24 Oct '11, 10pm

Queen of England Going Green | Care2 Healthy Living: Last year the royal family paid about $3.5 million for ener...

Queen of England Going Green | Care2 Healthy Living: Last year the royal family paid about $3.5 million for ener...

Last year the royal family paid about $3.5 million for energy to keep their castles and palace at comfortable temperatures and well lit. This figure has been said to represent 6.9 percent of the royal family’s income from the government. (That income has now been frozen at the current level.) So the Queen reportedly has been trying to conserve some energy by turning off lights and instructing staff to make sure they are not on unnecessarily. The royal heating costs are expected to increase this year by about 20 percent. Windsor Castle is actually going to receive electricity created by hydroelectric power from two new turbines, complete with a fish tube to allow them to pass through. They are expected to generate 1.7 million kilowatt hours per year of electricity, which is generally believed to be enough to power about 400 average homes. It certainly should be enough for o...

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justnorahs.blogspot.com 24 Oct '11, 4pm

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Binging on Fall Apples | Care2 Healthy Living: I bought nine pounds of apples for an event that was canceled. Bu...

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care2.com 23 Oct '11, 3pm

Last weekend, I bought nine pounds of apples for an event that ended up getting canceled. At first, I was frustrated – wha...

Food Day Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

Food Day Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 8pm

Tomorrow is Food Day in America. To celebrate, you may consider visiting your farmers’ market, and making the acquaintance...

Letter Writing In The Age Of Technology | Care2 Healthy Living

Letter Writing In The Age Of Technology | Care2...

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 5pm

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Are You Going to the International Green Technology Symposium in India?

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greenroofs.com 26 Oct '11, 8pm

“Green Technology is the foremost tool to repair urbanization damage in bringing back shift in cliumate change, cool build...

Top 16 Retro Candies | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 26 Oct '11, 1am

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Eco-Friendly Wall Finishes | Care2 Healthy Living

Eco-Friendly Wall Finishes | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 27 Oct '11, 5pm

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Clean Air: How the States Stack Up | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 29 Oct '11, 7pm

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 7pm

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The legacy that mattered to Steve Jobs | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 19 Oct '11, 10pm

I am still thinking about the premature death of Steve Jobs. Last night I watched the commencement address he gave to Stan...

A Burger With a Conscience? | Care2 Healthy Living

A Burger With a Conscience? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 21 Oct '11, 8pm

The ethical line used to be pretty damn clear: either you abstained from eating meat and animal products thus honoring all...

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elaine73.blogspot.com 29 Oct '11, 1pm

The author loves her shoes, idyllic getaways and eating street hawker food. She doesnt care for fashion, and throws on wha...

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care2.com 23 Oct '11, 8pm

“The only real voyage of discovery exists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust I have los...