My Intentional Life: Sharing is Daring

In this My Intentional Life, the gang meets to discuss whether splitting their Community Supported Agriculture share is threatening to split them up.


NPR's Scott Simon on adoption and environmentalism

NPR host Scott Simon wants to encourage people to consider adoption, yet he's suspicious of people who might do it for environmental reasons.

Business & Technology

Are Google's self-driving cars actually signs of Transformers' imminent world domination?

The world is pumped that Google is passing mile markers on the road to creating a fully automatic automobile. But let's consider what we got the last time robot vehicles were allowed to freely roam the earth: Transformers.


Ask Umbra on ridding your home of moths and repairing the sweaters they ate

Ask Umbra answers a reader question about clothes moths. She shares how to get rid of them and repair sweaters. If you care about cardigans, read this!

Climate & Energy

10/10/10: The world gets to work [PHOTOS]

There were more than 7,000 worldwide examples of people getting to work to combat climate change for's 10/10/10 Global Work Party.


Tyra Banks quizzes childfree couple [VIDEO]

Watch Tracy and Jared tell a slightly aghast Tyra Banks about their decision not to have kids.

Climate & Energy

Ask Umbra says get out there and party this weekend on 10/10/10

You know you want to make a difference. Ask Umbra says get out there this weekend and (work) party on at a event near you!


Urbivore’s Dilemma, Week 18: Tomatillos, cilantro, hot peppers, oh my!

This week, the Urbivore gets something in her veggie box that veers outside of her comfort zone. Help her over this food hurdle!


LEGO lets you play with improving mass transit

Will having kids play with LEGO buses and trams (rather than Hot Wheels) foster the next generation of public-transit advocates?