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jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter

Eden Foods Files Suit Against Contraception Mandate, Citing Birth Control As Immoral. PLEASE!!! Anne Says: Don’t Support Eden Foods With Your Wallet!

Scandinavian Women Lead the World in Equality & Governing | Anne Sends Big Hugs to Helsinki, Finland

French Roast News

Why Philadelphia Women Need the Earned Sick Days Bill

Izabel Goulart in Sign from Lilith That Anne Has Religious Morals After All

Gang of 10 Republican NM Women Want to Jail Rape Victims for 3 Years If They Abort

First Lady Michelle Obama in Jason Wu | The Feminine Feminist

Cameron Russell Says Privilege & Insecurity Make Modeling A Bad Career Choice

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GlamTribale Jewelry & Omo Valley People @ Kol Ami Craft Show Oct 13-14 2012

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Australian Ballet Jubilee | Will Davidson | Vogue Australia November 2012 | ‘Heavenly Creatures’

Fashion’s Hippie Love Trend Is Tied to Womanly Cultural Creative Values

50 Years Later, Marilyn Monroe Remains the Ultimate Smart Sensuality Blonde

Alfred Hitchcock’s Obsession: Sienna Miller As Tippi Hedren in ‘The Girl’

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: Female, 30-Something, Glamorous & Pregnant | Women’s IQs Now Higher Than Men’s

Cosa Bella’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ | Women of Harlot Babylon

Our Jewelry Expresses the Eroticism of Nature & Beauty of Woman

Louis Vuitton’s Yayoi Kusama Celebration | David Austin Roses | Kate Scott Photography

Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Will Be Read With Eve Ensler At Michigan Capitol June 18th

Small Town Aryanna Strader Voters Like Cupcake Liners, Too

Catholic Bishops Hats Inspire Coconut Shrimp Recipe

For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

UniteWomen.org Calls Out PA (R) Congressman Joseph Pitts, Sponsor of HR 358 ‘Let Women Die’ Bill

Bye Bye to UniteWomen.org, Karen Teegarden & Anita Doll Fiouris

Tabea Koebach | Seiji Fujimori | The Ground #2 | ‘The Throne’

Elephants are Matriarchal and Kind to Females in the Animal World | Stop the Republican Disgrace of Elephants

Believing in Birth Control Doesn’t Make Me Un-American | 2 Ps in a Pod by Anne

Franca Sozzani: Living Simply and Thinking Big | We Call It Cultural Creative Wisdom

Marloes Horst | Will Davidson | Harper’s Bazaar Australia March 2012 | ‘Wanderlust’

Research Review: Are Kids of Gay Parents Better Off With Mom & Imprisoned Dad?

Bro. Dennis on Ultra-Orthodox, Fundamentalist, Extreme Moralists as ‘Evil Incarnate’| 2Ps in a Pod

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Oct192010

Europe Bids Adieu to Bubbly Water In Plastic Bottles

Italy is vitally concerned that its panoramic vistas are being desecrated by a home-grown version of the floating plastic dump called North Pacific Gyre, the moving vortex of garbage in the Pacific Ocean.

Researchers confirm that the Atlantic Ocean has its own plastic dump, doing incalculable damage to ocean life. Both of these concepts remain remote — out there somewhere — and entering our consciousness only on the Oprah show.

A vision of the Italian seacoast as a garbage dump doesn’t permeate our romantic brains.

Plastic Garbage and Cinque Terre

The quaint Italian villages, terraced vineyards and magnificent cliffs of the Cinque Terre attract three million visitors a year, hoardes of tourists who discard two million plastic bottles, many of which tumble down the cliffs and pollute beaches and the sea.

The worst month is August, when an average of 400,000 plastic bottles are discarded along the narrow strip of picturesque World Heritage coast, which lies south of Genoa in the province of Liguria. via Telegraph UK

With shopkeepers crying foul, bottled water will no longer be sold in Cinque Terre. Government officials sigh, saying that the ban is ultimately good for tourism and their businesses long-term.

“Houses of Water” in Milan

Fountain water taps have also come to Milan, where the water authority estimates that the water kiosks, including three at IKEA stores, will divert 5.5 million water bottles from ending up as landfill.

Italians are apparently the largest consumers of bottled water in the world - in 2006 the consumption of bottled H2O was half a liter per person per day, and that figure has continued to rise. The water houses are a step back to a time when most citizens got their water for free at the town pump. via TreeHugger

Free Bubbly Water Comes to Paris

News of the Italian coast plastic bottle ban comes as we research more facts on the fizzy water fountain installed in a wooden hut of the Jardin de Reuilly, in eastern Paris. France is following Italy’s lead, testing free bubbly water in an effort to diminish the use of plastic bottles.

The French addiction to sparkling water creates more than 250,000 tons of plastic waste per year, as the eight largest consumer of bottled water. Honest about their passion for fizzy water, the French say tap water is boring but otherwise perfectly acceptable for boring.

To date, the new French fizzy water is well received. It’s not Perrier, say most, but it’s close.

Nicknamed La Petillante - which translates to “she who sparkles” - the fountain dispenses water in several combinations of with or without carbonation, chilled or room temperature.

No word yet on whether or not New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a vision for champagne-taste water fountains in Wall Street.

In New York, we bring these issue back to economics and our need to keep growing. The Story of Stuff Project shares the story of marketing bottled water in America.

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