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Meet The Firm That’s Reimagining Life in Antarctica

The largest community on the planet’s coldest continent needs a smaller, smarter facility to continue its crucial work. It may be on the verge of getting one.<p>How do you solve a problem like McMurdo? More than a hundred structures perched next to a frozen sea, near a volcano, McMurdo Station was …

Drinks at High-End Hotel Bars — Hold the Booze

Renowned hotel bars — the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London, for example, or Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle in New York — are often well-regarded for their innovative cocktails. Today, creative nonalcoholic concoctions are catching on — most notably in London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles. …

Brewing a great cup of coffee depends on chemistry and physics

Coffee is unique among artisanal beverages in that the brewer plays a significant role in its quality at the point of consumption. In contrast, …

A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee

Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other cold-brews?<p><i>Written by Emma Janzen. Photo courtesy of CREMA.</i><p>Over the past five years, cold-brew coffee has been capturing the attention of coffee drinkers everywhere, and one brewing method has emerged as especially popular in American cafés. The …

Where To Get A Drink In Florence

My list of <b>nightlife venues in Florence</b> could not be fully realized without options for chill wine bars and live music venues especially since, like …

How Did Denmark Spark Its Miraculous Food-Waste Reduction?

A combination of culture and peer pressure has led to a revolutionary change in attitude about shopping, cooking, and eating.<p>Why does Denmark find it so easy to stop food waste? The country managed to reduce it by 25% over just five years, something close to a miracle. It’s cultural, but perhaps …

Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking

Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’<p>The humble fruit sticker may seem an unlikely cause for environmental concern but removing it from produce could create huge savings in plastic, energy and CO2 …

Sustainability

X-Ray Your City's Street Network, With a Bit of Code

A new open-source tool lets users compare the structure of cities around the world.<p>A city’s street network is like its skeleton—a foundation for features like pipes, electrical lines, buildings, and public spaces. The angles at which pathways intersect, the shapes they wrap around, and how wide or …

Everything You Need to Know About the Momentous Habitat III

A beginner’s guide to what will take place at the United Nations conference, and why it matters for the future of cities.<p>For the next several days, more than 30,000 mayors, ministers, policymakers, and urbanists will flock to the city with one of Latin America’s largest and best preserved historic …

IKEA Meatballs of the Future Will Be Made From Bugs and Trash

IKEA Meatballs of the Future Will Be Made From Bugs and TrashThe company's Space8 innovation lab in Copenhagen imagines the meatballs we'll be eating …