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Visionary eco-resort design for the Philippines features rotating seashell towers

Visionary eco-architect Vincent Callebaut has just unveiled images of his latest ecological masterpiece and it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. Nautilus is …

Design

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Top 10

10 Essential Road Trip Books That Aren’t On the Road

Let’s get one thing straight: <i>On the Road</i> is not a good book. No. <i>No</i>. Stop it. You don’t have to think it is just because you—yes. I know. You can …

Books

Why affordable housing has to be part of any smart city

<i>Cities are known to be the economic engine rooms for many countries, including Australia. And talent is often seen as a City’s greatest asset. But to</i> …

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now …

Are American Malls Dead?

My first retail job in 1983 was at a RadioShack store in a small Indiana town. We had no POS system or any other technology to help us outside of the …

UnitedHealthcare Invests $2.3 Million to Build New Affordable-Housing Community for Seniors in Franklin County

WASHINGTON, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UnitedHealthcare is investing $2.3 million in Riverbend Estates Senior Community, a new 42-unit affordable-housing …

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

The Venus Project envisions a sustainable redesign of our cities and civilization

Poverty, crime, and homelessness are still rampant problems in countries around the world. 100-year-old futurist Jacque Fresco and architectural …

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Barack Obama

Oyster Festivals, Cook-offs & Oyster Events - Oyster Obsession

Click the names of any oyster festivals or events to visit their official site.<p>To add your oyster festivals or events, please email the information …

Texas

Incredible rooftop farm takes over Israel’s oldest mall to grow thousands of organic vegetables

An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in …