Michael dEstries


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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.


Matt Damon Launches New Humorous ‘Strike’ Campaign for water.org

in Causes, News, People, Top News

We laughed at the shallow, charity-for-the-sake-of-pride Matt Damon that appeared on Showtime’s “House of Lies” late last week – but today, we’re laughing at the creative humor the actual Matt

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Matt Damon Spoofs Charity Work for ‘House of Lies’ Cameo (Video)

in Causes, Film/TV, News, People, Top News

On last night’s episode of Showtime’s “House of Lies,” Matt Damon guest starred as himself – posing as a potential new client for the consultant company where Don Cheadle and Kristen

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NYC Styrofoam Ban Might Actually Happen

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Attention NYC eateries: It may be time to start thinking beyond styrofoam. A sanitation official Wednesday revealed that a potential ban on the white stuff is under discussion as part

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Sir David Attenborough Shares a Moment with a Blind Baby Rhino (Video)

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

During the concluding episode of the BBC’s “Africa” documentary special (which also gave us the hysterical “OMG Squirrel” moment) Sir David Attenborough shared an intimate moment with a blind baby rhinoceros.

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Super Bowl Ad ‘God Made A Farmer’ Gets ‘Factory Farm’ Parody

If you were one of the millions touched by Chrysler’s “God Made A Farmer” Super Bowl ad, but nonetheless jaded over its fairy tale portrayal of the modern American farm,

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Disabled Goldfish Gets Underwater ‘Wheelchair’, Lots of Viral Love

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Here’s something you’ve likely never seen before. An anonymous loving goldfish owner has posted a video showing one of their beloved in a small harness – a kind of fish

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NASA Probe Captures Video of ‘Comet of the Century’ ISON

in News, Pop Culture, Science, Top News

Comet ISON, dubbed the “Comet of the Century” by some hopeful astronomers, is continuing its journey ever closer to the sun – and a possible one-in-a-lifetime celestial event for Earth.

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