Overparenting. The green movement. Gentrification. Obsession with organic food. The result was perhaps inevitable: "Le Petit Paradis," a new organic preschool to open on the Upper East Side. Activities will include building a gigantic bubble in which to live during adulthood, effectively shielding oneself from the outside world. Seriously, though, it'll be run by a Frenchwoman and will feature "environmentally friendly wall paints, bamboo floors, and low-flow toilets," for those who know how to use them. Said headmistress was inspired by "'the Al Gore movie" and "dying polar bears." [Intelligencer]