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James Cameron designs five huge flower-shaped solar arrays to power his wife’s sustainable school

James Cameron designs five huge flower-shaped solar arrays to power his wife’s sustainable school

Blockbuster director James Cameron has added a new entry to the code of the language of flowers. By gifting his wife, Suzy Amis Cameron, a "bunch" of five solar arrays shaped like giant flowers for her

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Six of the largest school districts in the US are ditching polystyrene

Six of the largest school districts in the US are ditching polystyrene

Six of the largest school districts in the nation announced that they are ditching polystyrene trays (more commonly known as styrofoam) for eco-friendly compostable plates. The move is the result of a

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10 enchanting gardens around the world will inspire and amaze you

10 enchanting gardens around the world will inspire and amaze you

It's no secret around here at Inhabitat that we love gardens. We love them all: big ones, tiny ones, urban ones, vertical ones, and especially the ones that make you go, "Wow!" We also love how the

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HOW TO: Make a scrumptious homemade vegan Nutella-like spread

HOW TO: Make a scrumptious homemade vegan Nutella-like spread

Just because a food is vegan, doesn't mean it's not sweet and decadent! The combination of cocoa and hazelnut is a classic pairing that often causes hearts—and tastebuds—to flutter. Nutella is the

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HOW TO: Make spicy and nutty cauliflower snacks

HOW TO: Make spicy and nutty cauliflower snacks

Need a healthy snack to get you through the day? This recipe for crunchy and nutritious cauliflower bites may be just what you’re looking for. Tossed with peanut butter, masala, and soy sauce, these

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13 of the most incredible sandcastles you’ve ever seen

13 of the most incredible sandcastles you’ve ever seen

Summer is almost here, and that means days at the beach building sandcastles! We've lined up some of the most incredibly creative sandcastles ever - including a Super Mario sandcastle, a scene from Star

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Unatti Foundation girls selflessly cook for thousands of earthquake victims

Unatti Foundation girls selflessly cook for thousands of earthquake victims

The young Nepali women of the nonprofit Unatti Foundation have responded to Nepal’s devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake in a big-hearted way. These young humanitarians, aged from 4 to 20, are helping

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Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium for newborns, kids & adults

Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium for newborns, kids & adults

Sleep troubles? Not for long! What you might not know about sleep is that human bodies (and brains) rely on magnesium to make that possible. Magnesium is in many foods we eat, as well as available in

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Falling Fruit map guides you to local fruit that you can forage for free

Falling Fruit map guides you to local fruit that you can forage for free

It’s harvest season! The trees are overladed with fruit and while you may be spending your hard-earned cash at the farmer’s market to get your hands on it, did you know that you can pick fruit from

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6 Superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

6 Superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

In most places in the northern hemisphere, the weather's starting to warm up. For my family, that means fewer cooked dishes and more delicious smoothies! Whether you're looking for something new at

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RECIPE: Vegan steamed pak choi parcels with rice and veggies

RECIPE: Vegan steamed pak choi parcels with rice and veggies

Looking for something a little lighter for dinner tonight? These pok choi (aka bok choi aka chinese cabbage) parcels are just the thing. Utterly delicious and healthy, these are also tons of fun to make.

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Are we close to solving what causes SIDS?

Are we close to solving what causes SIDS?

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: their otherwise healthy baby mysteriously dying in the middle of the night. Researchers call it the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a leading cause of death in

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This summer, vacation at a farm instead of a boring hotel

This summer, vacation at a farm instead of a boring hotel

Looking for a different kind of family vacation this summer? Consider spending some time at one of these idyllic farms from around the world. It's less disruptive than hotel hopping and it will give your

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SKODA Man Pram makes strolling your baby manly

SKODA Man Pram makes strolling your baby manly

High beam headlights and 20-inch alloy rims with all terrain wheels. Oversized brake calipers with high spec brakes. It isn't the latest car, it's the SKODA pram for men. In one study 76% of embarrassed

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Miami Museum is hosting a day of art making for disabled children

