Work

The World’s Leading Startup Cities

Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.

How Was Your Weekend? The Answer Depends on Your Workplace

Your social experience during the workweek can almost fully explain your emotional state over the weekend, a new study finds.

Why Atlantic City Should Trade in Its Casinos for Research Institutes

The Boardwalk Empire can save itself by betting on resilience and research in place of tourism and vice.

R.I.P., America's Oldest Pizza Hut

The Manhattan, Kansas, restaurant, which has operated for 55 years, will serve its final slice Sunday.

Maps

What We Can Learn About the Wage Gap by Mapping Where Men and Women Live

U.S. counties with more women of prime working age are also those with the least gender-based income inequality.

Why Every Art Museum Should Launch a Pop-Up Satellite

In Los Angeles, MOCA is modeling how institutions with huge collections should be thinking: Move artworks into underserved communities.

Videos

North Carolina's Famed Truck-Scalping Bridge Nears 100 Recorded Crashes

The real number of thunderous accidents is probably much higher.

Tokyo Scraps Its Intergalactic Olympic Stadium

While Japan is bent on blaming the architect, Zaha Hadid, the dynamic at fault is global and corrupt.

CityFixer

Indy (Gently) Nudges Developers Away From Parking, Toward Transit

The Indy Rezone plan gives breaks to buildings that provide bike, car-share, or bus access.

Textile Plants Are Dhaka’s Water Problem—and Also Its Solution

Workplace safety in garment mills gets most of the attention, but the industry's environmental impacts are also a huge concern.

7 Transportation Plot Lines Better Than the High-Speed Rail Scheme in 'True Detective'

Can you say: Monorail?

One Major Missing Link to Solving Youth Unemployment: Corporations

With a pledge to hire 100,000 young people, Starbucks and a slew of other business giants are taking up an important torch.

Seattle Plants Street Trees in a Substance Made of Car Tires

It’s reportedly easier to maintain than soil and mulch.

Maps

What $100 Is Worth in Cities Across the U.S.

That crisp Benjamin only buys you $85 worth of stuff in Washington, D.C.

Maps

Mapping Every Single Job in the U.S.

The powerful “dot map” brings urban employment data to life.

Videos

A Historic Detroit Hotel Is Imploded to Make Way for a Hockey Arena

The site will become the new home for the Red Wings.

The Clearest Explanation Yet for Why Millennials Are Driving Less

Shifting demographics matter, but shifting attitudes may matter more.

What Greece Can Learn From Detroit

The arrangement brokered between Eurozone leaders and Greece is severe. It’s a deal that Detroiters will recognize.