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22 Jun 2017

U.S. Salary Inequality From Productivity Not Just Tech Boom

Employment may have rebounded since the Great Recession, but the staggering regional gaps in both

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22 Jun 2017

The Heat Is On : Climate Change In 2100 Is Very Scary

Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions

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19 Jun 2017

Temporary Cities In The Desert, A Model Of Human Respect For Earth?

On the alkali flats of north-western Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the featureless yellow-packed playa (desert

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19 Jun 2017

Smart And Green Real Estate Makes Money Sense, Really

Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a

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16 Jun 2017

The Next Silicon Valley Will Be Much Cooler, Literally

The U.S. government is making it more difficult for companies to quickly hire talent from

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16 Jun 2017

The Top Winners And Losers Among The World’s Cities

Western European cities dominate the top of our 2017 Quality of Living rankings, with Vienna

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15 Jun 2017

Flat White Urbanism: A Better Ways To Foster A Vibrant Street Life

Iconic architectural pieces may attract large numbers of tourists but are not the only things

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15 Jun 2017

The Darker Side Of Liveable Cities Like Sydney

Sydney is frequently placed in the top ten of global “liveability” rankings. But despite the

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13 Jun 2017

How Hackers In Cities Can Solve Social Problems

Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure

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13 Jun 2017

The Top 10 Best Cities for Conservatives In The U.S. During Trump

Republicans should feel right at home in each of these conservative cities. Can’t bear the

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12 Jun 2017

Why Do We Keep Building Depressingly Designed Cities?

Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west

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12 Jun 2017

Britain, A Biking Highway Pioneer, In The 1930, Needs Revival

In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the

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08 Jun 2017

As Trump Dumps Paris Accord, U.S Cities Must Now Take Its Own Lead

Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of

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06 Jun 2017

Living Off The Edge In A City Mall Where Design Fuels Conflict

There are few more telling signs of conflict in urban spaces than calls to send

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06 Jun 2017

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).

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01 Jun 2017

Why Cheaper Cities Tend To Be Less Liveable?

If you are a Bengaluru resident and have been feeling the pinch of inflation, we

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01 Jun 2017

The Top 10 Best US Cities For Entrepreneurs

You might joke that entrepreneurs tend to live at their businesses. The level of dedication

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29 May 2017

Do You Know How Diverse Your Workplace Is?

We at Market Inspector firmly believe that diversity in the workplace is of enormous benefit to

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25 May 2017

Zürich Zürich… The Myths And Fun In Zürich

Ask the average person to name the party capital of Europe and Zürich probably would

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24 May 2017

The Top 10 Most Powerful Cities In The World

We often think of ‘magnetism’ as a human quality, as well as a physical phenomenon.

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23 May 2017

Cities Redefining What Densely Populated Means

Cities are all about density – groups of strangers agreeing to spend their lives in

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17 May 2017

USA’s Best Hospitals Heal and Keep Both You And The Earth Healthy

Paperless, recycled building materials, excellent public transport links…these are all things that help to make

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16 May 2017

The Top 10 Skyscrapers In The World Made Of Emptiness

There are many skyscrapers that sit empty, abandoned, or in ruin. Sometimes, they outlive their

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15 May 2017

When Even Our Greenest Energy Solutions Have Consequences

There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really

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15 May 2017

Photoscapes: As City Streets Unfold As Daily Drama And Art

David Gaberle travelled the world for eight months in 2015 capturing street life and the

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12 May 2017

The Top 10 Greenest Cities in America

The Spring Equinox is behind us and the days of lazy picnics in the park

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11 May 2017

A (Look) Hear Back On Manhattan 400 Years Ago, VR Style

A new virtual reality project reconstructs the city’s historic soundscape. You’re standing on the High

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11 May 2017

Singapore Island’s Smallness Drives The Bigness Of Its Ambitions

Jurong Island, a man-made smear of sand, lies just off the southern coast of Singapore.

