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03 Feb 2015

Rethinking Our Cities To Fight Obesity

Using urban planning to help fight obesity by putting people on a design-based diet that

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03 Feb 2015

Predicting Travel Patterns in Future Disasters

Researchers hope mobility data gleaned from Twitter during Hurricane Sandy can eventually help boost New

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03 Feb 2015

Smart slums: Utopian or Dystopian Vision of the Future?

A researcher explores how smart-city sensor technology can empower or disempower slum dwellers. Life in a

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31 Jan 2015

Could a Billionaire Buy All the Homes in Your City?

Buying a private island is still the gold standard for extravagant billionaire real estate investments.

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31 Jan 2015

Are You Willing To Trade Privacy For Efficiency?

Data science may be helping cities get ‘smarter’, but questions remain over how long urban

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30 Jan 2015

When It Comes to City Happiness, People Are Key

The notion that condensed living spaces always heighten misery is flawed; interaction keeps us sharp

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30 Jan 2015

A Dose Of Nature Helps City Dwellers Fight Their Need For Instant Gratification

An experiment shows that even a simple photograph of greenery can push the brain to

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30 Jan 2015

Sick Cities: Why Urban Life is Breeding New Illness Fears

“The whole history of urban life, in a sense,” says Richard Barnett, “is of living

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29 Jan 2015

Christchurch In Pictures : Life After A Devastating Earthquake

Christchurch-based Danny Squires is director of Space Craft Systems and co-founder of WikiHouse/NZ, a global project

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29 Jan 2015

Staying Healthy In The Concrete Jungle

Here’s some tips to help you avoid whatever bug or virus is currently doing the

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29 Jan 2015

Homes In Unexpected Places

Iwan Baan is a renowed Dutch architectural photographer. In his TED talk, he shows us how

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29 Jan 2015

City Agriculture, China’s Urban Farms and Gardens

For centuries, the Chinese have referred to the fertile region around Chengdu, capital of Sichuan

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29 Jan 2015

10 Techniques For Making Cities More Walkable

In Jeff Speck’s excellent new book, Walkable City, he suggests that there are ten keys

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28 Jan 2015

The 8 to 80 Problem: Designing Cities for Young and Old

How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations? When he worked as

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28 Jan 2015

Are Crime Cameras Really Worth the Money?

In May 2010, a 30-year-old Pakistani-American drove his Nissan Pathfinder into one of the most

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