Charlie Stephens

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Creative Communities and Arts-Based Placemaking

"Culture is not only beneficial to cities; in a deeper sense, it’s what cities are for. A city without poets, painters and photographers is sterile." …

5 Gym Log Apps for iPhone & iPad

Everybody knows that you need a decent workout and diet program to lose weight and keep it off. Tracking your exercises at the gym is going to be …

50 Amazing Black and White Photographs of Paris in the 1930s

Fred Stein was born on July 3, 1909 in Dresden, Germany. As a teenager he was deeply interested in politics and became an early anti-Nazi activist. …

London would need 67 'garden cities' to solve its housing crisis

The Future Spaces Foundation (FSF) has just published a report on the potential that "garden cities" might have in fighting the current shortage of houses in Britain.<p>Britain's population has grown fast in the last 15 years, at an annual rate of more than 0.5% since the year 2000. In 2007 the …

London's best game restaurants

Britain's culture of food has long been criticised, even mocked internationally, for offering little in the way of quality and technique. Thankfully, …

England

Eating out guide : The ten best restaurants in Paris 2015

Paris’ food scene has evolved rapidly over the last five years, and it’s hard to keep up. New trends and new chefs have emerged, sometimes competing …

Marketing Conferences That Will Keep You Ahead Of Trends in 2015

<i>For a list of marketing conferences to check out in 2016, visit here.</i><p>The marketing world is changing faster than ever before, and the race to stay in front of digital trends is increasingly competitive. But you won’t get ahead by hiding behind a computer screen; you have to get out there, get …

Marketing

The secret history of snowstorms: How blizzards shaped the modern American city

The Northeast ground to a halt last week after an onslaught of winter weather—revealing much about the way we live<p>New Englanders awoke this week in a world of snow, a periodically recurring landscape molded loosely around existing trees, buildings, cars and roads. Almost two centuries ago, Ralph …

Make Giada's ultimate finger foods for your Super Bowl party

Not sure what to serve for Super Bowl Sunday? Get inspired by these delicious finger food recipes from Giada De Laurentiis. Here, the celebrity chef is sharing her favorite finger food recipes like: mini antipasto calzones, Mediterranean chili chicken wings and double chocolate espresso cookies. …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

The 10-Minute Transformation

Workouts

Finish Off Your Chest

You’ve done your foam rolling. Actually spent time warming up with movement prep. Banged out heavy sets of deadlifts. Crushed the bench press, pullup …

The Best Exercises for a Complete Back Workout

Per Bernal<p>Area 2: Lower Lats<p>Use reverse-grip moves and close-grip pullups/pulldowns to more strongly emphasize the lower lat area. One of the few …

Market Urbanism

Urbanism

'Foodie Districts' and Downtown Revitalization

A city famous for its theme park resort and big-league sports is getting another economic boost with a new, grass-roots dining district. Anaheim’s …

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Human Cities

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. <b>The Top Ten: Writers</b> …

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

Cooking