Ebola, Americans, and the Psychology of Overreaction, Bike-Share Is Still Struggling to Reach America's Poor, and more...

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ebola, Americans, and the Psychology of Overreaction

At the height of the 2009 swine flu epidemic, University of Michigan researchers sneezed on unsuspecting people. Here's what they learned about hysteria amid outbreaks.

Brian Resnick

Bike-Share Is Still Struggling to Reach America's Poor

Charting the equity problem in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Eric Jaffe

Trailer Parks: An Underdog Solution to America's Housing Crisis

Factory-made homes are a cheap and energy-efficient way for lower-income Americans to become homeowners. And these days, units can be pretty spiffy.

Alana Semuels

Solving the Global Housing Crisis

Some 330 million urban households worldwide are financially stretched by housing costs.

Richard Florida

How Did Baseball Fans Watch the World Series Before TV?

From the Play-O-Graph to the Jackson Manikin Baseball Indicator, the forgotten history of simulated ballgames.

Mark Byrnes

Graffiti Artist 'Creepytings' Is Defacing National Parks

As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.

Kriston Capps