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I Like Your Ponytail, A Story About CommitmentI Like Your Ponytail, A Story About Commitment

“I like your ponytail.” I said in a playful manner. “Ponytail?” he repeated in a thick French accent. There and then began the most extraordinary odyssey of my life.…

Avoid 90% of the Pesticides in Food, by Avoiding 12 Foods

Why should you care about pesticides in your food?For starters there may be as many as twenty pesticides on a single piece of fruit you eat.…

My HeroMy Hero

Dear Mrs. Black,It was January 1967 when this 11 year-old, frightened, little Israeli girl walked into your classroom for the first time. I had only arrived in the country two weeks before.…

We Are Sexual BeingsWe Are Sexual Beings

With sex all around us, oozing out of our televisions, theaters, magazines, fashion, on the streets, one would think we are the most sexually informed, open and comfortable nation on the planet.”…

The Banking ImplosionThe Banking Implosion

I’m sure by now you all have noticed the ongoing meltdown in the mortgage industry. The cause of this whole mess is a little bit complicated, rooted in both the structure of the mortgage industry, and human nature. I’ll try to explain both factors here in layman’s terms.…

Breaking old habits; Creating new Ones

We are mostly habitual beings. Webster defines habit as an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary.…

Life is Poetry

  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry


How Green Are You? What Is Your Green IQ?

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Take our Green IQ test to find out how well you understand the issues affecting our planet’s environment. For best results read the green articles in our Inquiry Category. When you complete the test, your score will guide your next course of action. While our objective is to increase your awareness around global warming and sustainability issues, we also want to put a smile on your face. When you get your score, you will see what we mean.


What do most scientists agree is true about global warming? (See Global Warming - Is It Real? on this site)


What is the best way to avoid being exposed to pesticides? (See Avoid 90% of the Pesticides in Food on this site)


What is the greatest threat to the fish on the planet? (See Are we fishing our ocean to death? on this site)


What is the best way an individual can reduce the greenhouse gases they cause to be produced? (See The Carbon Diet on this site)


Bioengineered food is:


For the entire population to live up to western standards how much of the earth would have to be harnessed completely for human needs?


How much of the earths water can be used for drinking?


If a large western county recycled 25 % of their newspapers and cans we would save:


Every year the size of the rain forest that is cleared to make room for farms, ranches and homes is:


In a half hour a single garden sprinkler uses: