Segue into the crisp cool of Autumn's turning with fresh radish greens, almond pesto pasta followed by Mexican chocolate, or a hearty fall salad made with summer's last peaches. Grab a bowl and hit your browser to peruse the news through Happenings without a paper trail to start your weekend.
A GREENER WALLY WORLD Believe it: The largest vegetated roof in Oregon is growing atop a brand new Walmart. (Mother Nature Network)
NEVER MIND THE WATERGATE THING? A new report ranks the greenest U.S. presidents (surprise: Nixon comes in second). (The New York Times)
NO MORE BIKING EXCUSES This genius bike lock would raise your set of wheels entirely out of thieves’ reach. (The Atlantic)
DIAMONDS ARE A STAIN’S BEST FRIEND The secret to environmentally palatable laundry detergents could be diamond grit —but the nano-stones present concerns, too. (Fast Company)
PRAY LADY PRAY Teej, a seasonal festival for women in Kathmandu, is marked by fasting and prayer for marital bliss, health, and body and soul purification. (The Atlantic Cities)