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Despite the 'polar vortex', 2014 is on track to be 3rd hottest year on record

You'd think that this year's polar vortex, which everybody was talking about in North-America, would mean that 2014 is a particularly cold year. Think again.

Review: Purggo bamboo charcoal air purifier for the car

Instead of using one of those scented car air fresheners chock full of phthalates and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), consider an all natural version, which uses bamboo charcoal to eliminate odors.

How to build unheated greenhouses for winter harvests & year-round gardening (Video)

American organic farmer Eliot Coleman explains how his innovative winter gardening methods work, allowing growers to harvest veggies year-round.

Pregnant women should avoid tuna entirely, says Consumer Reports

Here's how to avoid unnecessarily exposing yourself and your kids to dangerous neurotoxins.

Why we need bike lanes more than bike helmets

We should be trying to prevent accidents from happening in the first place.

How to make your own flavor-infused sea salt

Avoid costly store-bought versions by making your own delicious, personalized sea salts at home. These are a wonderful addition to any kitchen and also make lovely gifts.

Off-grid cruciform container micro-home serves as spiritual retreat

Two containers are better than one in this design for a quiet residence that's elevated off the ground.

Flooding basements to prevent flooding

The city of Milwaukee has come up with a clever way to reduce flooding within its borders — flood basements.

Photo: Glowing sunset over Tallahassee

A flock of birds become silhouettes in the trees at sunset.

11 vegetarian snacks to help you avoid the vending machine

Oreos may be vegan, but that doesn’t mean you should reach for the cookies when you need an afternoon snack.

What if we could turn wastewater and algae into carbon-negative fuels and clean water?

Is this company getting closer to the dream of making truly sustainable carbon-negative fuel?

Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle

Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built from all sorts of materials, but this tiny house concept uses a novel approach to creating a lightweight portable dwelling that is also said to be able to float on water.

Maybe connecting a smart Nest Thermostat to a smart Big Ass fan isn't so dumb

The smart home may not be so dumb after all, if this is the kind of thing that it can do.

Hit and Run: Google may have killed a dog

New street view images suggest that one of the Google maps cars was in an accident

Lose weight fast with the transit diet

A new study finds that people who get out of their cars lose an average of seven pounds.

Wine tasters have fruit flies to thank for their jobs

Fruit flies play a role in all those fruity flavors we detect as we take whiff of wine fumes. Find out how.

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