Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Make Your Own Scented Vodka Aftershave, Get the Truth about Tofu, and More

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The Week in DIY: Make Your Own Scented Vodka Aftershave, Get the Truth about Tofu, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.

Canadian Couple Wins $11.2 Million and Gives It Away
Instead of spending their lottery winnings on a bigger home, new car, or fancy vacation, Alan and Violet Large gave nearly all their millions to charity.

Tofu: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
This popular alternative to meat may not be as healthy as you think — check out these tips for keeping your tofu free of genetic modifications.

7 Phone Apps that are Changing Lives in Africa
Download these apps to your mobile phone and use them to make a difference in education, health, sanitation, business, and other industries throughout Africa.

Brr, It’s Getting Cold Out There! How to Make it Through a Chilly Bike Ride
Don’t give up your energy-efficient, good-for-your-health bike commute just because the temperatures are dropping; use these ideas to stay through the winter.

The 10 Most Interesting Threatened and Endangered Frogs
These fascinating amphibians hold a unique place in the ecosystem — and prove that it’s not always easy being green.

6 Ways to Revamp Your Leftovers
Leftovers can have a life that goes way beyond reheating — try using them in soups, casseroles, salads, and other new dishes using these recipes.

30 Recipes for November: Thanksgiving and More
Taste the flavors of fall with pumpkin gnocchi, gingered kale and tofu, and braised squash with black bean sauce, — plus a lineup of traditional Thanksgiving dishes.

6 Tricks Used to Sell Junk Food
Take a closer look at the misleading labels, suggestive science, low prices, and other marketing techniques that make junk food seem so irresistible.

Slap on a Spiked Vodka Aftershave
Make a scented or sweet aftershave using ingredients from your liquor cabinet and your spice rack; The vodka works as a toner and astringent.

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