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Saturday, August 23, 2014

41 Percent of American Workers Let Paid Vacation Days Go to Waste

Maybe because senior managers say they view employees who take vacation days as “less dedicated.”

Joe Pinsker

Can Urban Agriculture Work on a Commercial Scale?

An urban farm in Montreal is scaling the industry "with more software than farmers."

Flavie Halais

There Are Echoes of Ferguson in Detroit

A wealthy white suburb is building barricades to seal itself off from Detroit, but the divide is about more than physical barriers. 

Kriston Capps

How to Not Know There Are 50,000 Bees Living in Your Ceiling

Lessons from one New York woman's inadvertent foray into urban beekeeping. 

Polly Mosendz

Drought Is Causing the Western U.S. to Rise Like an Uncoiling Spring

The massive loss of groundwater has caused a tectonic uplift of more than half an inch in some areas.

Laura Bliss

European Rail Should Learn From Airlines' Price-Slashing Measures

People are willing to forego some comfort and convenience if the price is right.

Feargus O'Sullivan