Miami Museum is hosting a day of art making for disabled children

If you are in the Miami area today, stop by the Patricia and Philip Frost Art Museum for a day of art making with your kids. The museum has invited all families who have kids with special needs for a day

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Celebrate Easter with these 6 fun vegan-friendly Easter egg alternatives

Celebrate Easter with these 6 fun vegan-friendly Easter egg alternatives

Love the festive Easter spirit but wish it were more vegan-friendly? You’re in luck—we’ve rounded up six vegan-friendly ways to decorate Easter “eggs” to let you enjoy this old-school tradition

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HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

Easter season is upon us, and many families enjoy decorating eggs as a way to celebrate and spend time together. You're not stuck fiddling with messy dye kits from the grocery store, however. Decorating

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How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

If you love plants but don't have much outdoor space to indulge your green thumb, you might feel a bit bummed about all the things you can't grow indoors. Fortunately, there are plenty of things that you

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Middle school class builds a Frozen-themed 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a little girl

Middle school class builds a Frozen-themed 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a little girl

A class of Wisconsin eight-graders designed and built a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a six-year-old named Ariah, who was born without a right hand. Built as part of a forward-thinking robotics school

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How To: Dye Easter eggs the natural way

How To: Dye Easter eggs the natural way

Dyeing Easter eggs doesn't have to be an exercise in dipping into a multitude of chemicals. This year, dye your eggs the natural way. The process takes a bit longer, but produces a beautiful, muted tone

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San Francisco superdad builds homemade roller coaster in his backyard

San Francisco superdad builds homemade roller coaster in his backyard

A San Francisco superdad is in the running for father of the year after building a 180-foot long, fully-functioning roller coaster in his backyard! Father of two Will Pemble came up with the idea after

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Students are creating $350 bionic arms for children using 3D printing

Students are creating $350 bionic arms for children using 3D printing

A team of students at the University of Central Florida is using 3D printing to create bionic arms for children. The arms are fully-equipped with a muscle sensor and costs just $350 to make. Find out more

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Warm your bones with this hearty and filling vegan Irish stew

Warm your bones with this hearty and filling vegan Irish stew

There are few things as satisfying as a hearty, belly-warming stew on a cold winter’s day. While most traditional stews are made with cuts of meat, we’ve whipped up a vegan recipe that shows you how

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Could BPA be linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Could BPA be linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder?

BPA has already been identified as a potential health risk as an endocrine disruptor, prompting Canada to ban the chemical altogether, but a new study reveals yet another potential risk when ingesting the

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HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

Looking for a way to stave off those winter chills? Try this delicious and comforting recipe for Mexican hot chocolate that’s sure to warm your insides and put an instant smile on your face. Made with

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New study shows that hand-washing dishes may help prevent allergies

New study shows that hand-washing dishes may help prevent allergies

Could dishwashers cause allergies? A recent study found that children who come from homes where dishes are washed by hand have fewer allergies than those in homes where the dishes are washed by machine.

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New study suggests that feeding peanut products to infants may reduce peanut allergies

New study suggests that feeding peanut products to infants may reduce peanut allergies

You may have heard the often-repeated advice that infants with food allergies shouldn’t be given peanuts or peanut products because it may increase their risk of developing potentially life-threatening

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Recipe: Vegan sesame spinach noodles for Chinese New Year

Recipe: Vegan sesame spinach noodles for Chinese New Year

Get into the Chinese New Year's spirit with this recipe for vegan sesame spinach noodles. Unlike the greasy Americanized Chinese food that most people are familiar with, this dish is light and healthy.

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HOW TO: Make delicious, raw chocolate pudding from avocados!

HOW TO: Make delicious, raw chocolate pudding from avocados!

Who wants something sweet?? Skip the discounted Valentine's Day chocolates, and whip up some delicious, homemade pudding in just a few minutes. What's the hitch? Use avocados instead of milk, eggs, and

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Australia’s oldest man is helping penguins by knitting them sweaters

Australia’s oldest man is helping penguins by knitting them sweaters

When oil spills around Australia injured hundreds of penguins, the oldest man in the country stepped up to the plate to help out. 109-year old Alfred Date has long been an active knitter and he decided to

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