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You can’t be a ‘climate mayor’ if you’re making more room for cars

Sorry—that’s not how it works<p>As of last June, 402 U.S. mayors have joined the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, a group also known as the Climate Mayors, which was formed when the U.S. pulled out of the Paris climate accord.<p>These mayors pledged to uphold the climate agreement, which was …

5 Crazy Clever Features Hiding on Your Tape Measure

Engineers and industrial designers are the unsung heroes of the world, packing tiny but live-saving features into the products and tools we use every …

Get Your Pin Board Ready: 12 Dreamy Backyards in the City

(Image credit: Sawyer Berson)<p>Outdoor spaces in the city always feel particularly precious — like a little green jewel in the midst of all the gray. …

The 15 Best Products to Drop This Week & Where to Buy Them

Another week has past and we’re back with the highlights from <i>Highsnobiety</i>’s shopping channel. Every day we trawl through countless online stores to …

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

Wellness

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

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20 Fancy-Looking Home Buys We Can't Believe Are From Etsy

Take a look around the Home & Living section on Etsy, and you'll likely notice that many of its offerings carry a certain "look": Mason jar crafts, …

A Massive Mural by Ella & Pitr Depicts a Refugee Seeking Passage in France | Colossal

<p>French duo Ella & Pitr (previously) tackle the gravity of the global refugee crisis in their latest mural, <i>Le Naufrage de Bienvenu/The Shipwreck of</i> …

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

Starbucks Joins Fight Against Trump Over DACA Repeal

Following the Trump administration’s announcement that it will repeal the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals program, major U.S. employers — including coffee giant Starbucks — are speaking out.<p>DACA permits undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. as children to work and attend school here …

Immigration

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

South America

7 No-Cook Sweet Treats Under 200 Calories

Do you love snacks? I love snacks. Some people are fine with just three good meals a day, but I rarely go without a little something mid-afternoon, …

The 10 Most Organized Drawers on the Internet

The other day, our entire staff was laughing at a tweet that someone forwarded from Simon Holland: "We keep a potato masher in a drawer because …

Coolala is the world’s first portable, solar-powered A/C unit

Holds a charge of up to eight hours and weighs just seven pounds<p>If you’ve ever wished to upgrade a personal hand-held fan into something with more serious cooling power, then you’re going to want to check out this new portable air conditioning unit.<p>Called Coolala, not only is it truly portable, …

Clean Energy

11 of the Most Beautiful Hikes in the World Photos

The emerald lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand.Photo: John Crux Photography / Getty Images<p>Be it scaling the sides of mountains or walking a winding trail for days on end, humans will go to extreme lengths for scenic adventure. Seeking out places almost untouched by development …

11 Amazing Australian Homes

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>From fashionable city abodes to bushland, lakeside, and oceanfront homes, good design is alive and well down under. Join us as we look back at some amazing Australian homes we've featured in the past.<p>Embracing the …

Why Everyone Is Instagramming from This Moroccan Hotel

We break down the genius (yet simple!) design tricks that make it a picture-perfect backdrop<p>Marrakech is full of photo ops, but in the era of Instagram, it’s clear that a few locales—especially hotels and riads—will garner the most “likes.” One such hotel that we’ve seen from a slew of feeds—from …

Home Decorating

Tesla Finishes First Solar Roofs—Including Elon’s House

First the Model 3 electric car. Now the solar roof. In just one week, Tesla has challenged two distinct industries with radically new products.<p>Tesla …

Tesla

Dream tiny house comes with a pizza oven fireplace

Yes, please!<p>It takes a lot for a tiny house to impress us these days, since every trick in the book seems to have been exhausted already. But this number, the Gypsy Mermaid, truly stopped us in our tracks with its irresistible charm and flair.<p>The tiny house was built by Ocklawaha, Florida couple …

Interior Design

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Live in this charming houseboat in London for $423K

A little bit nautical, a little bit Nordic<p>If all houseboats could look like this one docked in London, then we’d all be clambering to get on board. Recently converted into a residence, this former working barge has been transformed into an utterly charming home that, upon first glance of its …

Outdoor Spaces

What Does Modest Fashion Really Look Like?

Pinterest UK tells me that searches for "modest fashion" are up 500% since the beginning of this year. The global modest fashion market is already …

Phil Oh’s Best Street Style Pics from New York Fashion Week: Men’s Spring ’18

Just when you thought the summer of fashion shows ended with Paris couture . . . New York Fashion Week: Men’s kicked off on Monday! The busier-than-ever schedule includes buzzy newcomers, another highly anticipated Raf Simons show, and lots and lots of streetwear. You’ll find it on the actual …

Fashion Week

You Have a Constitutional Right to Take Photos of Police, Federal Court Affirms

Photographing and filming police officers in public is a constitutional right protected by the First Amendment. That’s what a federal appeals court …

U.S. Federal Courts

Get the Look of Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis’ Minimalist Apartment

NYC’s coolest DJ couple Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis know how to drop a beat — but when it came to decorating their one-bedroom triplex, the newlyweds needed a little assistance. So they called on expert designer Michelle Zacks of Homepolish to spruce up their minimalist abode. Filled with …

Decorations

Pillow Talk: 6 Ways to Style Decorative Bed Pillows

(Image credit: Pippa Drummond)<p>The way you make your bed up can say a lot about your decor style. Like to keep it simple and no-fuss? Neatly stack the …

Adorable ’20s home with cheery yellow kitchen wants $350k

Located in Astoria, Oregon<p>There’s a “grandma’s house” quality to this adorable 1927 abode in Astoria, Oregon, a port city located at the northwestern tip of the state near the mouth of the Columbia River.<p>Though it looks mini from the front of the blue facade, the home actually measures 1,800 square …

Make it Count: Smart Uses for the Space Above Your Doors

Think your apartment is totally out of storage space? Think again—and look up. You probably have at least one doorway in your home with a little …