There are few sensations quite as glorious as sinking into a hot bath on a chilly winter's night, and if that bath happens to be scented with wonderful salts and oils, that can rival a spa experience for
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It's been 16 years since a Porsche competed in the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans race, but next year the automaker is set to return with a hot new car that could just might dominate the competition. Last
Earlier this year, Scandinavian flat pack furniture masters IKEA unveiled an easily deployable solar-powered shelter that can provide sturdy, safe housing in an emergency. Designed in collaboration with
Kotter crosses photography, sculpture and technology to create glowing installations that give physical form to light. In a constant exploration of new materials and techniques, he creates visually
The project was Enrich’s way of expressing the feeling that architectural "form" captures too much of our attention, which is why the series tries to take "form" to its illogical extremes. In an email
Most of the heat from a central heating radiator goes straight up to the ceiling, leaving you feeling colder than you should. Oftentimes, the air at the ceiling of a room can be significantly warmer than
JG Domestic is one of Chef Jose Garces' eight restaurants in Philadelphia and Chicago. Located in an atrium in the Cira Center next to the 30th street train station, the restaurant provides a warm and
In the old days we all used to put time and effort into making special gifts for the people we love, that is before the world changed and left most of us with little time to spare. Luckily there are still
Orange and Cranberry Scones, via The Food Network This gorgeous breakfast treat is as lovely drizzled with honey as it is slathered in Earth Balance. Ingredients: 4 cups plus 1/4 cup all-purpose
The Halle Freyssinet freight station was originally built in 1920, but in recent years it has been used as a reception and event center. This past summer Xavier Niel, founder of Le Monde, bought the hall
In 1997, biologist and innovation consultant Janine Benyus, released her first book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In this publication she coined the term 'biomimicry' and laid the groundwork
Beautiful Esch-sur-Alzette Footbridge Leads Pedestrians from Chaotic Traffic to a Peaceful Green Park
Since its completion in 2009, the 345-foot bridge has become one of the city's most important urban design projects, especially considering that there were few easily accessible entrances to the
Dissatisfied by the lack of construction training at school, Miller seized upon the DIY design/build dream as both an educational and cash-saving opportunity. It wasn't until she began researching,
Volvo just unveiled plans for the world's first large-scale trial of self-driving cars. The 'Drive Me' project will see 100 autonomous vehicles take to the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. The cars
Mike Chino, Managing Editor: Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts 1 lb Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp oil salt and pepper to taste (I like lots of pepper and italian
Ford just announced that its Interceptor police sedan is the most fuel-efficient law enforcement car sold in the United States, with an EPA rating of 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The Ford
Photo via Shutterstock With the world's population projected to hit 9.6 billion by 2050, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization has released a report that recommends the development of
If you’ve ever been on a crowded train you know there’s no such thing as personal space when your head is stuck in the armpit of some random person. In an effort to shoo away pushy jerks on public
The world’s largest offshore wind turbine was recently installed in the waters near Ostend Harbour at the Belwind Wind Farm in Belgium. The 6 MW Haliade 150 wind turbine model, with 73 meter long blades
The Wagon of Knowledge is not defined by any one purpose, and was even designed with interchangeable components that allow it to morph from conference space to performance venue right before your eyes.
Most people would cringe to think of deadly bacteria anywhere near their bodies. Artist Anna Dumitriu has bravely worked with microbiologists for the last two decades to create her textiles embroidered
INHABITAT: Tony, our recent story about your Hemp House in South Africa spurred a lot of interesting discussion. Can you briefly tell us how you initially became interested in hemp as a building
At this year’s Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, Portuguese designer Susana Soares presented a device that can detect cancer and other diseases using honey bees. Known for their extraordinary sense of
The world’s largest wind turbine drivetrain testing facility and smart grid simulator just officially launched at The Energy Systems Innovation Center in Charleston, South Carolina on November 21st.
Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your stomach and wrench your heart. The footage released on
Ed Mazria is the influential environmental architect behind the 2030 Challenge, which aims to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in new construction, and to cut the use of fossil fuels in existing
IKEA Solar-Powered Flat Pack Shelter This flat pack, easy to transport shelter was developed in collaboration between the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR).
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