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Researchers in the Behavioral Science Institute at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands produced evidence that movies like Fast and the Furious influence the driving of young people.
6 days ago   Pacific Standard
American motorists are enjoying the lowest gasoline prices in five years because OPEC chose not to reduce oil output in the hopes that decreased oil prices will be lower than the cost needed to frack oil from shale.
Dec 2, 2014   Vox
In a lengthy discussion shared by Marquette University, author and Harvard Economics Professor Ed Glaeser lays out the thinking behind his book "Triumph of the City," as exemplified by cities around the country and the world.
Dec 2, 2014   Medium
Looking for an urbanist reading list that drops the non in non-fiction? Look no further.
Dec 1, 2014   Next City
As the shopping season begins, can the satisfaction associated with little shops cause us to be resilient and spend a little less? Maybe we should ease up on our zoning restrictions, and at least make it possible.
Dec 1, 2014   PlaceShakers
Architecture and real estate often fail to recognize their inexorable connections. A new website draws out the themes linking the two fields.
Nov 29, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
A Treehugger column picks up on the historic idea of the "Linear City" as a counter point to the current pressures to build up in cities around the world.
Nov 29, 2014   Treehugger
A new project by the Nature Conservancy maps the impact of natural infrastructure—often found well outside the city limits—on urban water supplies.
Nov 28, 2014   Next City
Part infographic and part diary, the weather radials project tracks the weather for every day in 2013.
Nov 28, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Some people just can't find beauty any where in the world—even while visiting the world's most iconic buildings.
Nov 28, 2014   Citymetric
Bloomberg reports that the dream vehicle of commuters everywhere—a flying car—might be available on the market within three years.
Nov 26, 2014   Bloomberg