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Archived Since:April 22, 2008

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Who's this Tim Horton that Burger King is buying and why should I care?

Americans may not have heard about Tim Hortons, but north of the border it's a big deal, with a big environmental footprint.

On maintaining a natural, simple beauty routine

In this edition of Town & Country, Katherine and Maggie share how they care for their skin and hair.

Hivehaus: Modular hexagonal home is stylish off-grid living option (Video)

Based on the honeycomb, this modular home can be customized with a plethora of options: our favorite is the moveable fireplace wall that opens to the outside.

Make your own chemical-free essential oil diffuser

This DIY project is cheap and easy, and ensures that you won't have a room full of toxic fragrance.

Whistle-blowing website WildLeaks targets powerful poaching networks

The website aims to take down wealthy poaching rings by giving people a safe, anonymous way to report illegal activities.

We need smart thermostats because people are dumb

Critics argue we should focus on the basics before investing in expensive thermostats. But what if they are a gateway drug?

DNA "fingerprinting" of illegally logged trees needs reliable databases, says professor

Genetic "fingerprinting" of trees has emerged as a potential solution for reducing illegal logging, but it's useless without databases.

When beer goes bad: This mini-keg is just about the most environmentally stupid packaging I have ever seen.

Especially in a part of the world where 98% of beer bottles are refilled 15 times, why would anyone sell such a thing.

Flat pack 129 sq. ft. yurt is digitally fabricated for modern nomads

Combining the best of modern technology with traditional ideas of nomadic portability, the Jero yurt is lightweight, easy to assemble and versatile.

Did Operation Safe Cycle make the streets of New York any safer for bikes?

Only data and time will tell, but it would have been nice to see smarter enforcement.

Transformable mobile tiny house designs for the urban nomad: Truck-A-Tecture

A unique exhibition showcases four full-sized transformable tiny home structures that redefine the mobile home for the nomadic generation.

Echo Eco-pods are modular marvels

The crazy thing about prefab and tiny homes is that it is all about the rules.

Fish don't need sunscreen, scientists say

A new study finds that the tons of sunscreen released into the ocean every year are having negative effects on the marine food chain

Photo: Elephant trio, all in a row

These three elephants were photographed in the desert of Namibia.

8 foods you can reuse before throwing out

Think it's gone bad? Think again! There are many ways to breathe new life into old foods.

Make a solar powered radio for $5

This quick and easy hack will have your old AM/FM radio running on solar power.

Cleaning bikes with microbe-juice? NYC's Citi Bike does it!

Friendly microbes help us clean bikes without dirtying the environment in the process....

Midcentury church in Quebec is converted to a library

Dan Hanganu mixes the modern with the even more modern, totally respectful of the original.

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