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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less!

What does your dream house look like? Is it covered in solar panels? Surrounded by plants? Flooded with light? Maybe it's all about location--tucked …

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If you do one thing this week … build a boat

Britain has more than 3,500km of waterways to explore, but instead of buying a canoe from the supermarket why not make your own?<p>When did you last build a boat? Maybe that seems an outlandish concept – something for Noah, for loftsmen, for bearded woodsmen, not for you.<p>But go back 50 years, and you …

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The POD, a 183 sq ft prefab cabin, designed and built in South Africa

The POD, a 183 sq ft prefab cabin, designed and built in <b>South Africa</b>.

RE:Build uses sand and gravel to make a better shelter

Created to ease the plight of displaced refugees, Re:Build is a basic scaffold-based construction system that can be used to build a home, school, …

8 Low-Cost Kits for a 21st-Century Log Cabin

Early American homes were rugged and rustic—the ultimate DIY project. Today, modern homesteaders can build a new house with the same frontier appeal …

An entire army sacrificed in a bog

A Danish bog has been harbouring a terrifying secret for thousands of years.<p>Archaeologists have spent all summer excavating a small sample of what …

Holiday House Reno in the Forest Creates Treehouse-Style Living

Bloot Architecture, an architectural practice in The Hague, The Netherlands, transformed a 1950s holiday home by adding a dramatic rooftop extension. …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

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From monsters to manga: golden age of art by the Celtic race that never was

A new exhibition coming to London and Edinburgh explores a people united only by their otherness – and weirdness<p>An exhibition of the glorious works of art created by the Celts is being created jointly by the British Museum and National Museums Scotland – the first on the subject in more than 40 …

Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on

Reburial of woman in native Ireland highlights 183-year-old murder mystery

Catherine Burns arrived in 1832 to work on the Pennsylvania railroad. Six weeks later she and 57 others were dead. Now a remarkable project is telling their story<p>Catherine Burns will be buried in her native County Tyrone in Northern Ireland on Sunday, 183 years after her attempt to create a new …

Archaeologists find hobnailed boot print of Roman soldier in Israel

Archaeologists excavating an ancient Roman fortified hill town in Israel have made a remarkable find there: hobnailed-boot prints typical of a Roman …

Iron Age Warrior Lived with Arrowhead in Spine

A horrific spinal injury caused by a bronze arrowhead didn't immediately kill an Iron Age warrior, who survived long enough for his bone to heal …

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

Video: A Bird's-Eye View of Iceland

We'll wrap up the week with this stunning video that provides some striking imagery from Iceland. It features wonderful shots of the lakes, …

Video: Driving Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way is a highway that stretches for more than 1600 miles (2745 km) along Ireland's western coastline. It features dramatic vistas, …

Ireland

Ecocapsule gives you the eco-friendly camping experience of the future

Campers who love spending time in nature, or researchers who spend months in the wilderness, are probably looking at all sorts of smart ways to …

Solar Panels

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This Futuristic Tent Catches Rainwater and Solar Energy

One piece of outdoor gear that seems to always be continually evolving is the tent. In recent years we’ve seen them get smaller, lighter, and more …

Solar Power

Carnac

Carnac, located on the north-west coast of France, is the site of the largest concentration of megalithic monuments in the world. Over 100 monuments, …

Archaeology

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A Contemporary Cottage In The Dutch Countryside

Zecc Architects, together with interior designer Roel Norel, have designed a small contemporary cottage in a rural area north of Utrecht in The …

How to Take Your Kids on Outdoor Adventures

Having a baby can make you feel tied to your house, with sleep routines, diaper bags and everything else that comes with the little bundle (of joy). …

The Challenge: Go Backpacking With No Gear

I needed my camp chair. That was what doomed my initial efforts to lighten my load. Because once you concede to carrying a chair, it’s awfully easy …

What’s in a John Muir Trail Guide’s Pack?

<b>The 212-mile John Muir Trail is quickly becoming</b> one of the most popular long-distance backpacking trips in the West: In the past 15 years, requests …

Backpacking

Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Knife-makers use dozens of steel types to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at 10 common steels used by popular knife brands …

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An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.<p>An in-progress 3-D printed house could impact the future of urban housing.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family …

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