ESCAPE offers free tiny home rentals that could earn you money

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If you’ve ever wanted to earn some side cash with a tiny house rental but never had the means or time to invest in one, here’s your chance. After having long wowed us with their luxurious tiny house builds, Wisconsin-based ESCAPE Homes has launched the “Free ESCAPE Tiny House Program” and they’re looking to partner with anyone with a qualifying property. If you’re approved, ESCAPE will deliver and set up one of their award-winning homes as a rental unit on your site completely free of… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Less fertilizer, greater crop yields, and more money: China’s agricultural breakthrough

Nearly 21 million farmers in China adopted recommendations from scientists in a 10-year study in an effort to improve the sustainability of agriculture in the country — and according to a Nature news article, all together the farmers were around $12.2 billion better off.

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Trump team claims funding climate change is “a waste of your money”

Predictions the environment wouldn’t fare well under Donald Trump seem to be coming true. His budget proposal aims to slash Environmental Protection Agency funding by 31 percent, tossing out programs addressing climate change because as White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said, those programs are “a waste of your money.” View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Tad Friend reads from his memoir “Cheerful Money”

to hear more, go to: writing.upenn.edu Tad Friend reads from his memoir “Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor” at the Kelly Writers House on January 20, 2010. Tad Friend is the author of the memoir Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor (2009, Little, Brown and Company), which came out in September, and Lost in Mongolia: Travels in Hollywood and Other Foreign Lands (2001, AtRandom), a collection of his articles. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1998, and writes the magazine’s “Letter from California.” Mr Friend’s recent pieces have included articles about Hollywood’s marketing tricks, the electric-car and rocket-ship entrepreneur Elon Musk, the man in charge of executions at San Quentin, and the man who hopes to introduce “green burial” to American cemeteries. He has also written profiles of William Morris agent David Wirtschafter, screenwriter Ron Bass, and San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom. His article on suicides at the Golden Gate Bridge, “Jumpers,” inspired the song “Jumpers” by the band Sleater-Kinney, and was turned into a documentary film, “The Bridge.” His work has also appeared in The Best American Travel Writing, The Best American Sports Writing, and The Best American Crime Reporting. Mr. Friend is married to the New York Times food columnist Amanda Hesser. They live in Brooklyn with their young twins.