Brittany Kuhn

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Chia Pudding

Confession time, ladies – I absolutely cannot go to bed unless I have had my nightly sweet treat. Every night without fail, as soon as the dinner …

Happy National Creamsicle Day! Here’s a Healthy Take on the Treat From @saltnpepperhere

Today, foodies are celebrating one of summer’s signature flavors—Creamsicle—a cheery pastel concoction that combines citrus tang with smooth dairy richness. For decades, these ice-cream truck classics have sent barefoot, coin-clutching children running at the sound of the truck’s music. Creamsicles …

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

Interesting Engineering

Cellular Concrete

What Is It and Why Would I Use It<p>Despite the fact that cellular concrete has been used in the construction industry for nearly a century, it is not …

A new Portland bridge and its nifty light show: Editorial

New Yorkers recently saw the top of their iconic Empire State Building lit up in red, white and blue – obvious colors of the nation in extending a …

Infographic: The Five Structural Technologies that Shaped the History of Bridges

With everything from beams, to trusses, to arches and more, bridge technology has informed advanced structural systems used in architecture for …

Tallest Bridge in the World, Millau Viaduct, France

The <b>Millau Viaduct</b> is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France. Designed by the French structural …

Sustainable Design Strategies That Make a Significant Difference in the Success of Your Next Project

IRVINE, CA - Installing energy efficient appliances and cool roofs and using low-VOC paint and finishes are pretty commonplace these days; but what …

Africa's tallest skyscraper will basically be the Eye of Sauron

At 540 meters high, the Al Noor Tower is slated to be the tallest skyscraper in Africa – and it's set to break ground next year. Based on an original …

Africa

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

Public Works: Turning Wind Turbines Into Functional Urban Art

A French startup has found a way to harness wind power that's easy on the eyes and ears.<p><i>Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and</i> …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Cleveland identifies three options for landmark pedestrian bridge - Bridge Design & Engineering (Bd & e)

Want full article access?<p>Subscribe to Bd&e to receive our quarterly printed magazine, full access to exclusive content on the website, the digital …

14 Unique and Spectacular Staircases Around the World

The majority of us use staircases each and every day of our lives, and think nothing of it as we rhythmically tap our feet on our ascent or descent. …

Architecture

Rise Projects From Around the World

<b>HOK Tall Buildings features conceptual designs, projects under construction and built high-rises worldwide.</b><p>As HOK’s design board notes in the book’s …

North America's Tallest Wood Building Opens in British Columbia

North America's tallest wood building just opened in Prince George, British Columbia. The 96-foot tall building, called the Wood Innovation and …

Before Joining a Loyalty Program, Pick Your Destinations First

Airline miles, hotel points, credit card rewards... there are a slew of loyalty programs permeating the travel industry, each with its own quirks and idiosyncrasies. Among all this confusion, the biggest mistake travelers make when it comes to joining a program is choosing the wrong one.<p>What's the …

The essential LEED Green Associate cheat sheet | U.S. Green Building Council

You've decided to pursue the LEED Green Associate professional credential, but you aren't sure how to start preparing for the exam.<p>Review this cheat …

Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.

Poor road conditions are the bane of drivers. In the U.S., 14 percent of the major roads and highways are in poor condition, according to national transportation research group TRIP. And driving on those cracked, pothole-riddled roads costs drivers a pretty penny: $94 billion a year in extra …

Engineered Bamboo: The Green Evolution

Bamboo is an appealing green building option but there are limitations to the product. MIT researchers are looking for ways to engineer the grass to …

In The Near Future, Solar Will Be Spray Painted On Everything

Solar power: it’s not just for your roof anymore.<p>Up to now, solar power has largely been generated on rooftops and in open areas like deserts. But the day is coming when the technology will be much more ubiquitous. We’ll build solar cells into windows, cell-phone screens, and perhaps even into …

Grand Canyon Skywalk Comment on analysis and design aspects...involving curved cantiliver beam...

Study Reveals That Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians

Researchers who examined the bones of Roman gladiators say that some of the mightiest fighters in history were in fact vegetarians. The researchers …

New Tron-like smart highway has lines that glow in the dark

The first stage of Smart Highways—a project created by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and Hejmans Infrastructure—is finally completed and looks …

Roads

Why 12-Foot Traffic Lanes Are Disastrous for Safety and Must Be Replaced Now

Let's make "10 not 12!" a new mantra for saving our cities and towns.<p>A friend of mine heads an office in the White House. I never see him anymore, except at the occasional black tie design dinner, where he is always good for a couple of gin and tonics as the crowd disperses. At the last such event, …