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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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