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Wind-powered vertical Skyfarms are the future of sustainable agriculture

What if the future of farming took root in the city rather than in the countryside? London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners explores that idea …

Scientists discover how Chinese medicinal plant makes anti-cancer compound

New research led by Professor Cathie Martin of the John Innes Centre has revealed how a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine produces compounds …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Breaking: SpaceX successfully lands its rocket on a floating drone ship for the first time

It’s also the second time the company has pulled off a landing<p>SpaceX has finally landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, after launching the vehicle into space this afternoon. It's the first time the company has been able to pull off an ocean landing, after four previous attempts ended …

Space Travel

The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop - Dwell

Do:<p>Research municipal ordinances to make sure it’s legal to raise chickens on your lot.<br>• Ask your neighbors if they’re okay with hearing the occasional cluck from your hens.<br>• Remember to share an egg or two with your neighbors if they agree.<br>• Decide which breed of chicken you’d like to have before …


30 Trendy Ways to Add Color to the Contemporary Kids’ Bedroom

Think of vivacious color and one of the first rooms in the home that comes to mind is the kids’ bedroom. These spaces offer the perfect spot to try …

Anyone Can Grow Herbs With This Super-Helpful Chart

This will be the year you finally get it right.<p>If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on …

The 10 Best Perennial Flowers for Any Yard

These reliable varieties will produce dainty flowers and gorgeous greenery year after year.<p>These reliable varieties will produce dainty flowers and gorgeous greenery year after year.

The Most Popular Flowers for Each Month in Summer

These blooms are the eye candy you'll spy all season long.<p>We asked Christine Noelle, BloomNation florist and owner/creative director of Chicago's Dilly Lily, which blooms people just love to see in their bouquets during warm-weather season.

The Perfect Houseplants for Every Spot in Your Home

Fill an awkward, empty space with one of these beautiful indoor plants.<p>Not all houseplants are made equally. Some require more sun, more water, more warmth, and so on. If you're struggling to figure out the perfect variety to fill a naked spot in your home, use this guide to pick from all our …

13 Glow-In-The-Dark Features That Light Up Your Nights

We’ve always had a fascination with things that light up the sky at night, by fireflies that light up the forest and by just about anything that …


The Easy Way to Clean Up Every Annoying Pet Mess

Because owning a four-legged friend shouldn't mean your home always stinks.<p>Because owning a four-legged friend shouldn't mean your home always stinks.

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Vegetable Garden

Turn that black thumb green.<p>Chef Victor Scargle of Lucy Restaurant & Bar at the Bardessono Hotel in Yountville, California, spends a lot of his time tending to Lucy's Garden, where he grows a lot of what ends up on the restaurant's menu. Here, he shares a few of his best tips:<p><b>1. Not drawing up a</b> …

25 of the Hottest Fire Pit Ideas for Your Yard

Adding the element of fire to your backyard not only adds warmth, but also adds a high-end look to your outdoor space. We’ve put together a gallery …

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.<p>Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.

8 Brilliant Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

When it comes to maximizing storage, the bathroom is often one of the trickiest rooms to tackle — especially if it’s already pretty small and a big …

Storage Ideas