Nancy Johnson

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9 Incredible Examples of Mobile Architecture Photos

An eclectic collection of mobile architecture is neatly cataloged in the new book <i>Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move</i> (Phaidon, $24.95), comprising everything from a minimalist floating sauna designed for use on Seattle’s Lake Union to a portable one-room summerhouse that can easily be moved …

The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn’t Working

Like most people, Kevin Hall used to think the reason people get fat is simple.<p>“Why don’t they just eat less and exercise more?” he remembers …

How ‘Wellness’ Became an Epidemic

When Gwyneth Paltrow first launched Goop in 2008, it was a great place to find out where to eat the best tapas in Barcelona. It was straight-up …

University of Chicago

40+ America's Test Kitchen Recipes You Should Make in This Lifetime

America's Test Kitchen and its other publications like <b>Cooks Illustrated</b> and <b>Cook's Country</b> are my most trusted sources for recipes. ATK prides itself on testing and retesting its recipes and cooking methods until it has achieved perfection. Though most of ATK's recipes are only available through …

Cooking

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

Exercise on Vacation: Essential or Pure Evil?

For the past week or so I’ve been on a family “vacation”—I put vacation in quotes, because who really goes on vacation anymore? It’s 2017, lazybones—nobody unplugs. I spent a half-hour this morning running around my in-laws’ waterside idyll trying to locate Wi-Fi so I could file this column. When I …

The Best Cities in America for Cyclists

When I first started out as a city planner and told my colleagues I couldn’t ride a bike, you would have thought I told them Jane Jacobs was a fraud. …

Bike Lanes

How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Headlines about crushing student loan debt seem to have made a pretty strong impression on college-bound students in Generation Z, defined as a …

College & University

The Thyroid Diet: How to Eat for a Faster Metabolism and More Energy

What does your thyroid do? In short, everything. Every cell and gland in your body depends on thyroid hormones to regulate its metabolism state. “The …

Wellness

An Oral History of the Funniest Podcast Ever

We spoke to more than two dozen comedians who helped Scott Aukerman’s ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ podcast get to 500 episodes.<p>It’s a hazy Saturday afternoon …

Women Warriors: The Hidden History of Female Combat Heroes

In the records of what shaped the world we live in today, men have gotten all the glory—but these women changed the course of history too.<p>With the U.S. only recently allowing women to fight in combat, you have to wonder what ever gave legislators the impression that only males can defend their …

Inside the fearless bike movement tearing up London

It’s a bright summer day in central London and a swarm of tourists are snapping selfies overlooking the River Thames. Out of nowhere, hundreds of …

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Income Inequality

Americans Are Drinking More Than Ever and It’s Costing the U.S. Billions

Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country’s future health-care costs.<p>The …

Architizer

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

A Countryside Sliding Glass House Designed by dRMM | Colossal

<p>Appearing as an oversized red barn, architecture and design studio dRMM‘s Sliding House has a much more complex facade than its doppleganger’s …

Architecture

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

Woodworker Creates Detailed Stop-Motion Films of his Process | Colossal

<p>Designer and woodworker Frank Howarth has a passion for building things with his hands, he makes everything from shelves and chairs to toys and …

Wild & Exotic Animals Roam Freely On Paris Underground

More often than not, the only exotic animals you see in capital cities are either in the zoo or stuffed in the local museum.<p>Probably the last place …

36 Famous Banksy Artworks You Need To See

A cult hero, one of the most celebrated & yet mysterious artists of his generation, considered a vandal by some & a genius to others - welcome to the …

5 Stages of Inebriation Depicted in Hilarious 19th Century Portraits

It’s comforting to know that some things never change, even when it comes to getting on it.<p>Photographed by Charles Percy Pickering in the 1860s, this …

Carsick

• <b>Author:</b> John Waters<p><b>Carsick is the New York Times bestselling chronicle of a cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdo</b><p>John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across …

The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

Sport picture of the day: Tour de Chunnel

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Tadao Ando reveals concrete and glass apartment block for Lower Manhattan

<b>News:</b> Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled designs for his first building in New York City – a seven-storey concrete apartment block in …

Futurist architecture - Antonio Sant’Elia (1914)

One hundred years have passed since Antonio Sant’Elia and Mario Chiattone pioneered futurism in architecture. Marinetti exerted his trademark …

Daily Inspiration #1785

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design