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Sailing Ships Carrying Coffee: a Sustainable Step Forward?

September 10th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The notion of using sailing ships to transport cargo probably seems like a giant step backwards... unless you consider that environmental impact of modern shipping. Carrotmob is challenging a California coffee company to try out sail-powered shipping in exchange for $150,000 in "buycott" sales


The Pedal Powered Business: Turning Human Power into Profit

May 21st, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The energy transferred from biker to bike doesn't necessarily have to create forward motion: it can be put to other uses. A few entrepreneurs around the world have seen the profit potential in pedaling: here are a handful of businesses powering themselves at least partially by human power


Edible Weeds: 7 Recipes for Dandelion

February 9th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Already planning for Spring foraging? Dandelions are hardy and versatile; once you pick a mess of 'em, here are seven ideas for cooking



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