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The Death and Life of Simulated Cities

This article explores the relationship between simulation in urban design – as a professional, systematic attempt to model and plan the city – and …

Urbanism

Find Perfect Proportions Wherever You Go with This Golden Ratio Tool

The Golden Section, also known as the Golden Ratio, is a certain mathematical ratio that’s often found in design and prevalent in nature. Parsons & …

Mathematics

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

Relief in sight for allergy sufferers with new Australia-wide pollen monitoring system

A nationwide program aimed at giving allergy sufferers more advanced warning about the likely seriousness of their symptoms could provide relief to …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Get beautiful forecasts with Week Weather

It takes imagination and creativity to stand out with a weather app, but developer Wolfgang Augustin has done just that with Week Weather. The app costs 99 cents, £0.79, or AU$1.29 --though that is classified as a introductory offer.<p>Week Weather presents a seven-day forecast in a manner resembling …

Weather

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Get Lost in These 5 Cartography Magazines

In the age of smart devices, it’s getting easier to find your way around with GPS and map apps. Map-reading becomes a handy skill when you don’t have access to the Internet. Hundreds of years of cartography and intrepid navigation yielded the very first maps, which were representations of land or …

20-Minute Spicy Sriracha Ramen Noodle Soup

An incredibly easy and delicious spicy ramen noodle soup spiked with sriracha hot sauce and ready in just 20 minutes! One of the most loved recipes …

Recipes

How to Make the Perfect Boiled Egg Every Time

Looking for single-serving protein bites? No need to rely on pre-packaged bars or protein-powder energy balls. Nature already has what you need: …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly …

Clean Energy

Want Your Marriage To Last? Start With A Huge, Cheap Wedding

Before and after, there's the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There's the photo booth, which is a definite necessity these days. And what couple doesn't have a website designed to share with the world the first time they laid eyes on each other?<p>"The whole …

Weddings

Evernote's new app turns your iPhone and iPad into a scanner (updated)

You likely already have a favorite scanner app if you regularly deal with documents outside the office. But in case you haven't found The One yet, there's one more contender to consider: Evernote's Scannable app for iOS. The company first announced it at Evernote's annual conference in October …

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

Steampunk-Inspired Lighting Uses Energy-Efficient LED Technology

There are a lot of advantages to the new wave of LED lighting, but many people still love the classic-looking Edison-style filament bulbs; they don't want to give them up in favor of something that's more contemporary. Well, thanks to Edison Light Globes, these folks don't have to. The Australian …

INTERACTIVE: In the lead-up to the #Oscars, explore the connections between every Australian recognised at the Academy Awards, in every category, from 1933 to now. And before you ask... yes, including Russell Crowe. See more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/interactives/australians-at-the-oscars/

Caroline’s New Orleans

New Orleans native <b>Caroline Gerdes</b> may have recently moved to Washington, D.C., but she loves her hometown. So much so that she recently spent a year–with the help of a Young Explorers grant from the National Geographic Society–of her life working on an oral history project about the Ninth Ward, …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Travel<p>Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

Siberian summers do not last long. The snows linger into May, and the cold weather returns again during September, freezing the taiga into a still …