Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:34 PM
Residents in a sleepy New York town are making a lot of noise over the noise that they fear will forever disrupt their community if 'Taxi' actor Judd Hirsch is given the green light to erect a wind turbine on his property.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 1:50 AM
This week: Philippe Starck does wireless thermostats, GE unveils one hell of a hotplate and Americans (at least those with cash to spare) finally warm up to the idea of bidets. Plus, do homeowners talk a big game when it comes to energy-efficiency?
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:28 PM
What do Michael Bloomberg, cigarette butts and lampshades made from cow poop all have in common? They're mentioned in the most notable stories from this year that tackle the always fascinating topic of waste diversion.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 10:05 AM
In a couple of years, New Yorkers looking to commune with Mother Nature without leaving the city will have a stunning new place to do so: An immersive, vegetation-ringed amphitheater planned for the final section of the High Line.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Architecture for Humanity, the award-winning humanitarian organization that views 'design as the ultimate renewable resource,' loses its two fearless co-founders, Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 2:31 PM
When Swedish police arrive at an apartment after being alerted by neighbors to a possible domestic disturbance, they find a frustrated couple brandishing Allen wrenches and a set of indecipherable furniture assembly directions.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 1:05 PM
When your job title is 'traditional wood kayak building instructor,' it's pretty much a guarantee that your newly built home is going to be something special. And Brian Schulz's handcrafted 'Japanese Forest House' doesn't disappoint.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:18 AM
Bob Iger and a group of preservation-minded Brentwood residents swoop in to save a modestly-sized 1940 ranch house designed by Paul R. Williams that was slated to be demolished and replaced with a mega-mansion.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:50 AM
A growing number of pristine lawn-obsessed residents in drought-stricken Austin have taken to drilling private wells so that they can irrigate to their heart's content while dodging the city's strict but much needed public water restrictions.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Sorry, but classical just won't cut it: British scientists find that experimental, low-cost zinc oxide solar cells are 40 percent more productive when blaring pop and rock music is involved.