We're not quite through with summer yet but it's never too early to start conquering that filthy grill, remedying those BBQ sauce-stained tablecloths and erasing any evidence of beer-fueled backyard bacchanalias.
This week: A sci-fi-inspired yard display in Palm Springs built from upcycled e-waste, prefab homes from Estonia and a LED recall from Philips. Plus, how to deal with a houseguest who may be harboring, gulp, bedbugs.
This week: How your good intentions may be causing bees more harm than good, the case for banning 'problem lawns' and a visit to the home of a passive design pioneer. Plus, utopian wind turbine dwellings.
Residents living near the Gowanus Canal — New York's most charming/super-polluted waterway — rally against a planned residential development that they believe will overcrowd the area and lead to increased flooding risk.