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Solar energy from discarded car batteries

MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car …

Clean Energy

Long-Exposure Photos of California Wildfires at Night

For the past few wildfire seasons in Southern California, Los Angeles-based photographer Stuart Palley has taken his camera out into the hills to …

This Tiny Retro Camper Has Everything You Need

Seriously, just wait until you see what's under the hood.<p>If you long for a life on the road, but prefer to travel light, you'll definitely want to meet the Gidget Retro Teardrop Camper. Though diminuative, it houses literally everything you need when you're not at home.<p>The tiny camper is truly …

Articles about 5 stunning gardens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in …

San Francisco

18 Houseplants That Help Purify Your Home's Air

One NASA study might change how you approach the garden store.<p>You don't need to give us the hard sell on houseplants. Placing some leafy greens onto a coffee table or shelf is a great way to add some texture and breathe a little life into a room. But that's not the only reason to keep them around; …

You Can Now Own A Home On A Luxury Cruise Ship

Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will soon offer private, permanent residences.<p>Forget about those week-long cruise vacations, fans of life on the sea now have the opportunity to make a luxury ship their home — on a more permanent basis.<p>According to The Daily Mail, Crystal Cruises is creating 48 …

Luxury Lifestyle