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.


What Would You Do With $40m? Harry Potter Wants A Prius!

in Transport

I know I shouldn’t be calling Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter, but the two are interchangeable; and until the world sees him as something else, he’s stuck with with the nagging

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Matt Damon Hosts Journey To Planet Earth On PBS

in Film/TV

A lot of celebrities recently have offered their voices to eco-documentaries. We’ve had Sean Astin talk about sea lions, Elijah Wood educate on penguins, and Joaquin Phoenix speak up against

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Diesel’s New Ad Campaign: Global Warming Is Sexy!

in Causes, Fashion

Well, here’s a new spin on climate change. Fashion company Diesel has announced a new ad campaign that warns about the detriments of global warming, but then goes on to

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Fall Out Boy Giving Away Pimped Out Honda Civic Hybrid

in Music

  Finally! The day has arrived when I write a story about something other than the Toyota Prius! Civic Porn has landed! Popular band, Fall Out Boy, is ramping up

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Noel Gallagher Continues Efforts To Piss Off Everyone

in People

Noel Gallagher is extremly amusing to me — not only because his comments are so brash, but because he offers opinions that are truly honest and reflective of what he

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Country Legend Merle Haggard Interested In Green Energy

in Music

Seems Willie Nelson’s green ways are influencing other country music stars to follow a similar entrepreneurial path. 69-year-old Merle Haggard, who grew up in oil-rich Kern County, California, is exploring

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Newsweek Interview With Clooney: For Non-U.S. Eyes Only

in Print

There’s been some interesting controversy over the past few days on Newsweek’s decision to censor an exclusive George Clooney interview from the U.S. market. Clooney has always been known as

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