The Open Source Ecology team's ambitious first project is the Global Village Construction Set -- a sort of life-size Erector set of the most essential machines for building a "small civilization with modern-day comforts."
Learn how oyster mushrooms are grown and how to make a delicious terrine out of them -- all while you ponder the local-versus-sustainable question.
Today in why-is-this-thing-real news, we have party cups made of Jell-O.
Rachel Botsman, coauthor of a book on collaborative consumption, details a 21st century economy rising up to take advantage of all our unused stuff.
Over the past year, I've had terrific meals at unique, local-minded restaurants from Austin to Seattle. The holiday lull has given me the chance to write paeans to my faves.
A "luxury condominium for chickens" can be yours for only $3,500 ... making each dozen eggs cost you, uh, about $57.
Documentary 'The Whale' is supposed to be released in summer 2011, but will it meet the same fate as Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson's marriage?
The year of a spilled-oil atrocity, Russian spies, and a psychic octopus is at an end. So is the decade. Now what? Lose weight, make more money? How about this for a New Year’s resolution: …
Gloria Steinem says men need to be nurturing parents. "Men who raise children are much less likely to insist on having too many," she argues.