23 Feb 2018

To Stop Migration, Stop The Abuse Of Africa’s Resources

Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.

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23 Feb 2018

Can Education Become Truly Egalitarian Worldwide?

The recent Dakar (Senegal) international summit on education concluded on February 3 with the hope to

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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

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

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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19 Feb 2018

How Winter Olympic Athletes Cope With The Cold

The canvas of white currently fascinating many viewers of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang may

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19 Feb 2018

The Tricks Propagandists Use To Beat Science

A model of the way opinions spread reveals how propagandists use the scientific process against

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16 Feb 2018

The Seven Deadly Sins Of AI Predictions

Mistaken extrapolations, limited imagination, and other common mistakes that distract us from thinking more productively

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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

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

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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05 Feb 2018

Why Does The US Have 800 Military Bases Around The World?

The US has roughly 800 military bases around the globe: from massive military compounds to

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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

How The ‘Diversity Industry’ Silences People of Colour

This week Amena Khan became the latest woman of colour to be silenced in public.

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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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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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26 Jan 2018

How Can We Bridge The Widening Global Inequality Gap?

For the past five years, I have carried Oxfam’s call to tackle global inequality to

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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

Four Reasons Why Corruption Matters

More than a trillion dollars are stolen from the world’s poorest countries every year, which is such a

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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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23 Jan 2018

To Boldly Go Toward New Frontiers, We First Need To Learn From Our Colonial Past

How should we understand the idea of the frontier in the contemporary world, with spacecraft

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19 Jan 2018

In A Time Of Robots, Educators Must Invest In Emotional Labour

Technology critics and defenders alike argue that human jobs are being eliminated by workplace automation, minimizing the need for

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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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18 Jan 2018

What Americans Can Learn From Other Food Cultures

Food feeds the soul. To the extent that we all eat food, and we all

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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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15 Jan 2018

Why The Only Future Worth Building Includes Everyone

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you,

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12 Jan 2018

Want To Eat Well? Forget About Willpower

We know surprisingly little about what we want to eat, and why. Researcher Brian Wansink

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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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08 Jan 2018

Here’s How You Can Connect To Friends Who Are Depressed

When I lived with severe depression and social anxiety, I found it extremely difficult to

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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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27 Dec 2017

How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate The Pacific Ocean?

Imagine setting sail from Hawaii in a canoe. Your target is a small island thousands

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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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