23 Oct 2018

Cultural Heritage Has A Lot To Teach Us About Climate Change

Museums, archaeological sites and historical buildings are rarely included in conversations about climate change, which

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19 Oct 2018

Slavery Was Never Abolished – It Affects Millions, And You May Be Funding It

When we think of slavery, many of us think of historical or so-called “traditional forms”

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15 Oct 2018

Here Are The Real Boundaries Of American Metropolises, Decided By An Algorithm

How is the U.S. actually split geographically? When we think about where we live, usually our

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15 Oct 2018

An Intriguing Sci-Fi Vision Of A Megacity

Artist Olalekan Jeyifous creates fantastical, futuristic images of Lagos, Nigeria, to get people thinking about

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12 Oct 2018

Why More Women Don’t Win Science Nobels

One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment

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11 Oct 2018

The Elimination Of Smallpox Showed How Humans Can Work Together To Solve Deadly Global Problems

If you were to watch a split-screen broadcast with global weather on one side and

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10 Oct 2018

One In Three Older Americans Is Lonely. Here’s What Can Help

Loneliness is on the rise in the U.S., and no one is immune. Research published

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08 Oct 2018

America Has Become A Gerontocracy. We Must Change That.

The United States has a gerontocracy problem. This was clearly demonstrated in the recent hearings

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05 Oct 2018

How Zoning Laws Are Holding Back America’s Cities

Early city planners dreamt up elaborate ideas for America’s cities. But in their dreaming, they

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04 Oct 2018

Philanthropy – A Powerful Tool For Urban Community Building

Big business has always seen the benefit in philanthropy. From Rockefeller to Gates, industry magnates

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04 Oct 2018

Technology Can & Should Be Designed For Emotional Wellness

In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Nichol Bradford, co-founder and executive director of

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02 Oct 2018

‘There’s A Rock On This Beach!’ & Other Awful Tourist Complaints

An idyllic Cornish beach has been criticised for the placement of a rock out at

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28 Sep 2018

How Blockchain Systems Could Bring About The Age Of Smart Cities

Various technological up-and-coming trends are projected to have a massive impact on our everyday life

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27 Sep 2018

Fixing All The Most Annoying Parts Of City Life

From public brawls to garbage piles, cities are solving some long-standing nuisances. Street Fights Could

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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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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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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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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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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

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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07 Sep 2018

10 Mind-Blowing Images Of Growth Explosion In Cities

There is an issue with modern living. It’s not climate change, habitat destruction, air pollution,

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06 Sep 2018

Brazil’s National Museum Fire : What It Means for Science

The overnight inferno likely claimed fossils, cultural artifacts, and more irreplaceable collections amassed over 200

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04 Sep 2018

How The UK Proposes To Solve White Van Man Traffic In Cities

London is ranked as the seventh worst city for traffic in the world. The need to improve

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04 Sep 2018

A Beleaguered Britain Takes Comfort In Nostalgia For Empire

The British empire never lacked contradictions. A global juggernaut standing with its military boot on

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03 Sep 2018

The 30 Cities Best Placed For Long-Term Success

Combine the rapid rate of technological change with a globalized economy, and it’s evident that

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30 Aug 2018

The Dos And Don’ts Of Outsourcing For Small Businesses

Outsourcing is one of those buzzwords that gets thrown into business-related conversations endlessly for a

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30 Aug 2018

Lessons From The Past: How An Ancient Desert City Got Its Water

Century-old aerial photos help map an ancient Roman city’s infrastructure. By combining old and new

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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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29 Aug 2018

Technology Every Small Business Owner Should Have

Every business has competitors, which is precisely why it needs to stay relevant, ahead of

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28 Aug 2018

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It. Is There Any Room For Optimism?

When the band R.E.M came out with its 1987 hit, It’s the End of the World

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27 Aug 2018

What Would It Take To Build A Tower As High As Outer Space?

The human desire to create ever bigger and more impressive structures is insatiable. The pyramids

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24 Aug 2018

America’s Best Food Truck Cities

Over the past few years, food trucks have become ubiquitous in the country’s biggest cities, from

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20 Aug 2018

Where Are The Hipsters In Your City? These Crowdsourced Maps Will Show You

Hoodmaps offers a crowd-sourced mapping platform that gives users the ability to walk through a city

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20 Aug 2018

The Solution To Poverty Is Opportunity, Not Charity

Treating symptoms is not enough. When we fall ill, our bodies give us symptoms to signal

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17 Aug 2018

Learning About Cities By Mapping Their Smells

The English artist Kate McLean is trying to preserve our olfactory memory. Each of us

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17 Aug 2018

Why War Evolved To Be A Man’s Game – And Why That’s Only Now Changing

One pattern characterises every war that’s ever been fought. Frontline fighting in warfare is primarily

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15 Aug 2018

A City Shaped By Steam

With more than 100 miles of steam piping and nearly 2,000 buildings served, New York’s

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14 Aug 2018

The ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Guide To Singapore

Clean, green and safe are the adjectives that have long been associated with Singapore. But nowadays,

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14 Aug 2018

The Good, Bad & Ugly Sides To Rome – The City Can Be Eternally Frustrating, Especially If You Live There

The Italian capital boasts endless architectural, cultural and historical treasures, but its sense of civic

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14 Aug 2018

Why Politics Needs Hope (But No Longer Inspires It)

In the late 2000s and early 2010s, the word ‘hope’ was ubiquitous in Western politics.

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13 Aug 2018

Why International Trade Is Important For Your Business

There are a number of reasons why you might decide that trading internationally will benefit

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08 Aug 2018

The Good, Bad & Ugly Sides To Being A Tourist In New York

A four-season destination, the Big Apple is way more than Manhattan, but let’s start there:

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06 Aug 2018

The Good, Bad & Ugly Sides To Hong Kong, For Visitors & Residents Alike

Safe streets, efficient transport, restaurants around every corner, the Sevens – there’s lots to like

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03 Aug 2018

What Hope For The Millennial Generation In Politics?

Millennials are confronted by political systems that don’t look like them, speak like them or

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02 Aug 2018

Yes, Humans Are Depleting Earth’s Resources, But ‘Footprint’ Estimates Don’t Tell The Full Story

Experts widely agree that human activities are harming the global environment. Since the Industrial Revolution,

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