Marissa Gúdiel

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12 Habits the Most Likable People Have in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto and Business Insider</i><p>When you’re in a highly competitive field, talent and intelligence are prerequisites.<p>To …

12 Superfoods for Stress Relief

Get smart about stress-eating. Skip the chips and fill up on these potentially anxiety-reducing foods.

Nutrition

12 amazing things you could do with 'digital glasses,' like the ones Apple is rumored to be building

A combination of real life and virtual reality, augmented reality (AR) lets you interact with both virtual and real objects through your smartphone's camera or a pair of see-through glasses.<p>While it may sound futuristic, AR is already beginning to change our everyday lives.<p>For example, Houzz …

Augmented Reality

Canal House

Styled after the Adobe missions of southern Arizona, the Canal House pays homage to its southwestern roots in a contemporary fashion. The home is …

Architecture

London’s Giant Block Party of Design

At September festival, a big ’stress ball,’ odd chandeliers and Frankenstein furniture<p>Stressed-out office workers will relax in a giant vinyl-covered pavilion, a high-ceilinged room in a London monument will glitter with bracelet-like chandeliers and a workshop will give would-be designers a crash …

There's a Reason You Keep Seeing Dreamy Pink Velvet Sofas Everywhere

Though the color may have already peaked, millennial pink continues to have a strong influence over retailers, home decor trends, and beyond. It comes as no surprise then, that sofas in the feminine hue won't stopping popping up on all of our favorite home shopping sites. More specifically, pink …

Home Decorating

Faneuil Hall operator wants to install snow-fighting canopies

To extend outdoor-seating season<p>The lease-holder for Faneuil Hall Marketplace wants to install seamless glass canopies along the sides of the Quincy Market building.<p>Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp.’s installation would allow it to extend the outdoor-seating season at the city-owned tourist …

Boston

Muse Sunny Isles Beach, Metropica Sunrise unveil new renderings

Two under-construction luxury developments<p>Two luxury residential developments under construction in Miami-Dade County unveiled new renderings this week.<p>Metropica, which entails a master planned community sitting on 65 acres in Sunrise, released visuals of the spa at Metropica One, the first of …

Skyscrapers

How To Learn (A Little) Every Day

Regular learning breeds innovative thinking<p>Knowledge building is one of the most vital things you can do to increase your chances of creating a successful business, living a full life and enjoying what you do. It's a massive priority for me, and I try to spend 30-40% of my time on it. Here's some …

Learning

100 Years of Kitchen Color Trends

From Apartment Therapy → 100 Years in the Kitchen: A Century of Kitchen Color Trends

Westkaai Towers 5 & 6 / Tony Fretton Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As part of the extensive redevelopment of the Antwerp Docks six residential towers are ranged along the …

Waterfront

565 Broome Soho Tower in New York by Renzo Piano

The 565 Broome Soho Tower in New York is a new project by Renzo Piano will be opened in 2018. This exclusive residence will also host among the …

Novak Djokovic

A guide for getting a job in design

A checklist of links, resources and tips to help you to survive the dread and get a new job in UX.Photo by Olu Eletu<b>Finding a job can be a dreadful,</b> …

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

Design

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Slideshow: 14 Grocery Shopping Myths

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Nutrition

Zagat

Boston prices by neighborhood at the start of August: Things look familiar

But wait!<p>Market-rate residential prices in Boston at the start of August look pretty familiar, per a new analysis from real estate research site NeighborhoodX. Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Seaport District are especially expensive; and deals can be found in farther-out areas such as Mattapan and …

South End’s old Hotel Alexandra to see new life after years of vacancy

Deal in the works<p>The Church of Scientology is in contract to sell the former Hotel Alexandra at 1631 Washington Street in the South End to a Cambridge-based residential property manager.<p>The building, famed for its Gothic ornamentation and sandstone facade, has been mostly vacant for decades.<p>It …

Architecture

Luke’s Lobster Is Expanding to Boston’s Seaport District This Summer

Luke’s Lobster, a New York-based but Maine-inspired chain, is expanding its Boston presence. With locations already open in Boston’s Back Bay (July 2015) and Downtown Crossing (September 2016) neighborhoods, the growing chain will appear in the Seaport District next, as Boston Restaurant Talk …

New England

The Hottest Restaurants in Boston Right Now, June 2018

More often than not, tipsters, readers, and friends and family of Eater have one question: <b>Where should I eat right now?</b> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, and where to get the latest ceviche or spicy eat-with-your-hands seafood or bowl of ramen.<p>While the Eater 38 is a …

New England

Madrid's new 'Desert City' is a spectacular home for over 400 species of cacti

Madrid’s dry heat may not bode well for lush flower gardens, but the hundreds of cacti in the city’s new cactus park are sure to thrive. Designed by …

Charming Italian farmhouse hides a surprisingly modern interior in Tuscany

Lenzi + Baglini Architetti architects transformed a 16th-century Italian farmhouse into a beautiful contemporary home without compromising the …

Boston's most iconic modern buildings, mapped - Curbed Boston

The Boston area is undoubtedly best-known architecturally for its federal-style buildings from the late 18th and early 19th centuries (think the Massachusetts State House or any number of townhouses in Back Bay and Beacon Hill).<p>But the region has more than a fair smattering of modern architectural …

New England

How 'What the Hell Is That?' Changed Boston Development

Once upon a time, <b>Boston was a dying city</b>. Urban decay accompanied residents' mass decampment to the suburbs, the civic EKG recording but blips of sporadic interest in the once-admired, now cautionary metropolis' future. Then came a national design competition in the spring of 1961 for a new <b>City …

Boston's ugliest buildings, mapped - Curbed Boston

We asked Curbed Boston's readers to sound off on the ugliest buildings in Boston, and, boy, did they ever.<p>Modern architecture came in for a particular drubbing, with that style's brutalist subset bearing the brunt of the criticism. Mostly, though, it seemed readers objected not necessarily to any …

Boston City Hall receives Getty grant for preservation work

‘Significant’ modern building<p>The Getty Foundation has awarded a $120,000 grant designed to help preserve Boston City Hall—which, depending on whom one asks, is either one of America’s most beautiful municipal hubs or one of the ugliest architectural marvels of its age.<p>The money from the Los …

Find Compassion for Difficult People

It takes compassion to deal with the difficult people in your life.<p>New research suggests the answer to avoiding the anxiety, high blood pressure and disappointment of interacting with a person that rubs you the wrong way lies in preparation. You can adjust your thinking about the person before an …

Your August energy horoscope: It’s time to think big

<i>It’s not just the stars and planets that can give you a heads-up on what’s about to happen—an energy forecast can also serve as a metaphysical</i> …