VIDEO: How to Make an Edible Terrarium Snow Globe

VIDEO: How to Make an Edible Terrarium Snow Globe

To learn how to make an incredible DIY edible snow globe that will impress all of your friends at your next holiday party, read on.... YOU WILL NEED: - 2 cups of coconut juice…

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Boom Boom art installation transforms a forest into an interactive soundscape in the Netherlands

Boom Boom art installation transforms a forest into an interactive…

Studio Toer transformed visitors to the Into The Great Wide Open music festival into literal treehuggers with their Boom Boom soundscape installation last year. Located in a wooded…

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Governor Cuomo announces ambitious shared solar program for all NY residents

Governor Cuomo announces ambitious shared solar program for all NY…

Last Week, Governor Cuomo’s 2015 Opportunity Agenda outlined an ambitious new program for New York that would finally enable all state residents to take advantage of the benefits of…

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You can now own a piece of the World Trade Center for just $5,000

You can now own a piece of the World Trade Center for just $5,000

If you have $5,000, you can now buy a part of the World Trade Center and own an iconic piece of New York City. The developers of Three World Trade Center are turning to crowdfunding…

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Man lists Tesla Model S for $85 a night on Airbnb

Man lists Tesla Model S for $85 a night on Airbnb

Generally speaking, if you're sleeping in a car, you're down on your luck, drunk and risking arrest, or very very tired. What you are almost certainly not is on vacation—unless for…

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Submit your bridge designs to the Atlanta Bridgescape Competition for a shot at $16,000

Submit your bridge designs to the Atlanta Bridgescape Competition for…

The city of Atlanta, Georgia seeks designs to revamp their two existing Interstate bridges—and will award the winning teams, one for each bridge, with an $8,000 prize. The Atlanta…

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This rooftop cabin gives urbanites a remote escape high above the city

This rooftop cabin gives urbanites a remote escape high above the city

Asserting that there are no longer any corners of the world left to explore, the architects thought the regular urban worker might instead want to forego travel and simply retreat…

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Watch Tesla's new Model S 'Insane Mode' go from 0 - 60mph in 3.2 seconds

Watch Tesla's new Model S 'Insane Mode' go from 0 - 60mph in 3.2…

When the Tesla Model S was launched it looked rather like the mature big brother sedan to the fast and funky Roadster, but all that has come to an end with the inclusion of the "Insane…

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Contemporary Cone House resembles a shingle-clad boat brought ashore in Sweden

Contemporary Cone House resembles a shingle-clad boat brought ashore…

Swedish firm Trigueiros Architecture completed the contemporary Cone House, a light-filled and shingle-clad structure located on the Stockholm Archipelago. The waterfront house…

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Visitors can climb all over the new cafe at Lisbon's Vertigo Climbing Center

Visitors can climb all over the new cafe at Lisbon's Vertigo Climbing…

João Quintela and Tim Simon’s innovative café for a climbing gym in Lisbon invites visitors to climb up and over it! The design team collaborated for the Vertigo Pavilion, creating…

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Nendo's new Chocolatexture lets you taste the meaning of Japanese words

Nendo's new Chocolatexture lets you taste the meaning of Japanese…

Throughout the years, we showed you how the Tokyo-based studio playfully redesigned a variety of objects -- from lamps to seats and even birdhouses --. They also had a go at playing out…

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Wellness clocks remind us to play, breathe, and enjoy life

Wellness clocks remind us to play, breathe, and enjoy life

Remember your wellness tasks every day and feel the happiness of life! Not for stress addicts. Customize the 12 habits that make you feel good. 17 wellness tasks…

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Swingrest hanging lounger is a floating basket-like nest for the entire family

Swingrest hanging lounger is a floating basket-like nest for the…

The structure shares part of its name and most of its structure with DEDON's iconic Nestrest hanging lounger. It is one of the first products to emerge from Dedon Island resort, our…

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Abandoned oil and gas wells are leaking methane across the USA

Abandoned oil and gas wells are leaking methane across the USA

After the State of the Union and the touting of the abundance of natural resources, you'd probably think our natural gas game in the U.S. is strong. Meanwhile, the big environmental…

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Meet two resourceful bros who make a living rescuing wood from the trash

Meet two resourceful bros who make a living rescuing wood from the…

Recycled Brooklyn . 2013 from Jeremy White on Vimeo. Recycled Brooklyn began almost accidentally. Matt and Steve took to building their own furniture out of necessity, until their…

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Hang Nga "Crazy House" is a creepy fairy tale treehouse in Vietnam

We've seen some cool treehouses here at Inhabitat, but never as zany as this creepy hotel in Dalat, Vietnam. Unlike regular treehouses, which sit upon the branches of trees, the Hang…

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Carlo Aiello's stunning Parabola Chair is inspired by mathematics

Carlo Aiello's stunning Parabola Chair is inspired by mathematics

The Parabola Chair, designed by New York-based designer Carlo Aiello, references mathematics and the strong structural characteristics of hyperbolic paraboloids. The designer aimed to…

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Chinese officials caught feasting on endangered giant salamander

Chinese officials caught feasting on endangered giant salamander

Whether or not a giant salamander is on the critically endangered list matters not, apparently, to Chinese officials determined to have their “treat” anyway. Journalists took…

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Masaki Murata’s NIGHTSCAPE LED lamps are inspired by an urban skyline at night

Masaki Murata’s NIGHTSCAPE LED lamps are inspired by an urban…

NATEVO, a revolutionary line of LED furnishings, unveiled NIGHTSCAPE, a collection of eye-catching glass lamps that reproduces the image of a city skyline at night. Designed by Masaki…

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Seattle to embarrass and fine residents who don't compost

Seattle to embarrass and fine residents who don't compost

In Seattle, there is now a big difference between trash and food. A new city law makes it illegal to toss out your leftovers and food scraps with the rest of your garbage. Effective…

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Villa Ladybird is an elegant coastal retreat clad in Siberian larch and zinc

Villa Ladybird is an elegant coastal retreat clad in Siberian larch…

Although coastal dwellings often boast spectacular views, they’re also more vulnerable to the elements and rising sea levels. Swedish architecture firm Johan Sundberg Arkitektur…

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Will NYC embrace Meatless Mondays?

