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Fri, Feb 27, 2015 2:56 PM
Probably more often than you think — which is way too often, in this writer's opinion.
Consider this an energy- and cost-friendly alternative or possibly a complement to the more traditional air conditioning system.
These beautiful rice paddy fields are more than a pretty landscape scene. They represent an ancient agricultural legacy that humans still depend on.
How backyard gardeners can create way stations to help America's most beautiful butterfly.
An eclectic assortment of petite, problem-solving housing projects piqued our interest in 2014. Which ones captivated you?
Who said old houses can't learn new energy-saving tricks?
These easy DIY repairs will take care of those cabinet doors that bang shut or those drawers that won't open unless you have superhero strength.
From floating saunas, 3-D printed houses, park-topped bridges and vegetation-clad public restrooms, there was never a dull moment in 2014.
Extracting gifts from difficult-to-open plastic packaging is about to get much, much easier with this smart hack.
Just try not to think about who — or what — might be watching as you settle in for the night.
Part art installation, part tiny dwelling, it's the ideal hideaway for international super-spies and serious recluses.
A colony of off-grid cabins are hidden away within the ever-changing coastal landscape — like a taste of Thoreau at the beach.
The butcher block counter is easy to install and even easier to prepare meals on, but it needs work to keep it in tip-top shape.
Don't just leave buckets everywhere in your home — take steps to locate the problem.
The charitable homebuilding organization isn't giving up new construction completely despite a growing number of projects involving foreclosed fixer-uppers.
Whip up a thoughtful gift that's simple to create and easy on the environment.
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