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How to Make Your Own Terrarium

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I’ve always coveted my friend Melissa’s fabulous terrarium, which is the centerpiece of her stylish, cozy Brooklyn apartment. I’ve secretly wanted one of my own for ages, and recently realizing that some artsy ones can sell for thousands of dollars, I decided it was high time to learn how to make my own on the cheap. After much pleading, I finally managed to convince Melissa to spill her terrarium secrets, which she was kind enough to share in this post! Read on to learn how you can make your own at home:

McDonald’s Stockholm Will Let Customers Trade Cans for Burgers

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A new program at McDonald’s in Stockholm is even more affordable than their Dollar Menu. Through an collaboration with DDB, the fast food chain is now accepting recycled cans in exchange for food. Geared toward the city’s endless festivals, the program was designed to get young festival goers to unwittingly clean up the massive amounts of beer and soda cans left around the city after the festivals close.

Next-Generation Nissan Leaf to Have Double the Driving Range

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With a real-life driving range of about 80 miles, the current generation of the Nissan Leaf can’t travel very far – but the next Leaf will have a much longer range. While it still won’t be able to travel as far as a Tesla Model S, the next-generation Leaf will be able to travel 186 miles between charges.

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25 Inspiring Tiny Homes for Portland Residents Who Earn $15,000 or Less

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The tiny home revolution has reached Portland, Oregon, as the city nears approval for a massive new tiny house community. The project, which is pending the perfect plot of land, will provide modern efficient homes for people who earn less than $15,000 a year, as well as the homeless population. Backed by Multnomah County, the non-profit organization Micro Community Concepts has teamed up with TechDwell to design the homes that will help Portland residents get back on their feet.

Ultra-Grippy and 100% Biodegradable YOGO Mat Folds Down to the Size of a Newspaper

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San Francisco-based startup YOGO just launched the YOGO Mat, a foldable eco-friendly yoga mat compact enough to fit into a purse or backpack. Made from 100% biodegradable natural tree rubber and recyclable straps, the ultra-grippy and machine-washable yoga mat folds and snaps into a small two-pound bundle perfect for eco-conscious, on-the-go yogis. YOGO is available for purchase on yogo.net, Amazon (Prime), in select stores, or as a reward in the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign RISE Yoga for Youth.

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