Here’s why you might see a cancer warning on your coffee in California

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The battle has been raging for years: is coffee a carcinogen or not? A judge in California wants to put the matter rest, after declaring that there’s enough evidence for risk that California coffee sellers should have to post a warning.

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Here’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to stay in a life-size LEGO House

Get ready to live out your childhood dream! The LEGO Home, located in Billund, Denmark, has partnered with Airbnb and will allow one family to stay overnight in the structure made from 25 MILLION bricks. This is an incredible opportunity, as the two-story home has some amazing features.

The home is well-suited for children, as nearly everything is made from LEGO bricks. From the bed in the middle of a LEGO brick-filled pool to a “waterfall” to a teddy bear made from the bricks,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

You can own one of six lighthouses for about $10K heres how

If you’ve ever dreamt of snuggling up in a lighthouse with a cozy book and hot cocoa, now’s your chance. The U.S. federal government is auctioning off six fairy tale-like lighthouses, and the starting prices begin at just $10,000. For potential B&B owners, retired folk or history fans, the opportunity could be a once-in-lifetime sort. Though the government will retain ownership of the “land” under and surrounding each property, successful bidders will be able to delight in restoring,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

You can now buy a village on the Isle of Skye heres how

If you’ve ever wanted to own a village, now is your chance. Mary’s Cottages, located in Elgol on the Isle of Skye, is up for sale and for the right person, could be an enchanting getaway.  Marketed as a “lifestyle business,” the village includes four traditional Scottish blackhouses that have been restored in addition to the owner’s modern five-bedroom house — complete with pitched, tiled roof that blends in with the surroundings.

In each of the traditional Scottish houses,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s black moon

You’ve heard of a blood moon or a harvest moon, maybe even a supermoon. But what about a black moon? Tonight in the Western Hemisphere part of the world will experience a black moon…but they won’t be able to see much.

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