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Adventures in Urban Gardening: The Fire Escape Farm

I love New York and I love my itty bitty apartment, but one of the things that's been the hardest about downsizing from nearly 1,000 square feet to …

The 15 best cookies in America

They may not be the fanciest of sweets, but a good cookie can easily outshine the mash-up dessert du jour. Like other all-American favorites (see: …

10 Affordable Countries That Are Budget Travelers Dream

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Well, that effort will be to …

NPR: Rising Sea Levels Made This Florida Mayor a Climate Change Believer

Florida is one of, if not the, most vulnerable states in the U.S. when it comes to sea level rise. Though it's clear Florida Sen. Marco Rubio doesn't …

Climate Change

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients

How many times have you spotted a mouthwatering meatless recipe only to flee in panic after one glance at the seemingly endless ingredient …

Healthy Eating

Not all leafy greens are created equal — here's the definitive ranking of the best ones for you

So which should you pick to justify the croutons, bacon, and other yummy toppings in your salad?<p>We're here to help. Using rankings from the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods," as well as the nutritional breakdowns of the veggies, we compiled the best, most nutritional greens for your salads, …

Avocado Recipes: Stuffed Baked Avocados Are So Simple and Yet So Good - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Stuffed Breakfast Avocados</b><p>4 avocados<br>5 oz. smoked salmon, cut into thin strips<br>16 baby spinach leaves<br>8 eggs<br>Kosher salt, to taste<br>Freshly cracked black …

Climate Change Is Moving the North Pole

As ice melts and aquifers are drained, Earth's distribution of mass is changing—and with it the position of the planet's spin axis.<p>Finding the North Pole means traveling north, right? Yes, but with a slight caveat: Earth's northern pole is drifting rapidly eastward, and it looks like climate change …

Start your day with this Dutch apple walnut bread recipe

Underneath the crumbly topping, this quick bread is light and fluffy, almost cake-like in texture. It's slightly sweet, with a gentle tang from buttermilk, and has little chunks of apple and walnut suspended throughout. With the cinnamon and apple perfuming the kitchen as you bake, it'll probably …

Eating This Way Can Improve Heart Health

Scientific evidence continues to mount that mindfulness is a fount of health and wellbeing. Recent research finds that mindfulness meditation—a …

Holistic Medicine

These Easy Recipes Are Great For Sunday Lunch Prep

Before you cook the recipes, take a look at the whole 5-day lunch plan! Learn more here.

These Are the 30 Happiest Cities in the U.S.

Surprise: There's a lot of California here.<p>The annual Well-Being Index by Gallup-Healthways shows the best communities in the company to find happiness by looking at the 190 biggest communities in the U.S. to determine the most comfortable place to call home.<p>The rankings analyzed five different …

California

The Future of Farming May Live Inside This Box

Could shipping containers be the future of local produce? A Boston-based startup called Freight Farms thinks so.<p>The company is transforming the containers into grow machines – or what they like to call “Leafy Green Machines” – in hopes of turning everyday people into farmers.<p>“We are taking this …

20-Minute Creamy Avocado Basil Pasta

Who said comfort food couldn't be good for you? This oh-so-creamy, warm, and delicious homemade dish is like a combination of mac and cheese and pesto pasta. But it's much healthier.<p>This recipe is made without an ounce of milk or cheese. The creaminess comes from fiber-rich avocado, which is also …

The four phases of New Urbanism

The New Urbanism began mostly as a large-project, greenfield movement. Some new urbanists concentrated on infill in the 1980s and 1990s, but their …

Urban Design

Projects for Making Your Yard a Little More “Green”

For homeowners, making more eco-friendly choices is very important for two reasons. First, efforts to be more efficient can lead to a bundle of …

10 food capitals around the world every foodie should visit

Eating has now become a reason to travel. It’s not just for the sights, it’s for the food.Travelers love to eat after all. When it comes to exquisite cuisine, globe-trotting pays off. You just have to know where to look to find the best food and markets.<p>What makes these cities the food capitals of …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfait

Fill a glass with this beautiful NO BAKE <b>Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfait</b>! Layer after layer, it’s a delicious dessert recipe any time of …

GE uses CO2 to solve solar energy's biggest drawback - IBTimes India

Solving the drawback of energy generated from the sun being hard to store, GE researchers harness the power of CO2.<p>Renewable energy is the way …

Climate change surprise: Biosphere contributes to warming

Yes, plants absorb carbon dioxide, but plants and animals also emit greenhouse gases.<p>The world's biosphere is now adding to global warming, turning …

Climate Change

16 Easy Ways to Eat Vegan at Breakfast & Lunch (No Eggs in Sight)

In 2015, it was as if the whole food media world woke up and rediscovered eggs (which have existed, you know, for quite some time).<p>The inundation of egg sandwiches and fried eggs and poached eggs and scrambled eggs and eggs-in-holes has been so dramatic that the phrase "Put an egg on it!" is …

Lazy Peeps Alert! 20 Easy Microwave Recipes That You Need To Know!

Great microwave recipes that take a limited number of ingredients and time, perfect for those on the go.

One Bowl Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Heat oven to 400°F. Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray, set aside.<p>In a large bowl whisk together egg, milk, 1/4 cup lemon juice, sugar, and cooled …

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Will Urban Agriculture Last?

Or is it just a passing, rather unprofitable trend?<p>Urban farming keeps growing: it’s now possible to buy your hyper-local lettuce from flatpack shipping container farms, hydroponic kits attached to unused wall space, old-fashioned community gardens, and state-of-the-art vertical farms run by …

Growing the future of coffee one tree at a time

It may only take moments to prepare and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, but it takes years to grow the coffee trees that produce its beans. And it …

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

Cooking

Duke Energy Just Made Another Step Into the Waste Energy Movement

Duke Energy (duk) , the power giant that’s currently under investigation for possibly contaminating North Carolina water sources with coal ash, is …

Architect Nicholas Hunt creates a tiny retreat in his Brooklyn garden

American architect Nicholas Hunt has built a micro studio in the backyard of his Brooklyn home, intended to provide "solitude within the immense …