Loop could be the major packaging shift we've been waiting for
January 24, 2019, 5:02 a.m. by Starre Vartan
A new initiative puts the 'Reuse' back in Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Why it's so hard to fix stuff that needs repairing
January 17, 2019, 12:31 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Some companies make DIY repair difficult, but new laws in the U.S. and Europe may make fixing things easier.
Drawing can help you think and focus better — even if you're not good at it
January 8, 2019, 10:51 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Here's why you shouldn't leave this artistic pursuit to the professionals.
Marie Kondo's magic lies not in tidying, but in regarding 'stuff' in a whole new way
January 8, 2019, 10:04 a.m. by Starre Vartan
How we relate to the things in our lives has long needed a makeover, and now we have one in the KonMari method.
Meet Bulgaria's scary, masked fur monsters known as kukeri
January 8, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Starre Vartan
This ancient cultural tradition occurs every winter to invite good luck for locals — and scare away the evil eye.
What is moxie and how can you get more of it in your life?
January 2, 2019, 9:18 a.m. by Starre Vartan
We can all develop this trait, which 'activates speaking up and disrupting the status quo.'
Why you shouldn't freak out when your dad calls you by the dog's name
December 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Don't be insulted by the slip — it's the way the human brain works.
Why paper books and the independent bookstore aren't dead
December 28, 2018, 11:08 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Turns out all those dire predictions were wrong.
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
'Grumpy Cat' wasn't so cranky after all
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
Costa Rica has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years
This man's love affair with icebergs will warm you on the inside