Will NYC embrace Meatless Mondays?

Do you think you'd be able to give up steaks and burgers for one day of the week? The latest city-supported health initiative is encouraging New Yorkers join the Meatless Monday…

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Chinatown's giant snowman is back!

Chinatown's giant snowman is back!

Inhabitat editor and LES snowman neighbor Jill Fehrenbacher said: "I am so thrilled to see the big carrot-nosed guy back on the corner! We missed him until now since we didn't have much…

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Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes may be released in Florida

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes may be released in Florida

  In an attempt to curb outbreaks of two devastating tropical diseases in the Florida Keys, the FDA is proposing the release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes…

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WoodWorks announces its 2015 Wood Design Award Winners

WoodWorks announces its 2015 Wood Design Award Winners

WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, just announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, and the designs are…

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Spain reveals plans for first ever public streetlight system powered by wind and sun

Spain reveals plans for first ever public streetlight system powered…

Spain will be home to the first public lighting system to be powered exclusively by solar and wind energy. Researcher Ramon Bargalló is the man behind the development, and he worked…

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Obama proposes offshore oil and gas drilling in Atlantic Ocean

Obama proposes offshore oil and gas drilling in Atlantic Ocean

Just days after the White House announced historic plans to protect the Arctic refuge from oil exploration, Obama has proposed that a region of the southern Atlantic be opened up to…

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Timber artist’s house and atelier imitates northern Italy’s mountainous landscape

Timber artist’s house and atelier imitates northern Italy’s…

Located on a small and sloping site, the house and atelier’s bifurcated lower level is partially buried underground and built from concrete; large glass windows pour natural light…

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Hungarian pianist gives the grand piano a sleek, modern makeover

Hungarian pianist gives the grand piano a sleek, modern makeover

pic Hungarian pianist and inventor Gergely Bogányi unveiled his new grand piano that looks more like a sports car than a musical instrument. The transformed piano takes one of the…

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Lush sky garden opens in Rafael Viñoly's 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper in London

Lush sky garden opens in Rafael Viñoly's 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper…

Rafael Viñoly teamed up with landscape studio Gillespies, who were responsible for the garden design, and created a green space that looks like a mountain slope. Three terraces are…

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Clever modular mobility aid helps those with disabilities in the developing world

Clever modular mobility aid helps those with disabilities in the…

A modular kit of interchangeable mobility aid parts from crutches to walking frames is set to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest people with disabilities thanks to a…

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INFOGRAPHIC: The ultimate guide to mold removal

INFOGRAPHIC: The ultimate guide to mold removal

Mold (or mould, as Canadians and UK folks spell it) loves to lurk in various nooks around the house. From shower curtains and walls to shoes and coats, all different kinds of mold can…

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West Virginia gas pipeline explodes in a giant fireball

West Virginia gas pipeline explodes in a giant fireball

  On January 26, a gas pipeline exploded in Brooke County, West Virginia, sending an enormous fireball into the morning sky. Nearby residents watched in amazement, capturing…

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Artist Simon Beck creates gigantic winter crop circles by walking in the snow!

Artist Simon Beck creates gigantic winter crop circles by walking in…

Located in the beautiful valley of Savoie, France, Beck’s patterned snow circles decorate the expanses of the frozen lakes outside of the ski runs at Les Arcs ski resort.…

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Could mining helium-3 from the Moon solve Earth's energy problems?

Could mining helium-3 from the Moon solve Earth's energy problems?

First Russia was interested in mining energy from the moon. Now China is actively taking steps toward developing the ability to mine helium-3 from the lunar surface. And while NASA…

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Artisan Moss’ plant paintings effortlessly bring the beauty of green walls indoors

Artisan Moss’ plant paintings effortlessly bring the beauty of green…

If you’ve always wanted an indoor green wall but were too intimidated by the hassle of upkeep, look no further than Artisan Moss’ zero-maintenance living walls. Made from 100% real…

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The Hiroshima Hut's transparent skin allows local deer to watch you while you cook

The Hiroshima Hut's transparent skin allows local deer to watch you…

Measuring 260-square-foot, this humble Japanese home features transparent walls and partitions. While the external walls are made from acrylic rather than glass -- for its high thermal…

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Get those green thumbs ready! North Brooklyn Farms is relaunching its organic garden this spring

Get those green thumbs ready! North Brooklyn Farms is relaunching its…

Who's ready to play in the dirt? After temporarily closing last September, North Brooklyn Farms will soon be reopening in a new and improved location. Still located in Williamsburg, the…

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New Zealand company turns old carpet into cool bicycles for kids

New Zealand company turns old carpet into cool bicycles for kids

Carpet may not be in style anymore, but they do serve a useful purpose --warming up a floor -- and now they can serve again after they’ve been torn out and thrown away. A New Zealand…

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Nominate a socially responsible design to win $100K in the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Nominate a socially responsible design to win $100K in the 2015…

The Buckminster Fuller Challenge just launched their 2015 search for “socially responsible design’s highest award”—and they want your help in the nomination process. Every year,…

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