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This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

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Ring Alarm home security system is now available for pre-order

Ring Alarm is available for presales starting Wednesday, June 13. Ring will start shipping the DIY smart home security system to pre-order customers …

Hue's Latest Update Makes the App Finally Worth Using

iOS / Android: Philips has released a major update to its Hue app that actually makes it worth using. And I’m not being over the top when I say that; …

Are Nest Products Worth it?

Nest is the Apple of all things that aren't actually Apple. That is, Nest products look really good, work really well — and probably cost a good bit …

penda plans 'yin & yang house' for a family that wants to live off-grid

<b>penda’s austrian studio is working on the design of a small residence in the german countryside, titled ‘yin & yang house’.</b> located near the city of …

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

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8 High-Tech Products to Ease You into a Smart Home

These cool gadgets will make your home life easier – but they won't spy on you.<p>Try as you might to resist, smart homes are here to stay. In a perfect …

Home Automation

26 eco-friendly alternatives for things you use every day

As I'm writing this, it isn't possible for millions of humans to live on Mars. The closest we've gotten so far is watching Matt Damon try to grow …

Organization tips and accessories for your kitchen from $6

Your kitchen is a place where food is being prepared and served, as well as a main space for entertaining. Maintaining organization of your kitchen is essential so you know exactly where kitchen accessories and ingredients are located. Plus, when your kitchen is organized it makes cooking and …

The Greenmoxie Tiny House Project | Greenmoxie™

We take responsibility for our impact on the earth. We recycle, upcycle and are continuously striving to waste less, consume less and need less. So …

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