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Are Garden Cities Sustainable?

The Garden City concept has a long and honorable pedigree within urban planning. Analysis of Sterling Ranch, a master-planned community outside of …

Sustainability

I Tried Living In This Tiny House On A Vacant Lot In Amsterdam

The Heijmans One might be the solution to housing crunches in cities. As long as you don’t mind a little crunched housing.<p>The first thing you notice about the Heijmans One house is how skinny it is. At 3.5 meters across, it’s only a little wider than a parking space–and exactly as wide as the back …

Solar Thermal

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Hell in These Pics of an Abandoned Wizard of Oz Park

Lions and tigers and tortured spirits, oh my!<p>For one day every year, fans of the 1939 movie <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> and the L. Frank Baum novel it's based on flock to an amusement park in North Carolina inspired by the fantasy story.<p>And, for the rest of the year, the park lies completely …

North Carolina

Photographer Humorously Imagines Darth Vader with a Daily Routine like the Rest of Us

Polish photographer Pawel Kadysz imagines that Darth Vader is more like us than we might realize. In his series of selfies called <i>Daily Life of Darth Vader</i>, Kadysz shows that the infamous Sith Lord performs many of the same relatable and mundane tasks that we do, such as food shopping and cleaning …

Darth Vader

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After months of seeing the amazing entries in the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, it's finally time to announce the winners! Selected from more than 17,000 global entries in the categories Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments, Anuar Patjane …

Costa Rica

Brumotti - Road Bike Freestyle 2

Street Art by Ernest Zacharevic in Penang, Malaysia – A Collection

Penang

Streets: El Mac – “Ars et Scientia” (Boston)

After recovering from a period of illness, the talented <b>El Mac is</b> taking advantage of his improved health to do what he loves best – spread his …

Remarkable Macro Photograph of a Hummingbird by Chris Morgan | Colossal

<p>Photographer Chris Morgan snapped these great macro shots of hummingbirds in 2011 at Bosque De Paz, a 3,000 acre privately-owned biological reserve …

What Really Happens When You Quit Your Day Job with Chris Nachtwey

<b>Part 1: Six important business steps to take before you think about charging a single client!</b><p><i>This is an unsugarcoated look into what life is really</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 …

If Aereo Loses In The Supreme Court, Can It Rise Again?

Once voluble and full of irreverent talk, Chet Kanojia barely picks at his plate of cheese during lunch overlooking Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. It’s the day before his company Aereo faces a Supreme Court hearing–the last chance it has to win a life-or-death legal struggle that has raged for …

The High-Tech Case For Bringing Back The Draft

As drones, cyberattacks and other high-tech developments change the nature of war, two prominent scholars argue that we must also rethink who fights …

Foreign Policy