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.


Olivia Munn Urges Groupon to Drop Circus Deals

in Animals, Causes, Internet, News, Top News

Olivia Munn is throwing pressure on coupon site Groupon in an effort to get the company to drop deals on circus tickets. The “Newsroom” actress recently sent a letter to

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Edward Norton Wins $100,000 Words With Friends Charity Challenge

in Causes, Environment, News, People, Top News

Based on a recent tweet, it appears that Edward Norton has won the Words with Friends Charity Challenge. we did it!$100K for MWCT. Incredible. I’m out of words to say

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Anne Hathaway’s Wedding Gift from PETA: A Rescued Calf

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News, Vegan

Much like they did when Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas tied the knot this summer, PETA has given given Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman an animal-friendly wedding gift. The animal rights

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Study: Plant-Based Compounds Slow Common Cancers

in Healthy Living, Lifestyle, News, Top News

A new study ?has identified more than 40 plant-based compounds that help slow the progression of common cancers.

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Solar-Powered Avatar: James Cameron Reveals New Array

James Cameron unveils a new massive solar array designed to power the next Avatar sequels with clean energy.

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Rosie O’Donnell Drops 12 Pounds on Plant Based Diet

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

Go Rosie! The comedian, artist, and philanthropist recently told People Magazine that she’s 12 pounds lighter ever since adopting a plant-based diet post-heart attack. “I had a really sedentary lifestyle

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Dogs Against Romney Facebook Group Nears 100,000 Members

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

When Mitt Romney takes the stage tonight in his first live debate with President Obama, nearly 100,000 dog lovers on Facebook will be rooting against him. The Republican nominee for

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