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12/11/2013
There’s no reason not to “go green” when picking up a game for a young loved one. Despite the abundance of “Made in China” plastic toys and games that line the aisles, some companies have made it their business to create amazingly fun toys and games for children in ways that protect, preserve or restore the planet.
11/2/2012
Learn how to make a pinwheel for a fun, outdoors toy.
4/5/2012
Despite rumors to the contrary, a Prius is still better for the Earth and has less embodied energy than a Hummer.
12/16/2011
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
10/13/2011
For Bryan Welch, a prototype of Toyota's 2013 Prius Plug-In is a real life example of how gasoline electric hybrids have made major gains in efficiency over other conventional cars.
7/22/2011
Recent reports have incorrectly stated that the 2012 RAV4 EV will only be marketed to fleet and car sharing programs. We’d like to set the record straight.
9/29/2010
Check out our photos of the new plug-in Prius at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
9/26/2010
The 2010 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is over, the rain has arrived and the plug-in Prius is recharged.
9/26/2010
How do you turn on a Prius? Is it a small, cramped car, or does it have room for the whole family? Answers to these questions and more when MOTHER EARTH NEWS Managing Editor John Rockhold takes a look inside a prototype plug-in hybrid Prius at the 20
9/26/2010
Managing Editor John Rockhold gets to plug in a car for the first time.
9/25/2010
Short conversation about the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid that's on display at the 2010 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
7/28/2010
Make a homemade kaleidoscope that rivals the most expensive models with a PVC pipe and a reflector made from mirrors and wood. Point it at anything or use the special reflector tray to make unique kaleidoscopic designs.
2/26/2010
Has Toyota’s recall of more than 8 million cars affected your faith in the automaker?
12/11/2009
Create memorable gifts for a youngster with a handcrafted toy or game.
11/12/2009
The sales history of the Toyota Prius illustrates an exciting phenomenon: When a new idea or a piece of technology ignites the human imagination, it can spread very rapidly.
9/18/2009
Wooden toys made by you for that special child in your life will be memorable gifts.
11/18/2008
After the discovery of lead in some toys last year, Congress established tighter lead standards, to be implemented Feb. 10, 2009. However, some toy companies are concerned that the costs incurred to meet the deadline might be more than they can bear.
10/1/2008
Toyota installs a large solar panel system on a California facility, proving its green thumb extends farther than the road.
7/14/2008
Children have gotten lazy, and it's not getting better as technology keeps advancing, making it easier to sit on a couch then go outside. Problems like childhood obesity and ADHD in children keep progressing, but nature can help!
7/2/2008
Children have gotten lazy, and it's not getting better as technology keeps advancing, making it easier to sit on a couch then go outside. Problems like childhood obesity and ADHD in children keep progressing, but nature can help!
6/25/2008
What's the plural of Prius? Whatever it is, there are lots of them out there.




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