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

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

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

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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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DIY: A Simple Guide to Beer Brewing for Seasonal Ale Lovers

by , 11/05/13
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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
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The Biomimicry Manual: What can Parasites Teach us About Zombies?

by , 11/03/13

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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 disaster-preparedness kits that we are actually supposed to have. But zombies aren’t real, right? Aside from The Joker’s laughing gas, mass hypnotism, or watching too much Fox TV, there’s no scientific mechanism for turning people into puppets. Or is there? Let’s find out in today’s special Hallows’ Eve entry of The Biomimicry Manual.

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

by , 11/01/13

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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 looking for the cutest kiddos who have gotten all decked out in the most impressive homemade, upcycled, or repurposed eco-friendly Halloween costumes. This year we are awarding over $300 in fabulous prizes to the costumes that we find the most captivating — and better yet, there will be TWO grand prize winners! So take a few snaps of your little ones in their most spooktacular costumes and enter them today for a chance to win some sweet schwag!

ENTER THE CONTEST HERE >

 

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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6 Eco Burial Options for a Green Afterlife

6 Eco Burial Options for a Green Afterlife

Life Gem And Vinyly Eternal Reefs Human Ash Pencils Shelves for Life 3D Cremation Ash Printers Life Gem Your loved ones can forever be reminded of your sparkle, by having your…

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DIY: How to Brew Kombucha at Home

DIY: How to Brew Kombucha at Home

The first time I heard about kombucha was when a friend of mine sent me a picture of a strange, somewhat bubbly liquid that had a slimy film on top of it. I asked if she was planning to…

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