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(Mother Nature Network)   Gold prospecting, home births, using a typewriter, hosting a barn raising party, and other ways you can prove you're truly a green retro hipster   (mnn.com) divider line 3
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2012-09-12 07:57:44 AM  
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mhd: So pushing a carriage return makes me more real?


No. But using one of these:

mytypewriter.com

Will save electricity because it's completely manual.
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2012-09-12 05:39:27 AM  
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ecor1: Gold mining is hugely destructive to the environment. Is retro, but not green.


Gold panning (which is what's pictured in the article) isn't at all destructive. Unless you consider making stream water slightly cloudy to be destructive...
2012-09-12 05:33:22 AM  
1 votes:
I am old enough to remember using a typewriter. The amount of paper I wasted because there was no "backspace" button resulted in the waste of hundreds if not thousands of trees.
 
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