Posts by Sara Barnes

May 22, 2017

Abandoned Highway in Seoul Transformed into Elevated Park with 24,000 Plants

Unused architecture can find new life in unexpected ways. In New York City, a set of above-ground train tracks was transformed into an innovative linear park called the High Line, and it has proved to be a haven for tourists and residents alike. Seoul has followed suit with the recent opening of Skygarden, a 983-meter-long once-abandoned highway converted into a lush elevated walkway. At night, the unconventional park is illuminated with a tranquil blue glow.

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May 20, 2017

Goth Latte is an All Black Coffee Drink with Surprising Health Benefits

It seems like colorful foods are all the rage these days, and it’s not hard to see why—rainbow hues are a feast for the eyes. But black is now making a bold statement in sweet treats like ice cream, and its ominous beauty has recently taken the latte world by storm. Using activated charcoal, trendy cafes are creating stone grey drinks that’ll delight your inner goth. And, it turns out, they’ve got unique health benefits, too.

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