Matt Rutherford

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Alaskan Solar House

If you're going to test the limits of solar-heating efficiency, you might as well do it in one of the coldest places in North America: Fairbanks, Alaska.<p>Bruno and Judith Grunau’s gorgeous wood house has six solar thermal panels that drink in sunlight and send the heat to a 2,500-gallon underground …

Conifer timber sales less competitive in province

The strength of Sterling is making conifer timber sales in Northern Ireland much less competitive.<p>For most of the past few months, the Euro was …

Northern Ireland

Articles about getting tiny prefab cabin western norway adventure on - Dwell

A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.<p>A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been...<p>Located in the serene …

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to …

Prefab Homes

Thomas Mellon

Born<p>Thomas Alexander Mellon<br>February 3, 1813<br>Cappagh, Ireland<p>Died<p>February 3, 1908 (aged 95)<br>Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.<p>Occupation<p>Lawyer, judge, …


United Empire Loyalists of Canada

Lakeland idyll made for perfect Fermanagh getaway

Before I go any further it might be worth pointing out that I had never set foot on a cabin cruiser prior to taking charge of an initially …

'Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect', Belfast, 1787

Robert Burns

Ulster Museum (Belfast)

Letterkenny and District Pipe Band's annual Burns Night concert and supper

Runs to 23 January 2016<p>Letterkenny and District Pipe Band's annual Burns Night concert and supper on Saturday 23rd January in Conwal Parish Hall.<p>As …

Robert Burns

Fruit Walls: Urban Farming in the 1600s

We are being told to eat local and seasonal food, either because other crops have been tranported over long distances, or because they are grown in …

Urban Agriculture

Articles about southern comforts on - Dwell

Louisville, Kentucky, is a river town built around 19th-century commerce and trade.<p>To create the world’s first ergonomic work chair, designer Bill Stumpf began by redefining the meaning of comfort.<p>It is possible that in the depths of Hades, the devil indeed sits on a baroque throne made from the …

Culver City

Patterson's Spade Mill

The last working water-driven spade mill in daily use in the British Isles<p>Overview<br>• Opening times<br>• Prices<br>• How to get here<br>• Facilities and access<br>• Contact …

Burns Night with Ulster Orchestra and Friends

The skirl of the pipes, the whirl of jigs and reels and the romance of the songs of ‘The Bard’ make for the ultimate Burns Night celebrations!<p>For …

Robert Burns

The VERY grisly story behind DiCaprio's dramatic new look: Fur trader Hugh Glass was ripped to shreds by a bear and left to die in the wilderness by his fellow trappers

His was a tale of almost unimaginable grit and unspeakable gore.<p>Ripped to shreds by a rampaging grizzly bear, the fur trader was left to die by his …

U.S. Army

Beautiful 1-Acre Small Scale Permaculture Farm - Limestone Permaculture Farm

How to Build with Strawbales

How To: 10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & Regrow Forever

There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are …

Imagining Ulster (history documentary)


A game in Scots (and English) about anxiety (and fantasy).<p>Featuring kelpies, lost keys, mysteriously-lit underground caverns, boring work, panic …

Cover Art

One in ten Scots men descended from Picts

A RECENTLY discovered DNA marker suggests that 10 per cent of Scottish men are directly descended from the Picts, it is revealed today.<p>Mystery has …

Northern Ireland

How to make a fruit scone

Britain's best wild mountain hideouts

Ulster Presbyterians and the Scots Irish Diaspora, 1750-1764

Until about 15 years ago the complex history of the links between the north of Ireland and colonial America was something of a brackish backwater in …


Oh deer! Our ranger, Colin captured this amazing photo at Crom in Fermanagh

Local Family History Event

Runs to 07 October 2015<p>Dr Audrey McKeown has been tracing the Moore Family Tree and their roots from the Scottish Lowlands, Donegal, Ardstraw and …


Titanic Reflected

Upwards and onwards as a record 10 bands are promoted

A RECORD 10 Irish pipe bands have been promoted by the RSPBA's powerful Music Board for 2016, underlining just how successful the past season has …