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Cities

23 Feb 2018

Managing Shrinking Cities In An Expanding World

Urbanisation has been a well-established trend in the 20th and 21st centuries. However, depopulation and

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22 Feb 2018

Against All Odds : A Brief History Of Casinos

Since the early days of man, gambling has always been part of our society. It

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22 Feb 2018

Artificial Intelligence Is The Weapon Of The Next Cold War

It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The

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21 Feb 2018

Algorithmic Zoning Could Be The Answer To Cheaper Housing & More Equitable Cities

Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities (except

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21 Feb 2018

14 Most Noteworthy And Beautiful Piers Of The World

Piers were originally built for the purpose of getting people and cargo from the boat

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20 Feb 2018

The 5 New Food Halls To Watch For In 2018

Think you need to go to New York or Tokyo to try the food hall

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20 Feb 2018

Singapore : New Ideas To Feed A Growing Island

With a goal to reach a total land size of 76,600ha by 2030, compared with

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20 Feb 2018

Eurasia, The supercontinent That Will Define Our Century

The end of the Cold War was supposed to inaugurate Europe’s age of reconciliations, when

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19 Feb 2018

When Technology, Empathy, And Accessible Design Meet In These Good Cities

Most cities are utterly unfriendly to people with disabilities – but with almost one billion

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16 Feb 2018

Not The End Of The World: The Return Of Dubai’s Ultimate Folly

Underwater bedrooms, ‘Lohan Island’ and snow all year round – a decade after it was

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15 Feb 2018

Could These Predictions Of The Future Actually Come True?

A blind mystic who many claim predicted 9/11, the rise of ISIS, the Boxing Day

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15 Feb 2018

Check Out The Cities With The Most User-Friendly UK Casinos For Beginners

Casino culture has come a long way over the past decade or two. Sure, there

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15 Feb 2018

Can Canada Teach The Rest Of Us To Be Nicer

Every August my family embarks on that great American ritual: the road trip. And we

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14 Feb 2018

They Are Watching You—And Everything Else On The Planet

Technology and our increasing demand for security have put us all under surveillance. Is privacy

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14 Feb 2018

Why We Value Diamond Rings And Other Valentine’s Day Gifts

“Diamonds are a girls best friend”, so the saying goes. These shiny rocks are durable

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14 Feb 2018

7 Principles For Building Better Cities

More than half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion

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14 Feb 2018

How To Use The Power Of Urban Planning To Tackle Inequality

Income inequality creates both spatial and social divides and shows itself within cities in many

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13 Feb 2018

People Sees Those That Can’t As Problems. Why Is That?

The viral video of a blind man being berated on the tube is a sad

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13 Feb 2018

These Are The World’s Most Innovative Cities

Innovation is seen as a key ingredient for successful cities in the 21st century economy,

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12 Feb 2018

Paying The Price For Unrequited Love In London’s Past

For centuries, suitors would carve names on coins before tossing them into the river. Mudlark

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12 Feb 2018

11 Cities Most Likely To Run Out Of Drinking Water – Like Cape Town

Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the

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12 Feb 2018

How To Make Smart Cities Human Again

Huge quantities of networked sensors have appeared in cities across the world in recent years.

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08 Feb 2018

10 Ways You May Be Commuting In The Future

It is somewhat safe to say that, without transportation, we wouldn’t have gotten anywhere. The

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08 Feb 2018

Walkable Cities Reduce Blood Pressure & Hypertension Risk, Study Finds

Research finds significant link between the walkability of a city and the blood pressure and

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06 Feb 2018

Masterplan Of Singapore’s Underground Spaces Ready By 2019

An underground masterplan that maps out Singapore’s underground spaces and their potential uses is set

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02 Feb 2018

Trading Up : How Developing Countries Can Streamline Import / Export

The fact that technology is affecting trade is not new, but the velocity, scope and

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01 Feb 2018

When Nationalism No Longer Works, Maybe It Is Time For Civicism

“I love New York” is perhaps the most successful slogan in modern history. Cities around

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01 Feb 2018

Top 15 Cities With The Most Trees

There’s a global movement encouraging cities to grow more trees and plan more parks. But which ones have

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01 Feb 2018

Trust In Digital Technology Will Be The Internet’s Next Frontier, 2018 And Beyond

After decades of unbridled enthusiasm – bordering on addiction – about all things digital, the public may

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31 Jan 2018

What Just Happened? The Biggest Stories From Davos 2018

That’s it for another year. With over 400 sessions on the official programme (160 of

