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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

A green Singapore home takes gardens to the next level

The fascinating, four story home we’re touring today is somewhat of a paradox, as it is designed in such a way that the expansive volume of the …

Architecture

Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin

• Home<br>• ><br>• Tiny House<br>• ><br>• Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin<p>posted 10 months ago<br>Categories: Tiny House<p>FabCab offers this tiny house called TimberCab 550, a …

Weekend Watch: Green Beetle Proves That Yes, You Can Forge a Knife From That

I’m not personally a big knife person, but I have to admit that watching these videos is incredibly fascinating. Watching as someone beats red hot metal from one object into another – often functional – tool is a fantastic way to spend your time.<p>The Green Beetle focuses on knife making and knife …

Knives

The odd story of a crow that meddled in a Vancouver crime scene by stealing a knife

A very strange crime scene played out in Vancouver, B.C., last week. It involved more than 20 police officers, a man accused of wielding a knife, and a crow seen stealing the knife.<p>According to local media reports, police responded Tuesday to a car that was on fire in a McDonald's parking lot on …

Tim Hortons

Watch a Metal File Transformed Into a Handsome Japanese Knife

Don't you want this in your kitchen?<p>There is no shortage of knives that are made out of other non-knife things. And for every knife made out of a wrench or a saw blade, it seems that there are about 9,923 made out of a metal file. This file-turned-knife isn't just any DIY knife though. It's one of …

Modern Wide Sliding Glass Doors – Style, Comfort And Practicality.

Sliding doors – is a modern innovation that is primarily intended to save space, and then also for decorative purposes. The problem of a lack of …

Interior Design

Country House in Tarusa Renovation / Architectural bureau PROJECT905

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This country house is located in the historic town of Tarusa. The customer purchased the land with a …

Efficient Energy Homes : efficient energy

Studio 804 has put together a contemporary efficient energy abode in collaboration with the University of Kansas' architecture school that is …

This Elite Series .223 Ammo Can Penetrate Almost Anything

<i>This DRT Terminal Shock Elite Series .223 ammo will penetrate almost anything!</i><p>Supposedly this DRT Terminal Shock Elite Series .223 ammo is barrier …

The story of the World War II gunner who fell 22,000 feet without a parachute and lived

Paratroopers make a big deal about jumping out of planes from 800 feet, but U.S. Army Air Force Staff Sgt. Alan Magee fell out of a plane at 22,000 feet without a parachute while the plane was on fire.<p>And he lived.<p>Magee was a ball turret gunner in a B-17 named "Snap! Crackle! Pop!" after the three …

Military

Wolf pack hunts elk above Canadian highway – and that's actually a good thing

Unseen by droves of distracted commuters, a tense drama unfolded recently above the Trans-Canada Highway in Alberta. But wildlife photographer …

Wildlife

Architizer

Crazy Moment Skinned And Gutted Snake Comes Back To Life

YouTube<p><b>Gruesome footage showing the moment a ‘dead’ snake gave chefs a fright when it ‘came back to life’ just before it was cooked has emerged</b> …

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile Who says you have to stop riding your dirt bike when winter arrives? The …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Why SolarCity Plans to Ditch Nevada

The largest solar installer in the U.S., SolarCity, said on Wednesday that it will stop selling and installing solar panels on rooftops across Nevada …

Solar Power

Ammo of the Year: Barnes 110-Grain VOR-TX 300 AAC Blackout

Every year sees the introduction of new loads from ammunition makers. Some are intended to close caliber gaps in an existing product line. Others …

Articles about wooden home blends maine landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s probably the worst thing about traveling? In my opinion, it’s being on vacation without feeling like you’re on vacation.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together to …

New England

These Stunning Ocean Photos Seek to Save Our Seas

Newly unveiled photography non-profit Sea Legacy aims to save 20% of oceans by 2020.<p>Today it is a disheartening truism that we are destroying the natural environment. Our planet is hurting, especially our marine environments, where pollution and loss of species is unignorably pronounced. Addressing …

National Parks

Articles about our dwell home day modernist glass encased forest abode on Dwell.com - Dwell

Representing the architectural eclecticism of L.A.’s west side, the five homes selected for day one of the Dwell Los Angeles Home...<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...<p>Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're …

Architecture

Panasonic develops most efficient solar panel ever with 22.5% sunlight conversion

We’ve reported a lot this year on the ever-dropping price of solar power technology, but the other incredibly cool thing happening is the steady …

Clean Energy

Articles about 7 forest retreats we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

San Francisco

Fossil Fuels Just Lost the Race Against Renewables

The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, …

Renewable Energy

12 Awesome Solar Powered Gadgets That Every Home Should Be Using

Advertisement<p>According to the EPA, the average electric bill for residences in the United States was $110.21 in 2013, which means households were …

New hybrid solar cells generate 5 times more energy by harnessing sunlight and heat at the same time

Scientists have developed a new hybrid solar cell that harnesses the sun’s light and heat to create more energy than ever before, thanks to the …

Barn-Like House Overlooking Canada’s Wild Landscape

A barn-like house can help connect you to the rural dimension of life, especially when living in a secluded area. If you love modern Canadian home …

Architecture

At this Ontario cottage, you are in an architect's hands, but nature is in charge

How do you make a building disappear?<p>This was Ian MacDonald’s task when he designed a new cottage for his family. The site is an island in Ontario’s Georgian Bay: blue water and rocky shore, one of the iconic Canadian landscapes.<p>“It’s tough and beautiful, but you are very exposed,” MacDonald says. …

Architecture

Articles about eco friendly new hampshire homes stands out its simplicity on Dwell.com - Dwell

YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the …

New Hampshire

Beautiful Houses: Northern Rivers Beach House

Today we will show you an inspiring house in Australia, a project by refresh*design. The house is beautiful, cost effective and incorporates …

Architecture