Society

Syndicated How A Mafia Battlefield Became A Cultural Capital

The Sicilian capital of Palermo is using millions of euros seized from crime bosses to fund regeneration

Syndicated How Punk Music Has Shaped Cities

From New York to Jakarta, punks have long fought for their rights to the city

Syndicated Google Is Using The Blockchain To Make Hospitals Run Better

The tech company’s health subsidiary is planning a digital ledger based on blockchain to let hospitals track personal data

Syndicated Why 3D-Printed Prosthetics Could Be The Next Health Revolution

As 3D printing continues to transform manufacturing, doctors are hoping it could also help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces

Syndicated Madrid's 'Robin Hood' Cafe Charge The Rich To Feed The Poor

The charity restaurant makes money from customers by day to offer homeless people meals at night

Syndicated Confronting Diversity In The Fashion World

The author of the new Devil Wears Prada speaks to The Guardian about the American Dream and identity politics

Syndicated Can Apps Improve Our Mental Wellbeing?

Reaching for your phone to help with stress and sleep might feel counterintuitive, but there are now hundreds of apps that promise to help us find inner peace

Syndicated Do Food Scares Really Change The Way We Eat?

Months after the WHO warned that it caused cancer, bacon is enjoying a sales streak. But it’s not the first time we have overcome our fears about foodstuffs

Syndicated This Human Sensor Makes Air Pollution Visible

The hi-tech illuminated costumes worn by media artist Kasia Molga reveal changes in urban air pollution and bring together art and science

Syndicated From Standing Desks To Relaxation Zones, What Makes A Productive Office?

The design of offices might help us cope with the stresses of work, as technology blurs the lines between our personal and professional lives

Syndicated Looking At Cities Through The Eyes Of A Burglar

Burglars look at buildings in a different way, seeing lift shafts that can be shimmied up and plasterboard walls to cut through

Syndicated How To Feed 9.7bn People? Startups Take On Global Food Problem

In hunt for solution to rising population, agriculture has adopted venture capital mindset

Syndicated Staging a Revolution: Can Theater Be An Effective Form of Activism?

Performance has been connected to political causes but does it have an impact?

Home Millennials at Work: 5 Stereotypes and Why They Are (Mostly) Wrong

Generation Y has been labelled a bunch of lazy job-hoppers—the truth is very different