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Urban Design Can Change The Lives Of People With Autism

It’s a tall order, but Elizabeth Decker has designed a toolkit to make cities more inclusive.<p>Cities are not the friendliest of places for people with autism. Landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker aims to change that. For her master’s research at Kansas State University, Decker developed a …

Autism

Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts In The Womb

The symptoms of autism may not be obvious until a child is a toddler, but the disorder itself appears to begin well before birth.<p>Brain tissue taken from children who died and also happened to have autism revealed patches of disorganization in the cortex, a thin sheet of cells that's critical for …

Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Could Become a Museum

Smells like team spirit.<p>A Nirvana fan from Portland, Oregon is looking to purchase Kurt Cobain’s childhood home through crowdfunding and turn it into …

Music

Charged: Lowline and the Remote Skylight

As the most talked about urban planning project in NYC of recent times—alongside the Plus Pool, perhaps—the Lowline continues to capture the attention of the creative community and beyond through its development from concept to construction. In the nearly two years since the project was fully …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

Awesome things to do in Taipei, Taiwan

Looking for <b>things to do in Taipei?</b><p>No visit to Taiwan is complete without a stop in its capital, Taipei.<p>Steeped in history and culture, Taipei …

Hot Springs

Top 5 Things To Do In Taipei, Taiwan - Girl Tweets World

Shares 23<p>I have already raved about Taipei; how it combines traditional culture and modern convenience without the usual ensuing chaos. I …

Guinness’s new Irish rivals

Since Arthur Guinness first started brewing stout in the late 18th Century, very few other breweries have successfully produced the beer in its ancestral home – until now.<p>Inside the Galway Bay Brewery in Galway, Ireland, a tiny batch of imperial stout lies in Irish whiskey barrels. When brewmaster …

Tattoo tourism: where ink and travel meet

Art and travel go hand-in-hand. Local galleries can capture the history and creative culture of a destination, but if you're looking for a gallery with a difference next time you hit the road, why not check out the local tattoo culture instead? Lonely Planet staffer and tattoo aficionado Jess gets …

Tattoos

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

The Schmoopiest Social Network Is All About P.D.A.

From the creators of Avocado comes Pears, a social network all about exploring a romantic couple’s shared identity.<p>The creators of Avocado–an iPhone app that functions like a digital toolkit for two people in a relationship–announced that they are launching a social network. Called Pears, it’s like …

Social Media

A House Built into the Rugged Terrain

Built within the sloped rugged terrain in Hyogo, Japan, the Krampon residence was designed by Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates to sit atop the …

Architecture

Swisscom iO – Visual Identity by Moving Brands

Swisscom iO – Visual Identity Design.<p>After the release in June 2013, Swisscom iO was the number one free app in the Swiss iTunes store within 24 …

Entertainment News |Latest Celebrity News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

Kelly Preston talks playing Victoria Gotti, husband John Travolta visiting Brooklyn<p>Vanessa Kirby on what Meghan Markle means for the royal …