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How Urban Designers Can Get Smaller Cities Walking

A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.<p>Earlier this week, my colleague Eric Jaffe wrote about the three design traits shared by New York City’s most walkable streets, according to a recent study.<p>After counting pedestrians on hundreds of …

The secret to building startup buzz online

There’s a lot being published these days about how to break into noisy digital environments and capture the interest of people whose attention spans are shorter than ever.<p>Yes, you can achieve this goal with things like paid Facebook ads and sponsored tweets. You can do it by pushing content on …

San Lorenzo North House by de Blacam and Meagher Architects

The truest architectural manifestation of the Southern European la belle vie is possibly the San<p>The truest architectural manifestation of the Southern European <i>la belle vie</i> is possibly the San Lorenzo North House in Quinta do Lago, Portugal by de Blacam and Meagher Architects. Set amongst a grove of …

Biophilic design brings nature and increased production to the workplace

It may not be a mainstream term, but biophilic design is an idea that is gaining momentum in architecture and design circles and a proponent living …

How To Make Sure Your Remote Team Actually Gets Work Done

Imagine a morning as a remote worker: You sit down on the couch with your laptop, start running through your to-do list, while slurping Lucky Charms out of a bowl and watching <i>Survivor</i> reruns. Spoiler alert: That is not what it’s like to work virtually—<i>not even close</i>.<p>However, bosses who have limited …

Project Management

Free Infographic Vector Graphics and Vector Art for UI Design

Free download highest quality <b>vector graphics</b> and <b>infographics vector elements</b>, use to make beautiful infographic design and user interfaces. Designing …

Readers' Top 10 Gardening Mistakes

Mistake 1: Planting a Garden in the Wrong Spot<p>"Last year we built raised garden beds. They looked beautiful—with fresh mulch all around them and even …

Gardening

A new milestone in non-pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Mood disorders such as depression are devastating to sufferers, and hugely costly to treat. The most severe form of depression, often called clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), increases the person’s likelihood of suicide and contributes significantly to a person’s …

The Brain

Bay of Fundy tidal power soon to be harnessed

After years of preparation, electricity-generating tidal turbines will soon be deployed in the intense underwater current of the Bay of Fundy, and linked to the power grid.<p>In the next few months, a consortium led by Ireland-based OpenHydro will place two five-storey-tall, 300-tonne turbines that …

Three Reasons To Apply To A Business Accelerator Program

In a recent post, I debated the merits of our company, VerbalizeIt, joining an accelerator program and questioned what types of entrepreneurs and businesses are right for incubators.<p>Ultimately, we made the right decision to join the ranks of the TechStars Class of 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.<p>But, is …

Carrick best reads: Young people should own stocks, not a house

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Young people should own stocks, not a house</b><br>Investment industry veteran Joe Canavan offers this advice to millennials: Rent and invest now, then buy a house later …

2 Stunning and Sustainable Seaside Homes

For the most part, people like to live near the ocean because they enjoy the natural world—pink sun glinting off the waves at sunset, beach sand …

The Most Essential Ingredient In Interaction Design? The Words

Impressive graphics and gestures are nice, but clear copy serves a vital function. Here are four things your writing should achieve.<p>This is the first of a series of excerpts from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a …

Surviving Your First Year As A Small Business Owner

If you are launching a business, you have probably heard the horror stories of business failure after business failure. Listen to some of the naysayers and you’ll start believing that 90% of new businesses are destined to fail. However, the reality is much brighter: according to the U.S. Bureau of …

Small Business

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

7 Architects Who Pulled out All the Stops for Their Own Homes

It's always fascinating to ogle the houses architects build for themselves, because without constant client demands, they can <b>take their visions all the way</b>. Here's a look at some of the most intriguing new examples of homes architects built for their families, many of which, unsurprisingly, take on …

Living Rooms

Cottage Building Kits and Green Cabins with SIPs

Passive Solar, Energy Efficient Cottage Kits: Cottage Plans Taken To Kits and Cabin Home Kits brought to you by Green Cottage Kits.<p>Prefab Structural …

Solar

Our work on Renewables<p><b>Renewables 2017</b> <i><br>Released October 2017</i><br>Explore the key findings from our latest report on renewables, including market analysis …

The next generation of entrepreneurs will need more open platforms

Last week I wrote about the way specific technologies have lowered the barriers to entrepreneurship worldwide: Amazon Web Services, Google Drive (and Google Search), mobile devices combined with widespread wireless Internet service, and Facebook.<p>Most of these tools are what author Jonathan Zittrain …

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‘Massive’ solar expansion by 2050 may be necessary for climate, MIT reports

A "massive" global expansion of solar power — possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world's electricity — may be necessary by 2050 …

Solar Power

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

Here's what top employees want from their bosses

Employees want freedom. Adam Berry / Getty<p>It seems like most companies today are trying to attract and hold onto great talent by promoting the fact that they have a ping-pong table. A performance bonus here or a catered lunch there are sure to be welcome with open arms, but they aren't what …

In need of a green revolution

<b>The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency.</b> By Mark Clifford. <i>Columbia University Press; 306 pages; $29.95 and</i> …

Obsessive Data Quality Drives 'Golden Goose' For Customer Acquisition

“The beauty of content marketing is that the content sticks around,” explains Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights. In an extensive interview, Sanwal discusses some of the company’s marketing tactics and philosophies in the data information business of tracking …

TreeHouse Memorial City becomes the highest rated LEED Platinum Core and Shell Building in Texas

The TreeHouse Memorial City office building, designed by Studio Red Architects, is a LEED Platinum certified two-story building that uses multiple …

Why Physics Needs Philosophy - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

<i>How can we understand the world in which we find ourselves? How does the universe behave? What is the nature of reality?….Traditionally these are</i> …