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Affluenza: The Epidemic With No Vaccine

ColumnGot Affluenza? Affluenza is an affliction that is characterized by the relentless pursuit of material goods and luxury services. This condition is about keeping up with the Joneses, even if the upscale lifestyle comes with debt, stress and no real or lasting happiness. While some may think of this syndrome […]

Sarah Silverman is Sick of Bernie Bros [Video]

Man, oh, man. Or should I say, woman, oh, woman. So far, the DNC has had quite a few memorable moments. One of those moments was Sarah Silverman’s speech. While Silverman is a staunch Bernie Sanders supporter, she gets that electing Trump isn’t an option. Listen to her comments below. […]

Must Watch Animation: How We Effed Up the Earth [Video]

Seriously, this Steve Cutts video about man’s impact on the earth will leave you speechless. And hopefully motivated as heck to be more mindful.  Find Jill on Twitter @jillettinger Related on EcoSalon Jon Stewart on the Charlie Hebdo Attack: Watch It [Video] The Politically Correct Christmas Video You Have to […]

Is What You Do Really Symbolic of Who You Are?

Start asking people what they know rather than what they do. One of my best friends earns an hourly wage working on an organic farm in Central California. She loves her job, the dirt that lingers under her fingernails at the end of every day, and the fact that she […]

KISS My Carbon Footprint

Anyone who subscribes the KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid) philosophy will appreciate the results of this new study recently completed by Thomas Dietz and his colleagues at Michigan State University. In a first of its kind study, the researchers examined the potential emissions reduction (PER) of 17 well-known energy saving […]

Can’t Sleep? 20 Natural Tips to Stop Tossing & Turning

For some, bedtime is a nightly battle of tossing, turning and exhausted frustration; believe me, I’ve been there myself. As with any of life’s imbalances, there’s usually an underlying reason for insomnia and although stress and tension are usually the root cause, there are natural solutions to help you get […]

Women on Film: The Beauty of an Emotional Silence

Sometimes, you don’t need words to express yourself perfectly. Words, words, words – we live in a world where words tumble over each other like pinwheels bouncing off a roller coaster. Words seep into our consciousness through the screens on our hands, the pad on our desks, the hanging fixtures […]

10 Infographics on Alcohol

Raise your glass. As this year’s election approaches, EcoSalon would like to make two points in the sitting president’s favor: Mr. Obama is married to a prominent locavore, and he’s interested in craft brewing, even to the extent of traveling on the campaign trail with White House ales on the […]

10 California Artists Ready to Change the Way You See the World

The who’s-who of break out California artists making waves. Venice Beach has its colonies, Santa Monica a bevy of industry collectors and downtown L.A. is in full- throttle renaissance mode. So why wouldn’t edgy artists transplant themselves to southern California? Even down the choked 405 south in San Diego and […]

It's a Man's World in China Now More Than Ever

They wanted boys and now they have them in droves in China with 18 million more men than women and the testosterone count still growing. The highly disproportionate ratio sees some 116 male babies to every 100 females born every year in China. The government’s rigid one-child-per-couple policy along with […]

Eight Women Olympians to Watch

In praise of the female Olympic athlete. The Olympics officially kick off today, but the irksome tendency to praise the bodies of female athletes for their sexiness rather than their speed, stamina, power, or strength, began weeks ago. The most egregious example is a viral YouTube video (and an avalanche […]

'Summer Rains' and Ditties Divine

If you see the above album gracing the shelves of your local music store – take a closer look. Once it’s open, the contents will leap out at you. The album is filled with the eco-friendliest pop-up art imaginable: soy inks and recycled paper replacing the usual non-renewable inlays. You […]

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Bernie Sanders Killed it at the DNC [Video]

Bernie Sanders is a true, class act. On Tuesday night, Sanders made it official that Hillary Clinton was the democratic party’s nominee for the president of the United States. Sanders knew how important the occasion was, too. After all, this is the first time a woman has achieved the nomination […]

Supporting Women While Tearing Them Down: #NowWhat

Ask most any father what he hopes his daughter will accomplish when she’s grown and he’ll most likely say something like: “I want her to accomplish all her goals, support herself, and find a partner who compliments her personality and doesn’t try to change her.” So, why is it that […]

Sarah Silverman is Sick of Bernie Bros [Video]

Man, oh, man. Or should I say, woman, oh, woman. So far, the DNC has had quite a few memorable moments. One of those moments was Sarah Silverman’s speech. While Silverman is a staunch Bernie Sanders supporter, she gets that electing Trump isn’t an option. Listen to her comments below. […]

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Are Mushrooms the New Packing Peanuts?

In 2010, Eben Bayer, co-founder of Evocative, announced that mushrooms were about to become the new packing peanuts – but what has happened to this miracle of modern industry since then? What is Myco Foam? Myco Foam, an organic adhesive made of mycelium, a living, growing organism, is hitting the market […]

Urban Gardens May Be the Key to Solving America’s Crime Problem

Urban gardens are certainly a welcome addition to cityscapes, but that’s not all they are; new research shows that an increased presence of parks and other urban green spaces can actually reduce crime in the surrounding area. While this field of research is relatively young, a few distinct examples have proven the ways […]