Heated car seats are one of life's little luxuries -- but are they energy efficient? And does it even matter? Advice maven Umbra Fisk offers a cheeky take on the issue.
Advice maven Umbra Fisk adopts a not-so-casual attitude to the question of dry cleaning, one of our most toxic personal habits.
When packing up Thanksgiving leftovers for future gobbling, which container is best? Advice maven Umbra Fisk dishes up an answer.
Sure, you love your artisanal beans -- but could instant coffee be better for the planet? Advice maven Umbra Fisk sniffs around for an answer.
What's really in cat food? A vegan pet owner wants to know, and Umbra has the purr-fect answer.
A father with too much Halloween candy on his hands inspires Umbra to dish up advice for enjoying the holidays -- without being a pig.
A homebuyer wonders which filthy fossil fuel will keep her cozy this winter, and Umbra cranks out an answer.
If winter means "wet" in your neck of the woods, Umbra has a few hints for making sure your dwelling stays high and dry.
When an exhausted reader wonders what the benefits of Daylight Saving Time really are, Umbra sets the record (and the clock) straight.