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Mobike launches electric bike for dockless sharing

Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike has partnered with Dutch design studio Springtime to create an electric version of its signature orange …

Electric Bikes

Gallery of Scarborough House / Borrmeister Architects - 3

Image 3 of 13 from gallery of Scarborough House / Borrmeister Architects. Photograph by Sarah Rowlands

Architecture

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

This electric bike experiment could change how we design cities

“Sorry about the smell; it’s not usually this bad.”<p>Andrew Infante is watching the rearview mirror of his Dodge RAM ProMaster and trying to maneuver …

American Cities

Volkswagen adds a larger, amenity-packed camper van to its lineup

Meet the big brother of the best-selling VW California camper van<p>If there’s any company that’s helped to shape the world’s preoccupation with camper vans, it’s Volkswagen. From the first “Splitty” bus in the 1940s to their best-selling California van, Volkswagen is an industry leader in figuring …

Volkswagen

Amazing Grace: SANAA designs the ultimate community centre

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Architecture

This African city is turning a mountain of trash into energy

Africa is the world’s fastest-urbanizing continent. But while city life has helped lift millions out of poverty, the rapid transformation has created …

With titles, 1 million slum dwellers in India's Odisha become homeowners

The Odisha programme aims to give land titles to 200,000 households in urban slums by the end of the year<p>GOPALPUR, India - Every year, Neelabeni and …

Land Rights

Best Hotels in the World

Dallas Arboretum Children’s Adventure Garden & Education Center / Dattner Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s exquisite landscape and facilities offer educational and …

Architecture

How Helsinki Arrived at the Future of Urban Travel First

Harri Nieminen decided it was time to replace his car with an app.<p>He had owned a car in Helsinki for the past nine years but recently found he’d lost …

Transportation

Top 13 Lean Protein Foods You Should Eat

Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet, but sometimes it’s accompanied by more fat and calories than you want.<p>Fortunately, there are a …

Nutrition

Stay Full For Longer With These High-Protein Foods

Are you getting enough protein throughout the day? What are your sources? According to registered dietitian Lori Zanini, "It's important to vary your sources of protein and not just eat one or two sources throughout the day." Whether you're a vegan, an omnivore, Paleo, or vegetarian, you can choose …

Nutrition

14 Keto-Friendly Snacks You Can Find at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's brings their A game in the snack department with their wide variety of chocolate delights, trail mixes, and addictive Joe-Joe's sandwich cookies. Unfortunately, these popular treats aren't a good fit for the keto diet where the name of the game is high-fat, low-carb, and moderate …

Looking at buildings can actually give people headaches. Here's why

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on.<p>Flat gray concrete lines the streets, while windows form repetitive glassy intervals in stark brick walls. …

"Personal data could be a vital tool in designing our cities"

The Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed how personal data is being mistreated. But used responsibly, this information could be hugely beneficial for …

How to Take the Ultimate California Road Trip

Here's what it's really like to live the #vanlife.<p>This spring, inspired by a mix of real longing and Instagram-fueled nostalgia, I found myself …

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

How to Pedestrianize a Vital Urban Street

London’s plans for Oxford Street show that even the busiest roads can ban vehicles—but there's one major misstep.<p>Finally, it’s happening. After years of discussion, London’s Oxford Street is being pedestrianized. A key London axis known for its huge popularity as a place to shop—and its equally …

Pea Protein Is the Best Protein

According to the food pyramid of our elementary school days, protein is red, brown, and beige: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, beans, and nuts. But peas, in all their bright-green glory, may have been misplaced the whole time. Peas are legumes, like lentils and chickpeas, and they’re a standout source …

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition and fill you up for longer periods of time. This means you'll be burning calories without any …

Africa might leapfrog straight to cheap renewable electricity and minigrids

<i>The road to ubiquitous electricity</i><p>WHEN SATELLITES TRAIN their cameras onto Africa at night, it is almost as if they are peering back to an age before …

China's AI-infused corner store of the future

China’s take-no-prisoners Big Tech war is playing out in An Huang's little family grocery in Hangzhou, a three-hour drive southwest of</b> …

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Architectural Details: Studio Gang's Unique Wood Façade

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

These 8 Toddler Room Ideas Will Make You Want to Be a Kid Again

When designing a bedroom or play space for your growing child, let your imagination run wild to encourage learning and curiosity.<p>From indoor tree houses to secret passageways, we take a look at eight creative, quirky toddler room ideas that will delight your little one.<p>1. Bed and Playhouse Volume<p>In …

Siblings

How Culture Shapes Economic Development

A new study, drawing on 1.5 million images of cultural spaces in London and New York, finds that cultural capital is a key contributor to urban economic growth.<p>One of the big questions in urbanism is the degree to which culture shapes economic development. Traditionally, it was thought that culture</i> …

7 Cancer-Causing Foods You Need to Stop Eating Now

Are you wondering if that burger you had for lunch increases your cancer risk? While the answer isn’t clear-cut, what you eat on a regular basis can …