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Africa september 8, 2016

The World’s First Flatpack Truck Can Be Assembled In Just 12 Hours

A philanthropist has enlisted a McLaren Formula 1 designer to create an all-terrain vehicle for humanitarian use in Africa

Cities march 2, 2016

UK Consumes Far Less Than a Decade Ago—’Peak Stuff’ or Something Else?

From crops to energy and metals, material consumption fell from 15 tons to just 10

[Inspiration] How innovation districts could reshape small cities
[News] World Bank discontinues ‘developing’ and ‘developed’ countries distinction, given globalized economies and innovation
[Insight] Changing economic trends push millennials away from cities
Cities february 29, 2016

Why Is Vienna the World’s Top City for Quality of Life?

Study examining socioeconomic conditions places Austrian capital at apex of index

Cities december 1, 2015

Who Owns Our Cities—And Why This Urban Takeover Should Concern Us All

The huge post-credit crunch buying up of urban buildings by corporations has significant implications for equity, democracy and rights

Cities november 12, 2015

The World in 2065: Social Scientists on What the Future Holds

A writing competition held by the Economic and Social Research Council asked PhD students to look 50 years into the future. Here are the winning pieces

Culture august 27, 2014

Free Mailbox Stickers Signify Goods Residents Are Willing to Lend Neighbors

Sharing economy goes analog in Germany and Switzerland

Cities august 26, 2014

Crowdfunding Platform Lets Colombian Designers Help Solve Urban Issues

Bogotá is undergoing a cultural and economic revolution, and BoCo allows citizens to actively participate in the process

Culture june 4, 2014

What The 2030 Consumer Will Look Like

A vision of the near future where the sharing economy and Internet of Things birth new networks.

Home december 3, 2013

How Harmful Is Bitcoin To The Health Of The Economy?

Guardian Economics correspondent asks: is the currency safe or even necessary?

Cities august 5, 2013

Infographics Show The Real-Life Cost Of Being A Superhero [Pics]

Mashable created a series of illustrations that show popular action figure's costs of living today compared to when they first started their careers.

Culture february 15, 2013

Why Warren Buffett Bought Heinz

Buying well-known consumer brands unlikely to be derailed by the digital age may be the key to the billionaire's success.

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