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Fri, Jan 30, 2015 9:00 AM
The exquisite patterns and textures of the decayed buildings serve as a sober reminder that 'everything is impermanent.'
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.
From different spices to leftover wine, here are ways to keep your dishes tasty and your wallet full.
Turn on your ceiling fans to circulate heat (no, really!) and check your windows and doors for gaps where you may be losing warmth.
Plop it like it's hot: Harnessing the almighty power of potty humor, a California startup puts a new spin on an old-school water-saving hack.
Hulking over the cityscape like the world's prettiest dirigible hangar, MVRDV's apartment-ringed Markthal offers a feast for the eyes — and the stomach.
Growers from all around the U.K. show off their autumnal bounty at the annual London Harvest Festival Show.
Giving new meaning to 'factory farm,' green cleaning products and urban agriculture converge at a 75,000-square-foot rooftop hydroponic greenhouse on the South Side.
The tiny pollinators are helping with habitats and air quality while increasing their own populations.
Whether you need extra protection for your garden or your skin, these herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests.
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