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Had a great night in Scarlet just wish my wife could have been here also. Watch for a review on the Tiny House Blog in the next few days. @mthoodtinyhouse

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Urban Farm Tour: Making $75,000 on 1/3 acre

Curtis Stone is an urban farmer, and a quite successful one at that. He started his own business using other people’s backyards for farming in an …

Urban Agriculture

Why dieting for just one day -- or just one meal -- changes everything

Your health should be a priority every day of the week, but that's easier said than done.<p>Inspired by Meatless Mondays, the nationwide push for (very) part-time vegetarianism, we asked three Los Angeles-area nutritionists to share their suggestions about what to quit — or take up –— once a …

Nutrition

The world's trash crisis, and why many Americans are oblivious

As nations around the globe observe Earth Day, one of the most daunting issues facing the world is the mounting waste problem, which impairs public health, pollutes the environment and threatens to drown some poor countries in toxicity.<p>More than half the world’s population does not have access to …

Pollution

Classic, Practical Furniture Design: Hans Wegner's Valet Chair

Made from humble materials, but literally fit for a King<p>You get undressed for bed, but your clothes aren't dirty enough to go in the hamper. Nor are …

The oil industry knew about climate change before we landed on the moon

The year before we landed Neil Armstrong on the moon, the largest oil industry trade group was aware of the consequences burning fossil fuels had on …

Fossil Fuels

Another interior of the "Empty Nest" Tiny Home in Oregon. Tag somebody you'd stay here with!

TrapTap Wireless Speed Trap Indicator

The TrapTap could be a lifesaver. For schoolchildren. For your driving record. And mostly, for your wallet. This simple little button sticks onto …

Organic Wool Dryer Balls

These Wool Dryer Balls asked me if I want to live a health-conscious and eco-friendly life and I was like, "Ummm...." And then they said I should …

Renée Günter grew up hungry in South L.A. Now her mission is running a fresh produce shop there.

Renée Günter has traveled an unlikely path to become founder and owner of the fresh produce shop Daily Organics in South Los Angeles.<p>"I grew up with no food," says Günter, reflecting on her impoverished childhood in the area. "I'm that person who survived sometimes by eating out of a trash can. I …

Los Angeles

Donald Trump's Abortion Logic Is Totally 100% Right

The success of Donald Trump stems from one major factor: the perception that he tells it like it is because he’s beholden to no one. Whether Trump …

Four Rides to Shed Pounds and Get Faster

Want to lose weight while still gaining speed? Don't diet, just pedal—these four workouts will help you get there.

The world's poorest pay largest percentage of income for water, study says

Every 10 days or so Rajabhau Deshmukh buys enough water for his family of six to drink and to irrigate what farmland he can in the drought-stricken Beed district of southern Maharashtra state in India.<p>Seventy dollars gets him about 2,642 gallons, an allotment that falls so short of his farming …

Papua New Guinea

The Modern Era Arrives

Smokeless rifle powders, Part 1Most people consider history as wide-spaced major leaps, disregarding the incremental steps between, the reason many …

Engineering

8 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

Yoga Squat<p>1 of 10<p>1. Start with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes pointed slightly out.<br>2. Drop your hips to the bottom of a …

Yoga

No Carbs After Lunch: Why Athletes Should Rethink Dinner

The latest study behind carbs and their impact on your athletic performance reveals what eating approach may be best for athletes.<p>Do carbohydrates really supply the best fuel for athletic performance? Or will you race faster if you restrict carbs, thereby forcing your body to tap into its fat …

Fitness

Firemask Emergency Escape Hood

I feel like, for the average American, the likelihood of experiencing a house fire is way higher than the likelihood of experiencing a nuclear …

Baldwin Park trucker accused of recycling fraud at state border

State officials on Tuesday announced the arrest of a Baldwin Park trucker who they said hauled more than $13,000 worth of out-of-state bottles and cans into California in a case of recycling fraud.<p>On Jan. 15, agents with the Department of Food and Agriculture arrested Daniel Rosales, 45, after …

Riverside County

So excited to share these pix of the beautiful new tiny house, Pacifica! Built by Abel Zyl of Zyl Vardos @zylvardos and photographed by the talented Jeff Freeman, here she is...7 of 7 Such a cool staircase!

Suffering bobcats, coyotes, owls spur Thousand Oaks neighborhood to rethink war on rats

The sight was heartbreaking: a thin, mangy bobcat trembling against a brick wall separating the Thousand Oaks neighborhood of Dos Vientos from open space that is habitat for wildlife and popular among hikers.<p>The wildcat was too sick to move, even as passersby stepped closer one recent morning to …

Wildlife

An Easier Way To Grease Your M1A Bolt-Roller Bearing

The M14/M1A Brass Roller Bearing Greaser from BMG Repair offers a<br>more efficient way to keep your classic gun running.View More FMG Publication Videos …

Repairs

New Glass, New Ammo & More

Gru-Bee, ArmscorUSA, Majestic Arms And Magnum Research<br>All Have News Of Interest To Hardcore Rimfire Fans.If I’ve had one criticism about many …

Staten Island

Plastic could outweigh fish in the ocean by 2050, study warns

The nightmare issue of plastic dumping in the ocean has been given a doomsday date: 2050.<p>By that year, plastic garbage is expected to outweigh fish in the ocean unless drastic measures are taken to recycle the material, a new report warned.<p>"The best research currently available estimates that there …

Pollution

The Best Ways to Carry Booze by Bike

Make your mid-ride drink stop simpler with these handy carrying vessels

If it looks stupid, but it works... it's not stupid.

One couple fed themselves for 6 months on less than $200 by eating the food no one else wanted

www.foodwastemovie.com<p>Collectively, people waste nearly 50% of global food — and in the US and Canada alone, we're wasting <b>$6,000 worth of food every second</b>.<p>Canada-based filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jen Rustemeyer wanted to find out how much of that food is still good, and if they could eat it, so …

Agriculture

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Here is Brian's trick for mounting a light to rack struts with a Sheldon's Fender Nut, an eye bolt, and a concave washer. #markandbriansolutions

Obama was right to weep: he's got plenty to cry about

The president’s tears on gun control made front pages around the world – but his key battles are still in stalemate, writes Gary Younge, and likely to end that way<p>“Americans would like their president to be sick and needy,” James Zogby, an executive member of the Democratic Executive Committee, …

Gun Control