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Grandfather Builds Incredible 3-Story Treehouse with a Spiral Slide for His Grandkids

Jay Hewitt has built the ultimate playhouse for his grandchildren to safely frolic in. A contractor by trade, he fashioned an impressive three-story, 40-foot-tall treehouse that's supported by four maple trees on his Massachusetts property. At first glance, it looks like a conventional home–Hewitt …

Design
Westchester County

Why Is the Man Who Predicted Climate Change Forgotten?

Alexander von Humboldt isn’t a household name today, but ecologists and nature writers remain rooted in his vision of nature, says author.<p>In his time, the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt was an icon, as famous as Darwin or Goethe.<p>But the global dominance of Anglo-Saxon culture, the …

Charles Darwin

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Books

The 10 moments that changed science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

Steam Locomotives

Tesla's CTO Wants To Take Batteries To A New Dimension

And inside, instead of multiple dials and switches, a large touchscreen dominates the centre console. Established carmakers have tended to make modest electric vehicles, usually small ones to eke out the range available from their pricey batteries. But it was Tesla, a Silicon Valley startup, which …

SolarCity

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

Sailing

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

Cooking

Your favourite secret corners of the British countryside – mapped

To tie in with BBC series Secret Britain, we asked you to suggest underappreciated corners of the country. Find them all using our custom-built map – just try to keep them to yourself<p>Last week was the start of a new series of Secret Britain, the BBC1 show where the corn-fed duo of Adam Henson and …

Gothenburg city guide: what to visit plus bars, restaurants and hotels

With its sun-dappled islands, waterways, cobbled streets and laid-back vibe, Sweden’s second city is a must-visit in spring and summer<p>More on Sweden: Stockholm city guide<p>What used to be passed over as a nondescript port city is now one of Europe’s most sought-after weekend destinations: last year, …

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.<p>John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.<p>For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.<p>Construction in a controlled …

Prefab Homes
Cape Cod

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.

Cooking

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

Ocean Gravity: Spectacular Footage of Freediver Guillaume Nery Flying through Swift Ocean Currents North of Tahiti | Colossal

<p>Filmed late last year by director and underwater cameraman Julie Gautier, this amazing footage shows free diver Guillaume Néry as he’s carried by …

Tahiti

The prettiest streets in Britain

What could be more appealing than a row of beautiful houses in a picture-perfect setting? Caroline McGhie explores the country’s roads to happiness<p>In the pursuit of wealth, status and privacy, we sometimes forget that some of the prettiest streets in the country are as heart-stopping as our …

Hi-tech ultrasound gadget turns your sink into a washing machine

Ultimate kitchen gadget 'Dolfi' uses ultrasound to blast dirt from your clothes in under 30 minutes<p>When the washing machine was invented, it transformed lives – but now, there is a much more high-tech way to wash your laundry.<p>“The Dolfi” is a tiny gadget that uses ultrasonic soundwaves to blast …

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

The innermost secrets of Android’s new operating system: psychadelic colour schemes, enhanced privacy and how to unlock your phone with your face<p><b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when …

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Jon Callas/Flickr<p>The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in …

Clean Energy

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

Italy

Tuscany travel guide

Expert guide to Tuscany<p>An insider's guide to Tuscany featuring the region's best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, chosen by our expert.<p>Why go?<p>Why is Tuscany so eternally popular? After travelling the length and breadth of Italy for close on 30 years, I think I’m getting close to an …

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

Energy

Whisky: the most complex spirit on Earth

Christopher Middleton has learnt that where whisky is concerned, there’s nothing to fear<p>There are people who maintain that whisky is something not so much to be sipped as worshipped. Ignore them, says Charles MacLean, host of the first-ever <b>Telegraph Whisky Experience</b>.<p>Having written 16 books on the …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Astronomy

Hokkaido: Japan's wild frontier

It's got world class skiing and neon-lit cities, but Japan's northerly island also has untamed back-country haunted by its indigenous Ainu people<p>From …

Japan

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …