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Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

<i>Image courtesy of Beacon Food Forest</i><p>It sounds like a dream that urban dwellers have for their kiddos: a place where the community can learn about …

How to make your own green terrarium to keep or give away for the holidays

If you have a green thumb but minimal garden space, why not create your own mini-world full of lush and beautiful plants by making your own …

Plants

The Only Way to Stop Climate Change Now May Be Revolution

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>So it’s come to this.<p>Last year, a researcher presented a paper on climate change at the American …

Meat lovers: AgLocal thinks it can take ethical farms mainstream

<i>This summer we’re traveling around the United States to see what's driving the next generation of American innovation. We’ll be bringing you stories from Kansas City, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and New Orleans that explore how communities and companies are changing in our own backyards. This is the road</i> …

Al Gore: “We’re winning the conversation on global warming”

<b>(AP/Elise Amendola)</b><p>The former Vice President is more optimistic than ever about our ability to curb climate change<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>August 22, 2013 3:47pm (UTC)<p>Climate change is this generation's civil rights, former Vice President Al Gore told the Washington Post's Ezra Klein. It's our apartheid, our …

People Are Less Likely to Recycle Stuff That's Crumpled, Cut Apart, or Deformed

Your Netflix habit uses more energy than your fridge

<b>(Dziewul/Shutterstock)</b><p>The cloud is a major electricity drain — and large parts remain powered by coal<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>August 19, 2013 9:57pm (UTC)<p>It may come as a surprise, but it takes a lot of energy to keep "the cloud" up in the air (or, you know, housed in giant data centers). According to a …

500,000 Bees Move Into Seattle-Tacoma Airport

The Seattle-Tacoma Airport has repurposed its empty land and is now hosting 500,000 honeybees as part of a partnership with nonprofit group The …

Why Aren't There More Designer Founders?

We’re supposedly in the midst of a design renaissance, where beyond the cliché Steve Jobs and Apple ecosystem example, we see a design-centric focus …

Why a New Golden Age for UI Design Is Around the Corner

• Author: Cliff Kuang. Cliff Kuang Design<br>• Date of Publication: 08.13.13. 08.13.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Over the past four years, the Walt …

How Understanding the Process of Enlightenment Could Change Science

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

Human-Centered Design

An Ornate Rug Made of Discarded Computer Parts and Other Electrical Objects | Colossal

<p>Although we just covered the work of Federico Uribe a few days ago in this space, the artist also shared with me this additional work which I …

The Dirty Truth About Plastic

A giant, sparkling grid of 1,500 clear plastic water bottles makes an attractive bit of modernist sculpture. But try to wrap your head around the …