The science of peer pressure: Infographic
May 28, 2012, 5:43 p.m.
Research has linked peer pressure to plenty of negative behaviors, but did you know there's an upside? Take a look at how it can lead to positive things — like living a greener life.
How much does solar cost? Infographic
May 14, 2012, 6:07 p.m.
Plenty of homeowners have asked this question, but it can be a difficult one to answer. One Block off the Grid took the estimates of more than 45,000 homeowners and came up with this graphic.
How your commute is killing you: Infographic
May 7, 2012, 4:50 p.m.
We spend an average of 38 minutes a day getting to and from work. (That's 165 hours a year.)
Why you should care about water conservation: Infographic
May 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
The vast majority of water on our planet can't be used, so the fresh water that's available should be treasured. These are just a few of the water supply issues we face.
Mind your textile waste: Infographic
April 30, 2012, 5:53 p.m.
Here's the skinny on trash trends: Of the roughly 13 million tons of textiles tossed each year, only about 15% are recovered for reuse or recycling.
How to find real food and make healthier choices: Infographic
April 23, 2012, 6:25 p.m.
An estimated 70% of food sold in the supermarket contains genetically modified organisms. Are you ready to eat smart?
Infographic: 9 surprising things about people who go solar
April 23, 2012, 8 a.m. by Matt Hickman
As found in a poll conducted by One Block Off the Grid, solar-installing homeowners are a rather stereotype-busting bunch: auto-obsessed, prone to cranking up the AC and not all that crunchy in the least.
The world's most powerful telescopes: Infographic
April 22, 2012, 4:16 p.m.
Only in the last 60 years have we made progress in understanding our skies through huge powerful telescopes. Here's a look at some of the most impressive scopes in the world.
What is a green wine? Infographic
April 16, 2012, 6:01 p.m.
There are plenty of buzzwords around sustainable wines, but what do they mean? We spell it out for you.