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Escape's Upgraded Tiny Home Can Support Families And Guests Off The Grid

For those that like to host guests overnight, Escape offers a luxury tiny home that could fit up to 10 people sleeping at one time -- assuming children are in the mix. Additional options make the Traveler XL Limited a great tiny home that can even function off the grid.

By Brian Spaen
9 hours ago
Living

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Eco-Friendly Paper

Eco-friendly paper might sound like an oxymoron, but in fact, you have two major sourcing options when it comes to purchasing paper that is gentle on the environment, even before you reuse it and toss it into the recycling bin.

By Maria Cook
11 hours ago
Food

8 Nutritious Weeds You Can Eat Right Out Of Your Own Yard

If you needed another reason not to use herbicides and pesticides in your garden and lawn, here’s one: Those weeds you think are such nuisances are actually delicious—and better for you than a lot of the veggies you eat every day. 

By Nicole Caldwell
11 hours ago
News

Britain Is Planning To Ban All Diesel Fueled Cars By 2040

The United Kingdom has just taken a big step in showing their commitment to reducing the environmental risk posed by cars and vans that run on diesel gas. The decision comes from a fear that nitrogen oxide will soon cause a serious risk to public health.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 day ago
News

Why India Won't Be Adopting Self-Driving Technology

India has made great strides to limit coal mining in their future, but one technology they won't be pursuing is self-driving vehicles. The announcement on Tuesday was met with criticism, but the country's urban areas could make autonomy tricky.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Renewables

Is The Power Grid Ready For Electric Vehicles?

A nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom could be old hat by the time it's completed thanks to electric vehicles and their potential energy demand. This could also mean a trying time when switching to renewable sources, but there are ways to control it.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Living

An Architect Is Pushing To Bring Weather Indoors As A Benefit To All

Professor of Architecture at Ohio University, Kevin Nute, is making a good case for bringing weather indoors based on decades of previous research. In a new essay he explains why bringing outside elements can improve productivity and mood.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 day ago
Living

Tiny Homes May Lead To Big Regrets, Survey Shows

A new survey reveals people are having big regrets about home size, with a third of all homeowners wish they’d gone with a bigger house. Is our tiny-home obsession shrinking?

By Nicole Caldwell
1 day ago
Food

Google’s Push For Sustainability Includes Offering Employees Less Meat At Lunch

At dozens of Google cafes, spread across the country at company campuses, the diverse meal offerings have one central message: Eat less meat.

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago
News

Toyota's Ultrafast Charging Solid-State Batteries Could Be Game Changer For EVs

Toyota is still working on hydrogen fuel cells for their vehicles, but they believe that solid state batteries will be mass marketed in vehicles by 2022. This new kind of battery would provide more range, higher efficiency, and safer driving.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
News

Wyoming Faces Energy Crossroads As Billionaire Builds Largest Wind Farm

Billionaire Philip Anschutz sees the potential for a booming wind-generated energy industry in Wyoming. However, there's been pushback from state legislators that want to raise wind taxes and those that don't want to see the landscape full of turbines.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
Living

This Ultrathin Device Turns Your Movements Into Electricity

In the very near future, you’ll be able to slide a tiny device into your clothing that will track your own motion to create power for electronic personal devices like cell phones and fitness trackers. 

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago
Renewables

Scotland Sets New Renewable Energy Record With Wind Power

During the month of June, Scotland achieved a milestone, producing the equivalent of six day's worth of energy for the entire country. This record could spell progress for those hoping to see greater investments in renewable energy.

By Maria Cook
3 days ago
Living

This Nonprofit Is Reusing Plastic Bottles To Light Up Homes Without Electricity

Philippines-based nonprofit launched Liter of Light, a project they think will revolutionize people's dependence on electricity while also providing people with jobs and a means of recycling the island's enormous number of plastic bottles. 

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
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