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Climate Change This Week: A Hot New High, Kids Show the Way, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Amazonian red eyed tree fr...

6 Underrated European Cities You Should Seriously Visit

PureWow | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel

You’ve been to Paris and you’ve been to Rome, but Europe is a big continent full of hidden treasures ripe for exploring. Here, six lesser-known Eu...

A Matter of Life and Data

Carter Hewgley | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Carter Hewgley

I don't pretend to speak for the unconscionable number killed at the wrong end of a firearm. From Baton Rouge to Chicago, Dallas, Ferguson, Orlando, S...

11 Cities With Awesome Street Art

Oyster | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel

There are those who love it, and those who hate it. Either way, street art is very much a "thing" all over the world, and -- just like with eating local food, visiting local bars, and attending local-centric events -- viewing street art helps visitors get a true understanding of a destination's vibe.

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation Soars, Flipping Crystals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another imp...

'Pokemon Go' Solved A Major Problem With City Streets

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology

The streets, parks and sprawling strip malls of America’s cities and suburbs have become infested with a new urban species: the “Pokemon Go” pla...

Observing the City: Exploring Dreams, Not Memes

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

The participation of diverse voices in city decision-making processes is critical to successful urban change. By diverse, I mean not just professional...

Here’s How Much Space You Can Rent For $1,500 In Major Cities

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business

Making do with a cozy or cramped living space is part of the traditional tradeoff for people who want to live in urban areas. But to keep your rent re...

Turn It Off! Light Round The Clock Speeds Up Aging In Mice

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 07.14.2016 | Science

If you are one of the millions of people living in cities so luminous that the night sky never turns dark, you might want to run home, shut the curtai...

Climate Change This Week: Massive Worldwide Tree Die-Off, Selling Solar Surges, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Amazon tree frog, is another...

We don't necessarily know best: Why cooperation, sharing and co-creating are key to solving climate crisis

Morten Kabell | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Morten Kabell

Cooperation. Including our citizens. Getting the companies on board. These are all ways that we - that I - have talked about partnerships and cooperat...

10 Best Beach Cities In America, Ranked

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel

For most Americans, summer means one thing—beaches. But if you're the type of person that can only take so much sun and sand, remember that plenty o...

America's Rudest Cities (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Fair or not, locals in Miami are known for being a little aloof. "They're multilingual, beautiful, and wealthy," said the Florida-based travel blogger Christine Austin. "For regular folks, visiting here can feel like stumbling into a nightclub full of supermodels while you're wearing yoga pants."

America's Friendliest Cities (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Befriending strangers in Raleigh, North Carolina is easy work: "I was standing alone, waiting for my meal at a restaurant called Mami Nora's and a fel...

Power Couples

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Dr. Rebekka Grun

Town and Country I am sitting on an old style white chalked brick veranda with a sweeping view of expansive forests and rolling hills. The forests co...

The 10 Best Dessert Cities In The World

PureWow | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel

Everyone knows that eating is the best part of traveling. And everyone also knows that dessert is the best part of eating. So, by the transitive prope...

10 Up-&-Coming U.S. Cities To Visit NOW

Refinery29 | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel

Sure, New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago are all cool, but isn't it about time we heard about some less-obvious trip destinations in this massive country of ours?

Better movement for people with disabilities

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau In February 2016, the Sustainable Development Goal Network proposed an indicator for target 11.7 - public spaces accessible to...

The Bell Curve Of Human Nature

Jonathan F.P. Rose | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Jonathan F.P. Rose

The range of human nature falls along a bell curve of behavior, with saints at one extreme, and fascists on the other. Most of us fall in the middle. ...

Climate Change This Week: Fossil Fuels Are Costing the US & World, Raising Royalties, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.06.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this cool leafy gecko from...

From An Industrial Past To A Bold Future -- Creative Placemaking

Rana Florida | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Rana Florida

Arts and culture aren't just features of great cities--amenities that make them nice places to visit. They are city builders, author and urbanist, Richard Florida has long argued.

An Antidote to Brexit: As Britain Stands Down, Cities Stand Tall

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

Above all Brexit is disastrous because it manifests an understandable but reactionary rejection of the EU, which was a noble experiment in cooperation and interdependence intended to put an end to nationalist wars and political xenophobia.

Cities And Nature In The Age Of Urbanization

Pascal Mittermaier | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Pascal Mittermaier

We are in the midst of one of the greatest human migrations that our world has ever seen -- that of humanity from rural areas into cities.

Here's Why It Feels Like Rent Eats Up Your Entire Paycheck

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business

This is the clearest explanation for why more and more people are struggling to afford a place to live: in the last 50 years, rents have gone up signi...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Emergency, Pope Francis Inspires Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB - beautiful unique biodiversity, like this furry Javanese beetle, is ...