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Top 10 Books of 2016

Fiction<p>Commonwealth<p>By Ann Patchett<p>An illicit kiss at a christening wrecks two marriages in Los Angeles but blends the six children from different families. As we follow them over the next half century, their stories come into focus the way our own family legends cohere — from scraps of information …

Books

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and …

Twine Lets You Create "Choose Your Own Adventure" Stories with Ease

If you ever thought writing your own choose your own adventure or text-based game would be too difficult, the free storytelling tool, Twine, makes it …

Center for Active Design

Changes in dining room design may contribute to increased knowledge of the food environment, preference for fruits and vegetables, and higher …

Heatwave map predicts Melbourne’s at-risk areas

Researchers from Monash University have created a heat vulnerability map.<p><b>12 February 2014 —</b> Those living in Melbourne’s western, inner-north and …

Geography

White Roofs Beat Green Ones On Economics And Climate, New Research Says

Are you going to make your roof white or green?<p>That’s the burgeoning question individuals and cities are facing, now that the heat-absorbing problems …

At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

Nine private estates to be upgraded at S$20 million cost