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Use a tiger to guard your bike. A lightweight titanium TiGr lock, that is.

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:37:25 -0500

(image) Quite possibly the most important bike accessory you can own is a lock, and the TiGr models are unique and lightweight alternatives to U-locks.

Sampling the small stuff at the Interior Design Show

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:25:25 -0500

(image) Every year we look at the best from young designers at the big Toronto show.

Kids need to stop signing over rights to social media companies

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:02:00 -0500

(image) Children do it all the time, but they don't understand what they're doing. That's why adults need to step in.

The sharing economy, Cadillac style

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:51:21 -0500

(image) Cadillac introduces BOOK, which lets you book the car you want when you want it. We should all be so lucky.

Stair of the week is a multifunctional chameleon in small family apartment

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:17:01 -0500

(image) This stair does it all: it's a connector, a partition, a bench, a counter and a concealer of clutter.

Danish supermarket refused to sell popcorn containing fluorinated chemicals

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:49:00 -0500

(image) Even though it took 6 months to find an alternative, Coop refused to stock microwave popcorn because of the health risks to customers.

Watch wild reindeer from this gorgeous observation pavilion in Norway

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0500

(image) Europe's last remaining wild reindeer herds roam the beautifully stark mountains of Norway – Viewpoint Snøhetta is where to watch them.

'Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things'

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500

(image) This intriguing film asks a question we should all be asking ourselves: "How might your life be better with less?"

The evolution of a backyard food forest - the first three years

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:09:07 -0500

(image) Thinking of planting a food forest? Here's how one guy got started.

Mobile solar-plus-storage device could be an entry-level gateway to clean energy

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:02:55 -0500

(image) The SolPad Mobile device offers a scaled-up solar charging and battery solution for both home and off-grid applications.

Photo: Muskoxen pose for family portrait in the rain

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:16:34 -0500

(image) Our majestic photo of the day comes from Nome, Alaska.

60% of primate species now threatened with extinction

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:27:05 -0500

(image) Already, some species of lemurs, monkeys and apes are down to a population of a few thousand individuals, warn the authors of a comprehensive new report.

Artist's mind-blowing strobe-animated sculptures rotate & bloom like nature (Video)

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:39:13 -0500

(image) A must-watch: drawing upon precise mathematical patterns found in nature, these 3D printed beauties come alive with movement.

Hot red chili peppers may be the secret to longer life

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:53:00 -0500

(image) The more you eat spicy foods, the longer you may stave off death.

Buttons for buttocks: Bidet toilet manufacturers agree to standardized symbols

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:07:45 -0500

(image) No more guessing what the buttons mean when you use a fancy bidet, they are sort of obvious.

Can you build an "energy positive" office building north of sixty?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:05:40 -0500

(image) Snøhetta's PowerHouse Telemark will be built to the world's most insanely tough energy standard.

What Trump's election can teach us about green lifestyle choices

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:04:05 -0500

(image) It's not what you'd think.

Eddy the robot can help you grow vegetables hydroponically

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:52:00 -0500

(image) He wants to teach you to grow the most delicious, nutritious vegetables you can possibly imagine.

16 dazzling facts about hummingbirds

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:51:09 -0500

(image) These psychedelic pixies of the bird world are all magic and moxie.

Creating a market for recycled materials in the new plastics economy

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:15:00 -0500

(image) A major brand is putting out the first fully recyclable shampoo bottle made from recycled beach plastic

Photo: Cormorant makes a beeline

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:23:44 -0500

(image) Our photo of the day comes from beautiful Morro Bay, California.

Why I prefer living in the country

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:33:00 -0500

(image) The country mice and the city mice are fighting it out in Canada. Here's what one writer has to say about it.

Seattle Bike Share system is being shut down

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:11:03 -0500

(image) Bike share programs are public transit, and that requires public support.

IKEA's $400 flat-pack city bike will hit US stores in February

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:54:16 -0500

(image) The next time you're going to pick up a few pieces of furniture from this iconic retailer, take a look at the company's new Sladda bike.

E-waste is growing rapidly in Asia

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:38:03 -0500

(image) As Asian countries buy more electronics, the piles of discarded devices are increasing and it's putting people in danger.

"Hyper-democratic" apartment design fits right in to Copenhagen waterfront

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:19 -0500

(image) The new can co-exist very nicely with the old.

7 tips for cultivating a steady home yoga practice

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0500

(image) Yoga is a holistic mind-body practice that can help you immensely. Here are a few tips on how to actually make it a regular habit.

Patagonia's new film focuses on fair trade fashion

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:02:00 -0500

(image) The outdoor gear retailer plans to certify 30 percent of its clothes as fair-trade by the end of 2017.

'Big Bertha' is modern school bus conversion that's home to family of 5 (Video)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500

(image) Find out why one family found living on a renovated bus to be an appealing tiny-house-on-wheels alternative.

This electric car is the first zero-emissions vehicle to finish the Dakar Rally

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:42:14 -0500

(image) The Acciona 100% EcoPowered rally car powered its way to the finish of the world's toughest motor event without burning a drop of fuel and with no tailpipe emissions.