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Green Video Games

Green Video Games

Video games seem to have infected everything in society with their contagious delivery of interactive instant-gratification. In many ways, the interactive nature of video games makes them powerful tools for training people to react to stimuli. All other forms of media before video games were purely consumptive forms of communication. People who read books, watch…

Less is the New More: Mainstream Media Edition

Less is the New More: Mainstream Media Edition

The whole “less is new more” ideal isn’t just another movement destined for the fringe; it’s started to catch on in places other than the blogs and online resources, though the ‘net has certainly helped foster the movement. TreeHugger’s pals at Apartment Therapy have been holding a “Smallest, Coolest Apartment” [www.apartmenttherapy.com] contest for three years…

Designer Spotlight: Viesso Furniture

Designer Spotlight: Viesso Furniture

The furniture and interiors TreeHugger often encounters that offer sleek, modern designs combined with green materials and production also often comes with a big price tag. This can be discouraging for those of us who want to live green and look good, too; for some, it also perpetuates the stereotype that green stuff is astronomically…

Raising a Glass to Organic Drinks

Raising a Glass to Organic Drinks

TreeHugger is fond of saying that there isn’t anything that you can’t do a little greener. Though today’s topic is an excellent example of this, and, though might seem a little trivial, we think it’s important to know how to have a good time while being green. Following up on our liquid-based topics from earlier…