Jessica Coolbaugh

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Has Landscape Architecture Failed?

Welcome to the Anthropocene / The Topograph<i>“A sense of crisis has brought us together. What is merely offensive or disturbing today threatens life</i> …

Landscape Architecture

8 Wedding Flower Tips to Wow Your Guests

Flower maestro Ron Wendt has worked his magic at some of New York's biggest weddings and at parties for Cartier and Chanel. Here, his secrets for wowing with blooms.<p><b>Arm your pro with inspiration.</b><p>As a designer, I want to crawl inside a bride's head. Bring tear sheets, fabric swatches, and images you …

These scientists studying coral reefs were brought to tears -- but in a good way

As ocean warming continues to trigger widespread destruction of coral reefs, a decade-long study of remote islands in the Central Pacific suggests these biodiversity hot spots may thrive despite the threats posed by an increasingly hotter planet.<p>With many parts of the globe in the grip of a nearly …

Climate Change

Leo DiCaprio gives Seychelles $1M to start largest marine sanctuary

Winning an Oscar was a nice achievement for Leo, but his biggest long-term goal (I think) has been to help humanity avoid climate change.<p>He’s become …

How to plant a beautiful border

Bordersare the equivalent of the wardrobe for your garden: we relish the opportunity to update them to bring a fresh feel to our surroundings. It’s not surprising then that the designer Paul Smith goes to the Chelsea Flower Show to inspire the colour palettes for his collections.<p>Easter is a fitting …

Gardening

Here's How 8 Different Countries Officially Define What 'Healthy Eating' Is

The guidelines have a lot more in common with each other than we'd think.<p>To help Americans make healthier food choices, we have MyPlate: a simple graphic that explains how much of each food group to eat at every meal. The illustration, which replaced the MyPyramid graphic in 2011, is simple, easy …

This Is What Your Guests Notice Most About Your Home

No need to vacuum under the refrigerator.<p>Having guests stay at your house can be exhausting. What if they're loud or messy or in-laws? But even before the arrive, they can cause stress.<p>Everyone knows the feeling of scrambling to clean and grocery shop before family and friends visit. But don't …

Airbus planes are about to get even more crowded

The move reflects the rivalry between major planemakers to jazz up interiors and give airlines more flexibility on cabins as the industry struggles to capture more traffic without angering passengers.<p>Airbus said the "Airspace by Airbus" brand would debut on its upgraded A330, the A330neo, which is …

Aviation

This augmented reality headset is a board game lover's dream come true

Not so long ago, I would have mistook the augmented reality headset CastAR for magic or martian technology. In my demo at last week’s Game Developers Conference, the glasses made a real coffee table look like an animated game of Battleship, in which the ocean floor dipped through the wood and …

Meet the New Green Face of Affordable Housing

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Affordable Housing

6 Style Moves To Steal From Some Of The World’s Best-Dressed Cities

They say travel broadens the mind. And those of you who’ve spent several hours standing in a mile-long queue waiting for a delayed Ryanair flight to …

Clothing

Visual Treat: 20 Captivating Kitchens with an Ocean View

We often talk about living rooms, bedrooms and even spa-inspired modern bathrooms with stunning ocean views. But why should those working in the …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

Architect Nicholas Hunt creates a tiny retreat in his Brooklyn garden

American architect Nicholas Hunt has built a micro studio in the backyard of his Brooklyn home, intended to provide "solitude within the immense …

The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian's Annual Photo Contest

A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the …

Smithsonian

A river of solar power: a scheme for the Tijuana river

<i></i>In Tijuana, another architect is devising a plan to turn the Tijuana River channel into a solar farm that could provide power to as many as 30,000 …

Urban Design

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.