Nice Try!

By Curbed

What's Nice Try! about?

Nice Try! explores the hidden stories behind how we design the world we live in, and what we can learn when those designs fail. Season one, Utopian, follows Avery Trufelman on her quest to understand the perpetual search for the perfect place, the ways that search can go spectacularly wrong, and what comes after. Thursdays starting May 30th, from Curbed and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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The Vacuum


One of the most intimate, necessary, and perhaps loathed activities of the home is cleaning. Who does this work, and how good do we have to be at it? When is it okay to depend on some kind of help? ...

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