Living

Playing house: Making tiny-home living work with kids

Living in a tiny house with kids sounds like a nightmare. But those living the dream say the biggest challenges can turn out to be unexpected blessings.

Convertible heels let you handle all fashion situations with just one pair of shoes

A Canadian woman has invented a shoe with snap-on, interchangeable heels. It's a small step towards less stuff, less trash. And they're cute.

Ask Umbra: Is it OK to eat kangaroo?

A reader wonders if she’ll roo the day she became a kangatarian. Umbra says it’s best not to jump to conclusions.

Office space: Why work alone when you can cowork together?

A young freelancer gives up writing in her pajamas to work in a shared office with a bunch of strangers.

‘The East’: A stupid eco-activist fantasy film only the FBI could love

To study activism, the filmmakers didn't go to protests -- they foraged weeds from dumpsters.

When trees die, so do we

In areas where trees are being killed by beetles, more people are dying from cardiovascular and respiratory disease, according to new research.

Manhattan micro apartments will come at a high price

New York is moving ahead with its first micro apartment building. But the majority of the units will rent for a premium. Is that what the city needs?

Baseball person Derek Jeter to world leaders: Climate change is a thing

Now we're getting somewhere!

How to respond to people who say the cold weather disproves global warming

But you really shouldn't bother.