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Google Street View maps Greenland

Google has extended its Street View feature to take in the scenes of sparsely populated Greenland.<p>The internet giant has published immersive images of some of the island's most impressive landscapes, including the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Nuutoqaq harbour.<p>The country is the 66th to be …

Brooklyn building shows that Passive Houses can have apartments too

November 7 to 9 are the International Passive House Days, a weekend of events and tours highlighting low-energy building techniques.<p>A Passive House …

5 Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher

When we began our 50 Great Teachers series, we set out to find great teachers and tell their stories. But we'll also be exploring over the coming year questions about what it means for a teacher to be great, and how he or she gets that way.<p>To get us started, we gathered an expert round table of …

Earth - Sunset image wins Woodland Trust photography contest

<b>Winning image</b><p>Joaquim Pinho, who shot the atmospheric winning image, said the accolade was a “great honour”. He added: “Having my photography recognised has made me want to spend even more time outdoors.”<p><b>Harvest mouse and blackberries</b><p>Budding photographers were encouraged to capture and submit images …

The Crazy-Impressive Fish Dish You Can Totally Make

It's healthy, easy, and affordable, too!<p>A seafood dinner is great for you and definitely delicious—but it can also leave your wallet feeling a little light.<p>Enter this shrimp ceviche recipe. It offers up all the nutritional benefits of a fresh-from-the-sea meal without the giant bill at the end of …

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As Boomers Age, Walkable Cities Become More Important

Millennials and older Americans agree on city accessibility, and the lobbying powerhouse of the AARP is emerging as a key advocate.<p>It's a charmed feature of family life that the oldest and youngest often find common cause. In league against the conservatism of parents, grandparents and grandkids …

10 Must-Read Usability Blogs For Web Designers

For many designers usability is the last concern – if the HTML and CSS code is OK and the site displays properly in various browsers, everything is …

Hey Fran Hey — 6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep ...

<b>6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep</b><p><b>Mind Body Green</b> writes:<p>Ease your way into a more <b>restful night sleep</b> with <b>restorative yoga</b> poses and deep, …

The Sleep Habits Of Reliable Workers

If you want to be a more productive, reliable worker you might need to sleep more—or less. A new study published in the medical journal <i>Sleep</i> shows that workers who get seven to eight hours of shuteye each night are likely to take fewer sick days than those who sleep fewer or more hours. It’s the …

On first-ever World Cities Day, UN spotlights need for sustainable urban planning

Marking the inaugural edition of World Cities Day, a global event aimed at promoting sustainable urban development in cities and towns around the …

Visualize this: Is it information or is it art?

<b>An old infographic chestnut.</b> It’s always been a tricky balance between getting the story across, and making a great image. But thanks to some serious …

Photographer captures the tenacity of nature in Hong Kong

Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze, who grew up in France, has been living in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong since 2009. The density and vibrancy of the city …

Denmark: UK rubbish goes up in smoke for heating

<b>Denmark is lighting a fire under the UK's landfill problem, and making cheaper energy in the process, it's reported.</b><p>Danish incinerators are burning thousands of tonnes of waste imported from the UK in order to provide home heating, the national broadcaster DR reports on its website. And it appears …

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Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Le Musée d’Histoire Naturelle de Londres a annoncé ses grands gagnants et finalistes pour le concours Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014. Plus de …

How Mindfulness Can Make You A Happier, Better Parent

<i>Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D, is a scientist and meditation teacher, and has spent much of his career leading workshops throughout the world on the power of</i> …

ArchDaily Celebrates World Cities Day: 23 Unmissable Articles on Cities and Urbanism

Last year the UN General Assembly issued a resolution to “designate 31 October, beginning in 2014, as World Cities Day.” A legacy of the Expo 2010 …

These 7 Exercises Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness

There are reasons to work out beyond the want of six-pack abs. Science tells us that exercise can actually lift away negative moods and emotions, …

Texas lobbying group busted for phony anti-solar campaign

If you want to see just how low utility companies will stoop to try to turn public opinion against rooftop solar energy, just look to Wisconsin. …

Meet the Mini Metal Maker: A basic, sub-$1,000 3D printer that prints metal

3D printers can make fantastic shapes, whether someone wants to create an interlocking shape with no seams or even a bacon-textured mobius strip.<p>As a …

1024 Architecture's New Light Sculpture is Truly Illuminating

Using high-tech and low-tech materials, 1024 Architecture's 'VORTEX' uses light and generative sculpture to compose a stunning Q-hour meter in the Darwin Ecosystem Project's green building in Bordeaux, France.<p>What would it look like if you could visualize energy consumption?<p>Paris-based creative …

Want A Greener Building? Let The Sun Shine In

Green building design is nothing new for companies seeking to improve their sustainable business credentials, but more architects and interior designers are including elements of the natural world in their blueprints.<p>This isn’t just because it looks nice. Projects by early pioneers like Google and …