We spoke to the organizer of the first-ever Tiny Houses and Green Living Freedom Fest about the event, the difference between an RV and a tiny house, and why cities should be planning for an influx of micro-homes.
Homeowners who unwittingly move into former meth labs face serious illness and expensive inspections. Plus the headache of hiring a trustworthy crew to clean up the noxious mess.
Everyone decorates their homes, but for these outsider artists, houses were their medium.
Just in case you were too busy to read the news this week, here are 5 things to know before heading into the weekend.
A look into the future of sustainable farming, urban agriculture, and the economics of buying the farm.
Even in the slow-to-change health care industry, start-ups, new magazines, and other efforts are trying to solve some of our most difficult wellness issues.
A high-end green kitchen gadget promises more convenience and less stink
From travel to restaurants to dating, the American economy is getting really, really high on the possibility of a pro-pot marketplace.
Air Shepherd uses drones to spot elephant and rhino poachers and help halt illegal hunting
Manda Naturals makes eco-friendly sunscreen that won’t kill coral reefs or contaminate our water.
Publicly supporting the Paris Agreement is likely just the dawn of new corporate activism, driven from the bottom up.
Many American women desperately need help managing their homes and caring for their loved ones, but our country’s unregulated care industry makes abuse far too easy.
Billions of plastic fibers from synthetic clothing are washing up on every seashore on Earth.
Facing down budget cuts and environmental threats, Scott Davis works overtime to protect a crucial pollinator
This startup’s modular greenhouses make farming easier for rural Indians, and use 90 percent less water, too.
With restrictions eased, many Americans are discovering Cuba. Here’s how to enjoy the island nation’s beauty while minimizing your U.S.-shaped footprint.
As the country struggles to meet basic health care demands, should it be easier for foreign physicians to practice here?
The internet of things finds an admirable purpose in assisting senior citizens in leading longer, healthier, and more independent lives.
Anxy magazine, a richly designed and seriously curated print publication, wants readers to know that it’s OK to not feel OK sometimes.
ABC political analyst Matthew Dowd on his new book, what Trump represents, and how to fight back
An interview with Barbara Pyle, co-creator of Captain Planet and expat activist protesting the Trump administration, about why the beloved ’90s cartoon still matters
If switching up your peanut butter meant saving a starving child’s life, would you do it?
While you're out there soaking up the sun, why not choose to live your life in a way that makes that fun more sustainable. These items are what every eco-warrior needs this summer.
“It’s just me on the internet, giving some money away”
Earth has been top dog in the solar system for billions of years—it would be pretty embarrassing to break the streak now.
Tom Cridland’s high-quality clothing and long-term guarantee challenge the unsustainable business of fast fashion
This Brazilian company is dedicated to solving its country’s literacy crisis by engaging students with reading tools inspired by the news.
If you’d like to avoid thousands of residents protesting your arrival to their city, we have a few ideas. Here's how to travel in Barcelona.
On Equal Pay Day, an argument for rethinking flexibility as a workplace benefit.
In part 2 of our Southern women in business series, we talk to an auto shop owner, a fly-fishing pro, and a waste manager.
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