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The Post-Recession Power of Small Metros

A new map shows which metro areas have seen the highest – and lowest – job growth in various sectors since the recession.

Graphic of the Day: Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

Buyer beware before traveling to Oman

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Where Does Crime Go After Public Housing Projects Are Demolished?

Researchers track the diffusion of crime over time to see what happens when dysfunctional housing projects are at last replaced

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Why Some Cities Are Healthier Than Others

Happiness, form of commute and money all play a role

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Why Size Matters in Pro Sports Victories

When it comes to winning championships, big cities have some natural assets. But smaller areas can leverage their own advantages too

Chart of the Day: The Biggest Human Gatherings

Visual.ly graphs the world's largest groups

The World's Housing Bubble

New data from the IMF suggests that many countries may be on their way to their own housing crises

Chart of the Day: Which Cities Have the Least Affordable Housing?

Hint: It's not New York

Winner of the Day: North Dakota

By one measure, the state has lately been the most effective in the nation in terms of job creation

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The Missing Link of Climate Change: Single-Family Suburban Homes

It doesn’t solve the problem to buy a hybrid and retrofit your house if all of that takes place 20 miles from your job

Chart of the Day: In Latin American Cities, Unemployment Drops

And the informal economy is shrinking

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Chart of the Day: For Pedestrians, November Is the Cruelest Month

A data expert in Toronto charts the most dangerous days for walkers

Chart of the Day: New York Housing Price Dip

The value of a home in Queens fell the most

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How NYC Fast Food Chains Are Doing Since the Recession

Which chains are expanding, and which have the most stores?

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The Income Disparity of Women in the Creative Class

More women are working white collar jobs, but they're earning less than their male counterparts

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CAT Scans for Cities

Researchers are using thermal imaging to diagnose energy efficiency in the built environment

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Why American Commute Times Are Difficult to Compare to Other Countries

In one recent survey the U.S. has relatively short commutes; in another, they're relatively long

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Greater Competitiveness Does Not Have to Mean Greater Inequality

Turns out the U.S. is an outlier when it comes to creative paths to prosperity

2011 Major League Baseball Regular Season: Attendance by Team

Philadelphia tops the regular season attendance list for the first time in franchise history