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John Doerr on the great entrepreneurs of the last half-century

In his nearly 40 years in Silicon Valley, John Doerr has worked alongside many of the greatest entrepreneurs and leaders in history. The first: …

Glowing Plant Project Creates Bioluminescent Plants for Natural Lighting

Why use a light bulb to illuminate your home when you could just fill it with glowing plants? That’s the question asked by Antony Evans, the head of …

This Unique Icosahedron-Shaped Treehouse in Costa Rica Cost Just $5,000 to Build

Joseph Mikrut, a graphic designer and one of the owners of Anamaya Yoga Resort in Montezuma, Costa Rica, has finished constructing what may very well …

Costa Rica

Can Technology Save the World?

Can technology save the world? In short: No, not by itself. A sweeping set of changes in the way we interact with the planet is needed to stabilize …

Waste Management

A College Student's Guide To Building Awesome Credit

And that's not a bad thing. You haven't needed credit up to this point, and this is the time when most people start worrying about things like credit scores and credit cards.<p>But now that you're in your 20s, it's time to think about building credit. What this doesn't mean is applying for all 50 of …

Personal Finance

Considering the Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

You’ve seen them. They’re everywhere. They’re lush and sculptural and they make for excellent eye candy in photographs of some of the most beautiful …

10 Easy Pieces: Metal Window Boxes

After we posted a story about some of our favorite wooden window boxes, a reader named Chris asked us to suggest some metal window boxes, as well: …

Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment

Buttermilk biscuits with chive butter, egg salad with ribbons of tarragon, iced tea with fresh mint. There are many reasons to love fresh herbs. …