to relieve some stress? Try mowing your lawn.Want to relieve some stress? Try mowing your lawn.

Students working on the Australian project found that animals exposed to Serenascent – which combines three chemical released when green leaves are cut – escaped damage to the hippocampus.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | stress | relief | lawnmower | science | green | grass | research |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.

Scientists are now seeing signals that the Sahara desert and surrounding regions are greening due to increasing rainfall. If sustained, these rains could revitalize drought-ravaged regions, reclaiming them for farming communities.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 12:12 PM | Tags (7) | climate | desert | farming | global | greening | sahara | warming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Want to know how much CO2 an online CNN article produces?Want to know how much CO2 an online CNN article produces?

...depending on how quickly you read, around 80, perhaps even 100 milligrams of C02 have been released. And in the several minutes it will take you to get to the end of this story, the number of milligrams of greenhouse gas emitted could be several thousand, if not more.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 4:43 PM | Tags (6) | co2 | emissions | environment | gas | green | production |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Yahoo's next data center to be powered by Niagara Falls?Yahoo's next data center to be powered by Niagara Falls?

Western New York has been courting big data centres thanks to the relatively cheap electricity it can generate from Niagara Falls, and was disappointed last year when HSBC pulled the plug on a $139m, 275,000 square foot data centre that was to open in nearby Cambria, New York.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:23 PM | Tags (6) | yahoo | niagara | electricity | green | environment | energy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Empire State Building and other important skyscrapers going green to attract new tenants.Empire State Building and other important skyscrapers going green to attract new tenants.

Buildings that define city skylines across the country, some national icons, are catching up to the sleek, new structures designed with efficiency in mind, as property owners and managers become convinced that a greener building now makes financial sense.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:22 AM | Tags (7) | buildings | environment | green | icons | manhattan | nyc | skyscrapers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Does Apple really have the greenest line of notebooks?Does Apple really have the greenest line of notebooks?

...NAD opined that Apple should modify its 'world's greenest family of notebooks' claim 'to make clearer that the basis of comparison is between all MacBooks to all notebooks made by a given competitor' and to 'avoid the reference to 'world's greenest' given the potential for overstatement.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 1:01 PM | Tags (5) | apple | environment | green | macbook | notebooks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Photoblog: Sticky Drops
Sticky Drops

The first new photoblog post of GLM 4.0!  This photo seemed relevant to post what with all of the buckets of rain we've been getting here in New York. You can view more of my homebrew psuedo photography via the photoblog tab in the navigation bar above - its cleverly labeled 'photoblog'.

Location:

Eastchester, NY

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 1:13 PM | Tags (6) | dew | grass | green | macro | photoblog | photography |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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