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Christchurch's Approach to Rebuilding After a Disaster Should Be a Model for Cities

How public-private partnerships have enabled the New Zealand city to rebound from a earthquake stronger than ever.<p>CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand —You don’t see it, but you certainly know when it’s not there: infrastructure. Miles of underground pipes carrying drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater; …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

S’mores Mini Cheesecakes

The combination of rich chocolate, gooey marshmallows and crispy graham crackers in s’mores is one of the most delicious food trios out there as far …

Extreme Street View: Google Employee Maps Deserted Island

Street View has mapped much more than roads in its, but sending a lone urban explorer through the haunting multistory ruins of a remote island may be …

Make LinkedIn Help You Find A Job

Career experts agree that LinkedIn is an essential job search tool. Not only can you instantly get the word out to hundreds, if not thousands, of colleagues, bosses and potential employers about your latest accomplishments, ambitions and changes in employment status, but your LinkedIn profile can …

Follow the leader.

Follow the interviewerâ??s rhythm. Donâ??t try too hard and talk too fast. Answer concisely and with a confident, calm manner. Pause before you respondâ??even repeat the question if need beâ??to buy yourself some moments to gather a measured answer.

Plans For a Bike-Friendly Boulevard Are Met With Anger, Protests in Spain

Take Your Pumpkin Pie To Go With This Crazy-Delish Recipe

<i>We may have Joy the Baker's infamous "Man Bait" Apple Crisp recipe committed to memory, but it's not the only reason we're loyal to this self-taught</i> …

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Lavabit, email service Snowden reportedly used, abruptly shuts down

Remember when word circulated that Edward Snowden was using Lavabit, an email service that purports to provide better privacy and security for users …

World's 15 Most Inventive Cities

Tiny, biodegradable implants known as Bioneedles may soon replace the syringe, vial and needle trifecta as the standard delivery mechanism for vaccines.<p>If they are as clean, cheap and reliable as many medical researchers believe, Bioneedles will reduce hepatitis and HIV infection and vaccinate 25 …

An Effort to Gather the Best New Urban Policy Innovations in One Place

The Important Difference Between a Public Space and a 'Common'

Bob Dylan’s 1974 Classic “Forever Young,” Illustrated

On January 18, 1974, the world welcomed Bob Dylan’s <i>Planet Waves</i> album. On it was “Forever Young” — one of Dylan’s most beloved songs, inspired by his four-year-old son Jakob.<p>In 2008, Dylan asked award-winning illustrator Paul Rogers, whose stunning covers for Hemingway classics you may have …

Healthy Meals to Make at Home Without Even Going to the Grocery Store? They're Real!

One of my dreamiest dreams has been this: for someone to pack a box filled with the freshest, healthiest ingredients, throw in yummy recipes, include nutrition information, and send it to me so that I can whip up meals from scratch...without having to actually leave my house. (I know. I dream …

Visualize This: How to Tell Stories with Data

Data visualization is a frequent fixation around here and, just recently, we looked at 7 essential books that explore the discipline’s capacity for creative storytelling. Today, a highly anticipated new book joins their ranks — <b>Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and</b> …

How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives: Annie Dillard on Choosing Presence Over Productivity

The meaning of life has been pondered by such literary icons as Leo Tolstoy (1904), Henry Miller (1918), Anaïs Nin (1946), Viktor Frankl (1946), Italo Calvino (1975), and David Foster Wallace (2005). And though some have argued that today’s age is one where “the great dream is to trade up from …

A Bronze and Peach Smoky Eye? Yes, Please

Thank you, <i>The Bling Ring</i> star Claire Julien, for wearing this smoky eye look to the L.A. premiere of *The Bling Ring *last night. It's lovely, not something we've seen a million times, and super summery. I really couldn't have asked for more.<p>*It's basically a golden bronzy peachy masterpiece. Let's …

It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest

Forget meadows. The city’s new park will be filled with edible plants, and everything from pears to herbs will be free for the taking. Seattle’s …

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Once Unsafe, Rio's Shantytowns See Rapid Gentrification

A new gastronomic guide to Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns — for a cool $35 — has just been published. A new boutique hotel perched on top of one of Rio's previously most dangerous <i>favelas</i> is about to open. And yes, there is a jazz club and yoga, too.<p>These are new services catering to a new kind of</i> …

Help Scientists Discover Warps In Spacetime. This UI Makes It Easier Than You’d Think

Spacewarps.org is designed to let average Joes identify rare astronomical objects in telescope imagery.<p>Gravitational lensing. Einstein rings. High-redshifted quasi-stellar objects. You may not have heard of any of this stuff, and you’d need a Ph.D. in astrophysics to fully understand it. But that …

Animals that you didn't know existed.

The Dhole<p>The Dhole is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. The dhole is a highly social animal, living in large clans which …

19 Easy AF Lunches That Can Help You Lose Weight

These delish picks will satisfy your tastebuds—and your waistline.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle. While you might have pinned literally thousands of lunch ideas in hopes of slaying your brown bag game, sometimes (most times) laziness gets the best of us.<p>"Although …

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Urban Green Zone

The area on this map, called Madla-Revheim, is the main developmental edge of Stavanger, Norway for which MVRDV and Space Group seek to implement …