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Netflix Originals 2017: Over 40 New Series And Specials To Premiere In The New Year

Netflix is gearing up to bring its viewers even more originals in 2017. January is full of new series and stand up specials for the streaming service …

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

11 Ways to Keep Houseplants Happy in Winter

Whether your potted plants live indoors year round or have sought temporary shelter from freezing temperatures, they may be looking a little sad …

Tiny houses in 2016: more tricked-out and eco-friendly

Possibilities are endless even in a tiny house<p>Another year in our housing-crunched yet sustainability-minded world means another year of folks exploring down-sized lifestyles in tiny homes. Used for everything from housing the homeless to short-term rentals to, yes, full-time residences, these …

Every Trailer From 2016 in One Supercut Is Better Than Most Movies This Year

Would be a pretty good movie, tbh.<p>I would argue that more often than not trailers are better than movies. Consider some examples from 2016: <i>Suicide Squad</i>, <i>Batman v Superman</i>, <i>Zoolander 2</i>. Every single one of these had a trailer that was better than the movie. You see all the CGI, all the stars, all the …

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

14 Chic Ways to Organize Your Home Now Photos

Once the magic of the holidays has come and gone, it can feel like your home has been left in shambles after hosting overnight guests and piling up excess gift-wrapping supplies and presents in what is now a not-so-hidden corner. Whether you live in a spacious country cottage or a studio apartment, …

Terrifying and Dark Paintings by Famous Artists

Hans Memling - Triptych of Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation<p><b>Hans Memling</b> was <b>German Renaissance master</b> whose work was exceptional to its time. …

Tesla's Electric Domination Moves Forward With Debut of Beautiful Solar Shingles

In a move that would make Steve Jobs boil over with envy, Elon Musk presented Tesla’s latest product in an over the top presentation at Universal …

Clean Energy

36 Hidden Gems On Netflix You Should Already Be Watching

Stop spending the whole night trying to find something to watch.<p>1. <i>Black Mirror</i>: It’s like <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, but for the modern era.<p>—kefurbush<p>2. <i>Lovesick (Scrotal Recall)</i>: A British sitcom where a twentysomething guy gets chlamydia and has to tell all of his former partners.<p>—Amanda Niblett, …

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

Retreat East: the new, members-only luxury 'farmshare' for city dwellers

Eleven years ago, architect Dominic Richards embarked on what he calls “the most extraordinary test of nerves in my career”.<p>He bought 35 acres of neglected land in Suffolk, flecked with derelict barns and a farmhouse all but ruined by a botched restoration attempt in the Seventies. The plan was to …

15 Creepy Books to Read with Your Book Club This Fall

Can Smoking Pot Treat Incurable Disease?

For 1.4 million Americans who suffer from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, medical marijuana might offer some promise.<p>Annual colonoscopies, …

7 Books to Read This October

In love with Shakespeare, what chefs ink, what writers think, and more...<p><b>This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of ELLE.</b><p>The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky<p>If you want to fall in love with a book almost at first sight (i.e., paragraph four)—"I had opted to leave [Haverford] before the …

11 Must-Read Books For This October

It’s lit<p>It's motherfucking gourd season, you guys, which means that the days are getting cooler and so there's no better way to spend them than curled up with a good book. While we've already recommended a bunch of great books for you to read this autumn (including new-this-month selections like …

6 of the Best Music Documentaries on Netflix

Bob Marley | Express Newspapers/Getty Images<p>Netflix has been adding tons of documentaries to its collection in recent months and with so many options …

The Perfect Modern House for an Artist

17 Shares<p>Comments<p>This wonderful house was inspired by simply New England colonial houses, but it was built in the modern age spirit. The owner of the …

8 amazing indoor garden ideas for your home

Indoor gardens infuse the home with a fresh sense of life. They clean the air and have the power to create a calming atmosphere like no other element …

Quilled Paper Portraits That Highlight the Beauty of Old Age by Yulia Brodskaya | Colossal

<p>Utilizing vibrantly colored paper, artist and illustrator Yulia Brodskaya (previously here and here), creates unique three-dimensional portraits …

Art

SolarCity’s integrated solar roof plan said to target 5M U.S. homes

How do you make a dent in the energy market? SolarCity is likely one of the few companies that has a good idea of how to answer that question, and one part of its plan includes replacing the roofs of 5 million U.S. homes with solar cells, according to The Guardian. It’s a plan that SolarCity board …

SolarCity

The farm that runs without sun, soil or water

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do you get if you cross a tech entrepreneur with a farmer?<p>The world's largest, and possibly most sophisticated indoor farm -- where greens grow without sun, soil or water.<p>Well, almost no water. AeroFarms, the company behind the venture, say they will use 95% less water than a …

Aquaponics

Find Out How Much Power You'd Get From Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

Prefab energy-smart home pops up in just one day

A beautiful home in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey took as little as 24 hours to pop up on site. Local architect Marina Rubina completed the …

Design

It Took a Whole Family to Build This House

In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.<p>For those who return year after year to upstate New York’s Adirondack region, the mountains are filled with memories. The area is well-known for the Great Camps built for wealthy …

Ayurvedic Oils That Unlock The Body's Natural Healing Ability

Translated simply as ‘knowledge of life’, Ayurveda (a Sanskrit term: Ayur = life, Veda = knowledge) is an ancient Indian holistic philosophy that …

The 19 best documentaries on Netflix

Netflix can be the perfect escape—especially when you’re talking <i>Stranger Things</i>, Winona Ryder and those adorable ’80s kids on a sci-fi quest. But the …