Green Roofs

Fish-catching praying mantis surprises scientists

Praying mantises may not actually pray, but they do <i>prey</i> heavily on their fellow insects, along with other small land animals. Now, however, for the …

Italy

Churchill Downs’ next project to offer rooftop views of Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby.<p>The track’s parent company said …

Kentucky

San Diego Can Meet 2045 Clean Energy Goal: Electric Groups

San Diego electric companies are confident that the county will be able to meet Governor Jerry Brown's goal to move California towards 100 percent …

San Diego

A 7-Foot LEGO Model of Javits Center Inside the Crystal Palace

Inside the impressively large Crystal Palace of New York City’s Javits Center, you will find an equally impressive, but notably smaller version of …

Google Street View

How Impact 2025 affects tuition

September 17, 2018<p>DU undergraduate tuition this year for 12 to 18 credit hours was $49,392—paying this much in tuition makes it important to see what …

University of Denver

PATCO reopening Franklin Square Station with sleek new look

Renderings for the station have been released.<p>PATCO’s oft-forgotten Franklin Square Station, which has been closed for nearly 40 years, is getting a tune-up and an opening date.<p>The station at Seventh and Race streets is slated for a $26 million renovation project, which will run through most of …

Green Design

What’s on board Celebrity Edge

The new Celebrity Edge is full of innovation, attractions and some amazing spaces. A world of luxury awaits, discover what’s on board<p>Cruise ship names can seem rather arbitrary, but not so the luxurious new Celebrity Edge. This revolutionary vessel is packed with innovations that’ll change the way …

Thomas Cook

Lottery launches for 200+ affordable units in East New York, from $395/month

A lottery is set to launch on Saturday for 240 affordable apartments in Brooklyn’s East New York neighborhood. The units are spread across a brand …

Laundry Rooms

A year after deadly Maria, U.S. housing funds on way to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - A year after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico with 150 mile-per-hour (241 kph) winds, government officials on Thursday announced that about $1.5 billion in federal funds aimed primarily at rebuilding housing will start flowing to the island.<p>“One year (after the event) …

Hurricane Maria

How corporate wellness programs got a bad name—and how to fix them - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News

(Photo: HootSuite)<p>You don’t have to look terribly hard to find examples of initiatives meant to improve employees’ well-being that have gone horribly …

Weight Loss

Word on the Water

This 1920s Dutch barge is now a floating bookstore.<p>A most unusual barge floats on Regents Canal, which flows amid the office-littered landscape of …

Regulation

An architect’s historic UES townhouse with an elevator and a floating circular staircase asks $20M

This neo-Federal townhouse, less than a block from Central Park at 9 East 81st Street, received recent exterior and interior renovations from …

Manhattan

Rooftop farming: why vertical gardening is blooming in Kampala

When Martin Agaba realised his urban farm had run out of space, he decided the solution was not to expand outwards but upwards.<p>“We realised we had to use the roof,” he says. Of all the innovations that have galvanised people in his district in the Ugandan capital Kampala to grow their own food, …

World News

A Look Inside Restoration Hardware's New 90,000-Square-Foot NYC Gallery

The skylit, six-story central atrium features stacked cast-iron columns and a transparent elevator.<p><i>New York Night</i>, a six-story art installation of …

World Trade Center

5 Reasons Thailand Is Your Dream Honeymoon

Island life has never looked so good. The azure seas glitter and submerging yourself in them is like stepping into a warm bath. The sand is soft, and …

Snorkelling

45kg of marijuana washes onto Florida beaches, police warn public not to touch it

Police have warned that people will be arrested if they try to keep any of the marijuana that has been washing up on Florida beaches.<p>Large bundles of …

Florida

Canadians can expect rising food prices due to cost pressures, U.S. trade war: grocery CEOs

The CEOs of three of Canada’s major grocery chains doubled down on their expectation that food prices will soon rise at their stores.<p>Story continues …

Home Delivery

Frank Gehry tops Facebook HQ expansion with a 3.6-acre rooftop park

Facebook recently unveiled a peek inside MPK 21, its newest campus building designed by Frank Gehry and built in less than 18 months. Created as an …

Green Design

Let Us Congratulate These Florida Cops for Keeping 11 Pounds of Weed Off the Streets

While visiting Jungle Hut Park in Flagler County on Thursday, Robert Kelley and others came across a package of cannabis and put it in his car. …

Florida

Imogen Baker, Author at Concrete Playground

Useful for all — from the first-time to the eleventh-time business owners.<p>Within this famed wine region you'll find award-winning eateries, …

Restaurants

Green wall

With a luscious looking green wall feature, you can decorate your roof or wall with plants you never thought were possible.<p>Adding a new feature could …

Green Roofs

The death of big box stores could lead to a new kind of homeless housing. Here's what that might look like

The steep decline of big box stores like Kmart and JCPenney has made way for a host of new development. In recent years, a string of vacant malls and retail chains have been converted into everything from classrooms and office space to churches and trampoline parks.<p>As merchants like Amazon continue …

Homelessness

The Kensington / Zaha Hadid Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> JCDecaux invited Zaha Hadid Design to redefine the design language of billboards – providing a unique …

Architecture

Tuesday, Sept. 18th

Hopefully you didn't overdo weekend brunch—there's sooo much to eat this week.<p>Chow all the cheese—from SF Cheese Fest to grilled cheese night at …

Marin County

Look who’s got their eyes on Reading town centre

Shoppers and workers may get the feeling they are being watched in Reading town centre after a pair of eyes appeared in the windows of a derelict …

Luxury Lifestyle

Vancouver Club Seeks Experienced Director of Food & Beverage

The GOODS from The Vancouver Club<p><b>Vancouver, BC</b>| The Vancouver Club is searching for an experienced Director of Food and Beverage, with advanced …

Lifestyle (Canada)

India can tackle the problem of hot cities | analysis

The intense heatwave that has struck South Asia in the last few months has proved to be particularly challenging for those living in cities. While …

Andalusia

Bernier-Thibault House / Paul Bernier Architecte

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Two boxes made of glass and wood, simple volumes of similar dimensions, were added to this house in the …

Architecture

Huge rooftop garden and live music venue opening in Digbeth

A new Digbeth bar and live music venue with an open-top roof garden is opening this month.<p>The Mill, a multi-purpose space, opens in the former home …

Live Music

A Sneak Peek At The New Celebrity Edge Ship

A blanket of fog wrapped around the soon-to-debut Celebrity Edge on a recent September morning in the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. It layered mystique onto the hulking vessel, Celebrity Cruise’s first new ship in six years.<p>Ahead of Edge’s November debut, Forbes …

Royal Caribbean