Useful and Amusing links

This page is a work in progress. Look for more updates and feel free to suggest websites you would like added in the comments or by contacting me at 

To access the websites listed, click on the words with an asterisk next to them.


People I admire
Grace Hopper - Computer Scientist and Rear Admiral*
Muriel Siebert - Financial pioneer.*


*Cotton from Blue to Green
Recycle your old denim to this company and it gets remade into insulation! 

Want to make your own home cleaning product, cosmetic, candle? Looking for where to buy organic? Take a look at this website for a wide range of do-it-yourself know how with step by step instructions including sources of where to get everything you need. 

*Environmental Working Group
"the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization"

Tons of researched environmental information.

*Green Living
Tips on how to make your life greener and articles about green solutions  
- and how to green your house and life in terms of energy efficiency can be found here at

*Sierra Club
Action group for reducing and eliminating activities harmful to the environment. 

*Solar Utopia 
Everything you need to know about solar energy.

*Tree Hugger
News and views on all things environmental.

*Small things Considered
Cool blog on various microbial facts.

*Mark W. Slater
Want to see more art from the guy who does the bacteria depictions at the top of each blog - follow the link (comic book art, fine art, logo design)

*Ida's Home
I do cross stitch and polymer clay on the side! Very sporadically.

For Scientists
*Working Green at MIT

MIT provides some links to lab supplies companies that have more environmentally friendly alternatives.

Non-profit plasmid repository dedicated to helping scientists with sharing plasmids.

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