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O Christmas tree: Tinsel’s evolution and tree authenticity pros and cons

By April Gocha / December 19, 2014

Whether you decorate your Christmas tree with tinsel or not, there’s perhaps a more debated question looming—real or artificial? April breaks it down in classic fashion—a pros and cons list.

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Organic, ecofriendly, and recyclable: Pine resin and alfalfa-based battery could have more than nine lives

By Jessica McMathis / November 3, 2014

Researchers at Sweden’s Uppsala University have developed an alternative to the lithium battery—an alfalfa and pine resin-based organic battery that can be recycled and recovered.

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