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Our Best Shrimp Scampi Recipes

When you're craving lemony and buttery shrimp, don't call for a reservation. Make an impressive shrimp scampi at home with these recipes from Food …

City Planning As A Contact Sport In 'Citizen Jane: Battle For The City'

Imagine city planning as a contact sport and you have the gist of Matt Tyrnauer's documentary, <i>Citizen Jane: Battle for the City</i>. The film chronicles the struggle between two mid-20th century worldviews: that of Robert Moses, who preached a cure for what ailed American cities that amounted to …

Urban Design

7 Tips On How to Display Photos in a Home or Gallery So They Look Gorgeous

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Jan-Ole Schmidt is an avid photographer and a Product Manager at WhiteWall.com, a professional online photo lab.)<p>Everyone has at …

Architectural Illustration - Famous Buildings

Architectural illustration Progress Profiles is a illustration project shared by Andrea Minini. He was commissioned to create thirteen architectural …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

National Parks

The Librarian Who Amassed the World’s Most Iconic Architectural Photos

12 Ingenious Ways to Put Food on a Stick this Summer

Shares 114<p>I love food. Not in an <i>“I eat all the time”</i> way, but as a friend recently pointed out, in a <i>“food snob”</i> way. 😀 By snob I don’t mean fancy …

3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online, Presenting His Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931)

Paul Klee led an artistic life that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries, but he kept his aesthetic sensibility tuned to the future. Because of that, …

Jane Jacobs Was Right About What Makes A Great City And Mobile Phone Data Proves It

Mixed use neighborhoods with dense streets create the “sidewalk ballet” that the famous urban theorist envisioned 100 years ago.<p>In her 1961 book <i>The Death and Life of Great American Cities</i>, the urban theorist and author Jane Jacobs wrote about what makes cities dynamic, safe, and humane. Responding …

Cherry Blossom In Japan Photography

Une rivière jonchée de pétales roses, un héron s’abreuvant sous des nuages de fleurs ; Avril n’est-il pas la meilleure période pour dévoiler les …

This contest wants you to turn racist, classist city planning into a fun game

In the 1950s, Robert Moses was arguably the most powerful guy in New York. He built highways, smashed neighborhoods, and paved the way for a …

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

Healthy Eating

AP PHOTOS: Graffiti artists depict Paris' resilience

PARIS (AP) — As Paris reeled from the worst attacks France has known since the end of World War II, its street artists took to city walls and billboards to paint notes of defiance.<p>The Nov. 13 attacks targeted mainly young Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at a crowded rock concert, restaurants, …

France

Afghanistan's female marathon runner defies danger to go the distance

The sole Afghan woman who took part in the Bamiyan race hopes others follow in her footsteps despite expectations that girls forgo sport and stay indoors<p>Even if chasing her athletic ambitions were only a matter of physical ability, odds would already be stacked against Zainab*. For two months …

Marathons

GEOCHIC Magazine. Official Website

CUISINE<p>Food Is One Of The Key Pillars Of Culture<p>From delicious street food to the best restaurants, celebrity chefs to the latest trends, we give you …

Fathom - Travel Guides, Stories, Tips, and Reviews

These Rainier Vista Kids Will Melt You With Cuteness (And May Save Their Neighborhood)

G to the O to the O to the D<p>We are good girls, yes indeed<p>We are powerful, we are strong<p>Changing the world, all day long<p>Suwayda Jimale got the idea …

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Travel

Simple Ideas to Stimulate Creativity

As the infographic suggests, there are many ways to challenge yourself and get the creativity process working. From all the ideas suggested, there …

Hands-on Science Projects

Create a tube that can separate different objects based on how you you build the walls.<p>Make spheres that are all the same size.<p>Build a machine that …

Science

Transforming the Most Violent City in the World

Some see urban areas with exploding populations as escalating battlegrounds of income inequality; others envision them as engines for economic growth. Which will it be? At Habitat for Humanity, we believe the future holds great potential, and we are advocating for policies that will make life more …

Urbanism

Temptations – Minimalist Urban Architecture Photography

Temptations, images from a collection of minimalist urban architecture photography by Nick Frank and Jeanette Hägglund.<p>The selected images below are …

Boeing, Japanese airline unveil Dreamliner painted like Star Wars' droid R2-D2

<i>Star Wars</i> theme music played and Storm Troopers held guard as the hangar doors began to open. Within moments, a Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" painted with likeness of R2-D2 emerged to a cheering crowd at Boeing's wide-body assembly line facility in Everett, Wash.<p>The airplane featuring images of the loyal …

Aviation

Yanking Out The Underground Tracks Is One Way To Solve Urban Mobility Problems In London

The architecture firm’s “Walk the Line” concept subs in airport-esque people movers for Underground cars.<p>“Transportation in London is a bit of a minefield,” Christian Coop, design director at NBBJ’s outpost in the British capital, says. The global architecture firm is no stranger to wildly …

Trains

Where could the refugee families sleep? In the beer tent, of course

German town tracks down showers, beds and cooks at short notice to make 250 arrivals from seven countries feel at home<p>The annual funfair was over, the lederhosen and dirndls had been put away and the beer tent was coming down when the mayor of Landshut got a desperate call.<p>Thousands of refugees and …

North Africa

What’s In YOUR Bento? Part ONE: Supplies for the Beginner “Bento-ers”…

<i>“Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple.” ~Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting</i><p>Oh, the bento box lunch. So cute. So tasty. So environmentally …

Takenaka Bento Boxes

Bento boxes have long been a popular lunch option, providing a variety of menu items in an affordable, portable manner. And though the containers are oftentimes thought of as disposable, Takenaka has been making high-quality reusable bento boxes in Japan since 1925. Takenaka boxes perfectly contain …

Food

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

Healthy Eating