The Greenhouse of the Future is a new design by a new designer (Francis Gendron), but it traces its pedigree directly to sustainable living guru Mike Reynolds of Earthship fame. Gendron was the first graduate of Reynolds’s Taos, NM,...
If you have a hankering for a roasted hot dog but you don't have any fire, and you left your solar oven behind, you might still be in luck, assuming you have an empty can of Pringles laying around....
1. "UP" doesn't refer to a famous Disney movie Source: Wikimedia Commons use Magnus Manske 2. You can experience all four seasons in 24 hours. Source: Giphy.com Rain in the morning, snow in the afternoon, and maybe a burst of sunshine in the...
Once a perfectly ordinary yellow school bus, Aubergine is now an unusual tiny house in an unusual community, Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Missouri. Dancing Rabbit is a commune with a focus on ecological sustainability, so when their bus reached...
Have you ever wondered who the "Burt" behind the famous natural products company Burt's Bees was? Perhaps you have, but you probably don't know much about the reclusive man, and for the most part that's the way he likes...
When Vistacion Valley Middle School in San Francisco decided to implement meditation into the curriculum back in 2007, more than a few teachers and parents rolled their eyes at the thought of this new age approach having any impact. Meditation...
From sneaker-wearing dogs in Korea to dogs painted with tiger stripes in the Philippines, Asia has long been at the cutting edge of canine fashion. The latest trend, from Taiwan, is doggie haircuts that turn the dog’s head into...
Washing clothes by hand is difficult, time-consuming work. But then, getting a standard washing machine to run off solar panels is pretty difficult too. So aside from trips to the local Laundromat, hand washing, tiresome as it is, has...
It's safe to say most adults have graduated from Jell-O shots, and they might be ready for a more sophisticated alcoholic dessert. But a lack of options in the frozen food section makes it tough. Well, rejoice, because there's a...
Take a look at this lake, because the next time you see it there might not be any water left. That's because a mysterious hole in the ground has been draining the lake at a rapid rate. No, the...