DIY Gift Idea: Make Delicious, Decadent Vegan Truffles

by , 11/20/13

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Many people seem to think that going vegan means giving up on some of the more decadent foods out there, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Just as there are sumptuous vegan cheeses and pates for those who like savory and salty foods, there are some spectacularly gorgeous vegan desserts out there as well. These vegan chocolate truffles are as decadent and luscious as they are ethical, and you can add a variety of different ingredients to make signature truffles of your own.

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LAST CHANCE: Win a $1750 Kitchen Makeover in Our Project Kitchen Upgrade Contest!

by , 11/18/13

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TODAY November 18th is the last day to enter!

Does your kitchen make you cringe every time you see it? If you’ve been wishing you could give your kitchen a makeover, we’ve got some great news for you. We’re partnering up with DoItYourself.com to kick off our Project Kitchen Upgrade Contest where we’re giving one lucky reader a $1,750  kitchen makeover! It’s easy to enter – just upload a photo illustrating why you can’t stand your kitchen, and tell us why you think you deserve an eco-upgrade. The top 10 finalists will be put up for public voting and the entry that gets the most votes will win the sweet $1,750 makeover ($1,250 to use towards Moen products and a $500 gift card towards installation). This means that the grand prize winner has the opportunity to get their hands on Moen’s brand new touchless, water-saving sensor faucet, the MotionSense! Three runners-up will also receive a Moen faucet valued up to $700, so there are 4 chances to win. The deadline to enter is TODAY Monday, November 18th.

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8 Innovative Emergency Shelters for When Disaster Strikes

by , 11/17/13

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DIY Gift Idea: 7 Herbed Salts and Sugars for Cooking and Baking

by , 11/16/13

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Rewilding Britain: We Tour the Spectacular Scottish Highlands with Alladale Wilderness Reserve (PHOTOS)

by , 11/13/13

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PHOTOS: Whole Village of Tiny Houses Makes Boneyard Studios a Unique Urban Retreat

by , 11/10/13

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7 Animals Recently Driven to Extinction by Humans

by , 11/09/13
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SPONSORED: Watch This Couple's Epic Wedding Surprise

by , 11/09/13


Honda is all about big surprises lately. In their “Start Something Special” program, they aim to excite Honda fans with big, heartwarming experiences. When the couple, Mairead and Kevin, asked a local Honda dealer to loan them three black CR-Vs for the bridal party, Honda had something bigger in mind. Honda surprised a couple on their wedding day with eight CR-Vs chock-full of memories, like the band they heard on their first date, Irish step dancers, and gifts from relatives flown in from Ireland. Follow #StartSomething on Facebook and Twitter to join the conversation, and keep an eye out for more surprises, then visit Honda Loves for more stories about what Honda means to its fans.

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6 Water-purifying Devices for Clean Drinking Water in the Developing World

by , 11/08/13


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With 3.575 million people dying each year from water-related disease, our current water crisis is one of epic proportions. At any given time, half of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by those suffering from illness brought on by limited access to safe drinking water, poor hygiene and sanitation. Granted these harrowing realities plaguing our society, it’s imperative that designers, inventors, engineers and visionaries do what they can to find a solution. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of innovation on tap – read on for six water purifying designs for the developing world!

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HOW TO: Prepare Healing Teas from Winter Trees

by , 11/07/13

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People have been using plants for both food and medicine for thousands of years, and most of us are probably quite familiar with several healing teas or infusions. Have you ever made peppermint tea to soothe an upset belly? Or steeped a cup of chamomile to calm jangled nerves and hopefully help you sleep? These are just a couple of plants that we have turned to for both help and mere enjoyment over the years, but many people don’t realize that certain trees can also be used to make beneficial drinks, especially over the colder months.

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Inhabitat Tours Abu Dhabi's Energy-Plus Masdar City: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS

by , 11/07/13

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LAST CHANCE: Vote for your Favorite Green Halloween Costume!

by , 11/06/13

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Today is the LAST DAY of our Green Halloween Costume Contest – and the competition is too close to call! Sprinkle Dirtybottom the baby gnome is currently neck and neck with the Muppet Selves, but Donkey Kong and the Stinkbug are chasing at their heels. Our contest ends tonight at midnight EST and it’s up to you to decide the winner of a fabulous Kilo Glow bike from Pure Fix Cycles – so cast your votes now!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE DIY COSTUME >

 

Vote For Your Favorite Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume!

by , 11/05/13

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Halloween may be over – but the Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest is just heating up! This year’s contest features over 40 incredible kids costumes – from an amazing Ghostbusters stroller car to an adorable baby grandma and the littlest Vincent van Gogh. Click on over to Inhabitots to see them all – and make sure to vote for your favorites!

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Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume Contest Finalist!

by , 11/04/13

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Heads up trick or treaters! Our Green Halloween Costume Contest drew dozens of creepy, clever and incredibly crafted DIY costumes from across the states – and now that the candy corn is gone it’s time to vote for your favorite! It’s up to you to choose a grand prize winner to receive a Kilo Glow-in-the-dark bicycle (worth $399) from Pure Fix Cycles – will it be this retro-tastic Tetris costume, this spot-on Simpsons family ensemble, or one of our other 18 finalists? Head on over to our Green Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite today!

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Delicious Hard Apple Cider In 6 Easy Steps

by , 11/04/13
filed under: DIY, Features, Sustainable Food

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The Biomimicry Manual: What can Parasites Teach us About Zombies?

The Biomimicry Manual: What can Parasites Teach us About Zombies?

Halloween is tomorrow, and this young girl's fancies are turning to, what else? Zombies! Yes, we all secretly worry about the coming zombie apocalypse, though not enough to assemble the…

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Enter Your Kiddie Costumes in the 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween Contest!

Enter Your Kiddie Costumes in the 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween…

CALLING ALL COSTUME CRAFTING GREEN PARENTS! Hey, Inhabiparents! It's that time of year again and we've just launched our annual Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest! We're…

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10 Vegan Halloween Treats to Make for a Spooktacular Soiree

10 Vegan Halloween Treats to Make for a Spooktacular Soiree

3-Ingredient Apple Bites Angela Liddon, the gorgeous genius who publishes the Oh She Glows vegan recipe and lifestyle blog, has created a healthy Halloween appetizer that's as fun for…

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