Check out these websites. . . they're fun and informative:
As a companion to Mental Floss magazine, "Where Knowledge Junkies Get Their Fix", mentalfloss.com/blogs provides all sorts of random and interesting information. The site includes trivia, quizzes and "amazing facts". You'll find plenty of conversation starters for you next cocktail party!
Another interesting site is campaignearth.org. You can read about the campaign, learn more about green energy and sign up for the monthly challenges. The challenges all offer simple ways to gradually green your life. . . things like drying your clothes outside on a sunny day, buying local produce and ways to lessen your junk mail. Each challenge shows you the average CO2 savings rate. You can even get the whole family involved with the challenges!