Mohammed Alkhanbashi

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10 must-see art exhibitions – and good excuses for a city break – in Europe

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Amsterdam

Jonas Wagell designs Concrete Lamp for Menu

Swedish designer Jonas Wagell has created a simple lamp with a concrete base and a brass dimmer switch for Danish furniture brand Menu.<p>Named after …

Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction

Costa Rica Eyes National Parks’ Volcanoes for Energy

Great Energy Challenge<p>The volcanoes of Costa Rica’s lauded national park system have helped make it a tourism favorite for generations. But three bills before the national legislature offer a reminder that volcanoes also make the parks attractive for another use: drilling for geothermal …

Renewable Energy

The African Safari, Reinvented

Beyond the game drive, new ways to experience this classic trip.<p>From the July 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p>The modern safari model generally goes something like this: Fly in, bump around in a jeep, photograph the Big Five, have a sundowner, fly home. But there's more to a good safari …

The world's best new attractions in 2015

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

East of Palo Alto’s Eden

<i>What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community?</i><p><i>Would the technology industry be different?</i><p><i>Would we?</i><p><i>And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?</i><p>I met Bob Hoover one sunny Friday afternoon when he was rearranging golf club sets in …

Silicon Valley

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What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …

National Parks

Island of Nice: Sri Lanka

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Fellow travelers frequently ask me if there are any places I have been that I would go back to in a heartbeat. Well, <b>Sri Lanka</b> quickly comes to mind (I’m currently planning my third trip there). Which, of course, begs the question: Why?<p><b>Here are seven reasons Sri Lanka is on</b> …

Sri Lanka

The hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai is not the eco-friendly car we’ve been looking for

Toyota recently unveiled its strategy to make hydrogen fuel cell vehicles an accessible alternative to cars powered by fossil fuels — putting optimism for more hydrogen-powered vehicles at the forefront as the Japanese automaker (and world’s largest producer of cars) is finally exploring how to …

The best ski resorts you've probably never heard of

Three Lessons From the Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>This past year was an extraordinarily rich one for me in many ways, especially in the realm of travel.<p>I was on the road almost five months, with domestic trips to Washington, D.C., New York, Connecticut, and Florida, and international trips to Japan, Australia, Singapore, …

Literature

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

Art