Valerie Riedel

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The Biggest Brain Benefits of Taking a Daily Nap

Taking a nap is like rebooting your brain.<p>It’s magical.<p><i>The Japanese even have a word for strategically sleeping on the job: “inemuri,” roughly</i> …

Sleep

Brutalist Wallpaper for Your Concrete Jungle Apartment

Cracked Concrete Textures | © Murals Wallpaper<p>Between Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to Columbia University’s <b></b>Jerome Greene Hall …

Architecture

There Have Been a Lot of Earthquakes Lately. Don’t Panic.

It could all just be coincidence.<p>We’re only a month into 2018, but natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes have made a lot of …

Geology

Parts of Oklahoma now have the same earthquake risk as California — and a new study found a scarily direct link to fracking

Over the course of a few days in August, Oklahoma was pummeled by seven earthquakes.<p>The wave started on a Tuesday night, when five quakes struck the central part of the state in less than 28 hours. The shaking continued extended into the early hours of Thursday as two more hit.<p>Although none of …

Geology

Two giant volcanic eruptions formed Yellowstone's iconic caldera

Researchers now believe the sprawling Yellowstone caldera was created by two massive eruptions from the supervolcano that occurred approximately …

Mount St. Helens, an active volcano, had four times as many earthquakes than usual last month

Something wacky seems to be happening underneath Mount St. Helens.<p>Early today (Jan. 3), at least 17 earthquakes hit near the active volcano in Washington state, in rapid succession between 12:30am and 6:28am US Pacific time. The first and strongest registered a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter …

Geology

Cluster Of Earthquakes Near Mount St. Helens Felt Throughout Region

A series of nine earthquakes originating near Mount St. Helens early Wednesday was felt throughout Clark County and as far away as Seattle, according …

Series of small quakes rattle area near Mount St. Helens

SEATTLE (AP) — A series of small earthquakes around Mount St. Helens in Washington state startled residents as far away as Portland, Oregon, and Seattle early Wednesday.<p>The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network said a magnitude-3.9 quake hit around 12:38 a.m. Dozens of people throughout the region …

Washington state's Mount St. Helens experiences series of 130 small earthquakes

Craig TakeuchiAlthough Washington state's Mount St. Helens has been experiencing a high volume of seismic activity, experts are allaying fears that …

Natural Disasters

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

The Best Brainstorming is Divergent

You have a problem. You gather a group of smart, creative people and say, <i>Let’s brainstorm</i>. Together, you bounce around a bunch of ideas, whittling …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018

And if you've already read one of these, I recommend the perfect complement.<p>If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the …

8 Yoga Poses That Make You Happy When The Cold Weather's Bumming You Out

Some people are enamored by the first "magical" snowfall of winter, and those people happen to be the reason why I have trust issues in life. …

Guerilla Flower Installations on the Streets of NYC by Lewis Miller Design | Colossal

<p>For the last few months New Yorkers have been treated to an unexpected sight during their daily commutes as random trash cans around the city have …

Efficient tiny apartment lives large with clever built-ins

The strategic use of mirrors also opens up the space<p>Designed by São Paulo-based architects Estúdio BRA, this 410-square-foot apartment on the 17th floor of a modern high-rise got an efficiency-minded renovation with a dash of style.<p>The apartment was strategically arranged to group view-blocking …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Design assistant at Holloways of Ludlow Design Build

Holloways of Ludlow Design & Build is looking for a design assistant to join its London team. <br>More ›

UX Design

"We didn't make Apple Park for other people" says Jonathan Ive

Apple's chief designer Jonathan Ive has hit back at the "utterly bizarre" criticisms of the controversial Apple Park, and is returning to managing …

Meditation and Mindfulness Tips to Combat Everyday Worries and Life's Big Questions

Anxiety. Stress. Feeling overwhelmed. Life is messy. Life is fun. Life is hard.<p>Give it five minutes and your feelings about life will change. That’s …

Mindfulness

Get Strong With This Intense Full-Body Yoga Routine

Yoga is wonderful for so many reasons. It's great for stretching, refocusing your mind, and unwinding after a long day. For some people, relaxing, …

Yoga

Jump Into Crane Pose With This Stability Practice Video

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Yoga