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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village

“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located …

Self-sufficiency

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

Gardening

The Top Best Offline Maps, Hiking Apps and Survival Guides

Preparing for a long road trip? Or going to hike a mountain trail?. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an absolute beginner or an expert in navigation …

Apps

What Are The Cheapest All-Electric Cars Available? Comparisons & Thoughts

<b>Published on</b> January 29th, 2018 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>January 29th, 2018 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>We recently published an article discussing the fastest and the …

Anthony Buys an Electric Car: 500 Miles With the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

Reading Time: 9 minutesIt looks like it’s ready for anything just sitting in the driveway. (Image: Anthony Karcz)This series might be new, but it’s …

2018 Nissan Leaf

The original Leaf was the first widely available EV, but is the second version good enough to banish thoughts of the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3?<p>From the March 2018 issue<p>There’s no more favorable climate for an electric car than Southern California. The year-round temperatures are right in …

Chevy Bolt (2018) Vs. Tesla Model 3: 'Best Small' EV And Most Popular EV (Cheat Sheet)

What follows is a brief back-of-the-envelope crib sheet for the two highest-profile, mass-market, long-range EVs.<p>The Chevy Bolt just won Consumer Reports coveted “best compact green car” and one of the publications “Top Picks of 2018: Best Cars of the Year.”<p>The Tesla Model 3, on the other hand, …

Electric Vehicles

11 Of The Best Things To Do In The Kingdom Of Fife, Scotland

After spending a good six years studying in Fife, I’ve come to call this area of Scotland my second home. I mean, who wouldn’t? Unlike the vast …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

The Enverge is a deadly looking electric car from a company you’ve never heard of

GAC says it’s primed to enter the US market by 2019<p>You probably haven’t heard of GAC, the Chinese automaker with big designs on the US market. At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GAC is seeking to up its profile in advance of its 2019 US launch with — what else? — an …

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

HomeBiogas Transforms Waste Food Into Cooking Gas From Your Backyard

HomeBiogas based in Israel has created a new enhanced version of their HomeBiogas food waste management system that is capable of transforming your …

Pie crust 101: Tips and tricks for taking your crust to the next level

When I tell people I grew up in a family of pie bakers, it's easy to imagine I'm bragging. My mother's pies are legendary — rich, velvety custard fillings or mounded fruit pies, each cradled in an ornately decorated crust, golden and with the most delicate layers. And don't get me started on my …

Baking

Japan Is Quietly Leading an Energy Revolution as Towns Move Off-Grid

Communities in Japan are turning tragedy into opportunity by transforming their energy practices. In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, dozens of cities and towns have quietly built systems that allow them to function increasingly off-grid, rather than relying on large power stations.<p>The …

Off-grid