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How the Evolving Green Building Movement is Shifting the Way We Live

A Q&A with Mahesh Ramunujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, who developed the LEED certification program.<p>Earth Day is fast …

Green Living

Zaha Hadid Architects designs robot-assisted vaulted classrooms for China

Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled designs for Lushan Primary School that blends forward-thinking construction techniques with deference to ancient …

Architecture

Who is kiLL edward, the mysterious rapper featured on J.Cole’s new album?

A mystery artist has landed two features on Cole’s KOD.<p>J. Cole dropped the cover art and tracklist for <i>KOD</i> today, and the new project from the rapper …

J. Cole

After 60 years, Kendrick Lamar has brilliantly brought pop to the Pulitzer

By becoming the first non-classical or jazz winner of the Pulitzer prize for music, the rapper has created US history – appropriate, given his unwavering gaze at American life<p>News: Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer prize as Weinstein reporting also honoured<p>Perhaps the most obvious question provoked by …

Pulitzer Prize

Fictional homage to the madness and genius of a Japanese master

Fiction: Patient X: The Case-Book of Ryunosuke Akutagawa David Peace, Faber €14.99<p>When David Peace relocated to Tokyo nearly 25 years ago he …

Literature

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

A Radiant Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Coming to Light up the Sky — Here’s How to Watch

There will be shooting stars and a chance of fireballs early on April 23 when Earth busts into space dust left by an ancient comet.<p>Will you see a …

Astronomy

The Key to Zen

Zen teachings by Sekkei Harada RoshiThe post The Key to Zen appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Meditation

Atlantic Ocean Current Slows Down To 1,000-Year Low, Studies Show

An Atlantic Ocean current that helps regulate the global climate has reached an 1,000-year low, according to two new studies in the journal Nature.<p>While scientists disagree about what's behind the sluggish ocean current, the shift could mean bad news for the climate. The Atlantic Meridional …

Global Warming

Humanity could be waste-free if we lived in a Circular Economy — here's how it would work

Read the full transcript below:<p><b>Teresa Domenech:</b> Wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to really own a car, own a house, or own a phone. What if we just use what we need in the way we need it and then when we no longer need it or when we need something else we just change it easily.<p>Hello, my name …

Sustainability

Is Religious Architecture Still Relevant?

Some of the greatest architectural works throughout history have been the result of religion, driven by the need to construct spaces where humanity …

Religion

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

An impressively erudite work, ranging from St Augustine to Joseph Conrad, embraces an atheism that finds enough mystery in the material world<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and …

Atheism

Subjectifying the Universe: Ursula K. Le Guin on Science and Poetry as Complementary Modes of Comprehending and Tending to the Natural World

“Science describes accurately from outside, poetry describes accurately from inside. Science explicates, poetry implicates. Both celebrate what they describe.”<p><i>“What men are poets,”</i> the Nobel-winning physicist Richard Feynman asked in what may be the world’s most poetic footnote, <i>“who can speak of</i> …

Literature

Important Factors to Consider Before Building Foundation Walls

How to Build Foundation Walls<p>Updated November 02, 2017<p>A foundation wall provides support for the entire structure you are building. Foundation walls …

Home Improvement

Nico Tortorella is spreading 'self-love' with his new poetry book All of It Is You

Nico Tortorella is re-introducing himself. With <i>All of It Is</i> <i>You</i>, his debut poetry collection, the <i>Younger</i> actor is offering an exploration of “all of …

Writing

5 Books You Read in High School That Deserve a Second Chance

Charlie, a simple-minded custodian, is chosen as the subject for experimental brain surgery that could increase his intelligence. It works …

Literature

Elon Musk Wants You to Watch This Documentary About the Dangers of A.I.

For years, Elon Musk has offered dire warnings about the potential dark future of artificial intelligence. Now, Musk is turning up the volume of his …

Artificial Intelligence

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Breathtaking bamboo building withstands earthquakes and boasts a zero-carbon footprint

1/23<p>Bamboo Sports Hall by Chiangmai Life Construction<p>Thailand’s eco-friendly Panyaden International School has added a stunning new sports hall to …

Design

Try This: Ab Exercises for 8 Pack Abs w/ Brandon Hendrickson

Last month, Beast athlete and IFBB Physique Pro Brandon Hendrickson visited the Muscle & Strength HQ.<p>While here he shared some of his top training …

Workouts

World's largest solar energy project will be 100 times bigger than any other on the planet

200 gigawatts of solar power. $200 billion. 100,000 jobs. Those are the numbers attached to the SoftBank Solar Project, which is set to become the …

Renewable Energy

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Classic Short Stories by Famous Authors

Sure, classic books are great, but have you ever considered how many classic short stories you’ve been missing out on? And the upside of reading …

Literature

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Tech Trends

6 of the best love poems for World Poetry Day 2018

World Poetry Day is today, so what a perfect time to get stuck into some beautiful words.<p>Love is a common theme in poetry.<p>After all, it’s an emotion …

Literature

A Simple Guide to Studying for the ARE 5.0

After countless late nights designing in studio, facing the critics, laying out (and re-laying out) your portfolio, finally convincing someone to …

Boot Camp

In the era of Trump, dystopian literature makes a comeback

After President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017, sales of famous dystopian novels skyrocketed<b>.</b> Books in the vein of “Brave New World” and …

Books

How fast is the earth moving?

<b>Rhett Herman, a physics professor at Radford University in Virginia, supplies the following answer:</b><p><b>GREAT ATTRACTOR.</b> Our neighborhood galaxies are …

Universe