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.


Flying Eagle Point Of View Video is a Rush

in Animals, News, Science, Top News

What do you get when you combine a lightweight, high-definition GoPro camera and an eagle? One of the best YouTube videos I’ve seen all year. At one point in your

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The Galápagos Islands Come to Google Street View

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Galápagos Islands, but just haven’t been able to budget it in, Google Street View is here with the next best

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Watch: Heartbreaking Clips from ‘Blackfish’

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

With the captive whale documentary “Blackfish” still not widely available in theaters, we thought it might be a good idea to present some clips from the film for those wanting

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Watch: Giant Water Beetle Delivers Hilarious Scare

in Entertainment, News, Science, Top News

When it comes to creatures you’re not familiar with, it’s best to perhaps leave them alone. Take the below video – uploaded by a Youtube user who says: “I found

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Largest Volcano on Earth Discovered Deep Under the Pacfic

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

Nearly the size of the state of New Mexico, scientists have discovered one of the largest volcanoes in the solar system right here on Earth. Known as Tamu Massif, the

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Vikings Star Clive Standen Says ‘Real Men Don’t Whale’

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

In a new PSA for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Clive Standen – star of the History Channel’s epic series “Vikings” – urges an end to the horrific annual whale

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Albino Alligator Receives Acupuncture for Bad Back

in Animals, Causes, Healthy Living, News, Top News

Acupuncture – it’s not just for humans! Bino, an eight-year-old albino alligator living at the San Paulo Aquarium in Brazil, has been receiving acupuncture to help alleviate symptoms of scoliosis, a

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