The Need for A Change

We live like everyone else. Well, almost, everyone is different. But for all intensive purposes the statement is true. For example: We eat what comes our way since I never sat down and planned menus too far in advance. For myself, I always let myself be carried by the flow. And then, one day, without

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Let’s Talk About Education and Abilities

Howard Gardner, is a psychologist, researcher and professor at Harvard University, known in the scientific field for his research in the analysis of cognitive abilities and for having formulated the theory of multiple intelligences, which did so awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Social Sciences in the year 2011. The theory of multiple intelligences

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The Idea of Clean Reusable Bags

Reusable bags are an environmentally friendly way to preserve nature and slow down our pollution production rate. Plastic pollution is correlated with the low cost of plastic, which leads to massive and disposable use of plastic in many forms. By using reusable bags we can reduce the use of plastic bags that take anywhere between

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Composting for Waste Reduction

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as fertilizer for soil amendment. While it may not fit with your lifestyle or mine, compost is a key ingredient in organic farming. I will explain more about the composting methodology in a moment, but did not want to scare you with the scientific aspect

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Sorting My Media Library

We are a big fan of books and movies (mostly DVD but our Blu-ray collection is not small). We've been accumulating a lot of them over the years, so I had to invest in two cabinets to put everything away. When we moved, we decided to sort through our books, CDs, DVDs and children's video

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A Ton Of Biowaste

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has defined federal food waste as uneaten food and waste from food preparation by establishments such as grocery stores, restaurants, stalls, canteens and institutional cafeterias. Each state remains free to define food waste differently, but many have chosen not to. The amount of biowaste (bio-degradable waste) produce in this country

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The De-cluttering My Inbox

As I explained here, I did a drastic sorting-out for my inbox to get rid of the dozens of newsletters and spam that cluttered it every day. I didn't think at the time that it would be a job that I would have to take renewed interest regularly. How long did that last? Yes, the

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Screens, The Brain… And The Child

Have you ever stopped and wondered how we have gotten to the point where video is as important as other forms of media when it comes to teaching? The combination has long been a part of classrooms but there has never been a tighter integration as today. Still, not all information presented on the screen

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Ways to Reduce Waste

One way to reduce waste is to: Reuse. It is as simple as that. You don't need to buy bottles of water when you can buy a bottle and refill it with water. When you combine that with a home sink side filter you save a lot of money each year. But there are other

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More on Waste Reduction

Today, I'm going to talk about producing less waste: Reducing, in other words. I think that while recycling is one of the simplest points to understand, reducing is just as simple and it is easier (consuming is effort) to implement. Everything we own and consume is potentially a waste source, to have less waste, just

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