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Upcycle Living Rolls Out Affordable Shipping Container Housing

1/7<p>Phoenix-based Upcycle Living is aiming to bring affordable shipping container housing to the masses with its modern cost-effective designs. Just …

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America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

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10 Promising Startups Poised to Change the Way You Live, Work and Play

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most exciting entrepreneurs today are changing the way we will live in the future.<p>Together with the team at Social Media Week, <i>Entrepreneur</i> has picked 10 startups that are re-engineering the ways …

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Green-Roofed Cannon Beach Home in Oregon Generates More Energy Than it Uses

1/13<p>Cannon Beach Net Zero Home-Nathan Good Architects<p>Nathan Good Architects's Cannon Beach Residence has too many green accolades to mention - in …

Trek-in prefab cabin offers luxury sustainable lodgings for campers

Trek-In is a prefabricated cabin available designed for campers and those seeking solitude in beautiful natural surroundings – in The Netherlands. …

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14 Creative Takes on the Classic Murphy Bed

Long gone are the uncomfortable, musty hideaway beds that no one wanted to sleep on. Today’s murphy beds can be as stylish as the rest of your home and can fit any decor. With all kinds of creative camouflage, it can blend right into (and enhance) your space. Perfect for small space living, these …

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17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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This Startup Will Ship You A Fully Customized Vegetable Garden For Your Backyard

Now you don’t need a green thumb to grow fresh, healthy produce.<p>Planting a garden can be daunting for first-time urban farmers, but a new startup wants to make the process as simple–and fast–as making your bed.<p>A software program helps virtually plot out each plant, and then the startup ships a …

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the Home Exchange Site for Designers Only.

Behomm is the first site to exchange homes only for creatives design lovers. Travel staying in beautiful homes for free. Join in at: www.Behomm.com

Design

Akatsuka House by MDS Co.Ltd

Akatsuka House is a minimalist home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by MDS Co.Ltd. The architects wanted to create a residence that provided …

Design

Will.i.am's Puls smartband lets you leave your phone at home

The Puls smartband bundles built-in ceullar connectivity with a fashion-concious design.<p>Fashionology is not a word I'd ever thought I'd have to use, but here we are. The term is the guiding light behind the Puls smartband (pronounced pulse). It's a wearable device that aims to be equal parts gadget …

Wearable Tech

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels In The Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. That …

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10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

At Vayable, we're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans. And as carry-on devotees, we've mastered the art of traveling light, without compromising on the essentials that provide us an ideal …

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10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p>Courtesy

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11 Practically Labor-Free Dishes to Make for a Labor Day Cookout

Have the most relaxing Labor Day weekend.<p>Labor Day weekend is not about labor. Here are 11 fast and easy recipes that will leave plenty of time for …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

Choosing death: aid in dying gains support

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When I read recently that NPR talk show host Diane Rehm, (whom I’ve known for more than …

Empathy

Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone

From fibres that convert sunlight into electrical energy, to uploading your kinetic energy to a green energy bank, the worlds of fashion and technology are merging<p>• How can technology advance sustainability in fashion? - live online chat on Tuesday 5 August, 1pm BST<p>When you think about how fashion …

Clean Energy

Avocado Breakfast Recipes That'll Make Your Heart Sing

There's not really a wrong way to eat avocado. But there's definitely a right way, and that's with breakfast.<p>The savory green fruit is an egg's best friend. It creamifies an a.m. smoothie without hesitation and it transforms a bland piece of toast into a sought after delicacy.<p>Start your morning …

The lavish homes of American archbishops

Clearly, "lifestyles of the rich and religious" doesn't cut it for Pope Francis.<p>The pontiff has said it "breaks my heart" to see priests and nuns driving the latest-model cars.<p>He's blasted "airport bishops" who spend more time jet-setting than tending to their flocks.<p>And he's warned against church …

This Startup Wants To Bring Museum Collections To The Walls Of Your House

Jake Levine, Electric Objects' CEO and founder, started the company as a side project: Levine couldn't find a way to display art on his walls the way he wanted to, so he hacked one together himself.<p>Less than a year after placing prototypes in 100 homes, and with $1.7 million in funding, Levine and …

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11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

Elle Macpherson's Green Fountain of Youth

In the year that she hits her half century birthday, the world's most famous super model gives up one of her best kept health secrets.<p>When The Body—aka Elle Macpherson, now 50—cues us into one of her diet secrets, the world takes note. Such is the case with her new green superfood powder, The Super …