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How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

Recipes

Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how.

<i>First in a series on tackling global poverty while protecting the environment. Read the intro.</i><p>For the one in 10 people around the world living on …

How food, forests, and people are connected, in 10 charts

<i>Part of a series on tackling global poverty while protecting the environment.</i><p>Environmentalists should be cheering as poor countries build up cities …

8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers. We’ve rounded up eight innovative companies whose products range from disaster relief housing to assemble-your-own studios.<p>The concept of the kit home is as old as Abraham Lincoln and his log …

El Capitan: How did the climbers do it?

What’s different about big-wall climbing?<p>The term “big wall” is generally used by climbers to describe some of the world’s longest climbs – usually predominantly on rock involving up to 30 rope lengths, and on which most climbers would expect to spend days climbing. Developed in Yosemite in the …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

10 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Their Medium

Photography is everywhere, with diluted and dispersed forms of the art medium popping up at your family reunions, your museum visits and your attempts to brunch in peace. Yet regardless of the form's omnipresence, a truly great photograph still has the ability to captivate your entire being, like a …

11 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future,” wrote Ray Bradbury, author of <i>Fahrenheit 451,</i> the ultimate book defenders’ manifesto. Dating back thousands of years, through Egyptian, Greek, Persian and Roman history, libraries have always served as bastions of civilization, …

Libraries

Breathtaking Bird Sculptures Made of Paper or Polymer

Beijing-born Bijian Fan creates breathtaking bird sculptures made with paper or polymer. As a child, Fan learned origami, or the art of paper folding, from his grandmother. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Mathematics as well as a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering but somehow found his way back …

CableBin

It's all in the details.<p>Adhesive Hooks<p>Six self-adhesive hooks are provided to hang your surge protectors and routers up to allow space for cables to …

Routers

Fancy Upholstered Headboards to Do Yourself

Most people spend a lot of time in their bedrooms. From laying your head down at night to getting dressed in the morning, your bedroom sees a lot of …