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Where Are We Headed in 2016? 11 Predictions

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Marian Salzman

As we move into week one of a year when international news won't be "all bad, but much of it is," according to NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel's 2016 forecast, let's see what's in store closer to home.

Tips For Moving From San Francisco to New York City

Quora | Posted 12.23.2016 | Travel

Apartment hunting in New York is far more competitive, cut-throat, intense, faster paced and moving than in SF. What really sets it apart is the only in NYC concept of a "broker/broker fee." Which, to put it simply, is where many (although not all) apartments are only available through certain real estate brokers who charge you a fee for renting the apartments that they represent.

So, How Much Does Manhattan Weigh?

Supercompressor | Posted 06.03.2016 | New York

When you look at the island of Manhattan on a map, it looks like a sliver of something, a slab you could pick up and hold in your hand. But though it looks small, it's quite a heavy slab, because it's piled extremely high with a ton of stuff.

Yes, You Do 'Belong' In A Certain City

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.13.2015 | Science

While loving Bon Iver and fair trade coffee doesn't necessarily mean you should live in Portland, those Buzzfeed "Which city should you actually live ...

Income Inequality Is Even Worse In Big Cities: Study

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business

There are lots of great things about living in a big city, but there are downsides, too, like garbage mountains, bottomless potholes and a yawning gul...

4 Relaxing Retirement Spots Close To Big Cities

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 readers are always looking for the latest and greatest retirement hot spots. In the past we've run stories on the best college towns for r...

Rediscovering the Joys of the Urban Environment

Michael J. Critelli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Critelli

I love living in cities, the bigger the better, for many reasons. It's time to celebrate urban opportunity, not just danger.

Megacities Of The World: A Glimpse Of How We'll Live Tomorrow

CS Monitor | Harry Bruinius | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By 2050, almost 70 percent of the world's estimated 10 billion inhabitants - or more than the number of people living today - will be part of massive ...