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Paris Is Redesigning Its Major Intersections For Pedestrians, Not Cars

The new designs make sure pedestrians get at least 50% of the public space, lanes of traffic be damned.<p>Right now, the Place de la Bastille in Paris is basically a traffic island: A huge memorial sits in the middle of a road packed with cars. There’s no way to easily cross the street on foot. But …

Urban Design

How yarn bombing grew into a worldwide movement | Magda Sayeg

Kombu Is Your Secret Ingredient to Savory, Umami-Packed Dishes

Umami, the “fifth taste,” can be added to dishes with lots of ingredients, but few deliver the bang for the buck that kombu does. It’s affordable, …

Every Carrier's Confusing Phone-Buying Plans, Explained

The next time you go buy a new cellphone, things are going to look a lot different. The subsidized two-year contract is all but dead, and the …

Mobile

The Value of Generosity: How Giving Back Can Foster More Success

Sometimes the best way to get ahead is to help others first. It’s the little things we can do to help people—a favor to a friend, or picking up the …

Self-improvement

The Best and Worst Projects for Increasing Your Home's Return on Investment

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways you can increase your home’s resale value. Here are the best additions you can make to …

Home Improvement

This Video Explains the Basics of Investing in Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video …

Should Your Driverless Car Kill You to Save Two Other People?

There's a train speeding down the tracks towards five innocent people who will never get away in time. You can save them by pulling a switch, but …