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25 Places Every Serious Traveller Should Have On Their Bucket List

Sometimes, the crowds of tourists are worth it.<p><i>An earlier version of this post had an incorrect image for the Plaza De España. Sorry!</i>

European Travel

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

Take a tour of the 'city of the future' being built in a Middle Eastern desert

The site of Masdar City is roughly 20 miles from the center of Abu Dhabi on the Persian Gulf. It's right next to the Abu Dhabi International Airport …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

How Professional Video Gamers Train for a World Championship

Competitive videogaming is a $1.5 billion industry—with resources to match. A team of top female gamers used the tricks and trainers of an NBA franchise to win the biggest competition of their careers<p>The Philadelphia 76ers’ practice facility is one of the largest and most expensive in the NBA—an …

Miami Heat

10 Indoor Houseplants You Can Grow To Purify The Air In Your Home

You do not need fancy air purifiers that cost a small fortune. Trust nature, and use plants instead. Some houseplants can be of great help here, and …

Finland Is the Happiest Country in the World, and Finns Aren't Happy about It

They tend to downplay positive emotions, which could paradoxically increase their satisfaction with life

Happiness

Rem Koolhaas, the star architect behind Prada’s sets, opens up to his son Tomas - Interview Magazine

Earlier this month, a documentary about Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, directed by his son, Tomas, was finally released after two years spent touring …

'A Bolt From the Blue': Doshi on Winning the Pritzker

India’s Balkrishna Doshi, who won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, talks about his career and the future of his adopted city, Ahmedabad.<p>Over his 90 years, Balkrishna Doshi has seen a lot. Still, nothing could prepare him for the call he got in early March, telling him he was this year’s …

4 Unexpected Outdoor Activities That Burn Calories

You know you're doing your heart and lungs a favor when you head outside for a jog or you join in a local boot camp. But in today's world of …

Extreme Sports

Thinking Of Studying Industrial Design?

Studying design at University is a big decision. I was invited to give a talk at the V&A Museum in London to share my thoughts on design as a career …

Product Design

Why you should give your brain a spring-clean

As a change in the seasons draws nearer, now is the perfect time of year to consider a spring-clean. You are likely to get a lot of satisfaction from decluttering your life – whether it be sifting through your wardrobe, throwing away old papers and magazines, or just having a general tidy-up in …

Spring Cleaning

10 Cheap, Under The Radar Travel Ideas You Can Actually Afford

We've all been shamed by statistics for not taking advantage of our vacation days. What do numbers know about living expenses anyways? Saving money …

Will Carbon Fiber Revolutionize Architecture as Steel Did in the 19th Century?

<i>This article was originally published by Autodesk's Redshift publication as "Could Carbon Fiber Be the Superhero of Building Materials?"</i><p>On any …

Engineering

How Acoustic Shells Work (And How to Design Them Effectively)

Acoustic shells are iconic elements seen in public spaces around the world. But beyond their curious form, their operation is highly interesting. …

Architecture

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

South America

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

National Parks

Identity in Borderline Personality Disorder: A New Approach

Forming a secure identity is one of the main psychological tasks of adolescence. During the turbulent teen years, you must come to grips with who you …

Stressful Day? Pick One of These 5-Minute Habits to Feel Remarkably Better

Start small.<p><i>How can I relax after work? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by James Porter, Author of the book STOP STRESS THIS MINUTE and President of StressStop.com, on Quora:</b><p>Stress …

Japanese company plans world's tallest wooden building

A Japanese company has announced plans for the world’s tallest wooden building, a 1,148-foot skyscraper in central Tokyo that will leave all previous wooden structures in its shade.<p>Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd., the timber and forest management arm of the Sumitomo, one of Japan's largest business …

Skyscrapers

28 Best Hiking Apps, Offline Maps, and Survival Guides – Page 8

Hiking navigation apps<p>Trekking apps are real treasures for any adventurer. To feel safe during your trip, download at least a couple of outdoor …

The 60 greatest cruise journeys on Earth

What does cruising mean to you? A luxurious ship that visits several of Europe’s cultural capitals? A fun-packed family holiday? A voyage to New York?<p>I see a languorous sail through the island-speckled Dalmatian coast, with swimming in sheltered bays and a fish supper out on deck. I recall the calm …

75 Valentines for Architects and (Architecture) Lovers

Spread the love! These 75 architecture valentines—handmade by ArchDaily readers from around the world—were chosen out of nearly 400 submissions.<p>The …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Top 25 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails in the World

Our world is filled with the most amazing natural wonders, ones so spectacular that it’s hard to keep ourselves away from them, no matter how …

7 Quotes That Bring Instant Calm

When a major life event occurs, we can feel as if we are in an unending storm. A calm centre can be hard to find. Equally, many people struggle to …

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …