Longing to Retire Somewhere Green?
Welcome to Eco Saturday, a green-around-the-edges roundup to jumpstart your weekend. You are going outside today, right?
Longing to retire somewhere green--literally? U.S. News & World Report compiles a list of mountain towns (plus a city or two) where your dollar goes far and the views stretch ever farther.
This Nextville except offers a rundown of eco-friendly communities to put down roots.
Put down the pesticide--repelling mosquitoes is as easy as turning on your fan. And while you're basking in that bite-free breeze, you can mull over the idea of an anti-malaria mosquito, developed by scientists in Arizona.
Prozac pollution makes shrimp reckless, according to National Geographic. (And because there was no way to say it better, I've quoted the headline verbatim.)
After a year of trying to live trash-free, an Oregon couple has amassed a mere shoebox full of garbage. Details and tips in their blog.
You can have your SUV and a clean, green conscience, too.
Meanwhile, scientists in Sweden have found a way to store summer's hot air and save it to use to heat buildings during the winter.
Highly educated women and men appear to live longer, according to a study conducted in Europe. And for the lighter--and decidedly stranger--side of longevity, a brief history of the search for the fountain of youth.
A medical company in France claims to have developed an artificial heart that will take the place of transplants.
Unhappy with the pace of the Gulf oil spill clean-up? Volunteer opportunities abound.
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