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Goodlifer: Good Gifts for Kids

Good Gifts for Kids

No one is more excited about the holidays than the favorite kid(s) in your life. And, sure, they enjoy the food and the parties, but, really, it’s all about the gifts. Skip the…

Goodlifer: Shabd's New How-To Book: In Tie-Dye: Dye It, Wear It Share It

Shabd’s New How-To Book: ‘Tie-Dye: Dye It, Wear It, Share It’

The art of tie dye might seem like a trippy pastime complete with flower-crowned hippies celebrating Summer of Love chic, but this historic, alchemical technique is actually a time-honored textile tradition preserved by…

Goodlifer: Afghan Dreamers: Stories of Hope and Inspiration from Afghanistan

Afghan Dreamers: Stories of Hope and Inspiration from Afghanistan

What do we think of when we think of Afghanistan? War, desolation, oppression, destruction… the list goes on. But despite a tumultuous past and present, Afghanistan is not just a conflict zone. The…

Goodlifer: Gift Guide: Good Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Gift Guide: Good Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Many of us have a lot of presents to buy, but little time and, perhaps, imagination, to make each one unique and tailored to its recipient. In this final gift guide the season,…

Good Stuff: Pink Means Prevention

October is, as we all know, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Stores everywhere are overflowing with pink merchandise that somehow is supposed to “benefit the cause.” Most of this, sadly, is nothing but pinkwashing….

Good Stuff: Scandinavian Noir

Even though it’s been a lovely summer, we Scandis love our darker hues — it’s just in our blood. The brighter side of it all is that there are a lot of conscious…

Good News: Week 22

Will we soon have solar panels in space? The future is craftsmanship. Summer gardening books and fair food for the all. Second careers, pursuing passions and gluten-free bakeries. New USPS forever stamps encourage…

Good News: Week 19

Seven ways to naturally beat those stubborn allergies. The growing culture of Flea Markets. Why your fashion choices say about your political views. A DIY pedicure will get your feet ready for summer….

Goodlifer: The Wisdom Project

The Wisdom Project

Inspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can pass on to another is the wisdom it has gained from experience, award-winning photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman started the…

Goodlifer: Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

We’ve all heard that the one thing we should all do (besides switch to energy-efficient lightbulbs) to fight climate change is fly less. What if that wasn’t true? What if what we really…

Goodlifer: The Art of Eating In... and Finding Yourself

The Art of Eating In… and Finding Yourself

The saying goes that New York apartments no longer need kitchens because nobody cooks anymore. Although that may not actually be the case, it is not too far from the truth. If you’ve…

Goodlifer: At WSU, Pollan is Required Reading, Then Not, Then Again

At WSU, Pollan is Required Reading, Then Not, Then Again

Last week, Washington State University announced that it was pulling Michael Pollan’s best-selling book The Omnivore’s Dilemma from its required Common Reading Program for all incoming freshmen, seemingly due to pressure from corporate…

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