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"Forget the damned motor car and build cities for lovers and friends."

A quote from Lewis Mumford starts an interesting and provocative article by Eric Sanderson

6 easy last minute Christmas gifts you can make at home

Skip a trip to the mall and use materials you've already got at home to pull together these basic yet great gifts.

8 happy holiday bikes to get your cheer on

People now do lots of holiday outings by bike - including Christmas rides, Christmas shopping, and even Christmas tree hauling. Here are eight holiday bikes to help you feel the joy of the season

Photo: A very TreeHugger way to carry a Christmas tree

Driving your tree home adds to its carbon footprint, but hauling it home on your bike can fix that!

Carnivorous plants benefit from meatless Mondays

Plants once thought to be purely carnivorous actually harvest and thrive on a buffet of vegetarian options

Why has Roman concrete lasted so long?

It turns out that concrete made with volcanic ash is actually self-healing.

The Google car is ready to hit the road

And the Oatmeal says " I'm ready for our army of Skynet Marshmallow Bumper Bots."

Meat and dairy are heating up the planet, but nobody seems to care

Despite the fact that livestock production contributes more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transport sector, there is an appalling unwillingness to change eating habits in order to make a difference.

Photo: Endangered white-fronted capuchin spotted with baby

These adorable little monkeys were photographed in Mindo, Ecuador.

Think about safety when you build tiny houses

One tiny house builder things we ignore it at our peril. He's right.

A carol for the maker movement

Sing along to this fun re-make of “My Favorite Things” from Becky Sterns, Director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit.

Overheated Kentucky town gets serious about trees and urban forestry

As the fasted heating city in America, Louisville has a vested interest in re-greening its urban core.

Stair(s) of the week solve an old loft design problem

Which side of the bed gets the stair? Batlab solves it with two.

10 design principles from Prince Charles that mostly make a lot of sense

Architects are horrified but I am sorry, Chuck gets 7 out of 10 on this one.

Study links certain parenting tactics to increased materialism later in life

If you want to raise appreciative and grateful children, here's what NOT to do.

Artist's embroidered seed art evokes bonds between nature and humans

Using natural materials that she "hunts and gathers," artist Rena Detrixhe embroiders and crochets them into contemplative works.

Remixd: Charming upcycled clothing from thrift store finds

Creating romantic, shabby chic dresses to elegant, layered European-inspired pieces, designer Jacquie Tsang transforms boring thrift store clothing into something unique and stylish.

Petite Mort: Precious ethical furs handmade from roadkill

Millions of animals are accidentally killed on US roads every year. Here's how one company is turning these sad statistics into something useful, beautiful and respectful.

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