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Living small and living large

Living small. Tiny house. Buzz words for a fleeting trend vs social movement and way of the future. Wherever you stand on tiny houses there is …

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties...

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength. – Corrie Ten Boom

Face Value: How to Start a Watch Collection

Watches are used to mark the milestones in a man’s life. They’re traditional gifts for graduation from high school or college. Your wife may give you …

First impressions: How Microsoft’s new OneNote stacks up against Evernote

Microsoft launched a free version its OneNote note taking software for Mac users today, ending a years-long drought in which the desktop version of …

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Apps

Girl, 7, Who Walked Away from Plane Crash Had Survival Skills: Family

The 7-year-old girl who walked away from a small plane crash in western Kentucky that killed four members of her family used survival skills passed down by her father to find her way to safety, relatives told NBC News.<p>Sailor Gutzler was the sole survivor after her family's Piper twin-engine …

Crime

Grow Up! How to Design Vertical Gardens for Tiny Spaces

If you’re one of the many people in the northern hemisphere who are counting down the days ’til springtime, chances are you may have also been …

THE BACK PAGE: Creationism Versus Physical Science

Second Law of Thermodynamics

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you’ve probably never even heard of. Darwin earned their …

Physics

Man quits job to convert old van into a cozy solar-powered mobile cabin

In 2013, Mike Hudson gave up his job and most of his worldly possessions to build a DIY camper and travel Europe. Today, the 25-year-old is still …

Campervans

We get Huck Finn all wrong: Race, Mark Twain, children and myths of an American classic

Our sense of comedy and seriousness in “Huck Finn” says more about America now than America in Mark Twain’s time<p>For anyone who wants to try to unravel the tangled knot that ties modern Americans to their past, Mark Twain’s <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</i> (1885) remains essential. According to the …

Literature

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

350 Square Feet For $22k: The Tiniest, Most Brilliant Home We've Seen

Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space<p>Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space. Plus check out more cool tiny homes.

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

View Gallery (5)<p>News<p>Trump wants to dramatically slash clean energy research by 72 percent<p>It comes as no surprise that Trump is all about pushing …

A Fine Time for Simplicity: 12 Minimalist Watches

Fashion designer Jil Sander once argued, “I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.” And in a world of information overload, non-stop …

Articles about architects dream truly inviting housing options aging population on Dwell.com - Dwell

New advancements in aging-in-place strategies provide a positive outlook for the long term.<p>This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.<p>Yours Truly' is KNOCKONWOOD’S latest collection as a dedication to functional design.<p>A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a …

Architecture

Capitalism vs. the Planet

Naomi Klein dares to discuss the C-word<p>Author Naomi Klein has become the best-known voice of an idea that few mainstream green groups dare to …

Fossil Fuels

How To Build Your Dream Mountain Tiny House - Base Camp

<i>The self-built tiny home Brittany Gibeau shares with her husband and TGR cinematographer Dan in Jackson Hole.</i><p><b>It’s February in Wyoming.</b> The morning is …

Finally, a New Surgeon General

One year, one month, and two days after his selection, the Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy to a post that had been vacant since July.<p><i>Updated December 15, 7:08 p.m.</i><p>President Obama nominated Vivek Murthy to be U.S. surgeon general on November 13, 2013. The Senate health committee signed off on him in …

Plain Hut Shepherd Huts

These delightful shepherd huts are already making a splash in the United Kingdom with articles in several magazines, but Plain Huts could also be a …

This Is What GE Thinks Your Kitchen Will Look Like in 2025

The Jetsons would be jealous.<p>It's exciting to imagine the kind of comforts and improvements that technology will bring in the years to come — especially in a room as widely-used and adored as the kitchen. While appliances such as dishwashers and microwaves have already revolutionized the kitchen …

Get Ready for the Obama Boomlet

Remember when pundits loved the president? The conditions are right for that old feeling to return.<p>Remember when pundits loved Barack Obama? It’s been quite a few years now. But I suspect some of the adoration is about to come back.<p>There are three reasons. The first is that politically, Obama’s …

“The perfect problem”: New video explains the psychology of climate deniers

Stone Age brains, optimism bias and confirmation bias have something to do with it<p>Despite overwhelming scientific consensus, four in ten Americans still don't believe that man-made climate change is a thing. On Tuesday evening, Bill O'Reilly even hosted a segment in which he argued that the virgin …

“Listen when I talk to you!”: How white entitlement marred my trip to a Ferguson teach-in

A nightmarish train ride reminds me why too many white people don’t get how short black America’s fuse is right now<p>On Friday, I was on the train to New York to do a teach-in on Ferguson at NYU. Beats headphones on, lost in thought, peering out the window, I suddenly saw a white hand shoving my work …

They’re clear, but these glass roof tiles could make your next home greener

Not to be confused with class ceilings, glass roofs are nothing new. We’ve known about conservatories since we were kids playing Clue, and …

Clean Energy

Lipitor

This class of medications is generally well-tolerated; however, it has been associated with multiple risks, including:<p>Type 2 diabetes<br>• Muscle …

Legendary Composer Aaron Copland on the Conditions of Creativity, Emotion vs. Intellect, and the Trap of Public Opinion

In 1970, long before our present barrage of books on creativity, even before Vera John-Steiner’s pioneering investigation of the creative mind and the influential tome <i>The Creativity Question</i>, psychologists <b>Lawrence E. Abt</b> and <b>Stanley Rosner</b> set out to tackle the question of what makes creators create …

The 10 Principles Of The Future Manager

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work it’s not just employees that are changing, managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead …