20 Years of Street Photography Shows Just How Boring We All Are, Surprise! The Rich Are Richer Than Everyone Else By the Widest Margin Since We Started Keeping Track, and more...

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

20 Years of Street Photography Shows Just How Boring We All Are

Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom captures the universal anti-style of pedestrians around the world.

Mark Byrnes

Surprise! The Rich Are Richer Than Everyone Else By the Widest Margin Since We Started Keeping Track

Wealth among high-income households is growing, while the middle-class is stuck in the 1990s.

Tanvi Misra

In Berlin, a Shopping Mall's Flop Leads to Schadenfreude

A group of Berlin nightclub owners are now joking about turning the failing Mall of Berlin into a "techno temple." Here's why.

Feargus O'Sullivan

America's Holiday Lights Can Be Seen from Space

They're especially bright in the suburbs, says NASA.

John Metcalfe

A Widely Used Planning Manual Tends to Recommend Building Far More Roads Than Necessary

A lesson in "phantom" trips.

Eric Jaffe

When Gentrification Meant Driving the Hogs Out of Manhattan

In 19th-century New York, urban livestock were perceived as a threat to the image and future of the nation's largest city.

Sarah Goodyear