20 Nov 2015

The Uneven Terrain Of City Booms

Across the globe there is an urban resurgence. In fact, it is of such major

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20 Nov 2015

Why We Have Homeless State Of Emergency In Lands Of Prosperity

Three cities, one county and a state have suspended laws that hamper their ability to

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19 Nov 2015

Why We Should Slow Down Pedestrian Cities Now

Everyone has experienced it. Striding along in a purposeful hurry, your progress is thwarted by

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18 Nov 2015

Wanted: More Women Running Our Local Government

The numbers have improved, but they need to be a lot better. It’s about organizational

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18 Nov 2015

Discovering The Map Of Frenzy In Europe’s Migrant Crisis

A new interactive data viz shows flows of refugees seeking asylum as whizzing dots. Last

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18 Nov 2015

How Street Art Sold Out & Gentrified Our Cities

Street art – as well as its artistic forebear graffiti – are often thought of

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18 Nov 2015

An Insightful Measure Of Progress & Equity In Cities

The unemployment rate for African American men and women in the U.S. is roughly double

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17 Nov 2015

What Children Can Teach Us About Community

A local library asked kids and adults what they want in their community. The answers

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17 Nov 2015

Why New York Raises The Bar For Hourly Minimum Wage

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will raise the minimum wage for state workers

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17 Nov 2015

The Prequel And Sequel To Obamacare In 2015

Having insurance is vital to the health of your family and your wallet. It can

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16 Nov 2015

How Paris Attacks May (Not) Change The Fight Against IS

The brutal, co-ordinated attacks in Paris show that Islamic State (IS) retains its potency abroad.

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16 Nov 2015

From Senegal’s Trash To Haute Couture By Afrofuturist Photos

“It is not only a political or economic problem, but an educational one.” There are

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13 Nov 2015

Strategies For Success With Government Mobile Apps

One of the most important things to consider when developing your mobile strategy is that

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13 Nov 2015

The Top 15 Best Flea Market In The World

The Holiday Season is fast approaching. We know that everyone is preparing to get unique, memorable

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12 Nov 2015

Singapore + Copenhagen = Smart City Fusion

To mark the 50th anniversary of close bilateral ties between Singapore and Denmark, the two

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12 Nov 2015

$14.3 Billion In A Day : Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Stats

“Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. logged a record 91.2 billion yuan ($14.3 billion) in sales on

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11 Nov 2015

How To Charge Your Gadgets (& Self) With One Appliance

Workers and visitors to London’s Canary Wharf will be the world’s first to enjoy the

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11 Nov 2015

The Best & Most Eclectic Crafts Markets & Fairs In LA

These top local craft fairs feature work by Los Angeles’ craftiest artists and some of

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11 Nov 2015

Why Do China’s Biggest Brands Celebrate Being Single Every Year?

Millions of people in China are celebrating being single on the social network Sina Weibo

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11 Nov 2015

$1B In 8 Minutes : Alibaba’s Amazing Singles’ Day Numbers

  Alibaba generated more than $1 billion in sales in the first eight minutes of

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10 Nov 2015

World Science Day : Leading For A Sustainable Future

Science for a Sustainable Future Science will be essential to reach many of the goals

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10 Nov 2015

Why In Some Countries, Freelancers Earn More

Surely you’ve heard from a friend or through the Internet the term freelancer. But, have

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10 Nov 2015

Vilnius, Lithuania : An Insider’s Guide

From investigative journalism to post-punk anthems, tattoo start-ups to pulled pork, Vilnius isn’t just tower

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10 Nov 2015

A Tour Of China’s Biggest Online Shopping Day, Singles’ Day

We’re only a few days away from the world’s biggest shopping bonanza, when hundreds of

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09 Nov 2015

A Brief History Of The Rise & Fall Of The Berlin Wall

On August 13, 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East

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09 Nov 2015

The Day About One That Is Really About All

Online shopping sales are expected to reach record levels as Chinese consumers flock to “Singles’

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09 Nov 2015

Backtrack : On The Eve Of War

The census for the year war broke out in Europe was essential for identity cards,

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09 Nov 2015

How Poverty & Hunger Needs Work With Dignity & Decency

Jomo Kwame Sundaram is the Coordinator for Economic and Social Development at the UN Food

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09 Nov 2015

Where Future Blazing Internet Meets Traditional Blazing BBQ

Midwestern cities tend to sprawl, but in Kansas City a revitalized urban core has drawn

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09 Nov 2015

The Surprising Places Where Solar Is Rising

Golf courses, landfills, and parka pockets become unlikely power sources with the advent of smarter

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06 Nov 2015

Top 15 Biggest Retail Giants Of The World

The retail industry is one of the biggest and arguably the most profitable industries in

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06 Nov 2015

Migrants Are The Key Source Of Vitality For Cities, Plan Well

The world’s population is becoming increasingly urban. Sometime in 2007 is usually reckoned to be

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06 Nov 2015

Why Ancient Farming Wisdom May Feed Our Future

Terrace farming as practiced from time immemorial by native peoples in the Andes mountains contributes

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05 Nov 2015

Sublime Photography With iPhone And Herman’s Brilliance

For decades, Robert Herman shot street photography mainly in New York and primarily on Kodachrome

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05 Nov 2015

The Top 10 Cities For Millennial Entrepreneurs

Millennials may be the most studied generation in history, caught in the confluence of the

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05 Nov 2015

Greener But Not Cleaner? How Trees Can Worsen Urban Air Pollution?

No one enjoys choking on smog, but are more trees really the answer for polluted

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05 Nov 2015

The Fattest States In America In 2015

“Fat” may be the new normal in America. Drawing on data from the Centers for

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04 Nov 2015

How Americans’ Spending Habits Have Changed Over a Decade

Where consumers end up spending their money each year fluctuates for a number of reasons.

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04 Nov 2015

From Transportation To Transformation : New Hope For The Homeless

Homelessness is a serious and deep-rooted issue that affects nearly every country on Earth. It’s

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03 Nov 2015

Why Big Cities Are Driving Us Mad

It is often said that we are living through another period of mass urbanisation –

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03 Nov 2015

Top 10 Economic Cities and How They Got There

These cities have thriving local economies, low unemployment and good job growth – and that’s

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02 Nov 2015

The 10 Best Flea Markets In France

France’s many brocantes (flea markets in french) are great places to find collectables or pick

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02 Nov 2015

How Have Our Travel Habits Changed Over The Past 50 Years

We tend to assume that travel today is fundamentally different from what it was half

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31 Oct 2015

World Cities Day 2015 : Better City, Better Life

The United Nations has every 31st of October as World Cities Day. The Day is

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30 Oct 2015

How Big Data And The Sims Helped Us Build The Cities Of The Future

By 2050, the United Nations predicts that around 66% of the world’s population will be

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29 Oct 2015

Why Small And Simple Is Key To Flood Resilience

How should cities respond to the threat of flooding? I think sometimes small, simple interventions

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29 Oct 2015

Liveable Cities : Who Decides What That Means And How We Achieve It

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has created a new ministry for cities and the built environment.

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29 Oct 2015

2015’s Best And Worst Cities For Halloween

It’s that spooky time of year again when everyone gets to play dress-up and devour

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28 Oct 2015

How Virtual Reality Sweeps Shoppers Into New Retail Dimension

A shopper in France gazes into a virtual reality headset and is transported to the

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