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 2018-01-23 20:44 

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Fungi could help concrete heal its own cracks...

Researchers are looking to fungi to help provide a fix for crumbling infrastructure, with promising results....

 2018-01-23 19:41 

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Multifunctional wall adds two bedrooms to this tiny studio apartment...

Inspired by boat design, this all-in-one wall hides two extra rooms in this small apartment in Italy....

 2018-01-23 19:30 

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Trump's death wish for sharks leads to deluge of donations for shark charities...

After the revelation that the "terrified" president reportedly hopes "all the sharks die," donations started pouring in for shark conservation non-profits....

 2018-01-23 19:21 

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Tea is actually magical creativity juice...

More than just a comfortable habit, science has shown that sipping tea throughout the day improves and prolongs creative performance....

 2018-01-23 19:16 

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The capsule hotel gets a remake...

Schemata Architects gives it a new image and a nice sauna....

 2018-01-23 16:48 

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'Sweetness & Desire: A Short History of Sugar' explores the food we love to hate...

A new 5-part radio series hosted by food writer Bee Wilson delves into sugar's powerful effect on politics, culture, and health....

 2018-01-23 16:38 

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How will self-driving cars affect our cities? Two views...

Phil Levin thinks it will change real estate completely; Christian Wolmar thinks it is ludicrous tech nerd fantasy....

 2018-01-23 16:02 

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10 wonderful crust ideas for inspired pies...

All pies are beautiful, but these twists on the crust bring some fresh fun to the classic....

 2018-01-23 14:19 

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US imposes 30 Percent duty on Chinese solar panels...

It's not protecting US panel manufacturers, it's protecting coal and gas...

 2018-01-23 13:30 

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Rheticus project teams German giants to harvest CO2 in artificial photosynthesis...

Evonik and Siemens announce two-year project to demonstrate feasibility of "technical photosynthesis" using eco-electricity to convert carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals...

 2018-01-23 13:24 

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Photo: Tricky caterpillar disguises self as feather...

Our photo of the day is a lesson in fooling your enemies....

 2018-01-23 13:00 

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Greenland shark may be the longest living vertebrate at 512 years old (Video)...

A team of scientists have developed a novel way to determine the age of these long-lived marine animals....

 2018-01-23 11:49 

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6 ways to clean your home with salt...

Did you know ordinary table salt is a wondrous natural cleaning agent?...

 2018-01-23 11:42 

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All short-haul flights from Norway could be electric by 2040...

When the heck did electric commercial flight become a realistic prospect?!...

 2018-01-23 11:09 

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World's oldest insurance market to stop investing in coal...

Lloyd's of London joins the ranks of big insurers who no longer see coal as a viable investment....

 2018-01-22 21:41 

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Nissan gets into home solar & energy storage market with all-in-one solution...

UK homeowners who want to go solar will soon have another alternative, thanks to Nissan's latest offering....

 2018-01-22 19:47 

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8 things to know about oat milk (plus how to make your own)...

From Oatly to DIY, the latest darling of the dairy-free milk set has a lot going for it....

 2018-01-22 19:20 

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10 ways to perk up your popcorn...

You'll never want plain butter and salt again after reading this zingy, zesty list of popcorn topping ideas....

 2018-01-22 17:52 

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Should the 840 HP Dodge Demon be banned?...

The respected Automotive News suggested this and all heck broke loose....

 2018-01-22 16:35 

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Facebook is 'parasitic', says Zuckerberg's former mentor...

From political manipulation to dangerous addiction, Roger NcNamee insists that Facebook needs to change its business model to be less harmful....

 2018-01-22 15:15 

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March of the Penguins takes over cities worldwide...

A posse of paper penguins has spread to major international cities in the past week, as part of a new Greenpeace campaign to protect Antarctica....

 2018-01-22 15:07 

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Does sewer pipe architecture make sense?...

A new proposal for Hong Kong tries to fit people into pipes....

 2018-01-22 14:31 

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Not much that's green at the Interior Design Show...

The big Toronto show is not so big and not exactly a hotbed of sustainable design....

 2018-01-22 14:25 

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Study shows flu may be spread just by breathing...

New research suggests that it is easier to spread the influenza virus than previously thought....

