Tagged: environment

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Ban the Back-Up Beeper!

A city is no place for piece and quiet. There are always noises to be heard. This is especially true in the daytime. Whenever I have a few days off from work, I’ve found...

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The Problem with Rivers

Rivers make terrible borders. They’re fine in the short term, but over the centuries, rivers move and change. If you’re an 18th century explorer surveying the wilderness, it’s pretty easy to come across a...

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The Supermarket Casino

Walking into a supermarket nowadays is like walking into a Las Vegas casino. In both cases, the environment is designed to overwhelm your senses and distract you from how much money you’re spending. And...

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Workplace Adventures: Door-to-Door

One summer, just before I started college, I got a job for an environmental lobbying firm. I’ve always had a bit of an activist streak, from grade school to college. So if I could...