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The 50 Best American-Made Style Brands

Dress Local<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>Made in America. Those three words carry weight, now more …

Scott Morrison

Best Solar Panel Kits for Your Tiny House

Want to be self-reliant in your tiny house? Solar energy could be the key to meeting your energy needs!Fortunately for us, there has never been an …

Solar Power

Gas and Electric Water Heater Reviews for Tiny Houses

Looking for a way to heat water for your tiny house on a budget, while saving space? Check out these reviews!Indoor space is at a premium in a tiny …

Home Improvement

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Cancer

Supreme Court Upholds Auto Stop With No Traffic Violation

Ignorance of the law is no excuse -- that is, unless you're a police officer. For the first time, in December, the Supreme Court upheld a traffic stop even where there was no traffic violation. The court, in <i>Heien v. North Carolina</i>, continued its steady erosion of the Fourth Amendment's protection …

DIY Whipped Body Butter

This DIY Whipped Body Butter looks and smells more like ice cream or cupcake frosting than something you put on your skin… but I swear this really is …

DIY Wood Table Collects Sunlight and Glows at Night

Woodworkers often throw out wood with pits, holes, or other imperfections because those imperfections make the material difficult to work with. Pecky …

46 Inventive DIY Wall Art Projects And Ideas For The Weekend

Wall art projects are meant to beautify you walls and your house and turn it into a cozy, warm home. They are your canvas waiting to be filled with …

Crafting

DIY Project Idea: Copper Pour-Over Coffee Maker

The copper trend was big in 2013 and stayed with us in 2014, especially when it comes to DIY. Well, it's 2015 now and I'm super excited to share …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Plunge In Wall Street Money Bolsters Populist Shift Among Democrats

WASHINGTON -- With their first act in full control of the new Congress, Republicans tried to push through a bill to delay the Volcker Rule, which limits risky trades by banks. The plan failed as Democrats rallied a majority of their caucus to oppose the measure.<p>Just weeks earlier, Republicans had …

Affordable Boulder is a tiny mobile home that's big on contemporary style

Most of the tiny homes we’ve featured on Inhabitat follow a similar style comprising cedar siding and adorable gabled roofs. While this …

Cute

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram. But how do you capture one for yourself? You can’t just point your camera at the stars and hope to get lucky. A great starscape captures more than the eye …

Landscape Photography

How to Choose the Perfect Survival Knife: 6 Features to Look For | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I don’t remember my first kiss or even who it was with. I can barely …

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say "I do," committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth.<p>Except, of course, it doesn't work out …

Self-help

How to Get a Novel Published | The Art of Manliness

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), an annual novel-writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all …

Three Photographers' Journey Through the Jaw-Dropping Landscapes of Iceland

Around this time last year, photographer Elizabeth Gadd decided that she would visit the number one country on her bucket list, Iceland. She convinced her two photographer friends, Rob Woodcox and Whitney Justesen, to join her on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Soon, they had their tickets book and …

Hiking

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Shake

A chocolate milkshake is a classic indulgence. Rich, creamy, and what other dessert can you thoughtfully sip? To create a light (and let's be real, metabolism appropriate) chocolate shake, I mixed the ice cream and switched in frozen bananas, sweetened it with maple syrup for richness, and used …

Taking Espresso Off the Grid with the ROK Espresso Maker

If a fully off-the-grid home espresso maker that comes in its own trash can is what you've been waiting for your whole life, the recently rebranded <b>ROK espresso maker</b> is just the thing for you.<p>Despite an abundance of evidence espoused by the contemporary cafe community that the best espresso …

Your Guide To Dating A Vegan (With Recipes)

The most profound relationships are often the ones that challenge our beliefs and make us question ourselves. When one partner is vegan, and the …

DIY Wooden Bottle Opener | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from</i> <i>One Project Closer</i><i>.</i><p>You can make a bottle opener out of just about anything. I’ve seen lighters, rings, shell …

Woodworking

Awesome Vegan Barbecue Recipes

BBQ

How to Make Good Decision, From Ben Franklin | The Art of Manliness

“My way is to divide half a sheet of paper by a line into two columns; writing over the one Pro and over the other Con. Then during three or four …

Make the Case: Should Local Police Departments Have Access to Military Equipment?

In the latest Make the Case, Tim Lynch, Director of Cato Institute Project on Criminal Justice, and Eugene O'Donnell, a professor at John Jay School of Criminal Justice, debate the use of military equipment by local police departments.

Justice

How to Cook With Alcohol + 5 Alcohol-Infused Recipes | The Art of Manliness

Out of all the articles I’ve written for AoM, I must admit that I enjoyed this assignment the most. You see, I subscribe to the two-hand cooking …

Recipes

How to Build an Adult Slip-n-Slide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Stratton Lawrence</i>.<p>Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, …

Outdoors

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Ralph Waldo Emerson