What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


44 Healthiest, Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables

Environmental Working Group (EWG), has done it again with the publication of their latest list, Good Food on a Tight Budget. The group known for its cosmetics’ toxins database and annual survey of top pesticide-laden foods takes exhaustive scientific data and translates it into absolutely usable…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


On Community Gardens and Gun Violence

Years ago I moved into the top floor of a beautiful 1913 duplex in a not so beautiful part of South Los Angeles. Far from the well trod sidewalks to which young “creatives” were flocking…Read Full Article

From Good


Artist Creates Stunning Portraits with Old Wine Corks

To anyone who has ever hoarded wine corks with a wealth of fabulous upcycling projects in mind — I’ll make a memo board! Trivets for everyone! I’ll build a raft! — let Grand Rapids-based illustrator and artist…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


Five Reasons to Shop at Thrift Stores

The summer before I left for college, I cleaned out my entire closet deciding what to take with me. I divided my shirts, pants, and dresses into categories, and the “donate”…Read Full Article

From Grist


Phyllis Diller on Love, Beauty and the Male Ego

Phyllis Diller, the trail-blazing comedian whose silver tongue slung self-deprecating barbs, died Monday at the age of 95. Though she was never…Read Full Article

From The Washington Post: Lifestyle Blog


Walking as a Spiritual Practice

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake,” Wallace Stevens once said. I’d make that a “walk around the city.” I love to walk and have…Read Full Article

From Spirituality & Practice


Curiosity Is On A Roll: Makes Its First Movements On Mars

It didn’t go far, but the NASA rover Curiosity has taken its first test drive on Mars. “This is how I roll,” NASA writes…Read Full Article

From The Two-Way: NPR

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Categories: Arts, Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Featured, Food, Gardening, People, Prayer, Religion, World

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