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A Grim Map of Disappeared Mexican Journalists

Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.

The Geography of the 47%

The states with the highest share of tax non-payers may actually contain the very conservative votes that Romney needs.

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What the End of the Chicago Teachers Strike Means for the Rest of the Country

A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.

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This $1299 Electric Skateboard Kind of Misses the Point

The "world's lightest electric vehicle" has the backing of Stanford engineers. But is it really skating?

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In Kathmandu, a Festival for Women

A ten-day festival for purity and happy marriages.

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You May Never Have to Circle the Block Looking for a Spot Again

With SpotHero, you can reserve a space in advance online.

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How Yale's Outgoing President Made Peace — and Prosperity — With New Haven

Richard Levin's remarkable legacy on the home front.

10 Amazing 'Living' Green Roofs

Long popular in Europe, these designs are gaining a foothold in America and beyond.

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The World's Most Expensive Cabs

Despite what New Yorkers think, they're not in New York — not by a long shot.

Would You Ride This Cardboard Bike?

An Israeli designer invents a paper bike that could sell for $60 a pop.

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Where Urban Land Growth Is About to Explode

Regions where urbanization is likely to increase by 2030, and where it will have the most impact.

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Should Millennials Feel Guilty for Leaving Their Small Towns Behind?

Growing up, I couldn't wait to flee central Indiana. Now I just feel lucky, and terrible.

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Where High-Growth Company Founders Start Out and Where They End Up

The flow of entrepreneurial talent and which metros are "producing," "exporting," "importing," and "consuming" it.

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An Alarmingly Strong Link Between Lack of Walkability and Diabetes

New research from Toronto finds that immigrants living in that city's least walkable neighborhoods were more than 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes.

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Dancing Building of the Day: The Dormitory Windows of Lausanne

A school celebrates its 10th anniversary with this architectural stunt.

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An Etsy for Art Collectors

Cureeo hopes to make fine art collecting more accessible to potential buyers.

Hotel Allows Bathroom Users to Flash New York City

Also, a flatulent doll teaches South Koreans to poop and dinosaur commodes rumble into New Zealand.

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For a Weekend, Paris Lets the Masses Invade its Grandest Buildings

Over 300 sites, most of them off-limits the rest of the year, were open last weekend for the city's annual architectural open house.

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Designs for America's First Standalone Jazz Hall

Architects created a San Francisco performance space that feels more like a community room.