Big Box contributes to waste: consumer over spending, landfill filling, destruction of small community business and more. Is it worth it to have one on all sides of town? Is the convenience worth the loss? Do you really need all that stuff?
One such cause is the CPSIA (CPSIA stands for Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act). As a mother of four I was outraged when I discovered not all that long ago that we were importing toys and clothing for our children that contained unsafe levels of lead. I couldn’t understant how in this day and age of technology this was happening to our children. Like many others, I wanted our government to do something about it and take action. I got my wish however, it is at the expense of many thousands of home businesses, and even my own hobbies.
Today is Blog Action Day and the cause is ending poverty. Did you know that 70% of those living in poverty around the world are women? With the financial crisis […]
And you thought Facebook’s Beacon was intrusive? How about Beacon for the real world? While I agree that there are many good and valid uses for RFID I am not […]
Apparently the ELSPA has decided to take a page out of the books of the MPAA and RIAA and make up crazy statistics to boost their cause (as well as […]
While searching for the means to combat the spam attacks that hit my WordPress blogs on a daily basis I was led to the site VilliageIdiot. What I found were […]
Holy cow how did this get this far?! A headline at ArsTechnica tonight proclaims Bill tying financial aid to antipiracy efforts passes House committee “The House Education and Labor Committee […]
I am participating in Blog Action Day 2007 on three blogs this year which means three posts about the environment. If you haven’t heard of Blog Action Day, the website […]
Your eyes are not deceiving you, Linuxchic.net is running yet another new theme. This one is special and different from all the other mood changes; this month is Breast Cancer […]
In response to the RIAA and MPAA’s campaign against file-sharing, the University of Kansas has announced a stringent policy for students found sharing copyrighted content on the university network. Students […]