Carole Saint Come

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Teeny house, big lie: Why so many proponents of the tiny-house movement have decided to upsize

As we were packing up our cottage last summer, my 14-year-old casually observed: "It's good we're leaving, while we still like each other."<p>For 10 weeks of the year, my husband and I, along with our two sons, live blissfully in Nova Scotia in a two-room A-frame that measures roughly 320 square feet, …

Coal & Climate: Ask Your Questions About Environmental Science

Changing Planet<p>Juliette, Georgia<br>Steam and smoke rise from the cooling towers and chimneys of the Robert W. Scherer power plant, the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the U.S. It burns 12 million tons of coal a year. Photograph by Rob Kendrick/National Geographic<p>We burn eight million tons of …

Feeding 9 Billion

Step One: Freeze Agriculture’s Footprint<p>For most of history, whenever we’ve needed to produce more food, we’ve simply cut down forests or plowed grasslands to make more farms. We’ve already cleared an area roughly the size of South America to grow crops. To raise livestock, we’ve taken over even …

Food for 9 Billion: Business Fund Puts African Farmers on Road to Market

<b>GWEN IFILL:</b><p>Next, bringing business services to small-scale farmers in East Africa. Our story is part of a series called Food for 9 Billion. It’s a …

Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

<i>On Wednesday, the Landscapes Blog focused on the right to food in honor of World Food Day and Blog Action Day. While hunger, nutrition, and food</i> …

Urban Agriculture

Travel Reveals 10 Ways America Is Different From the Rest of the World

After traveling around the world for two years we've noticed many differences between America and the rest of the world. From the proper way to eat pizza to how to tell time, here are a few of our favorites:<p><b>Metric system:</b> As an eager middle-schooler in the 1970s I was told that the United States …

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

Cape Town unleashes its inner 'design diva'

At the start of the year Cape Town became the first African city to assume the mantle of World Design Capital ( www.wdccapetown2014.com), an accolade previously held by Turin, Seoul and Helsinki.<p>Some 450 ideas have been chosen as official WDC2014 projects and events that encapsulate the Mother …

Cape Town

The Great and Varied Landscape of France

01 of 10<p>10 Great Reasons to visit France<p>France is the largest country in western Europe, so expect a dazzling range of landscapes.<p>For starters, …

The 10 Types Of People You'll Meet On A Plane

Some [weird] air travelers enjoy having seatmates. Some [normal] air travelers do not enjoy it so much.<p>Despite your best efforts to avoid hosting a human in the seat next to you, odds are one will end up there.<p>Here, a guide to some breeds you may encounter on your next flight:<p><b>The Nomadic</b> …

'Baby Veronica' returned to adoptive parents after Oklahoma high court lifts order

The biological father of Baby Veronica — the 4-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of a cross-country custody dispute — returned her to her adoptive South Carolina parents Monday night at tribal headquarters in Oklahoma, representatives of her father and the Cherokee Nation told NBC News.<p>Dusten …

Siege Over, Kenya Has 'Defeated The Monster Of Terrorism'

<b>Update at 12:55 p.m. ET:</b><p>Telling his nation that security forces have "ashamed" those who attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday declared "we have defeated the monster of terrorism."<p>As night fell in Kenya and after four days that captured attention around the …