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jun 17, 2019

The Largest Co-Living Building in the World Is Coming to San Jose

The startup Starcity plans to build an 800-unit, 18-story “dorm for adults” to help affordably house Silicon Valley’s booming workforce.

Sarah Holder

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Are McMansions Making Everyone Unhappy?

Homes have gotten bigger, but Americans aren’t any more pleased with the extra space.

Joe Pinsker

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To Understand American Political Anger, Look to ‘Peripheral France’

French geographer Christophe Guilluy has a controversial diagnosis of working-class resentment in the age of Trump, Brexit, and the Yellow Vests.

Ian Klaus

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Forget the Car Boot, Now There's a Car 'Barnacle'

It sucks onto the windshield and can’t be removed until drivers call to pay a fine.

John Metcalfe

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Writers Are More Prolific When They Cluster

A new study finds that British and Irish writers clustered in 18th- and 19th-century London and were more productive as a result.

Richard Florida

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Where America’s Renters Want to Move Next

A new report that tracks apartment searches between U.S. cities reveals the moving aspirations of a certain set of renters.

Laura Bliss

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