Using a combination of custom-made furniture and off-the-shelf items, this van uses a bunch of neat design ideas to make it feel like home.
Source: TreeHugger – Couple transform van into a traveling home, using IKEA & small bag of tools (Video)
Cities competing in this cattle call should be careful what they wish for.
Source: TreeHugger – Why Amazon’s headquarters are like the Plotnick Diamond
The amount of excess stuff in your house doesn’t have to reach sensational reality TV levels before it has negative effects on your wellbeing.
Source: TreeHugger – Clutter is bad, even if you’re not a hoarder
This is important because Black women have a harder time finding safe, green cosmetics.
Source: TreeHugger – Mented makes nude, vegan, non-toxic lipsticks for women of color
An exhibition of their work is at the Cooper Hewitt in New York
Source: TreeHugger – Joris Laarman Lab shows the future of digital design
The total amount of time hasn’t increased much in six years, but the way in which it’s consumed has.
Source: TreeHugger – American kids spend more than two hours a day on screens
Four miles from the shore of Key West, the fatigued iguana eagerly scrambled aboard the kayak and hitched a ride home.
Source: TreeHugger – Tired iguana lost at sea gets ride to shore from kind kayaker (video)
Our photo of the day comes from Chiapas, Mexico.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Waterfall shows off its serene side
And somehow, those babies must have survived in order to produce subsequent generations.
Source: TreeHugger – Some curious parenting advice from history
Tesla’s tiny house integrates solar power and its Powerwall home battery into a seamless system, and can be towed by the Model X.
Source: TreeHugger – Tesla tiny house integrates solar with Powerwall, towed by Model X (Video)
More than just a reflection of emotional states, a new study finds that dogs’ facial movement are potentially active attempts to communicate.
Source: TreeHugger – Do dogs use facial expressions to communicate?
In a podcast interview, Johnson says the lifestyle may seem scary but you’ll be amazed at how rich your life can be.
Source: TreeHugger – Bea Johnson says, ‘Don’t be afraid of Zero Waste!’
1/3 of emissions reductions needed for 2 degree target could be achieved with better land management.
Source: TreeHugger – Restoring nature is climate equivalent of stopping burning oil
Break out the cigars! A remarkable record of 42 giant pandas have been born this year at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.
Source: TreeHugger – 36 baby giant pandas make their roly-poly public debut (video)
A show at the New York Center for Architecture looks at the usually ignored but omnipresent scaffold
Source: TreeHugger – Scaffolding: the ultimate flexible, modular and ephemeral building material
Our photo of the day comes one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Tiny frog lives in a vanishing world
An innovative stationery company has figured out a way to make paper from crushed stone, using no trees or water in the process.
Source: TreeHugger – The paper in this notebook is made from stone
For the next 3 years, residents of Sweden are getting a serious incentive to get on an e-bike, as the country is setting aside about €35 million per year to subsidize their purchase.
Source: TreeHugger – Sweden offers a 25% subsidy for electric bike purchases
This technology might open up many new areas to offshore wind.
Source: TreeHugger – World’s first floating wind farm now operating in Scotland
That’s 80% more than September 2016.
Source: TreeHugger – 59,000 plug-in cars sold in China last month