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Touring Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

The tiny town of Tanah Rata is the usual base for budget travelers wishing to explore Malaysia's beautiful Cameron Highlands. With temperatures that …

Plantations

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Swimming

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …

Workouts

This Elegant A-Frame Rental in Australia Lets You Reconnect With Nature in Style

Located two hours west of Canberra in the serene Australian countryside, an A-frame rental offers a unique glamping experience.<p>One of the main highlights at JR’s Hut, an off-the-grid glamping destination in Southeast Australia, is without a doubt the views. The panoramic vistas not only capture the …

Architecture

How to Sear Scallops

If you like to incorporate seafood into your weeknight dinners, give scallops a try. You don’t need to wait for an evening at a high-priced …

Cooking

Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! - Codebreaker

Adelaide's Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! have always impressed me. They're a band I'll always make time to see live, and a band whose previous material I …

Indie Music

Phantogram Share Sparklehorse Cover, New Song: Listen

Phantogram have shared a new song, “Someday.” It’s part of a two-track benefit single, along with their cover of Sparklehorse’s “Saturday.” Listen to both songs below. All proceeds from the single will go towards the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).<p>Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel …

New Singles

The Cocoon Smart Home will harvest rainwater, solar energy and organic veggies in the Caribbean

This self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by …

Clean Energy

15 Keto-Approved Recipes to Keep Your Weight-Loss Goals on Track

If you've recently committed to following the ketogenic diet, chances are you're doing it in an effort to lose weight. If that's the case, you'll need to make sure you choose your meals and snacks wisely, as many keto-approved recipes, while low in carbs, are high in fat. Luckily, we've got you …

Healthy Eating

Lake Street Dive On World Cafe

In this session, we have some serious musicians who trained at a conservatory and make carefully arranged music with tricky harmonies. Sound like a recipe for fun? It is. This is Lake Street Dive we're talking about, and if you've heard any of the original music they make, you know they take all …

Stephen Colbert

Wye Oak, Torres Palm @ Brooklyn Steel (pics, setlist)

To cover the sounds the band stretched to make in the studio, Wye Oak added a third member on tour for the first time — bassist Will Hackney. They …

Pics

A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months

Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.<p>When Natasha Lawyer and Brett Bashaw—the couple behind the ‘Tin Can Homestead’ Airstream—grew disillusioned with Seattle’s high cost of living and congestion, they decided to …

Prefab Homes

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Nutrition

10 songs you need in your life this week

Tracks we love right now. In no particular order.<p><i>Each week The FADER staff rounds up the songs we can't stop playing. Here they are, in no particular</i> …

On Point

LOT creates tropical garden within Brooklyn coffee house Devoción

Verdant foliage, handmade tiles and wooden decor give rise to a Colombian-infused atmosphere in this urban cafe, created by LOT Office for …

Architecture

Adjaye, Ingels and Chipperfield reveal shortlisted designs for Adelaide Contemporary gallery

David Adjaye, Bjarke Ingels and David Chipperfield are among the big-name architects vying to design new art museum in Adelaide, Australia.<p>Adelaide …

Soil

Taylor Knights opens up garden views at Melbourne home with glass-fronted extension

Australian studio Taylor Knights has linked a house in Melbourne to its garden with a modest brick extension, and taken subtle cues for its interiors …

Architecture

Are They Buildings or Gardens? The New 'Green' Architecture

Buildings are sprouting greenery, especially in Asia – not just living walls or rooftop meadows but whole façades draped with plants and terraces …

Architecture

Nomad pavilion designed to double as shelter and water-collecting tower for Jordanian desert

A concept for a pointed pavilion made from Corten steel pipes and woven goat hair could provide oasis-like respite in the deserts of …

Mushrooms Can Be a Healthy Carb and Meat Substitute in Your Diet

Mushrooms can be more than just a pizza topping. They’re also a healthy, hearty substitute for carbs and meat, and they can supersize your portions! …

Food

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

San Francisco

Connecticut Residence by Cutler Anderson straddles a woodland pond

US studio Cutler Anderson Architects has wrapped this house in Connecticut around a large pond so its residents can watch birds, fish and insects at …

Architecture

Meet the 2018 Techstars Music Startups Transforming the Music Industry for Good: Exclusive

This evening (May 3), 10 startup founders and CEOs will take the stage in front of dozens of music-industry execs and power players in the heart of …

Startups

Paris stadium to be covered with greenery in bid to become Olympic venue

SCAU is set to cover the Clamart stadium in Paris with verdant foliage, as part of a renovation that will be completed in time for the Olympic Games …

Ivory Coast

Jean Nouvel's National Museum of Qatar nears completion

These new images by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan show the almost-complete National Museum of Qatar, designed by architect Jean Nouvel.<p>The new …

Architecture

Meet Parcels, the Aussie band who’ve worked with Daft Punk and sound like The Beach Boys gone electro-disco

Their collaboration with Daft Punk last year put the five-piece on the map, but Thomas Smith finds a band ready to take their brand of future-pop to …

Indie Music

The only tracks you need to hear in April

As we head into May, our latest playlist showcases some of the previous month’s biggest and best new tracks. We’ve got a cut from Cardi B’s explosive debut album, another new release from Azealia Banks’ upcoming record, and a killer new single from Kelsey Lu.<p>Elsewhere there’s a loose cut from …

Apple Music

8 surprising ways you could be slowing down your metabolism

You probably don't even realise you're doing it.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before – all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water and try to spend less time sitting, right?<p>But there are actually a tonne of other factors to consider. You might …

Nutrition

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' 'Fever to Tell': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Long-distance romance, advice from Sonic Youth, a Beyoncé interpolation 13 years later and other trivia related to the NYC art-punk landmark<p>Of all …

Debbie Harry

The Zero-Equipment Ab Workout Carrie Underwood's Trainer Swears By

Warmer weather on the horizon means fewer layers and more excuses to show off your summer body. To work toward your health goals, you'll want to take …

Workouts