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Down To Earth archive for Jan. 1, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012

"Chasing Ice" opens today at the Magic Lantern

The film "Chasing Ice" - which I showed a clip of last Tuesday - will open today at the Magic Lantern, located at 25 W. Main in downtown Spokane. Everybody should see this film, especially climate skeptics and dubious commenters, as filmmakers trackdown melting glaciers...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012

Famous authors and their bicycles 

One of my favorite quotes on cycling comes from one of my favorite authors, Ernest Hemingway: “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2012

MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012


Welcome to cat heaven island in Japan

The news feels heavy lately and we all need moments to remember life's still sweet. Well, photos of Fukuoaka Island might do the trick because I'm pretty sure when the Talking Heads sang "This Must Be The Place," they were referring to the tiny island...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012


An animated history of Earth in one day

This ambitious claymation/magic marker video compresses Earth' shistory into a 24-hour period. That's right, all 4.5 billion years, courtesy of Buzzfeed's Mitchell Moffit. From Moffitt: What would it look like if we took Earth's 4.5 billion year history, and stuffed it into a normal day's...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012

The Top Ten Worst Christmas Gifts

We all like lists, right? They're good points for debate. However, this one might be a lump of coal in the Christmas stalking: Jamaica Plain Green House has the "Top 10 Worst Christmas Gifts," a classic list that hasn't lost its relevance. JP Green House...

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MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012

Infographic: Why Buy Local?

Jaclyn Nicholson from elocal recently contacted me about their wonderful campaign Why Buy Local? Check this infographic they came up with and here's what she had to say about helping the planet and your community by buying local: We all hear about why it is...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012

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