Many things that end up on the curb each week aren't thrown out because they're broken or even obsolete — they're just not useful to their owner anymore and they take up too much space. Five years ago, a man by the name of Deron Beal set out to make us think twice about the value of the stuff we no longer use, through a network of community message boards called Freecycle.
April 21, 2008
Nokia and Universal Music Group recently announced that beginning in 2008, they would allow Nokia customers who owned certain phones to have unlimited downloads from the Universal catalog. This is seen as an important move from both the mobile phone and music industry. While Nokia and other carriers have started to market cell phones as media devices (in the wake of the iPhone), the music industry continues to struggle with piracy.
December 5, 2007
Ethical shopping is usually more about which products you buy than where you buy them, but EarthMoment.com hopes that the carbon credits it donates with every purchase will be enough to make you want to do your holiday shopping with them.
October 29, 2007
Radiohead, one of the most successful rock bands of the last ten years, has decided to self-release its latest album "In Rainbows" and allow fans to pay whatever the choose for the right to download it.
October 14, 2007
In 2006, Sustainable Dance Club held a sold out kick-off event meant to raise money and awareness for their ambitious new project. It was among the first public displays of a new technology that recycles the energy that humans expend when they dance, using springs mounted underneath the dance floor.
October 13, 2007