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The postwar passion for highway construction saw cities around the world carved up in the name of progress. But as communities fought back many schemes were abandoned – their half-built traces showing what might have been<p>Of all the mistakes made by city planners in the postwar era, the passion for …

Urban Design

The City of the Future

From housing to food, Rotterdam is tackling population-scale problems in creative, sustainable ways, most often powered by advanced technology and a bit of old-fashioned imagination.<p>Some cities are defined by their history and tradition. Rotterdam, on the other hand, is defined by its future. After …

How to live like a local in Bucharest

Lonely Planet Local Monica Suma recently moved back to her native Bucharest after 12 years abroad. Drawn by the urban revival and cultural effervescence, this former New Yorker enjoys strolling through the back alleys of interwar Bucharest, searching for the hidden haunts, delicious eats and …

Do You Know How Powerful Your Thoughts Are?

In the theater of one's mind is a multi-dimensional consciousness in which our thoughts point our attention in a particular direction. Neuroscientists have discovered that repetitive thoughts form neural pathways as neurons that fire together get wired together. Thus, the more a particular thought …

The Women Who Built Outstanding Companies

This year our list of America’s Most Promising Companies includes thirteen female founders. These ladies are shaking up entire industries from education to big data in some of the fastest-growing private businesses in the U.S.<p>Take Dr. Elizabeth Iorns. Iorns is cofounder and CEO of Silicon …

Pretty in Print: 11 Patterned Booties to Rock This Winter

It’s no secret that we’re pattern-obsessed around these parts. Patterns in our homes, patterns on the wall, patterns on our shoes, patterns on the stairs, oh my! Since bootie season is in full force, we decided to turn our pattern-loving attention to that versatile piece of footwear. Booties are …

Swimmers brave icy waters for dip in the Rhine - video

Around 300 swimmers take to the ice cold waters of the river Rhine in Düsseldorf, Germany, for the 49th annual New Year swim on Saturday. The swim is not a race, taking part is the key. The swimmers, who are mostly lifeguards and divers, often wear colourful costumes over their wet suits and drift …

Managing Designers on Two Different Tracks

Making creative expertise a lasting part of your company means more than just hiring a few designers. You also have to retain, direct, and eventually promote them — something that managers from other backgrounds can find daunting. Recommendations often fall into tired caricatures: creatives are …

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

This Bike Purifies Air As You Ride

What if your bike didn't just get you from point A to point B with optimal efficiency, but actually cleansed the air around you as you rode? Thai designers Lightfog Creative & Design Company have unveiled their designs for just such a concept; a bike with a built-in air purification system.<p>The …

Batteries

Agora é possível compartilhar fotos e vídeos para amigos específicos no Instagram

Confirmando rumores recentes, o Instagram anunciou hoje o Instagram Direct, seu serviço de mensagens pessoais. Como as mensagens diretas do Twitter, …

Xixi feito nos parques de Amsterdã vai se transformar em fertilizantes

Publicidade Anuncie<p>Mais uma de Amsterdã que deveria servir de exemplo para o mundo. Em nome do meio ambiente, as autoridades holandesas decidiram …

Palestra com David Mangin sobre os problemas das megalópoles, no IAB-RJ

• 21:26 - 13 Julho, 2013<p>Palestra com David Mangin sobre os problemas das megalópoles, no IAB-RJ<p>Os problemas das grandes megalópoles contemporâneas …