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Rajon Rondo records 1st assists as a Maverick

Rondo made his debut in Dallas and didn't waste any time getting in the box score. On the list of most impressive Rajon Rondo assists, this one won't rank very high, but it was his first as a member of the Dallas Mavericks: Rondo upped...Show More Summary

Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays

Chances are that a lot of us will be wrapping some last-minute gifts this weekend, whether we're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or Festivus. Rather than going for regular store-bought wrapping paper, which is as wasteful to use as it is to create,

NFL Sad Bracket: What is the face of tragedy?

The NFL's most tragic team is up for debate. Its most tragic player is not. Jay Cutler is the most tragic player in the NFL, and none of the competition is close. If tragedy is, in part, potential wasted, then we can prove that empirically in Cutler's case -- the highest-paid player in the NFL has been benched, rendering his value effectively zero. Show More Summary

If Religion is a Regrettable Waste of Time, As I’ve Argued, What About Other Pastimes?

Yesterday, I wrote a controversial post that explained why I've gradually crossed over from atheism to anti-theism. I partly hung my case on the fact that religion is a huge time-suck, and calculated that in the history of humankind,...Show More Summary

New Startup Zirx Provides Concierge Services For Drivers

This Saturday will be one of the most brutal shopping days of the year, as everyone will be trying to find that last-minute Christmas gift for their loved ones. The last thing anyone needs is to try to figure out where to park, wasting...Show More Summary

The Lost Opportunity of Sony Pictures' Self-Inflicted Reputation Wound

On the heels of the North Korean hacking debacle related to the film "The Interview," Sony wasted a golden public relations opportunity.

New EPA Coal Ash Regulations Are Not Enough To Stop The Next Coal Ash Spill

The Environmental Protection Agency released long-awaited coal ash regulations today, the first rules ever to be imposed on the storage and disposal of the toxic waste left over after burning coal for electricity—the second largest industrial...Show More Summary

How to Make Old, Stale Wine Tasty Again 

Using things is always superior to wasting them, but squandering alcohol is an especially galling dissipation because alcohol is delicious and excellent. Most of the hard stuff has a long shelf life, but if you uncork a bottle of wine and forget to finish it off within a few days, it gets vinegary and bilious-tasting. Show More Summary

Feds announce first regulations for toxic coal ash

Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced the first federal regulations for the toxic wastes created by coal burned to produce electricity.

EPA Will Not Declare Coal Ash A Hazardous Waste

Instead, coal ash will be regulated similarly to household garbage. The post EPA Will Not Declare Coal Ash A Hazardous Waste appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Man Pays $150K To Look Like Kim Kardashian- YIKES!

So we all saw the tragedy of a man who wasted a shit load of money to look like Justin Bieber. Scary. Now we bring you the story of a man who payed wayyyyy too much money to look like Kim Kardashian. This is just crazy and disturbing. Show More Summary

EPA goes soft on toxic coal ash

New regulations for the dangerous coal byproduct fail to treat it as hazardous waste

How To Make The Most Of Your Office Holiday Party

Office parties can be an expensive waste of time or an opportunity for team bonding. What will you make of yours? Every year around this time, a fresh crop of articles arrive baring advice on how to survive the office party. If you paid close attention this holiday season, you now know how to diffuse awkward conversations and not to talk incessantly about work. Read Full Story

10 Easy Ways to Green Up at the Most Wasteful Time of Year (PHOTOS)

Post by Kimberly Dawn Neumann. It's that season again... time for the holiday trash to arrive! No, we're not talking about your second cousin twice removed on your father's side (though everybody seems to have one of those in the family, right?). We're speaking literally here, and the stats are sobering. Show More Summary

Zaha Hadid's sustainable Bee’ah HQ rises out of the desert like a sand dune

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has released some preliminary details concerning a new planned headquarters for Bee'ah, a Middle East environmental waste management company. The LEED Platinum-seeking project will run solely from renewable...Show More Summary

Newswire: Watch almost every celebrity in the world sing farewell to The Colbert Report

The #CancelColbert movement finally achieved victory last night, as Stephen Colbert said farewell to both The Colbert Report and to conservative blowhard “Stephen Colbert” with a final number that was wastefully liberal with its celebrity cameos (and the sentimental tears that were shed). Show More Summary

San Diego Investigative Journalist to Retire After 33 Years

J.W. August is retiring after 33 years at San Diego ABC affiliate KGTV. “Nobody shines a spotlight on waste and corruption like J.W. August,” said KGTV VP and GM Jeff Block. “TV investigative teams across the country have been following...Show More Summary

Can The Guy Who Helped Waste Millions In Newark Help Save NYC Public Housing?

Approximately 400,000 people live in NYC's public housing system, struggling to make their homes in crime-ridden developments with often squalid conditions. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) needs billions just to maintain its already poor conditions. Show More Summary

Why That Single Moment Of Discovering Something For The First Time Is So Important

This post is sponsored by Taboola. How often have you planned a night in front of the TV only to spend 30 minutes or so looking for something good to watch? And how much time have you wasted trying to decide on what to eat in a restaurant — only to turn to the waitstaff and ask, “So... Show More Summary

Why taxing plastic grocery bags actually works

Charging pennies for a plastic bag is an effective way to reduce waste, but not because of the cost.

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