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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Paris Erects an Unlikely 'Christmas Tree'

Artist Paul McCarthy stretches the boundaries of art and political commentary in the public square.

Kriston Capps

The New Global Centers for Talent

London, New York, and Paris top the list of the world’s leading talent hubs—but not for the reasons you might think.

Richard Florida

China Disrupts the Rain Gear Industry with the 'Air Umbrella'

This weather wand blows raindrops 3 feet away (and perhaps onto other people).

John Metcalfe

Bay Area Cities Are 'Overdue' for a Massive Earthquake

Faults have stored up more than enough energy for a disaster, according to new research.

John Metcalfe

Why 12-Foot Traffic Lanes Are Disastrous for Safety and Must Be Replaced Now

Let's make "10 not 12!" a new mantra for saving our cities and towns.

Jeff Speck

Mapping Where Jimmy John's Ex-Employees Are Forbidden to Make Sandwiches

It might be simpler to mark where an ex-Jimmy Johnner CAN legally put meat on sub roll.

John Metcalfe