We're heading to a world where there are just a handful of influential bookstores (Amazon, Apple, Nook...) and one by one, the principles of open access are disappearing. Apple, apparently, won't carry an ebook that contains a link to buy a hardcover book from Amazon.
Yes, they live in your bed; they suck your blood; and they are almost impossible to kill or get rid of. All of these can be considered negative qualities. But play a bit of compare and contrast, and bedbugs come out looking pretty good.
At a time when many of us -- due to finances, the environment or increasing urbanization -- are trying to put our homes on a diet, there's one obvious place to cut: our bedrooms.
Just like fashion, less is more -- especially when it comes to a tight space. The more items in view means the more crowded and cluttered the room appears.
Researchers identified May 23, 2007, as the first time in history that city dwellers outnumbered the world's rural population. Because cities are growing, companies locate in urban areas as an efficient way to reach talent and customers.
I love living in cities, the bigger the better, for many reasons. It's time to celebrate urban opportunity, not just danger.
I wonder if other people are as freighted with angst as I am when they gaze out their windows during a blizzard. Do they also imagine where the deer are hunkered down?
Have you ever attempted to raise chickens yourself? Bread, beer, fruits and vegetables all taste noticeably better when fresh. Well eggs do too! For...
Part 1: In physics, the second law of thermodynamics, which deals with the natural flow of energy distribution (no, you won't be tested on this part),...
Outer-neighborhood Chicagoans tend to think downtowners suffer through our central-city lives. It's hard to describe the devotion some of us feel for our high-rise 'hood.
In L.A., it is illegal to compost things not generated on site. You would think it wouldn't matter, but people have been fined for it.
As an animal that evolved in grasslands, forests, and rural jungles, it is fascinating (and perhaps unsurprising) to learn that human beings might not yet have the mental dexterity to cope with the concrete streets.
If you must buy an umbrella, never buy a fancy umbrella. They are so easily and commonly lost, stolen and left behind that it never, ever pays to have an umbrella that you can't bear to lose.