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How Much Does a Food Truck Cost?

How much does a food truck cost?<p>The short answer: about $50,000 on the low end, at least in California. The long answer: it can cost much, much more to actually get a food truck business off the ground -- depending on who you are, where you are, and what your goals may be.<p>Food trucks have been a …

Food Trucks

This Startup Lets People Without Roofs Get In On The Solar Power Boom

Your landlord won’t install solar panels? No problem. You can still make $70 a year from other people’s solar energy.<p>Most apartment dwellers who want to use solar power probably won’t find it easy to convince their landlord to install panels on the roof. But there’s another option: A new startup …

What Performance Gap?! Passivhaus performance study released.

A two year Building Performance Evaluation Study, supported by the Technology Strategy Board and the University of East Anglia, has verified that the …

Housing

Civita Di Bagnoregio, The Magical Little Italian Town That's Slowly Eroding Away

Almost two hours from Rome, Civita di Bagnoregio -- Italy's "Jewel on the Hill" -- rises up from the surrounding hills, a majestic sight on the skyline.<p>Though the view is sublime, there's one problem rocking this isolated, ancient town to its core -- bits of Civita are slowly eroding away, and have …

Articles about small footprint fayetteville on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

Small Spaces

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

New York Times

Butternut Squash, Kale, and Farro Soup Recipe

Ingredients (10)<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped fresh …

Food Preservation

6 Super Easy Eco-Home Changes You Can Make for $20 or Less

Going green, fighting off home toxins, and saving energy in your home doesn't have to be expensive. There are many small, inexpensive, eco-friendly …

Startup Aquion Energy shows off the next generation of its battery for solar and the grid

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Katie Fehrenbacher, Gigaom.<p>Battery startup Aquion Energy has unveiled the second generation of its …

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Save $2,000 a Year With Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

Winter is fast approaching, but it’s not too late to make home improvements to save big on your energy bill. While switching your old lightbulbs for …

Home Improvement

Your Brain on MDMA

MDMA (3,4-<b>m</b>ethylene<b>d</b>ioxy-<b>m</b>eth<b>a</b>mphetamine) is a popular party drug called Molly, and can be mixed with caffeine to make Ecstasy. It has an ability to …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Freezing Vegetables From Your Garden - Organic Gardening

Freezing vegetables is a fast and easy form of food preservation, and most crops, such as asparagus, broccoli, green beans, peppers, summer squash, …

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Architecture