New research debunks this fear in 142 cities across the U.S.
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Researchers train an algorithm to tell us why Paris looks like Paris.
Private fears of unrequited love, heartbreak, and dying alone are put on display for all to see.
Who does the city's newspaper really belong to? Not the Newhouses.
Increasing income inequality is changing the patterns of where Americans live, according to a new report.
Invariably, the impact falls the hardest on low-income minorities.
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The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
The filmmaker lost a long-running zoning battle with his California neighbors. Now they may get something they want even less than a movie studio in their back yard: low-income housing.
Think the system runs on sharing, community and trust? You're wrong.
Police in London want you to help hunt for pick-pocketers with your smart phone. It's an idea with serious flaws.
Once Apple releases its new mapping software, you'll only be able to find the bus if you live in a city with open data.
Some whimsical responses to a serious question.
The inventor of the suburban indoor mall came to rue his creations. But now they are dying off anyway.
New research confirms that human psychology isn't the cause. Physics is.
Cities are inundated by charity canvassers right about now. So we thought we'd stop and ask them a few questions.