The Daily Green asks: "Energy-Efficient Homes: Cheaper to Own, More Expensive to Buy. Why?"
Re-Nest digs a new line of eco-friendly cleaning products with cheeky packaging called B_E_E (Beauty Engineered forEver).
Michelle Kaufmann announces that her fabulous book, Prefab Green, is now available for the Kindle.
The Daily Mail gawks at the plans for Manchester United star Gary Neville's bizarro, subterranean abode in the British countryside. It's solar and wind -owered and apparently draws architectural inspiration from the Teletubbies. That's the eco-bunker in question pictured above.
The Wall Street Journal documents "The Great American Soap Overdose." How can overdoing it with laundry detergent be stopped?
Inhabitat examines designer Xavier Calluaud's Urb Garden, a mini vertical garden with modular cubby holes, built-in worm farm, and a water-saving drip irrigation system.
Dwell analyzes contractors. Yes, contractors. Writes Dan Maginn: "They are fundamentally different from other people. They have their own language of sorts and their own curious customs and mannerisms, like Klingons, or French people. They have cool belts and cool stuff (multitools, wee little anodized flashlights, and other things that would be handy to have) fastened to their cool belts."
Designboom reveals the plans for a student housing complex in France that's constructed from 100 stacked recycled shipping containers.
Design Milk checks out three fetching modern planters.