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A Seattle Startup, Beta Hatch, Thinks Growing Bugs For Animal Feed Is A Billion-Dollar Opportunity

Virginia Emery is building a business on bugs. After earning a Ph.D. in entomology from U.C. Berkeley, she spent a year as a research scientist at a pest control company, trying to curb the Dengue mosquito, before founding Seattle-based Beta Hatch in 2015. The startup farms meal worms, which grow …

Farming

A New York City loft

Another project by Threshold Interiors I had to share because it's SO nice to see a loft not decorated with an industrial vibe. Here the beams are …

A renovated home in black and white

This home in Winnipeg, Manitoba was given a main floor renovation and Jaclyn Peters gave the space a modern and minimalist makeover with an earthy …

AXIS Makes it Easy to Motorize Existing Shades

AXIS says the company’s Gear is “the first shading solution designed specifically to motorize existing window shades.” In addition to being one of …

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Krysta Kaos by Christian Saint<p>Ohhh haven’t seen this one before xo

Best Treks in the World - A Spectacular Top 10

874<p>19<p>4<p><i>From Patagonia to West Africa, we bring you 20 of the best treks in the world. They’ve been ranked based on difficulty level – from the easiest</i> …

Hiking

How to grow a forest in your backyard

Forests don't have to be far-flung nature reserves, isolated from human life. Instead, we can grow them right where we are -- even in cities. …

Ecology

Gallery of Carpa Olivera / Colectivo Urbano - 1

Image 1 of 42 from gallery of Carpa Olivera / Colectivo Urbano. Photograph by Onnis Luque

10 Easy Pieces: Problem-Solving Electrical Outlets/Covers

Gone are the days when the electrical outlet was primarily used to power a lamp or a single kitchen appliance. These days we need our outlets more …

Concrete Pots

I like things that are a bit different and unexpected. Concrete pots happen to fall under both of those categories. I’ve been looking to add a few …

9 Great DIY YouTube Channels

Articles about 8 renovated midcentury kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by …

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Love the island bench on wheels in this kitchen. Move it here, there and, well, not quite everywhere. Flower Loft by Los Angeles based SIMO Design.

How To Grow Marijuana In Your Home

As the weather warms up, so do most smokers. There is something about the spring and summer months that brings out the toker in all of us. And, …

This Kitchen Island Has An Aquarium Inside It

Dutch interior designer Robert Kolenik has created a kitchen island that includes an aquarium.<p>The designer’s description<p>A unique aquarium under the …

Aquariums

Playful Approach to Modern Living in Taiwan: The Family Playground by House Design

We love the vibrant character exuded by this home in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. Envisioned by the creative team at House Design, the <b>Family Playground</b> …

Growing Marijuana Big in Small Spaces

Growing pot in small spaces doesn’t have to be an exercise in futility. Danny Danko breaks down the ins and outs for cultivating cannabis in closets, …

Modern Cube Plant Stand With Optional Fretwork

Shares 100<p>Hello again, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back to share another build project. At my house, we have differing styles and tastes. My husband …

How to Build a Tree Bench

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Tree Bench<p>This charming and …

Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ

Introduction: Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ<p>Once a year we gather for a Thanksgiving feast with 3 or 4 turkeys cooked on a spit. Last year we rented a …

Woodworking

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Happy Thanksgiving fellow Canadians! I am still trying to recuperate from the massive feast I shared with my family last night (turkey and ALL the …

Beginner's classes in the pot business take root

Call it “Pot Entrepreneurship 101.” A seminar held by the Marijuana Business Academy, in Colorado Springs, teaches people how to invest in the …

The Ultimate Guide to Never Killing a Houseplant Again

There are those whose home is a verdant playground of lush leaves, beautiful foliage and healthy, happy houseplants. And there are the rest of us, …

Catching the eagle

<b>We invite you to predict when China’s economy will overtake America’s</b><p>LESS than two centuries ago, China was far and away the world’s biggest economy. …

How to Make a Plant Glow

Why would you want to make a plant glow? Why not? All it takes is a little biohacking. All this week we'll be rolling out projects from our September cover story. Find them all on Twitter with #HowToMakeAnything.<p><b>Why would you want to make a plant glow,</b> you ask? To get attention. To beg the world to …