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Adding 1 million people along the Wilshire corridor could help L.A. create a sustainable city

What will Los Angeles look like in 2050?<p>Based on climate research conducted at UCLA, the answer to that question could potentially be very bleak. L.A. will be hotter, with more wildfires and less snow in the San Gabriels. As my colleague Mark Gold, UCLA's vice chancellor for environment and …

Urban Design

The world's first wind-hydro turbines will generate energy even when there's no breeze

One of the biggest challenges wind farms face is how to generate power when there’s no wind. Max Bögl Wind AG and GE Renewable Energy are attempting …

5 Things You Can Do At Home To Improve Your Life At Work

Don’t underestimate the power of small things done at home to impact success on the job.<p>We all want to find happiness at work and at home, but 24% of U.S. employees say the balancing act is getting tougher to manage, according to a study by Ernst & Young (EY). That’s because work is spilling into …

In Barcelona’s Old Town, a Former Factory Becomes a Luxury Loft

<b>Listing of the Day</b><p><b>Location: Barcelona, Spain</b> <b>Price: €1.295 million (about $1.47 million)</b><p>With its sandy beaches, rich cultural history and raucous …

Explore the Caves of Carvoeiro, Portugal in 11.4 km

The picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro, Portugal is located just 5km south of Lagoa. The small beautiful city is great to walk around and …

3 Home Improvement Tips Which Can Make Energy Bills Low

What’s your energy story? Many homeowners these days are looking for better ways to lower their energy consumption. After all, we can’t simply stop …

Home Improvement

One Pan Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Vegetables

<i>One Pan Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Vegetables will be one of the best one pan meals you ever make. The tender and juicy baked chicken have</i> …

Cooking

12 Fried Cheese Recipes for When You Want to Treat Yoself

When it comes to cheese, we love it all, from cheddar to mozz. Cheese recipes are absolutely a staple in our diet. Heck, we even love to give cheese-themed gifts! You get the picture. Though it’s hard to choose a favorite, there’s a special place in our hearts for <i>fried</i> cheese. In fact, here are 12 …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 July 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>June 29, 2018<p>Take a second to think, what was the last website you visited or the last app you played around one? Now ask …

The World's Most Beautiful Houses You Can Visit

From Claude Monet's home in the French countryside to a Marrakesh villa once owned by Yves Saint Laurent, these buildings span eight countries and nearly as many architectural styles. The best part? You can set foot inside all of them.<p>Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England<p>Nesvizh Palace in Nesvizh, …

Palm Springs

Self-Driving Cars Could Mean The End of Parking Spaces, And That’s Great For Cities

It’s time to reclaim our cities.<p>We’re always being told how self-driving cars will reward us with almost unimaginable benefits when they finally hit …

This Is the Healthiest, Happiest City in the Country

Pack your bags, the Sunshine State is calling your name.<p>If you're looking for happiness and a healthy lifestyle in the next place you call home, look no further: Naples, Florida is your city. The beautiful seaside community topped the list in Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being: 2015 …

Running gives your brain a work out, say scientists

Study finds aerobic exercise increases the neuron reserves in the area of the brain responsible for learning<p>Running is not only good for your body, but also boosts your brainpower, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that aerobic exercise increases the neuron reserves in the hippocampus area …

Chicago architect has battles ahead on World War I Memorial

The day after he won the design competition for a national World War I Memorial in Washington, 25-year-old Chicago architect Joe Weishaar confided that he'd prepared his plan for the prestigious project in a humble spot: his bedroom closet.<p>Now working at the 15-person Chicago firm of Brininstool + …

Rahm Emanuel's Poison Pill

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has worked hard to bring the city’s business community along with his long-proposed, government-run casino.<p>And he has apparently managed to convince some, including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Restaurant Association, that such a casino would bring …

9 Surprisingly Easy Dishes Top Chefs Always Cook at Home

Whether or not you’re a cooking enthusiast, we all have a go-to meal we can prepare with our eyes closed. Maybe it’s your grandma’s pasta recipe or a simple green salad with homemade dressing. Whatever it is, it’s hassle-free and always hits the spot. Professional chefs share this mind-set, too; …

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

Happiness

How cities grow: the age of houses – mapped

The different patterns of growth experienced in cities such as London, Coventry and Milton Keynes are neatly shown in a map by Oliver O’Brien for the Consumer Data Research Centre using new data on England and Wales from the Valuation Office Agency. You can explore for yourself on the CDRC website

Bernie just might pull this off: What the latest poll numbers really mean

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>While the media fixates on Trump’s every utterance, the Vermont senator has pulled neck and neck with Hillary<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>December 16, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>With the mainstream media fixated on Donald Trump and the GOP’s gyrations …

Middle-class

Articles about why brazilian modernist lina bo bardi among most important architects 20th century on Dwell.com - Dwell

The author of Lina Bo Bardi peels back the layers of the influential architect's work.<p>Coinciding with the centennial of her birth, an exhibition dedicated to the egalitarian designs of midcentury modernist Lina Bo...<p>Architect Lina Bo Bardi, born Achillina Bo in Rome in 1914, made an indelible mark …

Architecture

How much sex will make me happy?

If you are in a couple, it will make you happiest if you have it once a week. But having it more often won’t increase your happiness<p>You can’t have too much of a good thing, can you? And sex is definitely a good thing. Several studies show that couples are likely to be satisfied with their …

Who runs our cities? How governance structures around the world compare

As the planet becomes more urbanised and cities become larger, more complex and fragile, questions about governance become ever more significant<p>On Valentine’s Day 2014, Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal resigned. Opposition politicians blocked his anti-corruption bill in the state assembly …

What Could We Do With The Space Below New York’s 700 Miles Of Elevated Roads And Trains?

They’re not wrong. Those are the reasons that 1930s reformers campaigned to demolish New York’s “el” trains and build the underground subway. In much …

Urban Design

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Happiness

Phoenixrow.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Concept2 Rowing Machine<br>• Rowing Exercise<br>• Oxford Rowing<br>• Crew …

How to De-clutter Your Smart Phone

Smart phones have a lot of places to hide clutter. It's worth finding and removing the clutter so that your phone can serve you in better ways.<p><b>1) Let's go through the contacts.</b> Look through the names for people that you haven't called or texted in over a year. It can be sooner if you know you no …

iPhone 5

America’s 20 ‘Worst’ Small Cities Have One Curious Thing in Common — Can You Spot it?

The 20 “worst” cities in terms of quality of life, affordability, economic health and education all share one thing in common — they are all in California.<p>Wallet Hub, a website designed to help individuals and small businesses make informed financial decisions, released its annual listing of the …

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Hiking

How To Fix Chicago's Tech Industry

To be clear from the start, Chicago suffers from a strain of the same thing that affects most large metropolitan areas that, outwardly or not, lament their tech shortcomings. In short, Chicago is not the Bay Area. It doesn’t possess the inherent supply of technical and able-to-execute talent that …