Watch Carlos Vives Play A Tiny Desk From Home : NPR

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space.

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NPR Music presents four very special Tiny Desk Home Concerts recorded especially for this week.

Vocalist Carlos Vives kicks things off in high gear on this Tiny Desk (home) concert with his trademark sound: a celebration of the music from his beloved home country of Colombia, mixed with rock and other Latin music styles.

Spirited champeta dance grooves from the country’s Pacific coast permeate his classic 1995 hit “Pa’ Mayte,” and if you look closely you’ll see two of his backup vocalists also playing traditional gaitas Colombianas (flutes). They are used to spectacular effect as a transition between the title

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Watch Lido Pimienta Play A Tiny Desk From Home : NPR

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space.

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NPR Music presents four very special Tiny Desk (home) concerts recorded especially for this week.

Colombian vocalist Lido Pimienta has had one of the musical highlights of a year marked by tragedy and uncertainty. The healing magic of her album Miss Colombia transfers beautifully to this visually stunning Tiny Desk (home) concert. (Extra points if you can spot the tiny Tiny Desk!)

Backed up by a bevy of international musicians based in her new home of Toronto (I see you, members of the Cuban group Okan), you can hear for yourself how Pimiento’s quartet of songs challenge the concept

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Legend One $21,500 tiny home with AI is available for pre-order

  • Nestron will be manufacturing the Legend One, an eco friendly $21,500 tiny home with artificial intelligence systems and a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom.
  • For $12,500 more, the 167.92-square foot home — which is currently available for pre-order — can come fully furnished and move-in ready.
  • The Legend tiny home lineup was designed to appeal to the traditional tiny home customer that’s drawn to container or cabin homes.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Nestron will be manufacturing the Legend One, an eco-friendly $21,500 tiny home with artificial intelligence systems.

The company, which was founded three years ago, currently has two tiny home “series” in its product lineup: the Legend and the Cube, both with differing exterior appearances but similar interior amenities, like eco-friendly components and an artificial intelligence system.

The Cube tiny homes — which is currently the company’s most popular series — were designed to appear

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Watch The Flaming Lips Play A Tiny Desk From Home : NPR

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space.

Wayne Coyne has appeared inside a bubble for over a decade. At concerts, he’d roll over the tops of adoring fans, their outstretched hands keeping him aloft. That was novelty long ago; now it seems prescient. For this Tiny Desk (home) concert, Wayne and his bandmates are seemingly quarantined from one another, with the bubble-sharing green-haired drummers and keyboards pairing off, playing together yet apart.

I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that going to a Flaming Lips concert stoned is a thing. The Flaming Lips have always embraced the surreal. Drugs are undoubtedly part of the culture, and on their new songs from American

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Watch Little Big Town Play A Tiny Desk From Home : NPR

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space.

The first time I heard Little Big Town, I knew they needed to play the Tiny Desk. This was eight years ago, when the country foursome made a splash with the playful hit “Pontoon.” The easy fun these friends projected won me over, but I stayed for the crazy powerful harmonies. I soon discovered that Little Big Town had been perfecting its vocal blend for more than a decade – and the group just got better, and more adventurous, as its star rose. In 2014 came the spine-tingling ballad “Girl Crush,” in 2017 the Taylor Swift collaboration “Better Man.” Both songs won Grammys. This year Little Big

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Natura tiny home on wheels was built to be luxurious and eco-conscious

  • The Tiny Housing Co has created the Natura, an environmentally friendly tiny home on wheels with a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom.
  • To emphasize the importance of eco consciousness in the build, its maker included solar panels, a water filtration system, “efficient” insulation and appliances, sustainable materials, and the option to upgrade to an Eco Package.
  • The Natura build recently skyrocketed in popularity amid the pandemic, receiving three times more webpage visits than any other tiny home that the UK-based company offers.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The Tiny Housing Co has created the Natura, an environmentally friendly tiny home on wheels with a lofted bedroom.

The tiny house, which sits on a trailer for easy transport, was built to be both eco-friendly and luxurious. It’s also not the only little living unit that the UK-based tiny home builder has in its lineup: the curved Natura is

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11 kitchen garden ideas for gardeners with tiny spaces

Agriculture Chief Administrative Secretary Anne Nyaga during the launch of Kilimo kitchen garden project in Nairobi. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

In capitalism one eats food they pay for. You pay for the food from your pocket or by farming it yourself.

On Tuesday this week, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative, launched the model kitchen garden developed in collaboration with Scaling up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN CSA Kenya).

“Kitchen gardens are the easiest ways households can ensure inexpensive supply of fresh vegetables, herbs, spices and other plants,” Anne Nyaga, the Chief Administrative Secretary, said at the event.

The model kitchen garden, located at Kilimo House in Upper Hill, Nairobi, is the centrepiece of the call by the Government for families to cultivate home-based gardens, “at least one million kitchen gardens across the country,” Nyaga said.

Affordable food at home

“The focus is not only to make food available

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Nestron Cube Two Is the Tiny House With Its Own AI Assistant

In recent years, tiny houses have seen a surge in popularity for the exact reasons mentioned above. To people of all ages, they’re proving irresistible for offering a combination of reduced costs, minimal footprint, freedom to move around, and an extra dose of something-else-than-a-regular-apartment / house.

The tiny house we’re going to discuss today won’t buy you freedom like trailer-based models, but it compensates for that with its own AI assistant. It’s smart, it’s tiny, it can be solar powered if you want, and it’s still very chic. It’s dubbed the next-generation tiny house: the Cube Two from Nestron. 

Nestron is a maker of tiny houses based in Singapore and China. It has two lines of models, the Cube and the Legend, and it’s taking pre-orders now on the former. The Cube line includes the Cube One, the smallest offer of all, and the Cube Two. C2 was officially

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iOhouse Space smart home is off-grid tiny home

  • iOhouse designed Space, a totally off-grid tiny home. 
  • With all the highest end customizations, the home costs about $413,000 and can be installed in just 90 minutes.
  • As a smart home, every feature is controlled through the owner’s phone.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Swedish company iOhouse created a luxury, futuristic smart home with Space. The contemporary design comes completely move-in ready, with everything from furniture to sheets and wine glasses already set up. The house is transported by trailer anywhere in the world, dropped in place by a crane, and residents can move in within 90 minutes.

The coronavirus pandemic, along with greater potential for remote work than ever, have driven many out of cities in search of privacy and more affordable living. iOhouse claims that Space can offer the best of both worlds for this type of customer, with all the luxuries of a modern urban

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