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These Prefab Passive Houses Can Reduce Energy Use by 90 Percent

An architecture firm and a construction firm team up to provide affordable eco-friendly pre-made homes.<p>It seems like everywhere you look these days you see homes covered with solar panels. If Tesla's recent announcement about solar roof tiles is any indicator, this trend is here to stay. While …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

Vintage tips to green clean your home

Get spring cleaning the natural way with our vintage life hacks to green clean your home.<p>Created in partnership with Good Energy, we've used top tips …

Mondo is a smarter debit card – and it could replace your bank

Every time I’ve used my debit card to buy something or withdraw cash from an ATM over the past couple of weeks, my Apple Watch has instantly buzzed to give me a running total of how much I’ve spent so far that day.<p>It feels like I’m living in the future of money management – and maybe I am. I’ve …

How to Work from Home and Be Crazy Productive, Even If You’re Lazy

In this day and age, working from home is super common for a lot of jobs. It’s also a task that can be very hard to master (we all know not to work from bed, but what if your couch is just as comfy?). I know the struggle all too well as a freelance writer. I try to be as efficient as possible when …

Despite Lavish Subsidies, Fossil Fuel Loses In Latest IEA Forecast

Renewables represent the future, even if they get far less in subsidies than fossil fuels. At least according to the data in the latest report from the International Energy Agency.<p>The agency’s World Energy Outlook 2015 provides a comprehensive forecast of the use and consumption of energy …

Electric-car drivers don’t pay their share? Actually, no one does

The annual registration fees for electric cars implemented by several U.S. states have been the subject of much controversy.<p>Electric-car advocates view the fees as a form of harassment, and a hindrance to electric-car sales.<p>But advocates of the fees claim they just force drivers to pay their fair …

Electric Vehicles

America is full of high-earning poor people

Do you earn a decent salary, but live paycheck-to-paycheck? If so, you are part of a growing segment of the American population: the income rich-ish and asset poor.<p>We tend to associate empty bank balances with those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder. But many of America’s upper middle class …

Income Inequality

Stunning White Henna-Like Tattoos Look Like Lace Draped Over Skin

While some people take the plunge and adorn themselves with permanent tattoos, many others like to know that their body art isn't forever. We've featured stunning temporary tattoos before, such as vintage florals and metallic patterns, and now these henna-inspired designs have caught our eye. The …

Smart thermostat program could cut energy bills

Looking to move energy savings beyond light bulbs, a coalition of utilities, environmental groups and government agencies announced a new Chicago-area heating and cooling program Thursday that they said could lower some electricity and gas bills by more than $100 a year.<p>The initiative hinges on …

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

Venture Capital

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

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I really think that the national pastime of Australians is renovating and the the holy grail is the house extension. We all have dreams of taking a …

Urban Carbon Efficiency Could Save Trillions

The global discussion about cutting carbon emissions often centers on how much it would cost in the short term. But in the long term, trillions of …

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Selling

8 Weird But Effective Strategies for Saving Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Got a minute? No, you say?<p>You need not be a superhero to effectively manage your time at the office. You just need some simple solutions that will allow you to maximize your efficiency. Here are eight weird but effective strategies for …

Time Management

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

Articles about madrid couple remake apartment one their childhood buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.<p>When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your backyard.<p>The prospect of retirement doesn’t just signal the end of a career; it offers the …

Architecture

Articles about going coastal on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.<p>Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...<p>Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for …

Washington D.C.

Articles about grandson frank lloyd wright constructs peaceful prefab near legends famed school on Dwell.com - Dwell

A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable from the topic of American architecture.<p>From early …

Architecture

Articles about master stroke on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the...<p>Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century.<p>Limitations—even in choice of wardrobe—fuel the creative fires of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles about modern green concept house south korea on Dwell.com - Dwell

The E+ Green Home, a concept house located an hour outside Seoul, not only points the way to a greener South Korea, it may well...<p>When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for...<p>In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a …

Articles about cozy home portland under 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A 196-square-foot …

Ho Chi Minh City

Articles about clean lines and recycled materials compose modern los angeles home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A sustainable building leader in Los Angeles combines mindful design with eco-friendly practices.<p>Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>Coasting up to Dwell on Design in LA, we hosted industry professionals …

Articles about brooklyn couple rehabilitate 19th century duplex on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Formerly a tavern and a weavers' house, a Huguenot-era building …

East London

Articles about 7 coastal scandinavian homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it …

Cape Cod

Articles about 7 striking backyard transformations on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision …

Articles about 8 super sustainable homes canada on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings …

Prefab Homes