 2018-01-22 13:13 

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Photo: Loon on the lagoon...

Our photo of the day comes from John D MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida....

 2018-01-22 13:00 

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Tiny 290 sq. ft. duplex renovation is an "urban cocoon"...

This small space spread over two levels in Paris gets a minimalist and functional makeover....

 2018-01-19 20:19 

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Finnish Safety Agency recommends helmets and lights for old people using walkers...

It is about time that people acknowledged that it's not just cyclists that hit their heads. Helmets for everybody!...

 2018-01-19 19:12 

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In praise of penguins: We've got babies!...

What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins?...

 2018-01-19 19:12 

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In praise of penguins: We've got babies!...

What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins?...

 2018-01-19 19:12 

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Geometric treehouse is inspired by birds' nests (Video)...

Elevated above the trees outside a village in France, is this unique treehouse you can rent....

 2018-01-19 17:28 

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The 5 recipes I make over and over again...

I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it....

 2018-01-19 15:22 

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Outdoor lessons improve children's learning...

A study found that, after teaching a lesson outside, teachers were able to hold kids' attention for nearly twice as long during a subsequent indoor lesson....

 2018-01-19 14:08 

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Don't judge a supermarket for empty shelves, it might be fighting food waste...

Sorry, shoppers, but empty supermarket shelves could be a good thing....

 2018-01-19 13:17 

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Photo: Cute little beetle considers a leaf...

Our photo of the day is a lesson in biodiversity....

 2018-01-18 19:57 

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Nomadic home prototype built out of a shipping container (Video)...

A contemporary design for an earthquake-resistant, modular home....

 2018-01-18 19:56 

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Short List for Amazon's second headquarters speaks volumes about cities...

There are not many surprises, other than Columbus, Ohio and Toronto, Canada...

 2018-01-18 19:46 

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These clever companies offer clothes on a subscription basis...

Why buy if you can borrow? These companies show how the fashion industry can be kinder to the environment -- and your wallet!...

 2018-01-18 17:37 

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Drones help scientists monitor endangered sea turtles...

The drones revealed that the numbers for olive ridleys were higher than thought....

 2018-01-18 16:27 

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Lloyd Kahn's good advice on how to rebuild after disaster...

After the California fires, the building expert has some suggestions that really make sense for anyone building....

 2018-01-18 16:25 

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UK government appoints a minister for loneliness...

Prime Minister May is hoping to cheer up the millions of Britons who live in a sad and unhealthy state of chronic loneliness....

 2018-01-18 16:18 

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Hope rises for critically endangered monkey thanks to conservation efforts...

The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments....

 2018-01-18 15:06 

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Can we stop treating kids like 'delicate morons'?...

Kids aren't stupid, nor will they shatter, but most school playground rules treat them like they are....

 2018-01-18 14:36 

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No, your microwave oven isn't killing the planet...

These stupid headlines miss the whole point- Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7 watt LED bulb over its lifetime....

 2018-01-18 12:45 

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Photo: Bison versus snow in Yellowstone...

It's hard not to respect the legacy of this herd....

 2018-01-18 12:00 

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'Trash Girl' won't back down: Despite bullies, 12 year old keeps up anti-litter fight...

She picks trash on her way to and from school. And she's not going to let anyone stop her....

 2018-01-18 11:12 

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Edmunds reviews the Tesla Model 3...

In almost all aspects, it lives up to the hype, says Edmunds. But man is that screen a distraction......

 2018-01-17 19:39 

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Artist turns bathroom into magical nature spot using recycled materials...

A boring bathroom gets an amazing hand-drawn makeover....

 2018-01-17 18:25 

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Entertain like a TreeHugger this winter...

Host gatherings with friends both outdoors and in your home, while sharing food prep to make it more affordable....

 2018-01-17 16:58 

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An uplifting story: the escalator just had its 125th birthday....

On TreeHugger we often say "take the stairs!" but escalators have changed how we get around....

 2018-01-17 15:47 

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UK supermarket promises to go plastic-free by 2023...

The fact that Iceland specializes in frozen food has not daunted its directors, who say they'll switch to recyclable paper and pulp trays....

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