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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 If so, you understand the drive to make something new and wonderful out of something broken, old or outdated.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...