Our picks for the week of April 11-17:
• Read about a Brooklyn man who is bringing Hasids and hipsters together — on the issue of bicycles.
• There are lots of deadly plants out there. Here are 13 that could kill you.
• A green and budget-minded reader wants to know: How can I find home decor that's eco-friendly and won't break the bank?
• Charlotte, N.C., has plenty of local food, outdoor recreation options and even a green mayor. Check out this week's eco-destination.
• Need a little touch of garden inside your house? Our home blogger shows you 12 terrific terrariums, including the one at left.
• Here are 10 animals that are bad for the environment.
• The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is coming up next week. Here's your guide to Earth-inspired entertainment.
• And finally, something to consider: Would you go live off the grid? Here are 7 people who gave up on civilization to go live in the wild.
PLUS: Don't miss this week's gallery, including a sublime image of an Indian youth floating in a Bangalore lake.