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Big box stores are dying. What do we do with all the bodies?
How to remove, reuse, or recycle these fallen retail giants.
The shape of your city could determine how hot it gets at night
New York City is a crystal, but Boston is a liquid.
These scientists think peace and quiet should be a human right
Noise pollution is terrible for your health, but they want to find a solution.
Here’s even more evidence that you need to spend time enjoying nature
“I saw this little flower as I was coming back from my class…and it really gave me a strong sense of hope.”
Is there a way to move badly parked cars to free up spaces?
Your quick question, answered quickly.
Oil won’t last forever, so Dubai is betting big on science and tech
The future-proofing engine.
Climate Change Is Knocking On The Door Of Our Urban Fortresses
How should cities respond?
Big Idea: The New Downtown
How Zappos wants to change our cities
L.A.’s Earthquake Hazard Zone Provides Parks for Rich People
Despite the risks, green spaces around the San Andreas fault draw affluent families, while poor and minority neighborhoods farther away lack parks
White Roofs Keep Cities Cooler Than ‘Green’ Ones, Study Finds
Both are better than traditional black roofs, which drive up summertime temperatures and energy use in cities.