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09 May 2017

We Are Finally Realising Smart In Cities Is Not Just About Tech

Australia, one of the world’s most urbanised nations, is looking to up its investment in

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09 May 2017

Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on an oil rig? We have.

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05 May 2017

When Cheap Housing Becomes A Cause For Crisis In The US

This is a problem that transcends the rural-urban divide. The affordable housing crisis has spared

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05 May 2017

Smarter Cities May Very Well Be Slower Cities For True Urban Soul

Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings.

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04 May 2017

The Flowering Of Macau City

An hour West of Hong Kong across the Zhu jang (Pearl River) Estuary lies a

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03 May 2017

Groove Out To New York Transit With the ‘Multimodal Symphony’

A chaotic animation portrays a full day of New York traffic, from buses to taxis

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28 Apr 2017

In Netherlands, Cyclists Go With The Flow With ‘Flo’

A system called “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or

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28 Apr 2017

The Coolest Way To Get Your Mail In A Digital World

Remember the last time you were diving underwater and you suddenly remembered an important letter

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24 Apr 2017

How Murals Helped Turn A Declining Community Around

The inner-city district of Shandon, Ireland, has a history that dates back to medieval times.

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19 Apr 2017

Urban Organicity, The Benefits Without The Maladies?

Cities – we are repeatedly told – are the future. Governments and global corporations seek

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13 Apr 2017

Amsterdam’s Game Of Thrones Is A Masterpiece

Historical videos inspired by “Game of Thrones,” photos of long-lost neighborhoods, and maps of the

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13 Apr 2017

Head To These Top 10 2017 Easter Getaway This Weekend

Travel the world this Easter season to see how it is celebrated in a different

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12 Apr 2017

The World’s Greenest City Out Of Dreams, Oil, Pearls, And Sand.

A decade ago Dubai had one of the largest ecological footprints of any city in

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10 Apr 2017

Photographing The Souls Of The Metropolis

This photographer embarked on a quest to commemorate the human sides of 22 bustling cities.

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07 Apr 2017

The Top 10 Countries To Live And Be Happy

Find out which place made it to the top of the list in 2017. What

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06 Apr 2017

How the World’s First Cities Got Started

A 12,000-year-old “Stonehenge on steroids” transformed nomadic humans into members of complex societies. When the

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05 Apr 2017

The Top 10 Cities For Techies And Techies For Cities

Despite the best efforts of cities like New York and Boston, the West Coast still

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04 Apr 2017

How Does A City Shape Women’s Feelings Of Safety?

When authorities decide that an area of the city is “not safe”, the usual response

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04 Apr 2017

The State Of Smart Cities, Today

The term “smart city” has been around for a few years now and is a

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03 Apr 2017

Sleep Among The Trees Beneath The Stars In These Hotels

Think tree houses are just rickety pieces of lumber crafted into backyard forts for kids?

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03 Apr 2017

Poor Urban Planning, Poor Urban Life. Simple.

Modern urban planning first came about to improve industrial cities that had become unsafe, unhealthy

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30 Mar 2017

When Tomorrow’s Energy Is Both Clever And Striking Beautiful

When seen from thousands of feet in the air, solar installations and wind turbines become

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29 Mar 2017

What It’s Like to Live in the World’s Most Polluted City

Delhi, the capital territory of India, is home to unbreathable air and undrinkable water. From

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29 Mar 2017

Amazing Project That You Wouldn’t Believe, Even If You Were Told

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and no time in history was as desperate as

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29 Mar 2017

Nail Houses, A Pain In China’s Rapid Urbanisation Run

A single house balancing precariously in the middle of a construction site may seem like

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28 Mar 2017

The 10 Maps Of Exquisite Beauty And Elegance

During much of history, maps were designed as much for beauty and display as for

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27 Mar 2017

The Number Of Books You’ll Read Before You Die, Charted

Every good bibliophile lives in a hamster wheel of literary pressure: There have always been,

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