Glamorized consumer culture has serious side effects—and to help people in remote Indian villages understand this, one filmmaker brought them to the West. Here’s what they thought of the dark side of Western lifestyles.
From sharing to repairing, the inspiration you need to lighten your load.
For a more sustainable start to the school year, just follow the Seattle-based rapper to that thrift store down the road.
Country people have a reputation for viewing outsiders with skepticism. But it turns out they have good reasons for doing that.
When we share our yards, sidewalks, and other common spaces, we find a greater sense of belonging and connection to those around us.
We could all see the sky as our ancestors once saw it just by turning off the lights, according to the International Dark Sky Association.
From China to San Antonio, cities are using rental bike programs to create healthier commutes. Here are a few insights from some of the world’s best programs.
When we visualize the lives we desire, we often leave out the difficulties and frustrations. But they’re inevitable, and in the end they make the rewards of life more satisfying.
An installation of creatively shaped benches in Belgium pushes the edge of urban sit-ability.
Video: Whatever service you might need, you’re likely to be able to get it at Onion River Time Bank, where you pay by doing what you love.
Think an island-hopping cruise across the Pacific is only for the elite? Not if you take the slow boat.
Portlandia’s Kumail Nanjiani tours a tiny house and asks some of the questions on everybody’s mind.