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USDA Organics Head Won't Say Organic Is Healthier

Organic food is one of America's great growth industries: sales are skyrocketing, increasing by double-digit percentage terms year after year as consumers embrace healthier, more environmentally conscious lifestyles. Nearly $40 billion's worth of organic food was sold across the country last …

Agriculture

2015 James Beard Awards Afterparties: Glassware Shortages, Funny Shoes, & Crowds Galore

Last night, the food world's best and brightest descended upon Chicago's Lyric Opera House for the <b>James Beard Awards</b>. For first time in its 25 years, the awards were not held in New York City. Though the forecast said it might rain, the air stayed dry and cool during and after the ceremony, …

Five New Ways You're Gonna Drink Iced Coffee This Summer

Barrel-aged cold brew? Yes, sir, this summer's iced coffee is a whole new animal.<p>It's finally warm (<i>kinda</i>) on the east coast which means my heavy jacket has been put away for good, bars are opening up their patios yet again, and, best of all, soon we will all be switching our morning hot coffee …

Coffee

Breaking Out the Grill? Try One of These 13 Seafood Recipes

<i>Header image: Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa</i>With grill season just starting to heat up, there are probably more than a few of us …

Cooking

A Cake Resignation Letter Is the Best Way to Quit Your Job

KOLD-TV newscast director Mark Hermanis leaving his job in Tucson for a new one at WKRN in Nashville. He decided to break the news to his boss, Michelle, with this awesome cake resignation letter, which reads:<p>Please accept this cake as formal (and delicious) notice of my resignation from the …

Employment

In honor of Mother's Day, Tamron shares her mom's banana pudding recipe

My mother is the most loving person. She was at every track meet, every science fair. But the one thing I love most about her is that compassionate spirit she has for anyone.<p>My mom admittedly is not a big cook. My dad did most of the cooking when we grew up. But my mother does a really tasty banana …

How to Make a Margarita 7 Different Ways

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

This Real Life 'Star Trek' Meal Replicator Makes Dinner in 30 Seconds

Trekkies rejoice: There's a new machine on the market that is described as a "real life version of Star Trek's ‘replicator.'" The replicator is a device that is used to "synthesize meals on demand" aboard the space ship. The real life version — dubbed The Genie — can prepare meals in 30 seconds or …

The Bronx Hot Sauce

Redesigned Women's Bathroom Sign Breaks Old Stereotypes to Become Empowering

The <i>It Was Never a Dress</i> campaign is not only taking social media by storm, it is also changing the way we view the traditional women's bathroom sign. We see that the men's figure wears pants and the women's symbol wears a dress, but what if it was never meant to be a dress in the first place? …

Entrepreneurship

Calico Wallpaper + BCXSY = Wallpaper Inspired by NASA Imagery

The brilliant Calico Wallpaper partnered with Amsterdam-based conceptual design house BCXSY (Boaz Cohen & Sayaka Yamamoto) on a new design of …

NGV Art Book Fair 2015: Highlights

by Sinead Stubbins<p>Melbourne, Australia is a city bursting at the seams with independent publishers, arts organizations and zine-makers, so it was only a matter of time that it hosted its own Art Book Fair. Orchestrated by the National Gallery of Victoria, the fair celebrates all realms of art, …

Cute

PC Music Volume 1

Hovering somewhere between the imagination and reality, "London-based" (but more likely existing in the deep web) collective PC Music has been electroshocking the world of pop with their hyper-manufactured hits. PC Music has just released the compilation <i>PC Music Volume 1</i>, featuring singles from …

Deep Web

May the 4th Be With You: 20+ Magnificent Artworks That Celebrate Star Wars

May the Fourth Be With You! As most of you already know, today is Star Wars Day, the unofficial day to celebrate all things related to the cinematic saga. According to staticbrain.com, the Star Wars franchise is hugely popular amassing an estimated $27 billion in revenue. Looks like fans around the …

Mark Hamill

Couple Lives Off-the-Grid in Incredible Floating, Self-Sustainable Home

Since 1992, husband and wife Wayne Adams and Catherine King have lived completely off-the-grid in a floating home made of 12 platforms in Cypress Bay, British Columbia. The Canadian couple and their two kids are completely self-sustaining, eating whatever King grows in her garden as well as the …

Off-grid

Futuristic Solar-Powered Airplane Concept Imagined for 2030

Barcelona, Spain-based industrial designer Oscar Vials rethinks air travel with his new airplane concept <i>AWWAQG</i>, a.k.a. “Progress Eagle.” Aiming for high performance and low environmental impact, Vials reimagined the shape of current commercial planes to create an environmentally friendly, …

Industrial Designer

Articles about 5 modern houses carolinas on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a …

South Carolina

Millionaire Sparks Treasure Hunt by Hiding $2 Million Worth of Gold and Jewels in the Rocky Mountains

An eccentric millionaire has hidden a treasure chest filled with $2 million worth of gold coins and jewels deep within the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe, New Mexico.<p>Although this may sound like the premise of an adventure novel or an Indiana Jones movie, this fascinating story is very much …

Archaeology

Tattoo Artist Beautifully Conceals Scars of Breast Cancer Survivors

Years ago, tattoo artist David Allen was approached by a client with an unusual request. Adriana had fought breast cancer and won, but she had to undergo a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She asked Allen to conceal the scarring left on her breast using his skills as a tattoo artist. What …

Breast Cancer

Articles about how does passive house work on Dwell.com - Dwell

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.<p>Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was...<p>White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s become a base …

Architecture

Articles about house week modern cabin tennessee on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …

Architecture

Circular Wave Pools for Research—and Maybe Olympic Surfing

Round tanks enable waves to do things you've never seen before<p>Last year Edinburgh University got a new pool. But it wasn't for the co-eds to take …

Articles about how make most tiny bathroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.<p>Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t …

Ho Chi Minh City

Daily Inspiration #2067

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Game of Drones

There are many drones on the market, but this might be the last one you need! The X-Drone features many of the top features that recreational and …

This Risk-Averse British Businesswoman Launched A Million-Dollar Fashion Brand From Her Kitchen Table

The Cambridge Satchel Company’s Julie Deane is doing business her way.<p>Humble Beginnings<p>In 2011, a British newspaper wanted to write a story about Julie Deane, a Cambridge-based businesswoman who had created an iconic bag that was all the rage among celebrities and models at New York Fashion Week. …

ICICLE Ice Bucket

<i>Icicle</i> by <b>Rodolfo Dordoni</b> is a cleverly designed vessel that slows the melting of the ice by separating it from the water. The ice cubes appear …

Why We Still Don’t Have Cheap, Customizable 3-D-Printed Shoes For All

Today, 3-D-printed shoes are luxury experiments. Here’s what it’ll take to make shoes people actually want (and can afford) to wear.<p>The premise was promising. United Nude, a footwear company known for its experimental designs, enlisted five industry heavyweights to create 3-D-printed high heels …