Ayo Okoya

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Ban on heterosexual civil partnerships in UK ruled discriminatory

The supreme court has ruled that restricting civil partnerships to same-sex couples is discriminatory, putting the government under pressure to allow heterosexual couples to enter into such unions.<p>Justices at the UK’s highest court unanimously found in favour of Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles …

LGBTQI

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Life in the shadow of Grenfell: the tower next door

In June they woke to see Grenfell tower in flames. Now the people who live in the tower next door face an uncertain future of their own.

Grenfell Tower

Millennials are narcissistic? The evidence is not so simple

Rising social media use has sparked a passionate debate among psychologists: are today’s young people more “Generation Me”, or “Generation We”?<p>At the next table in the cafe where I was working this morning, a young woman spent a whole hour talking excitedly to her older companion about herself, her …

Psychology

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

What happened in the city that banned Uber

Dave Lee<p><b>Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi will be in the UK on Tuesday for a meeting with Transport for London (TfL). He hopes the negotiations will stop the imminent revoking of his company’s license to run its ride-sharing business in the capital.</b><p>When TfL, backed by Mayor Sadiq Khan, …

Transportation

NFL Kneeling And More: When Sport And Politics Meet

It's not always just about the game.<p>The world of sport collided with the political sphere once again this week when a Donald Trump waded into a row …

Idol Playthings: How Teen Stars Shaped The Pop World

The reissue, last year, of four Justin Bieber albums on vinyl may have surprised those who think that the resurgent format is the domain of the …

Universal Music

Elon Musk plans London to New York rocket flights in 29 minutes

Elon Musk has revealed proposals for one of his most ambitious projects to date - intercontinental rocket flights for passengers that will take under half an hour.<p>The billionaire entrepreneur said the BFR spacecraft unveiled by his company SpaceX will be able to fly to most places on earth in under …

The Computer vs The Hand In Architectural Drawing: ArchDaily Readers Respond

In the architecture world, there are a handful of persistent debates that arise time and time again: the challenges of being a woman in the field of …

Super Skyscrapers! 20 Concept Towers That Reach Sky High

Architects are all dreamers and looking at their design concepts is a great way to see the future of architecture.

Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

GAWK<p>Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.<p>04.25.15 1:00 PM ET

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

Sustainable "vertical city" envisioned for the Sahara

Bringing to mind XTU Architects' vision for a sustainable city in the Sahara, City Sand Tower is also best taken with a pinch of salt and is unlikely …

Five Stunning Homes Take Home the AIA Award for Best Small Houses of the Year

The winners of the AIA's 2014 Small Project Awards have just been announced and from the look of the winning designs, great things really do come in …

L.A.’s Longest Building Fits An Entire Neighborhood Under One Roof

Architect Michael Maltzan’s latest housing development is a social experiment stretched over a quarter of a mile.<p>City living can be lonely. It’s hard to meet people in a high-rise, where you have no reason to wander onto floors beyond your own. There are no front yards to chat in, and few common …

Photos of beautiful treehouse apartments in Italy

Architect Luciano Pia designed 25 Verde, a 63 unit apartment complex in Turin, Italy.<p><i>[via]</i>

Modern Forest House Dedicated to Blues Music: Black House Blues

A couple in love with the blues imagined their life together. Painting the picture, they needed a place that would magnify this passionate love for …

Blues Music

Modern Home Built Between Canopies in Austin, Texas: Canyon Edge Residence

Developed by <b>Tom Hurt Architecture</b>, <b>Canyon Edge Residence</b> dominates a narrow and steep wooded site off Cuernavaca, in Austin, Texas, USA: “A quiet …

Architecture

11 Ways To Dress Casually But Still Look Like The Boss

How to dress down now.<p>Thanks to a new era of refined, but casual clothing, it's now possible to look cool, feel comfy, and still look stylish. 'Bout damn time. Embrace the new 'dressed down' era with any of these eleven spring style go-tos.<p>1. Meet your new summer uniform: the Blazer 'N Tee<p>We have …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre for Groundbreaking Wembley Concert

Eminem played his first show in London since 2001 on Friday night, and he made his return to the U.K. capital a momentous one. First off, he staged …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Overcome Regret and Seize the Day — Scientifically

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It’s one of the worst feelings in the world, right?<p>But I’ve got a surprise for you — <b>regret can be a good</b> …

Self-help