06 Dec 2019

Looking Back: What Happened In Pearl Harbor?

7th of December 1941 is the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Prior to this,

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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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30 Jun 2015

8 Amazing Artificial Arbors Across The World

For years, humans have been making weird trees out of bottles, stoplights, padlocks, and all

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14 Oct 2019

Does Your City Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Columbus Day commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas back on October 12,

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14 Dec 2018

What Can Bees Teach Us About Building Better Urban Ecosystems?

Vacant land and urban agriculture are rejuvenating wild bee populations. Bees love cities. What can

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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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10 Oct 2017

How Migration Will Reshape Our World

Arguments rage, but what does immigration really mean for jobs, economies and cultures? The evidence

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17 Jul 2017

How To Find Your Real Sister City

People often link Austin, Texas, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, as sister cities. Both are home

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01 Jun 2017

The Top 10 Best US Cities For Entrepreneurs

You might joke that entrepreneurs tend to live at their businesses. The level of dedication

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25 Oct 2016

The 20 Most Beautiful Public College Campuses In America

For some people, college is the last time they really have the opportunity to stop,

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16 Sep 2016

The 10 Best College Towns In The U.S. Year 2016

While the term “college town” may bring to mind solo cup-littered parties and riotous football games, there’s far

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04 May 2016

Top 10 Cities in U.S. For Single Moms To Live

Take a look at some the top 10 best places in the United States for

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29 Jan 2016

Could This Be The Best Cities To Live In The USA?

Livability’s third annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S. They ranked more

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24 Nov 2015

The Top, Best, Quirkiest Flea Markets In The U.S.

Amidst the hodgepodge of rare goods and collectible gems that can be found at flea

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28 Sep 2015

THE 33 BEST AND MAGICAL COLLEGE BARS IN AMERICA

Nostalgic for that four-year vacation called ‘college’? Us too, which is why we’re bringing back

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23 Jul 2015

Where Cars Of The Future Must Pass Through First

It’s like a dream world for children obsessed with toy cars—and scientists obsessed with auto

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04 Jun 2015

The Mind Of The City For The Future Of The City

Imagine, says Alberto Hernando de Castro, you are moving to a city. Maybe it’s New

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14 May 2015

How Universities Affect The Urban Fabric Of U.S. Cities

Beyond the rioting gear, police, looting, and violence, the images of the recent demonstrations in

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10 Apr 2015

The Science Of Road Rage

Psychologists still don’t fully understand driving-related violence. But technology and improved transit infrastructure offer solutions

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13 Nov 2019

Plague Was Around For Millennia Before Epidemics Took Hold – And The Way People Lived Might Be What Protected Them

One of civilization’s most prolific killers shadowed humans for thousands of years without their knowledge.

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12 Nov 2018

How Did The First World War Start?

The causes of the Great War are still being debated a century on, but time

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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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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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26 Jul 2018

‘This Waterfront Needs A Highway’: The Huge Mistakes Cities Keep Making

Why don’t cities learn from the mistakes others have made? We list the terrible ideas

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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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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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16 May 2018

Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn’t Sold On ‘Smart’ Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one

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04 May 2018

Trees Help Cities Save Money – Here’s How

Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each

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13 Mar 2018

San Francisco’s Ships Sailing Underneath The Sea

Beneath the streets of San Francisco’s financial district lie the remains of dozens of sailing

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01 Jan 2018

Top Cleanest Cities In The World 2017

All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all

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19 Dec 2017

19 Fun And Kid-Friendly Christmas Getaways For Your Family

1. May Your Getaways Be Merry & Bright ‘Tis the season when top destinations and

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14 Dec 2017

The Benefits And Risk Of Artificial Intelligence

WHAT IS AI? From SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly. While

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06 Nov 2017

5 Ways Technology Will Make Air Travel Better

Airline technology company SITA says passengers should look forward to better flying, thanks to technology.

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07 Oct 2017

The Spectacular Autumn Colours Around The World

It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges

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25 Aug 2017

How Maps Became Deadly Innovations in WWI

Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United

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12 Apr 2017

The World’s Greenest City Out Of Dreams, Oil, Pearls, And Sand.

A decade ago Dubai had one of the largest ecological footprints of any city in

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06 Mar 2017

Women’s Day Tribute: For These Girls, Danger Is a Way of Life

Poverty, violence, and cultural traditions oppress millions of girls around the world, but some are

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21 Dec 2016

8 Best Cities To Enjoy City Lights and Holiday Spirit

Let’s just put it this way: Clark Griswold would highly consider moving after seeing these

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23 Sep 2016

America’s Top 11 Autumn Getaways You Must Not Miss

Autumn is here and winter is not far behind. This transition is often seen as

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11 Jul 2016

The Most Fascinatingly Diverse (some say, boring) City Is …

From the endless scandals of Rob Ford to the endless hits of Drake, Stephen Marche

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17 Jun 2016

China’s Sansha: An Island That Aims To Claim The Sea

On July 2012, China announced a new prefecture-level city called Sansha whose seat of administration

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07 Jun 2016

Pollution Cleanup Is Obviously Costly. Here’s A Possible Answer.

Last week, Portland is expected to become the seventh West Coast city to sue Monsanto,

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25 May 2016

Top 20 Cities In The World For Cycling Lifestyle

THE BICYCLE MAKES sense in cities. With rising urbanization, our cities need modern mobility solutions,

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24 May 2016

Granite: America’s Raw Ingredient For Rail, Industry, & Monuments

When architect Solomon Willard arrived in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1825, and discovered a granite ledge

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11 May 2016

Swimming In Seine Now Is Still A Dream, But Not In The Future

But the idea faces an uphill struggle. By 2024, the River Seine in Paris will

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14 Apr 2016

Top 10 National Parks In The USA For Urban Escapes

Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a break now and then from concrete jungle, round-the-clock

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28 Mar 2016

A First Look Into Our Future With Urban Forestry

We know intuitively that we need trees in our cities. They enhance the public realm,

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15 Mar 2016

Top 10 Feast-Worthy Ideas For Fresh, Local, And Affordable Food Markets

Scruffy and chaotic or orderly and refined, the world’s street markets offer fresh, local—and often

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07 Dec 2015

The 10 Best City Gardens Of The World

“City Gardens have environmental benefits. It provides a sense of connectivity and connection to the

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23 Nov 2015

Why Greenland’s People Will Pioneer A New Way Of Life

Greenland’s hunters are facing a threat to centuries of tradition. Albert Lukassen’s world is melting

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