April 17, 1998 |
Earth Day tip: Conduct a paper chase. Whatever happened to the "paperless society"? It's buried under a ton of paper, says Bob Lilienfeld, editor of the Use Less Stuff Report, a bimonthly newsletter.
July 16, 2013 |
In David Boies, the Weinstein Co. has a powerful weapon at its disposal in its legal fight with Warner Bros. over the title of race-themed pic “The Butler.” But on Tuesday it was touting a less well-known name: a Michigan teen named Katy Butler. Butler, as hard-core followers of goings-on in Weinsteinland will recall, was the young woman who in the spring of 2012 sponsored the Change.org petition in favor of lowering the rating for “Bully” from an R, citing bullying she's faced herself.
March 19, 1998 |
A group of independent booksellers accused the Barnes & Noble and Borders mega-chains on Wednesday of bullying publishers into giving them special advantages that are driving mom-and-pop operations out of business. The American Booksellers Assn.
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October 15, 1996
First there was electronic banking. Then came e-mail. We're betting that the next e-normously inventive trend will be e-lections. From a waste prevention perspective, it couldn't happen too soon. Let's look at what's going to happen between now and Nov. 5. First, our collective mailboxes and doormats will be stuffed with letters, fliers and other paper pleas from local, county, state and federal candidates for government office.
November 16, 1995 |
Did you know: If every American threw away one bite of Thanksgiving turkey with gravy, that alone would amount to 8.1 million pounds of wasted food? * This is the kind of statistic that Robert Lilienfeld savors--an informational snippet that dramatizes his ongoing message about the wasteful habits of the American consumer. Those habits reach their trashy peak during the holiday season. Not that Lilienfeld wants to criticize.
February 3, 2000 |
Dr. James V. Neel, human genetics pioneer who headed studies of the survivors of Nagasaki and Hiroshima for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission after World War II and was one of the first scientists to realize the importance of genetics in diagnosing and treating disease, is dead at 84. Neel, who founded the nation's first academic department of human genetics in 1956 at the University of Michigan and chaired it for 25 years, died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich.