VIDEO: How to Find and Cook Delicious Chanterelle Mushrooms in a Forest Near You

VIDEO: How to Find and Cook Delicious Chanterelle Mushrooms in a…

In 1836, Swedish mycologist Elias Fries called the chanterelle "one of the most important and best edible mushrooms." They are also incredibly nutritious - in addition to containing…

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Breathtaking Thorncrown Chapel is one of America’s greatest architectural masterpieces

Breathtaking Thorncrown Chapel is one of America’s greatest…

Built in 1980, Thorncrown Chapel was the vision of owner Jim Reed who hired Jones to create a glass chapel that would celebrate the beautiful Ozark Hills. Inspired by Paris’ Sainte…

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VIDEO: A super-easy way to make healthy, one-ingredient fruit roll-ups

VIDEO: A super-easy way to make healthy, one-ingredient fruit roll-ups

Do you remember eating Fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot as a kid? They were some of the most coveted lunch snacks, but they were also packed with sugar and other artificial…

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Cantilevered home takes advantage of a tiny, sloping lot in Kirkland, Washington

Cantilevered home takes advantage of a tiny, sloping lot in Kirkland,…

Inhabitat favorite Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture is no stranger to tackling challenging design projects. So when the owner of a tiny, steep, vegetated lot in Kirkland,…

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Jungle Bar is a sustainable insect-infused protein bar

Jungle Bar is a sustainable insect-infused protein bar

Icelandic startup Crowbar Protein is crowdfunding sustainable protein bars made using edible insects. Jungle Bar is a protein bar made with dates, sesame, sunflower & pumpkin…

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This sweet animation aims to help save the British hedgehog

This sweet animation aims to help save the British hedgehog

https://vimeo.com/110566773 Once a common sight throughout Britain, hedgehogs are now disappearing quickly. These iconic animals numbered close to 30 million back in the 1950s, and…

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Guidacci develops unconventional Italian home addition out of sustainable zinc siding

Guidacci develops unconventional Italian home addition out of…

One solution to the dilemma of needing more space in one’s home, yet only having a small lot on which to build, is to build up. And that is what designer Raimondo Guidacci chose to do…

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Mayor de Blasio launches largest public housing energy savings program in the nation

Mayor de Blasio launches largest public housing energy savings program…

Nearly 300 existing New York City Housing Authority will be getting sustainable upgrades in a $100 million city project announced by Mayor de Blasio last week. A series of Energy…

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Amazing Life-Sized Lego Furnishings that You Can Really Live With

Amazing Life-Sized Lego Furnishings that You Can Really Live With

Lego DJ Table If you think this Lego DJ table is cool, you might want to try making one yourself. DIY instructions for the table were created (in German) by Kai Muller of Spy…

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10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

Happy Hikers, Shutterstock 1. Take a Hike There is no better way to get back in touch with the Earth's rhythms than to actually go outdoors and experience its many wonders. This Earth…

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CORE designs solar-powered holiday home for founder's family

CORE designs solar-powered holiday home for founder's family

CORE Architects have designed a gorgeous glass and timber holiday home for founding principal Charles Gane, in the idyllic Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada. Set on the edge of the bay,…

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Don't miss ESNYC's celebrity chef-studded benefit tonight + chef Kevin Pemoulié's turnip carpaccio recipe

Don't miss ESNYC's celebrity chef-studded benefit tonight + chef Kevin…

Turnip Carpaccio Kevin Pemoulié, Thirty Acres 4 servings Ingredients: 4 medium-large sized purple top turnips 2 watermelon radishes, sliced thin 1bu chives, sliced 1/2 cup…

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The Moon was created when young Earth collided with another planet, says new study

The Moon was created when young Earth collided with another planet,…

Ever looked up at the moon and wonder from whence that glowing orb came? A new study has added momentum to the theory that the moon was formed from debris leftover from a collision…

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BOOK REVIEW: Shigeru Ban's 'Humanitarian Architecture' focuses on emergency response design

BOOK REVIEW: Shigeru Ban's 'Humanitarian Architecture' focuses on…

Shigeru Ban is renowned for his inventive and courageous architecture that spans from museums to simple huts. While the Pritzker Prize winning architect is often given kudos for his…

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Versatile prefab Passion House M1 snaps together in just two days

Versatile prefab Passion House M1 snaps together in just two days

The environmentally friendly Passion House M1 is constructed mainly out of wood, with a glulam structure frame and cross-laminated-timber wall panels. The windows are made from…

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6 delicious plants you can forage in your local urban park — VIDEO

6 delicious plants you can forage in your local urban park — VIDEO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfoprf37sno Living in a land of supermarkets, convenient stores, and even food home delivery, in our modern society we have successfully pulled…

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Jim Doran's Minuscule Dioramas Are Found Hidden Within Sardine Tins

Jim Doran's Minuscule Dioramas Are Found Hidden Within Sardine Tins

When peeling back the top a sardine can, the last thing you'd expect to find is a beautiful diorama. Contained within an old sardine or mint tin, Jim Doran creates these mini worlds of…

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This gorgeous bamboo (f)route POD is perfect for your next glamping getaway

This gorgeous bamboo (f)route POD is perfect for your next glamping…

Designed by bamboo architecture specialists Giant Grass, the (f)route POD is a large, portable structure constructed from laminated woven bamboo strips for form an elegant,…

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NASA says finding alien life almost certain within next two decades

NASA says finding alien life almost certain within next two decades

NASA recently gave a definitive answer to one of the biggest collective questions humanity has ever asked: are Earth’s inhabitants alone in the universe? NASA says the answer is…

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This bike lane in Korea is topped with 20 miles of solar panels

This bike lane in Korea is topped with 20 miles of solar panels

And solar panels run through it. This stretch of highway in Korea features a bike lane that runs right down the middle. While the lane is offset and looks safe with barriers, it is also…

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This solar-powered e-bike has a top speed of 30 mph

This solar-powered e-bike has a top speed of 30 mph

+ Solar Bike Via Engadget Images © http://solar-bike.weebly.com/the-solarbike.html

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New cheap, flexible aluminum battery charges in a minute flat

New cheap, flexible aluminum battery charges in a minute flat

Researchers at Stanford University have unveiled a new aluminum-ion battery that could one day replace the lithium-ion batteries that power everything from our watches to our tablets…

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Australians love beer so much, they made a dress with it

Australians love beer so much, they made a dress with it

Talk about drunk on fashion. This aptly-named "Beer Dress" is made from little more than lager, and its fibers are remarkably similar to cotton. Unlike its wine-borne predecessors, this…

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Obama finally admits climate change is a public health issue

Obama finally admits climate change is a public health issue

pic When talking about climate change, the causes and environmental impacts typically take center stage. The crucial piece missing from the conversation on a political level is the…

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Halfbike is a totally new way to get around that feels like walking and riding a bike at the same time

Halfbike is a totally new way to get around that feels like walking…

Halfbike is a totally new kind of personal vehicle, built with the goal of awakening your natural instinct to move. The basic core of Halfbike is built on a bicycle design with a wheel…

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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…

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Energy Harvesting Eco-leaf Shade Doubles as a Light Source at Night

Energy Harvesting Eco-leaf Shade Doubles as a Light Source at Night

The Eco-leaf is a solar shade concept that will lower your carbon footprint and brighten your living room. Eco-leaf's unique energy harvesting design integrates proven-technologies like…

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Patagonia offers free repairs on nationwide “Worn Wear” mobile tour

Patagonia offers free repairs on nationwide “Worn Wear” mobile…

Patagonia, makers of outdoor and technical clothing with an eco-friendly heart, is making it easier than ever for consumers to get more life out of their gear. Much of Patagonia's…

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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…

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Multilevel Vertical Allotments Turn Decrepit Buildings Into Spectacular Garden Towers

Multilevel Vertical Allotments Turn Decrepit Buildings Into…

Translating Yona Friedman’s ideas of participation, Lucie Dadakova designed these 'Multilevel Vertical Urban Allotments' as her final year project for an Interior Design degree…

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Are Dutch Docklands' Floating Islands a Sustainable Alternative to Dubai's Sinking World Islands?

Are Dutch Docklands' Floating Islands a Sustainable Alternative to…

This is not the first time that floating islands have been proposed as a solution to the struggling "World" islands project, in which hundreds of little islands collectively shaped like…

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Energy-positive portable classroom produces four times more energy than it needs

Energy-positive portable classroom produces four times more energy…

Prefabricated off-site as three modules, the 960-square-foot portable classroom is topped with a distinctive sawtooth roof that uses north-facing windows to optimize ventilation and…

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Loom Artist Studio is a Tiny Pink House Boasting Big Eco Strategies in Aspen

Loom Artist Studio is a Tiny Pink House Boasting Big Eco Strategies in…

1 Friday Design Collective began working with the client to remodel their kitchen and then began designing a series of artist studio studies. These studies evolved into the result you…

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Uber's breathalyzer kiosks call you a free ride home if you're too drunk to drive

Uber's breathalyzer kiosks call you a free ride home if you're too…

To say that Uber has been struggling a little in the public relations department over recent months could probably be considered an understatement. But as the company seeks to address…

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Obama quietly approved arctic drilling, amid controversy and environmental concerns

Obama quietly approved arctic drilling, amid controversy and…

On March 31, President Barack Obama's administration renewed the 2008 Arctic lease sale. That decision started a 30-day clock for the Interior Department to review Royal Dutch…

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Casa BS is an understated residence clad in locally-sourced flagstone

Casa BS is an understated residence clad in locally-sourced flagstone

The Casa BS is a stone-clad residence designed to blend in with the surrounding treeless landscape in Tapalpa. The horizontal volume, which was designed by Elias Rizo Arquiectos, is…

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Futuristic Nimbus E-Car is a cute hybrid microbus perfect for the eco-conscious road warrior

Futuristic Nimbus E-Car is a cute hybrid microbus perfect for the…

Once seen as a passing fad for those that could afford them, hybrid vehicles have come very far in terms of energy efficiency and design over the last decade. The inspirational Nimbus…

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Wartime bomb shelter conceals a tiny and unexpected vacation home

Wartime bomb shelter conceals a tiny and unexpected vacation home

Created as part of Famous’ advertising campaign, this unusual holiday home is now permanently open for rental accommodations. The concrete bunker is surrounded by rolling green hills…

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This 3D-printed violin has a classic sound and a look straight from the future

This 3D-printed violin has a classic sound and a look straight from…

This futuristic-looking violin was made with a 3D printer. The two-string pietroelectric violin will debut at the 3D Print Design Show later this month in New York. Architects Eric…

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INFOGRAPHIC: The countries with the most threatened mammals in the world

INFOGRAPHIC: The countries with the most threatened mammals in the…

Many of the world's most magnificent animals are quietly slipping away. This new infographic reveals which countries have the most endangered animals based on data from The World Bank.…

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