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.


Nicole Kidman Wants A Farm, Preferably With A Goat

in Animals, Music, People

We profiled earlier plans (that have since imploded) by Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz to buy a farm and get all dirty and now it appears that Nicole Kidman and

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Creature Comforts: Pamela Trashes Uggs, Cromwell Berates The Queen

in Animals, Fashion

Pamela Anderson is coming to grips once again with a piece of her past that now disgusts her. As she told fans on her website, “I’m getting rid of our

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Tom Cruise To Present Humanitarian Award On Oscar Night

in News

Is Tom Cruise getting ready for his big comeback? After getting dropped by Paramount for various antics they considered damaging, he’s showing up at more events and has volunteered to

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Jimmy Carter Breaks Ground On New BioDiesel Plant

in Home, People

Former President Jimmy Carter (and quite possibly the greenest), helped break ground Tuesday on a $25 million dollar biodiesel plant in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. He was quite vocal

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Jessica Simpson Helps Out Orphanage With New Van, Ebay Cash

in Causes

At the MTV Video Music Awards last year, Jessica Simpson won a car. Now before you go wondering why any celebrity should ever be allowed to win a contest, you

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America Humane Calls Out Oscar-Nominated Films For Animal Safety

in Animals

You know that “No Animals Were Harmed During The Making of This Movie” bit that always puts you at ease after an animal-fueled violent film? Well, you can’t just slap

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Green Celebrities Are Red Hot With The Media

in Internet

A reader named Lisa dropped off a great video to us on a special ABC did on celebrities and the environment. It features clips of Cameron Diaz, Edward Norton, Brad

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