Yeah, they’re a little clunky looking, but cargo bikes have developed their own culture, and a documentary in the works, Less Car More Go, aims to share that culture with the world.
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The art of foraging goes back to our hunter-gatherer days, but most of us don’t spend much time any more walking the neighborhood looking for edible weeds and fruit trees. That’s changing, though, as many try to simplify and take advantage of food that’s available for the taking in our yards, parks, and other green […]
Alex Eaves is making a career out of the concept of reuse. Next project: a documentary of his tour this Summer promoting the concept, and finding out what others do to repurpose and upcycle.
How can we get more people involved in the next round of Millennium Development Goals? How about letting them participate in their development?
Though I’ve never tried one out, I really like the idea of folding bikes — electric assisted or not — as a solution to the “first and last mile problem” with mass transit… that is, getting to and from transit stops. Ride to the stop, fold it up, and carry it on… no risking those […]
Until a few days ago, I’d never heard of the DOCUMERICA project, an effort by the EPA in the 1970s to “capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life.” Beginning in 1972, the agency hired numerous freelance photographers to get out and about in the country to take the photos, and ended […]
Even with yesterday’s stock market rally, we’ve all got the economy on our minds… and, for the most part, we’re worrying about it. Our retirement accounts are shrinking, our jobs are less secure, and buying or selling a home seems like a fantasy. An injection of cash into the markets is welcome; an injection of […]