Lifestyle

What life is like for people living in off-grid, sustainable homes called Earthships — and why lockdowns have created a wave of interest in the lifestyle

While a majority of the world’s daily lives have changed during the lockdowns, a small population has been living relatively unaffected by the coronavirus. People living in Earthships, which are off-grid, self-sustaining homes, haven’t had to make many adjustments in their daily lives. The homes, which are often in rural […]
What life is like for people living in off-grid, sustainable homes called Earthships — and why lockdowns have created a wave of interest in the lifestyle
Lifestyle

26 of the most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects

The World Architecture Festival is the world’s largest international architectural event. During the festival, a panel of expert judges recognises the best architecture of the year through the World Architecture Awards. Hundreds of designs were shortlisted during the 12th annual World Architecture Festival in December, but less than 30 completed […]
26 of the most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects
Strategy

11 of the biggest structural failures in history

Structural failures can happen for many reasons, but the results are very often devastating. Here’s a look at some of the most devastating structural failures in history, from an ancient stadium collapse that killed 20,000 people to a bridge that famously twisted and turned in heavy winds. Visit Business Insider’s […]
11 of the biggest structural failures in history
Lifestyle

The 50 most beautiful cities in the world

Flight Network ranked the 50 most beautiful cities in the world. Paris, France, took the top spot. New York City and London rounded out the top three. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’re already working on your 2020 travel bucket list, here are 50 more places to add. […]
The 50 most beautiful cities in the world
News

LSU’s football team has a new $28 million locker room — complete with sleep pods, a pool, and a mini theatre

Louisiana State University (LSU) unveiled its $US28 million renovated Football Operations Building in July 2019. The new facility features a state-of-the-art locker room with sleep pods, charging stations, and new technology. The renovated building was designed by HNTB Architecture, which previously designed other multimillion-dollar athletic centres. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
LSU’s football team has a new $28 million locker room — complete with sleep pods, a pool, and a mini theatre
News

Notre-Dame burned so quickly because of the massive amounts of wood in the structure — but people are already offering up more than 1,300 trees for its reconstruction

Notre-Dame Cathedral burned for hours on Monday before some 500 French firefighters managed to extinguish the flames. The fire burned so quickly, in part, because the medieval gothic cathedral is supported by a massive “forest” of ancient oak trees from the 1200s. French timber producers are already offering up new […]
Notre-Dame burned so quickly because of the massive amounts of wood in the structure — but people are already offering up more than 1,300 trees for its reconstruction
Lifestyle

The tallest building in every US state

Skyscrapers are multiplying as US cities appear to be in race toward the sky. Many of the tallest American skyscrapers, such as One World Trade Center and Comcast Technology Center, were built in the past five years. Some states do not have a single building over 200 feet, like Maine. […]
The tallest building in every US state