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Cities december 11, 2015

Will Any City Ever Truly Be Car-Free?

Car-free days have slashed pollution in Paris while new eco-cities are aiming to design out the need for vehicles—but will cars in cities ever be consigned to history?

Cities may 7, 2015

Is ‘Starchitecture’ the Civic Engine It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Every struggling post-industrial city has the same idea: hire a star architect to design a branch of a famous museum, and watch your city blossom with culture. It worked for Bilbao ... didn’t it?

Advertising june 11, 2013

Sean Parker And Party Life In Silicon Valley

Parker's roles at Facebook and Napster has brought him money and fame but critics say his lavish lifestyle is giving the industry a bad name.

Culture november 26, 2012

Crowdfunded Campaign Hopes To Make The ‘Sharing Economy’ A Reality

A new economic model based on accessing resources rather than owning them is seeking funding on Indiegogo.

Advertising september 11, 2012

David Bowie Retrospective Traces The Faces Of The Man Of Many Changes

His history of self-transformation is being celebrated in an anticipated V&A retrospective, but the artist himself won't be joining in the nostalgia.

Innovation june 12, 2012

IBM Reveals How Much Water Is Really Wasted By A Dripping Faucet? [Infographic]

IBM infographic series points out how this key resource is being wasted through faulty urban infrastructure.

Advertising december 6, 2011

Gaming Concept Points The Finger At Climate Deniers [Future Of Gaming]

Climate Trail is a Gaming for Good submission that plays like the classic 'Oregon Trail' but lets players follow the ‘money trail’ tied to the dissemination of false data.

Advertising july 21, 2011

Ed Cotton: Long-Term Thinking Movement Can Change The Way We Consume Resources

Taking a cue from Treehugger, the director of strategy at BSSP encourages consumers to start valuing long-term profit over short-term gain instead of risking the depletion of all of Earth's resources.

Advertising april 13, 2011

And The Unfit Shall Inherit The Earth

New scientific findings challenge the theory of evolution and could have massive impact for how we consider resource consumption and biodiversity in the future.

Culture november 4, 2010

(Video) Thomas Thwaites: PSFK CONFERENCE 2010 LONDON

The creator of the "Toaster Project" explores the challenges he face in making an electric toaster from scratch.

Advertising october 7, 2010

Monocolumn: A New Spring In The Steppe

For decades, the term “buffer state” has been invoked as shorthand for Mongolia’s political raison d’être. The country is wedged between two BRICs, and more than 20 Chinese cities each exceed its entire population.

Cities august 2, 2010

Color Me New: The Mumbai Wall Project

It all started with a blank compound wall in the leafy Mumbai suburb of Bandra.

Advertising june 9, 2010

Seth Godin: Spending Money To (Make / Lose) Money

What's the best way to use resources when growing your business?

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