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In Galápagos New Snags in Salvage of Grounded Freighter Floreana in San Cristóbal

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 05.11.2015 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

New problems were reported Wednesday as salvage crews try to deal with the freighter Floreana six weeks after it ran aground in Shipwreck Bay on San Cristóbal Island.

Dumpster Dive Treasures and the Best Salvage Makeovers

Hometalk | Posted 11.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

Have you ever repainted a chair from a thrift store or put new hardware on a rescued roadside armoire? If so, you understand the drive to make something new and wonderful out of something broken, old or outdated.

Galápagos: Challenges in Effort to Free Grounded Ship

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

A few days after the cargo ship Galapaface I ran aground on the rocks off San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos, high tides strengthened by a full moon rotated the ship some 40 degrees, further damaging its hull and worrying the people involved in the salvage effort.

Galápagos Cargo Ship Still on Rocks - Salvage Efforts Underway

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

Twelve days after the cargo ship Galapaface I ran aground on the rocks off Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos, the shi...

NFTE Solutions: A Pioneering Entrepreneurial Group Business Program for Low-Income Youth

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education
Steve Mariotti

My fundamental belief remains that the craft of small-business ownership holds the solution to creating sustainable employment for young people, particularly those in marginalized economic scenarios.

PHOTOS: The Staten Island Boat Graveyard

Untapped Cities | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Untapped Cities

Perhaps you've heard of an elephant graveyard, but what about a boat graveyard? Does such a thing exist? Turns out it does, and New York City has one.

Will Wrecked Cruise Ship Ever Sail Again?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

By: Life's Little Mysteries Staff Published: 01/17/2012 04:49 PM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries Divers are searching for survivors of...

Amy Hughes Reveals How Normal People Can Shop Salvage

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

Last week, a comment came up in a story on how a designer decorated her home with salvaged items. Actually, it came up on a story about pumpkins, but ...

PHOTOS: Six Of September's Best New Restaurants

| Lien Ta | Posted 12.01.2011 | Los Angeles

The beginning of September and all of its back-to-school hulabaloo somehow always triggers a dip in restaurant-going; therefore, it's especially balls...

PHOTOS: Look Inside An Amazing Industrial Salvage Shop

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Michael Davis is one of those architects whose work should become an adjective. As in: "That amazing renovation is so Davis." He's mastered the l...

PHOTOS: Hempcrete, Earthships, And More! The Coolest Home Design Trends

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The modern home builder has a bevy of options for building a sustainable, low-energy, non-toxic building. From hemp, to corn cobs, to old tires, to sm...