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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Toward a Universal Law of Pedestrian Behavior

Our sidewalk interactions are "fundamentally anticipatory in nature," according to scientists.

Eric Jaffe

Sorry, London: New York Is the World's Most Economically Powerful City

Our new ranking puts the Big Apple firmly on top.

Richard Florida

The Forgotten Story of America's First EMTs

A new documentary tells how a paramedic unit from a troubled part of Pittsburgh became a national model.

Tanvi Misra

How Real-Estate Brokers Can Profit From Racial Tipping Points

A new paper looks at the science of a craven question: When does it make business sense to leverage racial fears?

Kriston Capps

There's a Simple Solution to the Smithsonian's Ban on Selfie Sticks

Boycotts can be effective, but they need to reflect the demography, economy, and culture of the regions they target.

Kriston Capps

The One Chart That Explains All Your Traffic Woes

When we build more roads, we invite more cars.

Eric Jaffe