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LAST CHANCE: Vote for the Worst Kitchen in Inhabitat's Project Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest!

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Tonight is the last chance to vote for your favorite entry!

We received nearly 200 amazing submissions in our Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest over the last few weeks, and after countless hours of deliberation, we’ve narrowed these entries down to just 10 finalists. Now it’s time for you to decide which of these 10 entrants is most deserving of a sweet $1,750 kitchen makeover courtesy of Moen ($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! Will it be Loconda Edo, a guest home for artists; a 90-year-old grandma’s kitchen; or this gal’s space with its dirty faucet with yucky water stains? It’s all up to you! Cast your vote ahead and decide who will win this awesome prize! Bonus: Three runners-up will also receive a Moen faucet worth up to $700!

CAST A VOTE HERE! >

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DIY Gift Idea: Learn to Make Beautiful, Solid Perfume Lockets

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Most of us have a couple of favorite fragrances that we like to daub on ourselves once in a while, so it’s not surprising that perfume is one of the most popular gifts for any occasion. That said, although there are some spectacular perfumes and colognes out there, it’s incredibly easy (and fun) to make your own scented blends with essential oils, and then blend them with carrier oils and wax to make solid perfumes. Scent can have a remarkable effect on a person’s mood (as can beautiful bits of jewelry), so if you just happen to combine a gorgeous perfume and a beautiful locket, you have a winning gift this holiday season!

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6 Things You Need for a Serious Chef's Kitchen

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In recent years, TV cooking shows and food blogs have inspired a nouveau generation of cutting edge chefs. But we’re not talking about the Giadas and Alton Browns of the cooking world — rather, folks like you and me who are interested in whipping up 5-star fare in-house for our friends and family. Making restaurant-quality food has never been easier, as high-quality appliances that were once reserved only for the best of the best are now within the reach of the everyman and woman. If you’ve been looking to amp up your culinary game, we’ve got some great tips to get you on the road to Top Chef-dom, and we’ve rounded up some of the essentials needed for a serious chef’s kitchen. From the forged-steel knives Martha Stewart uses to dice her veggies to a high-tech convection oven that will give way to the flakiest of pie crusts, read on for our top 6 kitchen picks!

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HOW TO: Choose a Living Christmas Tree for a Green Holiday Season

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Score Amazing Green Gifts and Support New Amsterdam School with Their Annual Holiday Auction

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Give lower Manhattan youngsters the gift of education while also purchasing some great green presents for your friends and family. The New Amsterdam School’s Annual Holiday Auction is offering up sustainable gifts like eco-vacations and local food packages for a great cause – making their new first grade class a reality.

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COMING SOON: An Animal Adventure Roulette With Subaru

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I’ve been a fan of ethical furrier Ambika Conroy for years – she makes “friendly fur” coats, hats, scarves and stoles by brushing her pet angora bunnies, collecting their fur, and then knitting it into super lux cold weather accessories. Growing up as an animal-loving child, Ambika knew there must be a way to create kinder and more compassionate versions of winter weather necessities, and when she got her first angora rabbit back in 2002, she realized she’d found the answer. Now, 11 years later, Ambika is living the eco-entrepreneur/farmer dream on her angora bunny farm up in The Catskills, New York, with 13 English and Satin angora rabbits, merino sheep, two angora goats, chickens and a dog and a cat.

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DIY Gift Idea: Make Delicious, Decadent Vegan Truffles

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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!

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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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Pinta Island Tortoise (2012) Lonesome George was the last known Pinta Island Tortoise in the world, and he died on June 24, 2012. Although the exact age of the massive reptile was…

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