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.


Daryl Hannah Nearly Became A Sex-Slave, Launches Battle Against It

in Causes

We’re a little slow to this news story (it broke sometime last weekend) but apparently, a younger Daryl Hannah was almost sold into the sex-slave industry. As a result of

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Time Warp: Jack Nicholson Drives A Hydrogen-Solar Car….In 1978

in People

With so much green news passing through our eyes and ears on a daily basis, it’s kind of surprising (and sad) to remember that many of the issues we talk

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The Cat’s Tail Releases Spring ’07 Kids Line: Celebrities To Go Ga-Ga!

in Fashion

The other day, I received an email from UK clothing company, By Nature for “The Cat’s Tail” Kids Spring 2007 Line. My predictions: We’re going to see a lot of

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Liam Neeson Has Issues With Madonna’s Adoption Too….

in Causes, People

Liam Neeson has joined the growing list of stars questioning Madonna’s adoption of a Malawi boy last year. Earlier this week, it was Angelina Jolie laying down her concerns (of

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Jackass Steve-O Speaks Out Against Animal Cruelty

in Animals, People

I’ve never seen the Jackass movies, but based on the trailers they seem like they would have been funny to me 10 years ago. Granted, humor can transcend many different

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“Departed” Star Lives On A Goat Farm, Completely Off-Grid

in Home, People

Her name may not be familiar, but Vera Farmiga is one woman you’ve most likely seen. She recently played a seducer to both Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio in “The

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Cate Blanchett Goes Off-Grid, Makes Plans For Additional Green Projects

in Causes, Home, People

Cate Blanchett, star of Best Picture favorite Babel, has joined a growing crowd of celebrities taking their homes off-grid. She recently converted her residence in the Hunters Hill district of

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