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27 Feb 2017

Urban Farming: Alleviating The World’s Food Dilemma One Community At A Time

There are 7 billion-odd people living in the world today, with an estimated rise to

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24 Feb 2017

You Are Missing Out On A Sensational Floating Encampment

Lake Bokodi, in the village of Bokod, about 80 kilometers west of Budapest, Hungary, is

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21 Feb 2017

How Much It Really Costs You To Drive To Work

With more and more workers moving to the cities, megaregions are expanding, and as they

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20 Feb 2017

The Top 5 US States Who Gives A Damn About Our Planet

Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.

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17 Feb 2017

The Modern Living In Rural Communities

Living in a rural location has its perks. It’s peaceful, it’s quiet, and you’re out

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16 Feb 2017

How Big Data Is Adding A Whole New Dimension To Public Spaces

Most of us encounter public spaces in our daily lives: whether it’s physical space (a

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16 Feb 2017

The Top 10 Booze Cities To Catch Up With Old Flames

There’s something thrilling about discovering a local watering hole and enjoying a hometown spirit after

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14 Feb 2017

Valentines Day: My Heart Is Zoned Exclusively For You

An alternative to cheesy Hallmark cards for the urban planner who zoned your heart. Commercial

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13 Feb 2017

Travel Destinations For 2017: Penny Pincher Edition

Another year, another opportunity to travel and see the world. Traveling can be a great

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13 Feb 2017

Top 17 Of The World’s Most Romantic Destinations

1. MOSELLE RIVER VALLEY, WESTERN EUROPE The Moselle River Valley can be taken in from one

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08 Feb 2017

Why Cities Temperature Are Warmer Than The Countryside?

In cities, the air, surface and soil temperatures are almost always warmer than in rural

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07 Feb 2017

Alert: The Most Northern Settlement in The World

Located just over eight hundred kilometers away from the North Pole, the community of Alert,

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07 Feb 2017

When The Heat Is On, What We Should Do In Our Cities?

The recent spate of heatwaves through eastern Australia has reminded us we’re in an Australian

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06 Feb 2017

Top 10 Romantic Breaks You Don’t Want To Miss On Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for the ultimate romantic gesture, look no further than one of these

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03 Feb 2017

In Melbourne, Again: Artists Turn Vandalism Into Art

The Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle, recently proposed new bylaws to give police additional

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02 Feb 2017

What Is E-Waste And Why It Matters

We live in the technological age governed by devices we have made for ourselves to

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01 Feb 2017

Playing The Odds: The Evolution Of The World’s Oldest Game

Gambling is as old as human history itself, embedded in societal culture and is responsible

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31 Jan 2017

8 Best Cities To See That’s Worth Your Flight Time

Looking for more than just a beach break? Here are the best destinations for a

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31 Jan 2017

What The Strip Can Teach Us About Urban Planning

Long before America’s current urban revival, the Strip was ditching its streetside car parks for

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30 Jan 2017

Forget The Gym. A City Must Be A Playground For Health.

When Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, arguably the “father of gymnastics” and the inventor of the horizontal

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30 Jan 2017

Truths, Lies, Post-Truths, And Statistics. The Deception That Is.

In theory, statistics should help settle arguments. They ought to provide stable reference points that

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26 Jan 2017

The Top 11 Most Educated Countries Of The World

The World Economic Forum, a nonprofit foundation, has ranked the most educated countries in the

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26 Jan 2017

Hokou: Urban Xenophobia Is Nothing New And Is Still With Us

In recent years, China has gained a global reputation for its juggernaut economy and breathtaking

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24 Jan 2017

The 5 Kinds Of Cities We’ll See In The Populist Era

Will your city go into triage mode, double down on progressive policies, or flex its

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24 Jan 2017

HUNGRY FUTURE: If Cities Take Over Fertile Farms

Cropland losses will have consequences especially for Asia and Africa, which will experience growing food

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19 Jan 2017

How Uber Gives Penance To Many Affronts To Cities

But it’s not the highly coveted numbers cities need. How helpful is the company’s new

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18 Jan 2017

12 Cities You Must Visit in 2017 If You Love Food

1. New Orleans From crawfish boils to po-boys to beignets, you can’t expect to visit

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16 Jan 2017

The Future Of The Cloud And Data Centers Are Found In A Bakery

We live in a data-driven world. From social media to smart cities to the internet

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13 Jan 2017

The World’s First Long Distance Telegraph Was Not The Telegraph

Smoke signals and beacons have been used to relay messages over short distances since ancient

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13 Jan 2017

U.S. Hyperloops May Succeed Where It Was Not Invented

Across Europe and parts of Asia, travellers can enjoy some of the fastest rail services

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13 Jan 2017

The Science Of Change: Think Small And Work Your Way Up

Goodbye 2016 and Hello 2017. Another year has come and gone. No matter how bad

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12 Jan 2017

A Very Scary Networked Nuclear Weapon Proposition In The U.S.

