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25 Creative Sculptures

Trying something new isn’t just about what you get up and do, it’s also about learning new things and that’s what I did this weekend when I learned …

Sculpture

A Plastic Smog Is Smothering Our Oceans

Photo credit: Zak Noyle<p>Every single time I go for a surf or a swim in the ocean in Southern California, I find plastic floating in the sea. I usually grab the plastic bag, wrapper or fragment and stuff it in my wetsuit or swim trunks to remove it from the water. My experience is indicative of the …

Pollution

How eco homes can cut your energy bills – or even make money

If there’s one type of housing that really has a buzz around it right now, it is eco homes. They help the planet, they help your pocket, and they can be incredibly stylish when designed by architects who know how to deploy energy-efficient techniques with verve.<p>The Oscars of the eco homes world …

Modern White Villa Home Furniture OP15-Villa01

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Interior Design

Lofty Vision: Clever Tiny Apartment Design is High on Style

With just 312 square feet to work with, creating an interior design layout that accommodates all of a couple’s basic needs without feeling cramped …

Interior Design

Homes and interiors: the fake outdoors

Want to bring the outside in and the inside out? Just pretend – with lifelike plants, weatherproof furniture and peeling-paint wallpaper<p><b>Desert dreaming</b><p>Sky and green field<b>canvas print</b> (background) by Nic Miller, £55/m2. Forest Feel <b>wallpaper</b> pane<b>l,</b> £30/m2. Brecon Beacons <b>artificial grass</b>, £29.99/m2. …

Palm Springs

Meet a Woman Who Keeps 500 Plants in Her Brooklyn Apartment

“I think that the only way I've really been able to survive in New York is by surrounding myself with plants,” says Summer Rayne Oakes, who lives in …

Farming

Artist draws beautiful floor plans of famous TV show homes

While some artists like to be in nature to feel inspired, you’ll find Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde in his living room binge-watching popular TV shows and movies as he prepares for his next project. That’s because his work is hand-drawn floor plans of famous characters’ homes, and it requires not just …

TV

Ridiculous Zoo Thinks Making Elephants Swim in Transparent Pools Makes Everything Better - One Green Planet

It has taken hundreds of years, but we’re finally starting to recognize that elephants do not thrive in captivity. We’ve witnessed the death of …

Two New Furniture Making Techniques That Are Challenging Traditional Woodworking

And they were created by students<p>After thousands of years spent manipulating wood, humans are still inventing new and exciting ways of working with …

Inventions

Beyond Recycling: How 'Upcycling' Is Paving The Way For Sustainable Entrepreneurship

The textile industry isn't known for being environmentally friendly. Over 11 million tons of textile materials are wasted each year, and with just 1 pound of textile waste emitting over 7 pounds of CO2, that's no small footprint left behind.<p>Still, many clothing and textile companies boast that …

Sustainability