California wildfires creating air pollution crisis
October 12, 2017, 4:36 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Smoke from the blazes is creating the worst air quality ever recorded in the region.
Architects know what aging boomers want, but are they giving them what they need?
October 3, 2017, 12:19 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Houses keep getting bigger and more complicated with more smart tech.
Safe drinking water 101: What to do before, during and after a natural disaster
September 6, 2017, 2:40 p.m. by Angela Nelson
Access to clean, safe drinking water in the event of a hurricane or flood is critical. Here's how to ensure your supply.
Companies are coming clean about fragrance, but is that enough?
September 5, 2017, 12:28 p.m. by Angela Nelson
Fragrance ingredients are considered a trade secret, but what we don't know about those chemicals can hurt us.
Mysterious 'chemical cloud' wafts over British coast, sickening hundreds
August 29, 2017, 12:22 p.m. by Angela Nelson
But what was it, and where did it come from?
15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality
Do couples who get drunk together really stay together?
Disinfectants: A guide to killing germs the right way
Why we should ban glitter, just like we banned microbeads
Student science experiment finds plants won't grow near Wi-Fi router
Natural ways to get rid of insects in your home
6 ways to clear physical and mental clutter
America's book-loving cities are preoccupied with downsizing
Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore
How to change your life by decluttering
The life-changing magic of tidying up your electronic life
'The Minimalists' share their journey to a simpler life