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26 Sep 2018

A Brief History Of The United Nations

The United Nations (U.N.) is a global diplomatic and political organization dedicated to international peace

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25 Sep 2018

See How Singapore Airlines Prepares Its Aircraft For The World’s Longest Non-Stop Commercial Flight

Singapore Airlines (SIA), the national carrier of Singapore, is set to launch the world’s longest,

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25 Sep 2018

Is Travel Really That Bad?

Okay, the title of this article is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but travel does involve considerable

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24 Sep 2018

4 Ways To Curb Our Addiction To Plastic

Not all plastic is evil, but our world could probably do with a whole lot

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21 Sep 2018

What Part Of “Brexit Now” Don’t You Understand?

Many people regard Magna Carta as the first constitutional guarantee of the basic liberties of the English-speaking

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21 Sep 2018

How To Pick The Right iPhone XS Plan & Save Money

Apple’s September event this year was packed with lots of announcement ranging from updates on

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20 Sep 2018

From Canoes To Cities, A Frenetic Celebration Of The Power Of Indigenous Canadians

In her short film Mobilize, Caroline Monnet – a Canadian filmmaker and artist of French and

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20 Sep 2018

Multidimensional Maps That Provide New Perspectives On New York City

The world’s most mapped city, as you’ve never seen it before. THE UPPER EAST SIDE

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19 Sep 2018

3 Key Trends Shaping Multiplayer AR Gaming

Two years after Pokemon GO put augmented reality (AR) video games on the mainstream map,

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19 Sep 2018

How To Help Homeless People – Without Feeding A Habit

A new scheme called Greater Change lets homeless people crowdfund for concrete goals using a

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19 Sep 2018

Why Cities Rule The World

Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival

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18 Sep 2018

Humanity Is More Important Than Money — It’s Time For Capitalism To Get An Upgrade

What capitalism prioritizes, the world does more of. So how can we change capitalism so

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18 Sep 2018

Under What Circumstances Is Inequality OK?

As two years since Brits voted for Brexit is checked off the calendar, the thick

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17 Sep 2018

Protecting Heritage Is A Human Right

Technological advancements in archaeology in recent decades have produced amazing insights into the lives of

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17 Sep 2018

How To Make Creative Cities — From Buildings To Buses

“I am in love with cities,” says British designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick (TED Talk: Building the

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14 Sep 2018

Give Trees Some Space

Even city trees need some boundaries. CITY TREES, LIKE ALL URBAN dwellers, have to live out

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14 Sep 2018

Why The Actions Of Cities — Not Nations — Will Be The Key To Our Survival On Earth

While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle

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13 Sep 2018

Why Diversity Is Vital For A Healthy Democracy

Democracy demands a robust contest of ideas to thrive, and diversity is the best way

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13 Sep 2018

Lessons From Cities That Plan For Their Rivers

In Nairobi, Kenya, the government is destroying buildings constructed on riparian land in a bid

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13 Sep 2018

How New York City Became The Oyster Capital Of The World

For a few brief generations, at least. ONE MILLION: THAT’S ROUGHLY THE number of oysters New

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12 Sep 2018

More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

There’s more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be,

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12 Sep 2018

Step Inside The Hidden Green Spaces Of Cities Around The World

For centuries, the church of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, in London, has been a place for quiet contemplation. It was

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11 Sep 2018

The History Of New York City’s Chinatown

New York City’s Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in the United States and the site of

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11 Sep 2018

What Would Adam Smith Think Of Modern Inequality?

The “father of modern economics” saw a role for a well-run government that used taxes

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Features

06 Sep 2018

How Many People Make A Good City?

Australia’s population clock is, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, steadily ticking away at an

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05 Sep 2018

Our Changing Views Of The City: A New Urban Celebration

The celebration of the city today is widespread. Globally, many cities have fulfilled Louis Wirth’s prophesy

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04 Sep 2018

Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums

As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the

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31 Aug 2018

Preparing Your City For The Electric Vehicle Surge? Ask Oslo.

An automobile revolution is coming our way – only you might have trouble hearing it

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30 Aug 2018

Which Of These Countries Get The Most Paid Vacation Days?

Workers in countries like the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany have plenty of time

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23 Jul 2018

The Aim For Cities Of All Sizes To Give Everyone A Fair Go

We live in an urban world. By 2030, 66% of the world’s population will live in

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17 Jul 2018

Who Has The Highest Density Of Robot Workers In The World

Industrial robots are no longer preserved for a select few companies. And they aren’t so

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13 Jul 2018

It’s Time For A New Approach To Travel

When I overcame a flying phobia, I resolved to make up for lost time by visiting

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06 Jul 2018

5 California Tech Cities You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Palo Alto and San Francisco are well-known tech hubs, but these lesser-known California cities offer

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28 Jun 2018

The way forward for intersection design?

A major issue for road safety is collisions at intersections between vehicles and vulnerable road

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26 Jun 2018

Why Peace Walls & Other Social Frontiers Can Breed Crime & Conflict In Cities

In several cities across Northern Ireland, so-called “peace walls” mark the boundaries between Catholic and

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26 Jun 2018

How Canada Created The World’s Best Libraries

As libraries across the world battle for survival, one system has embraced the digital age

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18 Jun 2018

All The Things You’re Doing Wrong When You Travel, According To Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower is lethal to

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14 Jun 2018

How This Town Produces No Trash

Do you find separating trash by paper and plastic a chore? Then think about the

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11 Jun 2018

We Made Plastic. We Depend On It. Now We’re Drowning In It.

The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it

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11 Jun 2018

What Each Of The G7 Countries Wants, And What They Need

With many of the Trump administration’s recent decisions running directly counter to the other members’

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11 Jun 2018

The Secret Solution To Urban Heat As Taught By Termites

How do you cool a building without air conditioning? In nature, termites build skyscraper-like mounds

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09 Jun 2018

The Challenges Of Keeping The Masses Moving Up, Down & Across

Cities worldwide face the problems and possibilities of “volume”: the stacking and moving of people

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08 Jun 2018

2018’s Most Expensive Cities For Business Travel

Business travel can be a pricey affair — whether it’s grabbing that extra takeaway coffee to

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22 May 2018

Is It Really 2018? The Evidence Suggests Otherwise

According to scholars throughout history, we actually aren’t living in the year that is printed

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23 Apr 2018

With Smart Cities, Your Every Step Will Be Recorded

Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones

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