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How Casinos Are Failing the Elderly

Are casinos really the most responsible form of recreation we can offer our seniors?

This Is Why You Don't Mind-Meld With Your Smartphone in the Subway

Philadelphia officials want to combat such painful examples of "distracted walking."

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Moving? Move Your House Instead

A historic home is moved - by truck and boat - about 100 miles to Vancouver Island.

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Building Community in an Empty Tire Shop

An Indianapolis arts group takes a community development approach to reusing vacant space.

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The U.S. Cities Where Young Adults Are Most (and Least) Likely To Live at Home

Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.

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High Density Sprawl Is Still Sprawl

Don't be fooled - sprawl is about much more than the number of homes per acre.

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The Geography of America's Music Scenes

Mapping musicians and the music businesses across the U.S.

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Why New Orleans Should Have a Daily Newspaper

Who does the city's newspaper really belong to? Not the Newhouses.

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Why Cyclists Run Red Lights

Mostly to turn or because the signal doesn't recognize them, according to the latest research.

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Dodging Bulls and Gunshots on New Jersey's 19th-Century 'Bicycle Railroad'

No trace of the primitive people mover remains, except an extremely colorful history.

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The Soccer King of Detroit

Sean Mann works to build community with a neighborhood-based league and a new local minor league team.

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A Hidden Casualty of the Housing Crisis: Public Schools

Property taxes are still down, which means schools are still cutting staff. Will the teaching economy ever recover?

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Decline of the Day: Stop and Frisk Down 34 Percent in New York

With legal challenges mounting, the NYPD conducted 70,000 fewer stops last quarter.

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Master Planning 7,935 Indian Cities and Towns

The Indian government is giving local officials satellite imagery to help plan their futures.

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When it Comes to Jobs, the Real Story is Education, Occupation, and Geography

The burden of unemployment has been felt hardest on those in working-class factory, construction, and low-wage service jobs.

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The Minute Warsaw Stood Still

City comes to a halt in honor of an effort to liberate the city from the Nazis in 1944.

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An Online Planning Platform for Small-Scale Design

Meet Brickstarter, a Kickstarter for urbanism, architecture, and design.

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Happy Birthday Berlin! Here's a Giant Map

In honor of the city's 775th anniversary, a team of artists is painting a map on a central square.

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Seeing a City Through Instagram

A real-time stream of every photo taken in five cities.