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.
Many of us believe getting more of the things we value will make us happier, but new research suggests that cutting back on life’s pleasures helps us enjoy them significantly more.
Discover natural highs, map your interdependence, and other ways to discover joy within your reach.
Whether you’re looking for ways to save a few bucks or to be kinder to the environment, these are some fun tips to fight the cold.
Spoons, sardines, telephone charades, and other activities to put a boost in your get-togethers.
Erin McCoy tells the story of how she gave up driving, despite her love for cars, and examines the challenges facing drivers who don't live in cities.
Last year, YES! publisher Fran Korten shared her efforts to move more stuff out of her house than into it. With the season of “stuff” upon us again, here’s what she’s learned about unstuffing her life.
Video: Open Source Ecology has released free plans for building tractors, brick compressors, and other essential machines. Why pay more for stuff that's designed to fall apart?
Getting your stuff fixed instead of throwing it away is good for the environment as well as for your bank balance. So why is this craft dying out in America?