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Why 2017 Felt Like 1937 (And 2018 Will Feel Like 1938)

An unhinged president retweeting hate groups, threatening nuclear war. Neo Nazis marching in the streets — when they’re not busy being profiled as …

Reality of subsidies drives Norway’s electric car dream

When staff at a roadside café 60km north of Oslo were thinking last year about how to boost business, they did not take long to come up with the idea …

Sondors Electric Bike Unveiled By Storm Sondors From $499 (video)

A new electric pedal bike has been unveiled this week in the form of the Sondors Electric Bike that has been created by Storm Sondors and is …

Electric Vehicles

Will We See The Apple Electric Vehicle On September 9?

This Seeking Alpha cub reporter was recently in San Francisco. I photographed some of the busy preparations at the Convention Center, and prepared a …

Apple

Top 20 Clever and Simple Gardening Hacks

Winter is over, and the spring is here! This is my favorite time of the year because nature is awaking from winter sleep and there are a lot of …

Living Sculptures Delight at the Montreal Botanical Garden

If you wander through the Montreal Botanical Garden this summer, you'll find furrow-browed gorillas peering from the shrubs, a row of ring-tailed …

Wall Art

Can city farms feed a hungry world?

There will be billions more hungry people in 2050. Growing our food on vertical farms or under radical new lighting systems may be key to ensuring they have enough to eat.<p>What’s for dinner? For that matter, what’s to eat, full stop? In a few decades time, that second question may become pressing. …

Aquaponics

Suspended Style: 32 Floating Staircase Ideas For The Contemporary Home

A staircase is an element of the house that is often an afterthought. But those times seem to be changing pretty fast as stunning stairways are …

Manhattan Micro Loft by Specht Harpman Architects

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

8 Splendid Side Yard Designs

Welcome to the unsung hero of the domestic landscape: the side yard. Some of us close our eyes while rushing through that narrow space, merely to get …

Landscaping

4 Gorgeous Garden Looks for a Narrow Planting Strip

Even the savviest home gardener can struggle to see the potential in a narrow planting strip, and when that pocket garden is on the outside of the …

Landscaping

Vertical Gardens Made With—

How clever! Admired in the garden of the Stable Cafe in San Francisco recently: artful arrangements of painted shutters sprouting succulents.<p>Lila B. …

Gardening

How to Start a Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are an alternative for gardeners who don't have a lot of horizontal space, want to cover an unattractive wall, or just want something different.<p>Vertical gardens are an alternative for gardeners who don't have a lot of horizontal space, want to cover an unattractive wall, or just …

The Logan Residence - Modern - Exterior - Phoenix - by the construction zone, ltd.

John Hill added this to Metal Works Wonders With Home Exteriors<p>The Logan residence by Jones Studio features walls of metal (this photo and next) as …

Architecture

Color Makes a Garden Dining Room Sing in Santa Fe

Inspired by the vibrant colors of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, a couple decided to import deep orange and golden tan hues to their yard in Santa …

Cool Garden Paths That Are Off The Beaten Path

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>While you might think that all garden paths are created equal, you’d be wrong. In fact, we’ve found a collection of 10 cool, …

Landscaping