A reader wonders whether he should placate his worried wife and use toilet seat covers whenever he uses a public bathroom, or just sit with abandon and save a tree instead. Umbra gives the scoop on the safest, greenest way to poop.
Turning on your faucet shouldn't be a high-risk venture. Cities and towns shouldn't have to worry that the water lost in leaky pipes will mean ongoing shortages or usage restrictions. But these concerns are already cropping up in communities throughout the country -- and they will only become more common as decades of neglect to our water infrastructure begin to catch up with us.
Innovative dinner theater Cafe Nordo's most recent production delves into the deliciously dark world of drinking. But will it be a smashed hit?
A grocery store in Portland, Ore., is opening a new store that features more bike spots than parking spaces.
Robots are never going to take over our lives, says the author of a new book on technology. Good luck getting a movie deal out of that.
A lot of people also seem to think that rockets punching holes in the ozone increases global warming. No kidding.
Where does Italy get off trying to denude 69 -- yes, 69 -- acres of forest just because prostitution has been rising up between its trees? Inquiring environmental groups want to know.
You know, when you're ready to trade in your car for bike.
In the interests of fostering camaraderie between green-minded parents and childfree people, here are some cross-cultural communication tips.