by Michael dEstries
Categories: Film/TV, Transport
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flowerA California group has managed to gather the more than 7,000 signatures needed to place an initiative on next November’s ballot that would rename a sewage treatment plant after George W. Bush. “In President Bush’s case, we think that we will be cleaning up a substantial mess for the next 10 or 20 years,” said a member of the group. “The sewage treatment facility’s job is to clean up a mess, so we think it’s a fitting tribute.” Bravo. Now what will Dick Cheney be named after? [Read more…]

flowerNot only is the next-generation Toyota Prius set to feature some embedded solar cells in its rooftop, but now it appears that luxury car marker Lotus is following suit as well. Whichever model future celebs choose, the photovoltaics won’t do much more than power the air conditioning or your gadgets — but it’s a step in the right direction to take advantage of the space above our heads. Now you chill that pinot noir with green energy! Ah, the good life. [Read more…]

flowerSticking with the car theme, it appears that the next Transformers movie may actually feature something a bit more green than a biodiesel Hummer. ABG is quoting sources that say Chevy’s new electric Volt (set to bow in 2010) may get a feature role — as well as their fuel-sipping little guy, the Chevy Beat. With stock prices for General Motors hovering around 1954 values, they had better hope those starring roles turn the cars into celebrities. Otherwise, look for the Prius to once again steal the spotlight. [Read more…]

flowerWord on the street is that Matthew McConaughey’s lil’ bundle of joy will be making a pretty penny for exclusive photos. Rumor has it that OK! Magazine will shell out close to $3 million for photos of little Levi. We have no idea if Matt will give it away, roll it into his new clothing company, or bank it. Either way, the world waits with anticipation for the record-magic number to be attached to Brangelina’s twins. At least we have a pretty good beat that cash will do some good for the world…[Read more…]

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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