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.
Video: Imagine living in a trash dumpster tricked out with all the comforts of home. Well, leave it to New York City to have such a place. Gregory Kloehn has retrofitted a dumpster to include a shower, toilet, and what passes for a bed and more.
We all know that poo doesn't join Mr. Hankey in BM heaven once it's flushed. AsapScience offers a fascinating look at the afterlife of waste as it enters the sewage treatment process in 'The Poop Cycle.'