The future arsenal will be networked, presenting unique security challenges for the U.S. Air Force.

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11 Jan 2017

Why SEO is Just as Important as Social Media for Game Companies

Most online gaming companies need to rethink their SEO strategy if they are to survive

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10 Jan 2017

Even The Ancients Cared About Heritage Buildings Before Them

In any debate on new construction in our urban centres you are likely to hear

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06 Jan 2017

New Year Resolution: Entrust Your Money With Banks Committed To Good

Where Hollywood celebrities bank isn’t typically Equity Factor column news. But a recent financial move

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06 Jan 2017

Kids Will Outsmart Us With Design Thinking For Urban Planning

In some schools, “design thinking” has become a buzzword emphasizing critical thinking and problem solving.

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04 Jan 2017

Six Beautiful Cities We’ll Create 100 Years From Now

Utopia, a book by English statesman, lawyer and clergyman Thomas More (1487-1535), turns 500 years

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04 Jan 2017

We Are Missing Some Crucial City Quality Metrics

Cultural amenities like parks and museums attract young talent to big cities. But how do

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04 Jan 2017

Trump’s Warpath On The Rest Of America Faces Failure

The federal funds under threat could amount to more than 20 percent of a city

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27 Dec 2016

What Can Urban Planners Do To Promote Mental Health?

This group advocates designing cities with emotional well-being in mind. The Tokyo-based psychiatrist Layla McCay

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27 Dec 2016

How To Untangle Zillions Of Virtual Clutter In Travel Options

TransitScreen, a real-time transportation display, is trying to untangle the visual clutter of multimodal mobility.

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22 Dec 2016

Hong Kong Food Trip: Must Try Restaurants

Whether you’re a frequent flyer to, on a vacation or have a business meeting in

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21 Dec 2016

It Is Not What People Believe That Shapes A City…

“…it is how they put those beliefs into action.” Norwich has the highest proportion of

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21 Dec 2016

8 Best Cities To Enjoy City Lights and Holiday Spirit

Let’s just put it this way: Clark Griswold would highly consider moving after seeing these

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16 Dec 2016

Skyview: Above Hong Kong’s Urban Beehive Jungle

Hong Kong based photographer, Andy Yeung, shows us how densely populated his city is by

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16 Dec 2016

Smart Cities Is Not Enough, It Needs To Be Smarter Or Else

As a planet, we have some serious climate targets to meet in the coming years.

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15 Dec 2016

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Christmas Trees In The World

So evergreen! So staggeringly tall! So twinkly! These are all exclamations worthy of the most

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14 Dec 2016

8 Amazing Places You Can Visit ‘Mars’ on Earth

From the ends of the Earth to its subterranean depths, lavanauts, desertnauts, cavenauts, and aquanauts

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14 Dec 2016

How Cities Can Evolve Through Architecture

“What we’ve learned about modern cities in China was always from the West. But after

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13 Dec 2016

Why Dark Glass Giants Rule Our Cities

Slick, glassy skyscrapers cast their shadows over the streets and spaces of cities all over

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13 Dec 2016

“So Long, Diesel,” Said Four Cities

Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel cars from their city centres

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12 Dec 2016

The Top 10 Best Christmas Markets Of The World

In the weeks leading up Christmas, holiday markets open across Europe and America as part

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09 Dec 2016

Want To Ride The Expedition Of The New Titanic Replica Ship?

Well at least this one probably won’t sink. China is building a life-size replica of

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08 Dec 2016

How Montreal’s Charm Captures Your Curiosity For Natural Escapes

Just a few hours outside Montreal, the Laurentian Mountains and the surrounding small towns offer

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08 Dec 2016

6 Ways Cities Can Prepare For The Future Of Work

From benefits that don’t come from your job to a basic income, cities need to

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