16 Jul 2018

France Produces The Most World Cup Players. Here’s Why.

French-born players are competing for national teams from Europe, Africa, and South America. Fifty players

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13 Jul 2018

The Top 10 Best Cities for STEM Workers

Looking for a great city with high-paying STEM jobs? When it comes to promising career

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13 Jul 2018

100 Years Ago, Air Pollution Stained Birds Gray

The dirty feathers of birds in some museum collections are giving scientists clues as to

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13 Jul 2018

What’s Killing European Trees?

Soil fungi supply nutrients to trees, but as they wither from pollution, trees suffer too.

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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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12 Jul 2018

Thailand Cave Rescue : Key Questions Answered

After 17 days underground, all the Thai boys and their football coach have safely escaped

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12 Jul 2018

The Wrong Location Can Offset Health Benefits Of Walking

Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of

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12 Jul 2018

The World’s 30 Most Impressive Bridges

From old stone spans to sweeping modern suspensions, bridges have a way of wowing us.

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11 Jul 2018

Tips For Marketing Your Local Business

There’s a great deal of discussion and information on the Internet on the topic of

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11 Jul 2018

How Would Engineers Build The Golden Gate Bridge Today?

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it’s been

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11 Jul 2018

Icelanders Are Super Creative. Here’s Why

New research examines what makes the people of Iceland so creative—and how the United States

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10 Jul 2018

Thailand Cave Rescue : How Are The Boys Getting Out?

As of publishing, eight of the 12 Thai boys who became stranded with their coach

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10 Jul 2018

Why Do Bridges Collapse?

Bridge collapses are often tragic, but are also fascinating for bridge engineers as they usually

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09 Jul 2018

Thai Cave Boys : The Psychology Of Surviving Underground

When 12 young footballers and their coach entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in

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09 Jul 2018

Web Access Alone Won’t Bridge Digital Divide

Students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and female, African American, and Hispanic students report significantly lower

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09 Jul 2018

America’s Best Otherworldly Landscapes

Since the beginning of time, man has wondered about other planets. Countries spend millions of

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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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06 Jul 2018

New Tech Only Benefits The Elite Until The People Demand More

The United States faces an infrastructure crisis. Report after report warns that the nation’s networks are old,

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06 Jul 2018

What Can Bridge Education’s Racial Gap?

The achievement gap separating black and white students, particularly boys, remains—and may be even wider

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05 Jul 2018

Too Much Noise Really Stresses Birds Out

Birds exposed to noise pollution created by natural gas compressors show symptoms similar to those

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05 Jul 2018

Red Light, Green Light : When Were Traffic Lights Invented?

As new drivers, many of us were taught to beware the stale green. If you’re

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04 Jul 2018

The Story Behind The Star Spangled Banner

How the flag that flew proudly over Fort McHenry inspired an anthem and made its

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04 Jul 2018

Two Things To Know About Crime Rates In The US

Violent crime in the US dropped by about half since the 1990s. But why? In

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03 Jul 2018

Steps You Should Take When Starting Your Own IT Business

There may come a time in your life when you question why you’re not working

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03 Jul 2018

The Most Excellent Cities In The World

Are you looking for your next travel destination? With thousands of cities in the world,

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03 Jul 2018

How Portland Became A Hipster Utopia

How did Portland, Oregon become a hipster haven? While other cities declined in the 60s

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02 Jul 2018

Sanctuary Cities Are As Old As The Bible

Sanctuary cities like New York and Los Angeles protect undocumented migrants from deportation. The concept

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02 Jul 2018

Should States Have Their Own Foreign Policy?

A new paper raises crucial legal and political questions about states having their own foreign

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29 Jun 2018

“Jay Walking” & The Fight For The Streets

Debates over the priorities of cars, public transit and “jay walking” are nothing new. There

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29 Jun 2018

Cities Offer Hope For Saving Native Species

The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in

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28 Jun 2018

Cities Make Us Forget What’s Great About Nature

Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?

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28 Jun 2018

Cities Change How Much It Rains & Where Storms Hit

Urban development changes storm patterns and rainfall amounts, two new papers suggest. The research highlights

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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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27 Jun 2018

Why Now Is The Time To Launch Your Startup

If you dream of launching your own venture but have been putting this off for

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27 Jun 2018

A Walking Tour Of Quebec’s Old City

Four hundred years of history and culture literally fill the walls of Old Quebec (Vieux-Québec). This UNESCO

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27 Jun 2018

How Nuclear Tests Spawned Environmentalism

It’s been 55 years since the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. The massive amounts of fallout

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27 Jun 2018

How Consumerism Sold Democracy To Postwar Germany

After World War II, the United States was battling the Soviet Union for cultural influence.

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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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26 Jun 2018

How To Build A City That Doesn’t Flood? Turn It Into A Sponge

Urban floods make the news with alarming regularity. Just in the past few months, Hurricane Harvey

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26 Jun 2018

What Living Abroad Does To Your Self-Awareness

Need another reason to consider moving abroad? If you’re looking for a new challenge or

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25 Jun 2018

How Up & Coming Online Fashion Brands Could Change The Way We Buy Clothes For Years To Come

The online fashion retail industry is doing wonders for millions of customers all over the

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25 Jun 2018

Warming Oceans May Spark International ‘Fish Wars’

Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system

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25 Jun 2018

The Dreadful History Of Children In Concentration Camps

Children and family have been central to the institution of the concentration camp from its

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22 Jun 2018

We Need A New International Order. Here’s Why

Few global issues have taken on more current importance than the future of the postwar,

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22 Jun 2018

These Charts Show Where The World’s Refugees Came From In 2017 – And Where They’re Heading

Where do most of the world’s refugees come from? And where do they end up?

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21 Jun 2018

Trump’s Separation Of Families At The Border : A Visual Explainer

Each day, dozens of immigrant families come to the US-Mexico border seeking asylum — and

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21 Jun 2018

NewCities Launches Wellbeing City Award

Montréal, Canada – June 20, 2018. The NewCities Foundation today announced the launch of its

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