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October 2, 2014 Edition
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Cracked by Fracking? Some experts believe the quake that cracked the Washington monument was triggered by fracking nearby.

Wondering which technologies and ideas will be obsolete in 90 years? The Celestia capsule gives us a glimpse of future "has beens."

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Mama's Still in Charge Every now and then we get a not-so-subtle reminder that in Mother Nature’s world, we are really not much more than minor accessories.

Double Net Zero Houses KB Home recently constructed a home in Lancaster, California (in Los Angeles County), which earned the company RESNET’s award for Lowest HERS Index Score for a Production Builder. Dubbed the Double ZeroHouse 2.0, it’s not only net-zero energy, it also requires no freshwater for irrigation.

More Fracking Fall-Out Aggressive techniques used to extract natural gas from shale call into question the fuel’s former reputation as a clean energy option.

What Will People Make Fun of Down the Road? Wondering which technologies and ideas will be obsolete in 90 years? The Celestia capsule gives us a glimpse of future "has beens."

Is a Dirtier Life a Greener Life? Can you be too clean to be healthy? Doctors are now saying the answer is yes -- and that some exposure to dirt and pets early in infancy can help prevent allergies, asthma and autoimmune diseases. Less obsession with dirty environs means less reliance on chemicals and hand sanitizers.

Flush for Good's Charitable Reach American Standard is giving away it's Champion Toilet as part of their Flush for Good Campaign. The Campaign aims to provide safer sanitation and improved quality of life for 5.5 million people in developing countries by 2017.

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

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