topten
by Michael dEstries
Categories: Entertainment.
Photo: Main image: Alice

Top 10,8,7, etc. articles are always a lot of fun to put together. In 2011, Ecorazzi published a smattering of posts highlighting everything from yoga to bizarre rainforest creatures to the best vegan Superbowl recipes. We’ve dug through and collected the best for you below.

1. 10 Rainforest Creatures That Defy Imagination 

While the rainforest only covers an estimated 6% of land, it serves as a home to over half of the species of plants and animals on earth. We read about many species that inhabit the rainforest everyday like gorillas, orangutans and parrots but there are millions that most people have never even heard about. And many of those species are truly remarkable. Continue reading>>>

2. 8 Veggie Cookbooks Worth Devouring

If someone said to me ten years ago, “In a few years vegan cookbooks are going to be dominating best sellers lists and retail outlets,” I’d have said doubtfully, “Yeah right – I wish.” It turns out, no wishing was necessary. Vegan and vegetarian cookbooks are everywhere. From healthy vegetables and whole grain foods to sugary cupcakey goodness, we now have our pick of hundreds of titles created by compassionate chefs. Continue reading>>>

3. Top 10 Vegan Superbowl Recipes

We gathered a bunch of the best vegan recipes we could find for entertaining either during the big name, New Year’s bash, or any other celebration demanding finger foods and appetizers. Warning: Don’t read this on an empty stomach! Continue reading>>> 

4. NASA’s 10 Most Stunning Images of 2011

Since 1995, without fail, NASA has released a photo of the day every day. Featuring nebulae, the aurora, comets, meteors, planets, moons and galaxies, you can’t help but be amazed by each and every image. Some are instructional, others simply magnificent but with all of them, you’d think the photographers were artists instead of scientists. Continue reading>>>

5. 10 Green Chefs You Should Follow Online

The world of food is becoming a leading factor in the green movement. As people decide they want to live better, eat better, and feel better about their food choices many green chefs have stepped up to the plate in order to give those same people exactly what they want– good wholesome food. Continue reading>>>

6. 10 Celebrities Using Twitter to Change the World

While some famous faces enjoy amusing their fans with updates on what they’re wearing, watching, or winning, others find the service is an excellent tool for raising cash and making a difference for the charitable initiatives they support. Continue reading>>>

7. Top 10 Celebrity Vegan Moments of 2011

2011 is nearly over, and what a whirlwind it’s been. A lot has happened in the past twelve months, and we’re pausing to reflect on some of the best moments. So pop open the champagne, put on some Auld Lang Syne and join us as we reflect on the Top 10 celebrity vegan moments of the year. Continue reading>>>

8.National Geographic Photo Contest: 8 Favorite Faces

National Geographic’s 2011 Photo Contest recently concluded, with professionals to amateurs submitting their pics for a shot at the $10,000 grand prize. Like past years, there were hundreds of photos out of the thousands submitted that could find a place of honor and awe on any wall. For a taste, I browsed the nature category and chose 8 stunning facial portraits that caught my eye. Continue reading>>>

9. Top 10 Unusual Green Inventions

For those of you who haven’t been keeping up with the eco-trends of the last few years, here’s a top 10 list of some of the most interesting (and unusual) green-ideas that have caught worldwide attention, influenced a number of other environmentally friendly inventions, and of course, made a delightful circulation around the web. Continue reading>>>

 10. 10 Sexy Celebs that Rock the Yoga Scene

This ancient craze has been practiced by many for over hundreds of years, with early stone carvings depicting Yoga poses as early back as 3000 B.C. Cut to today, and it’s one of the more popular forms of exercise amongst women and men, which includes many Yoga-loving celebs, who just can’t get enough of the mind and body bending activity. Continue reading>>>

 

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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