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Green-Roofed Cannon Beach Home in Oregon Generates More Energy Than it Uses

1/13<p>Cannon Beach Net Zero Home-Nathan Good Architects<p>Nathan Good Architects's Cannon Beach Residence has too many green accolades to mention - in …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: folding cars and an R2-D2 van

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Tesla's on a roll lately -- it's planning to reveal a $35,000 electric car next year, and it just unveiled a home battery that could take your house off the …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

Sideclick: The Necessary Add-on To Your Streaming Remote

One of the biggest problems I have with my Roku 3 is that I need two remotes to use it — one to, of course, turn on the Roku 3, and another to turn …

Why You Should Be Eating Watermelon Seeds, Instead Of Spitting Them Out

You may have once believed that swallowing a watermelon seed would ignite the growth of an enormous fruit inside your belly. So instead of ingesting, you diligently plucked out each individual seed before chomping into the juicy fruit. Or you kept an arsenal of seeds in the pocket of your cheek to …

Nutrition

Quirky’s new Poppy line of home automation includes a gorgeous pour-over coffee maker w/ iOS integration

Admittedly, I love coffee. All the different roasts, blends and ways to make it are so intriguing to me. There has been an influx of coffee makers recently that offer a variety of different solutions for getting your morning cup of joe. I’m not sure that I’ve seen one recently as eye-catching as …

Giro Sutton MIPS Helmet

Packed with safety technology and performance features for the city cyclist<p>The first helmet I bought was a BMX helmet so heavy it gave me chronic neck pain just to keep my eyes on the road. At the time I was just starting to ramble around town on an old mountain bike, and I was too insecure in my …

Time I

6 Innovative Bike Locks

Keeping your bicycle safe has never been easier—or more fun

Gear & Gadgets

Bulletproof Coffee: The Buttery Caffeine of Champions

Forget cream and sugar. Add butter to your morning brew to kickstart your day and feel invincible when you ride.<p>In his new book, <i>The Bulletproof Diet</i>, author and cyclist Dave Asprey says, "When you mix coffee with the right fats, you get a drink that stomps on hunger, and helps you lose weight, …

Nutrition

August Smart Lock Review: A Great Lock that Moves With You

Smart locks, along with intelligent lights, are the standard bearers for today's home automation movement with some of the biggest names in …

iTunes in the Cloud: The ultimate guide

iTunes in the Cloud lets you access the content you've purchased from iTunes Store, the App Store, and iBooks Store from any device you have linked …

Panasonic Creates A Cool Sustainable City Near Tokyo

How to build a city that uses resources — water, fuel, electricity — efficiently presents a big challenge and opportunity for tech companies. Panasonic just inaugurated a town near Tokyo that is experimenting with sustainable designs, and it’s worth taking a look at what’s been done.<p>Called Fujisawa …

Study: Xbox One crushes the competition, made up most of Black Friday console sales (correction)

If you've been following the Black Friday discounts this year, it's probably no surprise that the Xbox One had a great day last Friday. But how great a day? Data sales tracking site InfoScout says that the console and its bundles made up more than half of all console sales on Black …

The Best Mac Apps

Advertisement<p>Here you have it – our ultimate list of must-have Mac apps. From email clients to system utilities, time savers to productivity boons; …

Xbox One outsells PlayStation 4 on Black Friday despite bigger interest in PS4

This holiday season isn’t marked by a heated console war, but if you’re looking for a fight, here’s something to sate your appetite: The Microsoft …

PlayStation

How the PS4 and Xbox have raised PC system requirements

<i>Read my response to the controversy over this article</i><p>The rift between PC gamers and console gamers is filled with fanboys and flamebait, but there’s …

Gaming

8 weed recipes for the stoner with a sophisticated palate

You can do so much more than Cheetos and boxed brownies, foodie stoners.<p>Marijuana is legal in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Washington …

The Only 7 Kale Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>This article originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>It’s no exaggeration to say that kale has reigned supreme in the vegetable kingdom for the past …

Healthy Eating

Amazon's acquisitions and experiments are erasing its profits (updated)

In case you didn't know, here's the crazy thing about Amazon: it isn't really known for turning a profit. Just think about that for a second. The company that wants to sell you <i>everything</i>, get it to you by <i>any means necessary</i> and serves as the backbone for a considerable chunk of the internet doesn't …