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The Giving Tree: Christmas Tree Recycling

As I mentioned in my dump post from the other day, we no longer have the luxury of curbside recycling. Turns out it’s not a big deal for every day items, but it posed an interesting dilemma when it came time to dispose of our Christmas tree.

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Video: World's tallest building, meet world's highest base jump

The Burj Khalifa opened in Dubai earlier this month. At 2,717 feet it is the tallest building in the world. And at a cost of $1.5 billion dollars, it’s also a monument to Dubai’s recent financial problems.

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Video: World’s tallest building, meet world’s highest base jump

The Burj Khalifa opened in Dubai earlier this month. At 2,717 feet it is the tallest building in the world. And at a cost of $1.5 billion dollars, it’s also a monument to Dubai’s recent financial problems.

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Video: James Franco cast as amputee mountaineer Aron Ralston

You may know him from such hits as Pineapple Express, or Milk, or the Spider-Man” series – but for my money, nothing beats his performance in Freaks and Geeks. I digress…

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Weihenmayer

Adirondack International Mountainfest to take place Jan. 15-17 in Keene Valley, NY

The Adirondack International Mountainfest is January 15-17, 2010. The fest will include clinics from local and guest guides, as well as slide shows by Erik Weihenmayer and Steve House.

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Transferstation

Dump Day

It’s no longer just trash day at our house… it’s dump day! Now that we live out in the sticks, the luxury of “free” weekly trash and recycling removal is gone.

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