Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:09 PM
The 48th edition of the Super Bowl will be the first to require serious layering on the part of attendees, and here's another significant first: Food scrap composting at the host stadium.
Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Green Mountain College students unveil a micro-home that reflects qualities sought out by Gen Y'ers: low-maintenance, mortgage-free and ready to hit the road when life's next big adventure beckons.
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:36 PM
Because nothing says 'wholesome lunch break activity' like online rat tracking, New York City's health department has a Rat Information Portal website complete with a rodent infestation mapping feature.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Young designer Tsuyoshi Hayashi turned to an abundant, hard-to-recycle form of manufacturing waste, traditional ceramic roofing tiles, when designing his clever upcycled seating system.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Madrid-based elii, an always clever design firm where 'everyday life invents itself,' marries performance art, micro-living and the midway funhouse with the 'Didomestic' apartment.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 8:54 PM
In a remote area outside of Seoul, design firm ArchiWorkshop debuts a rather intriguing assemblage of luminous structures that allow pampered campers to not-really-rough-it in high style.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Realizing that hauling old clothes off to the Goodwill for donation isn't exactly everyone's idea of a fun weekend excursion, SFGoodwill launches a pilot initiative that will find sensor-equipped textile recycling bins placed in residential high-rises across San Francisco.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:26 AM
With an emphasis on 'Less House. More Life,' Alek Lisefski, the young owner/designer/builder of a lovely wooden abode-on-wheels, does tiny housing right.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Instead of filling a small storage space attached to their carport with old exercise equipment and boxes of junk, Craige and Jennifer Walters transformed it into a 150-square-foot tiny house with plenty of midcentury modern flair.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Just when you thought energy-efficient light bulb uprisings were a thing of the past, the Department of Energy has been rendered powerless when it comes to enforcing federal efficiency standards. But does it even matter at this point?