What We Read This Week


Daisy

Photo from Stock.xchng

Here’s what caught our eye this week!


CURRENT EVENTS

What Medals Should the London 2012 Olympics Get for Sustainability? 

No one can deny that the London 2012 Olympic Games were a brilliant success. The athletes were magnificent, the crowds were enthusiastic, the trains ran on time and the place looked great. London’s claim to fame was that…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


PARENTING

Dressing our Kids into Bankruptcy

With heat and drought still smothering the Corn Belt, we may well see more all-time highs in coming weeks as the extent of crop damage becomes…Read Full Article

From Washington Post: Lifestyle Blog


POLITICS

Churches Speak Out on Northern Gateway Oil Sands Pipeline

The vast majority of mothers admit to spending more on their kids clothes than on their own wardrobes this time of year…Read Full Article

From The Financial Post


ENVIRONMENT

Rising Temperature Raising Food Prices

With heat and drought still smothering the Corn Belt, we may well see more all-time highs in coming weeks as the extent of crop damage becomes…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


FOOD

Can’t-miss Summer Reading for Sustainable Food Fans

Whether you’re bed and breakfasting it on the farm, biodieseling to a beach picnic, or touring the eco-vineyards of South Africa this year, you’ll need a sustainable food book or two for the journey. Here we rounded up to a list of some of our favorites…Read Full Article

From Grist


IN THE NEWS

Stranded Jet Skier Breaches Multimillion Dollar Security System at JFK Airport

New York’s John F. Kennedy airport failed a security check Saturday night, in a public and surprising way…Read Full Article

From The Two-Way: NPR


HEALTH

To Boost Memory, Shut Your Eyes

Forget brain-training exercises, 12-hour shifts and those long, uninterrupted, caffeine-fueled study binges. When you really need new information to sink in, you can’t skimp on taking breaks, new research suggests. That’s the message from a study…Read Full Article

From CNN Health


STYLE

Helen Gurley Brown’s Influence: All the Single Ladies

There were single girls before there was Helen Gurley Brown, and there was sex, too. But not until her 1962 manual “Sex and the Single Girl,” which debuted a year before “The Feminine Mystique,” was there a path to becoming the single girlRead Full Article

From Washington Post: Lifestyle Blog

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Ethics, Family and Parenting, Featured, Food, Healing and Wellness, People, World

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: