21 May 2019

How Many Times Do You Think Your Life Was Affected By A Robot?

Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact

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21 May 2019

How New York Is Becoming A Leading Smart City

Smart cities relate to destinations that have chosen to adopt technology, to improve a city’s

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16 May 2019

Addressing Climate Change: What Cities Can Do

With development accumulating at a rapid pace, cities continue to grow in number. Right now,

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15 May 2019

Essentials For Making City Driving Easier

An average of 6 million motor vehicle accidents happen in the US, and 3 million people are

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15 May 2019

A Month After The Fire: Rebuilding The Notre-Dame Cathedral

It’s been a month since the Notre Dame cathedral was razed by flames last April

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14 May 2019

There Are Dozens Of Ways To Rank Cities. Here’s What They All Get Wrong

Every year, the world’s most “liveable” cities are celebrated, in city rankings published by Mercer,

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10 May 2019

Who’s Who In US Election 2020

US Elections is nearing and lots of names have popped up. It’s easy to get

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08 May 2019

A Not So Cool Thing About Air Conditioners

The past five years (2014-2018) are the hottest years on record. Every year, the world

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07 May 2019

Colonialism As Mitosis – The Rise And Fall Of Empires, Rendered As Cell Division

During the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, Great Britain, France, Portugal and Spain controlled vast

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04 May 2019

China’s Belt & Road Initiative: A Quick Explainer

Leaders from different parts of the world convened in the Second Belt and Road Forum

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03 May 2019

Singapore’s Changi Terminal 5: Looking Ahead

For the past seven years, Singapore’s Changi Airport is named the world’s best airport. It

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03 May 2019

Sri Lanka Attacks: Ban Of Social Media May Hide Truth

Recently, the Sri Lankan government ordered then ban of social media and messaging apps in

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02 May 2019

Global Inequality Is 25% Higher Than It Would Have Been In A Climate-Stable World

Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that

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01 May 2019

Reiwa: The New Japanese Imperial Era

On April 30, 2019 Japanese Emperor Akihito officially abdicated the throne. Now, we are witnessing

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30 Apr 2019

Cities & Towns Behind Avengers: Endgame

Needless to say, Avengers: Endgame has conquered the box office. Now that you’re done (or

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30 Apr 2019

The Best Cities To Live When Entering The Medical Field

Health care is needed all over the world, but there are certain cities that are

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29 Apr 2019

How Cities Became The New Laboratories Of Democracy

The ascent of cities is real, though things may not be as rosy as some

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26 Apr 2019

Predictability In Chaos: Common Statistical Patterns In Urban Terrorism

Whenever we think about terrorism, destruction and disarray comes to mind. Attacks are surprising and

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25 Apr 2019

The City On Your Selfies: How Instagram Helps Us Learn More About Urban Dynamics

For so long, social scientists have taken interest in the dynamics of cities, and rightfully

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25 Apr 2019

What To Do Before, During & After An Earthquake

Developments in data science are now paving the way to what in the past is

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23 Apr 2019

Urban Farming Produces More Than Food: Social Networks Are A Key Spinoff

Urban agriculture, the cultivation of crops and animals in an urban environment, is known to

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22 Apr 2019

Why Desperation Could Be The Key To Tackling Climate Change

Last October, something strange happened when the United Nations released a report saying we have

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19 Apr 2019

Notre Dame: How A Rebuilt Cathedral Could Be Just As Wonderful

The destruction of Notre Dame cathedral is lamentable. A wonderful icon has been largely destroyed

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17 Apr 2019

Why Are We So Moved By The Plight Of The Notre Dame?

Scrolling through news of the Notre Dame fire on social media feeds was like watching

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16 Apr 2019

Why Notre Dame Matters

Notre Dame is on fire, and its spire has fallen. As of Monday afternoon, we

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15 Apr 2019

The Wars That Inspired Game Of Thrones

Beginning around 1377, medieval England was shaken by a power struggle between two noble families,

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12 Apr 2019

Did European Colonisation Precipitate The Little Ice Age?

Many of us think that rapid environmental change is a quintessentially modern crisis. Today, temperatures

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11 Apr 2019

We Have Seen The Unseeable: Astronomers Capture First Image Of A Black Hole

An international collaboration presents paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of

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10 Apr 2019

Bias In Cable News

How much does consuming news with a strong political slant influence Americans’ votes in presidential

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09 Apr 2019

Power And Powerlessness In Global Cities

How does today’s globalization transform our perceptions of urban inequality and how do we respond

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08 Apr 2019

Three Ways Cities Can Help Feed The World, Without Costing The Earth

Climate change is underway, and human activities such as urbanisation, industrialisation and food production are

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05 Apr 2019

The Most Valuable Tool For Ending Poverty? Data.

The data revolution is under way, and data has impacted how we buy, work, live—even

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05 Apr 2019

What Cape Town’s Drought Can Teach Other Cities About Climate Adaptation

Extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai that has recently devastated Beira, Mozambique, and Hurricane

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03 Apr 2019

The Secret Ingredient Of Resilient Cities: Culture

Investing in cultural cohesion and preservation can help rebuild cities devastated by war or natural

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02 Apr 2019

These 8 Cities Are Taking Bold Steps To Get Rid Of Cars

Cities around the world are starting to see that they’ll be cleaner, healthier, and just

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01 Apr 2019

How Single Women Are Driving Gentrification In Hong Kong And Elsewhere

Gentrification is reshaping urban areas all around the world, displacing large segments of the population

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29 Mar 2019

Changi Airport Is Named The World’s Best Airport For the seventh consecutive year by international air travellers

Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2019 World Airport Awards, being voted by

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20 Mar 2019

Why Science Matters So Much In The Era Of Fake News And Fallacies

Democracy and social progress die without science and fact-based knowledge. Science and facts are the

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19 Mar 2019

Christchurch Attacks Are A Stark Warning Of Toxic Political Environment That Allows Hate To Flourish

When lives are tragically cut short, it is generally easier to explain the “how” than

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19 Mar 2019

A Constitution Should Help A Country Govern, Not Hobble It

The United States and India, two of the world’s largest and oldest democracies, are both

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18 Mar 2019

4 Ways We Can Avoid A Catastrophic Drought

As the world’s climate patterns continue to shift unpredictably, places where drinking water was once

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14 Mar 2019

Small Housing Solutions For Large City Populations

The UN predicts that 68% of the world population will reside in urban areas by 2050, but

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11 Mar 2019

What Poop Can Teach Us About An Ancient City’s Downfall

Never underestimate the power of poop. After more than 1,000 years, it can still have

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10 Mar 2019

Which US Cities Make It Easiest To Commute Without A Car?

A new study examines 20 American cities and finds most are sorely lacking in non-car

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05 Mar 2019

Titanium, For The Safe And Sustainable Modern City

City skylines are often dominated by concrete, steel and glass, but underneath, titanium often provides

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28 Feb 2019

The Best Way To Brand A City? With Architecture And Food

Berlin is big beers and the Fernsehturm TV tower. Paris is the Eiffel Tower, croissants,

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26 Feb 2019

3 Trends In Urban Property Development In 2019

Urban property development trends for 2019 are shifting dramatically. From millennials moving to the suburbs

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18 Feb 2019

The Challenges Of Degrowth In Cities

This article is drawn from the most recent edition of the Veolia Institute’s “Facts Reports”

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15 Feb 2019

Bike-Friendly Cities Should Be Designed For Everyone, Not Just For Wealthy White Cyclists

Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings

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06 Feb 2019

It’s Official – Hong Kong Is The Most Expensive City In The World To Live In

The most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019 have been revealed

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