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30 Jan 2018

How Slums Can Inspire The Micro-Cities Of The Future

Soon, one third of humanity will live in a slum. Our cities are at breaking

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29 Jan 2018

Cambridge’s Smart Solution To Disability: Cycling

Riding a bike may be easier than walking for two-thirds of disabled cyclists, but they

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27 Jan 2018

The Big Dig: How The High Cost Of Land Is Forcing Hong Kong Into Caverns

With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the

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26 Jan 2018

Smart Cities That Are Bastions For Tech Jobs, 2018

 Smart city growth is at a tipping point, and there are plenty of jobs

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25 Jan 2018

The Top 10 Kingmakers Who Shaped The Course Of History

The term “kingmaker” is used to describe a person of power and influence who plays

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25 Jan 2018

Never Mind Brexit, Or Even Europe. The Future Is Eurasian.

In this new age, the notion that Europeans are special – that a wall separates

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24 Jan 2018

Tech Diplomacy: Cities Drive A New Era Of Digital Policy And innovation

France recently appointed a tech ambassador to the Silicon Valley. French President Emmanuel Macron named

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23 Jan 2018

The Quest For The Convivial City: How Do Ours Fare?

What comes to mind when you think of the word “convivial”? Likely, images of happiness,

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22 Jan 2018

What Would An Earthquake-Proof City Look Like?

Earthquakes don’t kill people (generally), collapsing buildings do – meaning it is cities where the

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18 Jan 2018

Why A Move to Chattanooga Is Perfect For Your Startup

Haven’t considered relocating to Chattanooga for your newest business venture? You are making a big

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17 Jan 2018

Drones Are Taking To The Skies Above Africa To Map Land Ownership

Mapping land boundaries is an important way to boost a country’s economic growth and development.

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16 Jan 2018

When A Country’s Towns & Villages Face Extinction

It is predicted that 896 towns and villages across Japan will no longer be viable

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09 Jan 2018

What It’s Like To Live In A Well-Governed Country

What makes a country well-run? Whether minimising corruption or spearheading educational and medical initiatives, governments

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05 Jan 2018

Infographic: 67 Fascinating Facts About Online Vs Offline Commerce

The Fast-Paced Growth of Online Shopping  Faster and cheaper delivery, online exclusive deals, easier returns

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05 Jan 2018

Bitcoin is Currency, Not Stock: Where To Use The Cryptocurrency For Real Purchases

The true revolution of the cryptocurrency bitcoin is that it isn’t stock. You don’t need

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05 Jan 2018

Top 10 In U.S. To Get Fit And Healthy In 2018

The most popular New Year’s resolution for 2017 was to get healthy, according to data from Twitter.

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04 Jan 2018

Redefining What Hanging Your Dirty Laundry Outside Means

New Zealanders have a unique way of discarding their trash—they hang them on fences. Bras,

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01 Jan 2018

Top Cleanest Cities In The World 2017

All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all

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24 Dec 2017

A Machine-Learning Census Of America’s Cities

Millions of images of public streets offer a cheap, sweeping view of America’s demography. “WOULD

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23 Dec 2017

Autonomy Enables Adaptive Built Environment

Designers’ novel thinking about data, tools and methods is advancing to a point where it’s possible

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22 Dec 2017

When The Mountain Is The Tree For Your Christmas

Every year on Christmas, the small medieval town of Gubbio, in northern Italy, lights up

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21 Dec 2017

How Technology Is Transforming Human Behaviour, For Better Or Worse

What exactly do we mean by an “enhanced” human? When this possibility is brought up,

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20 Dec 2017

10 Misconceptions About Christmas That Get Repeated Every Year

Christmas is a time for friends, family, cheer, giving, and general annoyance. After centuries of

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19 Dec 2017

19 Fun And Kid-Friendly Christmas Getaways For Your Family

1. May Your Getaways Be Merry & Bright ‘Tis the season when top destinations and

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18 Dec 2017

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened Last Week (12/15/17)

Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to

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18 Dec 2017

How The End Of A Free Open Internet Will Affect Us All

The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head. The Republican-led

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15 Dec 2017

3 Principles For Creating Safer AI

How can we harness the power of superintelligent AI while also preventing the catastrophe of

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14 Dec 2017

Three Enlightenment About Earth From Astronauts

“My first view of Earth happened a few seconds after launch,” says scientist Helen Sharman,

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14 Dec 2017

Where Are The World’s Greatest Casino Holiday Destinations?

Choosing where to go on holiday isn’t as easy as it used to be. Instead

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14 Dec 2017

The Benefits And Risk Of Artificial Intelligence

WHAT IS AI? From SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly. While

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