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Dive into the Groundfridge prefab root cellar

The Groundfridge is an easy-to-install natural refrigerator. You just need a hole in the ground.

By May 5, 2015

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Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.

By February 24, 2015

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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See evil haunt an IKEA-like store in horror book trailer

Angry spirits torment employees at a modern furniture store, giving new meaning to the phrase "graveyard shift."

By September 22, 2014

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Cliq case adds three NFC buttons to your smartphone

It's a potentially great solution for button-strapped Android phones, but is there already a better option?

By May 28, 2014

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Car Guy goes on a date

A car guy in a romantic situation. This can only end well, right?

By February 8, 2014

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Ikea designs $86,500 prefab house, instructions included

Ikea teams up with prefab home designer Ideabox for an instant home packed with Swedish-style furniture, flooring, and appliances.

By March 2, 2012

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Prefab homes that are stylish, sustainable (video)

Simpatico Homes constructs eco-friendly, modern houses out of factory-built modules. The inspiration? Joseph Eichler. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a tour of a prototype.

By January 23, 2012

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California city to get green prefab housing

The city of Stockton is about to get homes made by Zeta Communities that promise better indoor air quality and up to $2,000 in annual energy savings.

By June 16, 2011

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Use Nextdoor to prepare your neighborhood for disaster

The service helps you organize your neighbors into a social network, but sharing emergency-preparedness information customized to your area may require a free site-building service such as Google Sites.

By November 14, 2012