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Confronting Urban Design’s Diversity Crisis With a Return to Black Places

An initiative taking shape at the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture wants to disrupt conventional notions of planning.

Urban Design

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Rare photos from inside ancient tombs that defy strict photography ban

The travel journalist and photographer was planning to visit Egypt’s famed Valley of the Kings in Luxor — where boy king Tutankhamun was laid to …

How the African American Museum Snagged Washington’s Best Real Estate

The director of the Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum used his wiles to reject obscure sites and land a spot near the White House.<p>If you had no idea who Lonnie Bunch was, upon first introduction you might guess that he's a professor. The wide glasses. The precise speech. The way of telling a …

Preview the Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Proclamation of Emancipation by the President of the United States, to take effect January 1st, 1863" Written by Pr<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Collection of …

National Museum of African American History And Culture Opens Saturday

Of the thousands arriving for the new museum's opening, we hear from three people who are traveling to Washington, D.C., to be some of the first people to tour the exhibits.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens here in Washington, D.C., …

Transit-oriented housing in Chicago is back on track

Real estate developers and urban planners increasingly are casting their glances backward to create communities for tomorrow.<p>Starting in the mid-1800s, when trains became the primary mode of transportation, American cities clustered around railways. Cars didn't exist, so cities were necessarily …

15 Best Money Habits for Renters

it's all about sticking to your budget.<p>Renting an apartment is an important decision, and one that can have major financial consequences. Each stage …

If You Want to Quit Complaining, Practice These 2 Powerful Daily Habits

Change your mindset with the same hacks used by Will Smith, Muhammed Ali, and Oprah.<p>There was a time not too long ago when I complained so much my younger brother called me out. I had started to believe all the untrue stories my mind had created over the years. I was 26, and living a life that did …

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

6 Rules for Living Frugally

Understand the difference between a want and a need.<p>We humans have a knack for complicating the simplest of ideas. Our lives are filled with …

A Few Feet of Miles: A Beginner's Guide to Miles Davis

Even for the seasoned jazz fan, Miles Davis’ catalog can still be daunting -- he’s undoubtedly the genre’s most iconic figure, whose wide-ranging …

Flute

34 Brilliant Ingredient Swaps That Make Any Recipe Vegan

Whether you intend to go full-on vegan or just want to incorporate more plant-based foods into your life, there are substitutions for every …

Vegan

15 Easy Meals For Anyone Who's Vegan And Extremely Busy

Because when aren't you in a hurry?<p><i>Original article by Claire Couron for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

5 Spring Shows to See at Harlem’s Studio Museum

Check out the past and future of black contemporary art with shows by Ebony G. Patterson, Rashaad Newsome, and more.<p>The Studio Museum in Harlem has long played a critical role in fostering the careers of contemporary artists of African descent. Since 1968 the museum has been the leading place to …

The Astoundingly Intricate Engineering of Famous 'Star Wars' Vehicles and Scenes

A friendly reminder for those of you who missed it the first time around.<p>Renowned for its attention to detail across an enormous series of …

Star Wars

Honolulu solves traffic – with protected bike lanes

<b>City links:</b> Pro-cycling policy in Hawaii’s capital, street art in Accra and LA finally gets a bike share programme in this week’s best city stories<p>This week’s best city stories from around the web include some good cycling news from two US cities, argue for more psychologists in architecture and …

Bike Lanes

The real reason American public transportation is such a disaster

<i>This article is part of a</i> <i>series about the past, present, and future of commuting in America</i><i>.</i><p>The US spends a <i>ton</i> of money on public transportation. So why is it so terrible?<p>American buses, subways, and light rail lines consistently have lower ridership levels, fewer service hours, and longer waits …

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Kids

Your guide to the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C. - Curbed DC

Know where and when the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C. are held with help from this map. From Eastern Market to CityCenterDC, here are approximately 30 farmers markets in D.C. proper that you should know about.<p>According to The Washington Post, there are a total of 204 farmers markets in …

Fewer than 4% of Americans walk or bike to work. Here's how to change that.

<i>This article is part of a</i> <i>series about the past, present, and future of commuting in America</i><i>.</i><p>For six months a year, average daily highs in Copenhagen fail to crack 50°F and the sky is cloudy most of the time. It's not necessarily weather that makes you want to head outside and jump on your bike.<p>In …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Jackson Hole

Who Owns Our Sidewalks? — TheCityFix

While sidewalks are an essential part of public space in cities everywhere, how local governments finance, develop, and maintain sidewalks depends on …

It Just Got Easier to See a Cool Historical Maps Collection

It just got way, way easier to search and browse the US Geological Survey’s collection of historical topographic maps, thanks to a new online map …

Fire-Starting Tips for Warming the Hearth

Eagle Scouts aren’t the only ones who need to know how to build a campfire. It’s a necessary art form for all those looking to explore the wild. …

Vegan Coconut Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

Coconut Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 19, 2014 109<p>I’m giving you an excuse to eat cake for dinner.<p>I mean, yes, this is a bread, but …