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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:15 PM
In rural stretches of Connecticut and Tennessee, two nature-surrounded retreats built for retirees.
A new study finds that the biggest factor driving the state's residential solar growth is peer influence — neighbors wanting to be like (or better than) their neighbors.
Why should boring old Victorians with their heavy curtains, creaky floorboards and overgrown front lawns have all the paranormal fun?
Want to get to know your neighbors better? Try turning your front lawn into a vegetable garden!
In Japan, militantly unfussy lifestyle brand Muji sells much more than stationery, travel pillows and slippers.
As it turns out, the holy grail of green building standards, the Living Building Challenge, isn't just strictly for buildings.
A little bit of soap or detergent and vinegar is all you need to hand wash your clothes.
The overwhelming success of the award-winning writer's Kickstarter campaign will allow him to investigate industrial farming from above.
With its latest consumer release, constantly innovating LED heavyweight Cree hits the under-$10 mark.
While a healthy pumpkin crop in Illinois signals that Thanksgiving will be A-OK, California's parched conditions means bad news for Halloween.
Do you know how to tell if a plant is poisonous? Test your knowledge about what's safe to eat in the great outdoors.
Keeping your furniture clean will help to extend its longevity and improve your home's air quality.
You can manage your lights or preheat the oven for dinner — all before you step in the front door — simply by utilizing new technology.
Big (and not always code-compliant) experimental ideas abound at an off-grid community of pint-sized shipping container dwellings.
A judge in Okanogan County rules that Tom Kundig's sustainable but ill-sited hut must be moved from its landscape-altering perch above the Methow Valley.
For her offense, Lenoir City resident Karen Holloway served 6 hours in jail.
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