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Delivery & Logistics Apple Created A 'Technology Enabled' Healthcare Service For Employees

Following Amazon’s lead, the iPhone maker is creating in-house clinics and health services for employees

Features How Malls And Cities Are Becoming Indistinguishable

From New York to Hong Kong, new malls are thriving by seamlessly blending into the urban fabric

Syndicated Holiday Stunt Crowdfunds Digging A Giant Hole In The Ground

Makers of the party game Cards Against Humanity livestreamed a backhoe digging, saying 'as long as the money keeps coming in, we'll keep digging'

Features Could Chicago's Floating Cycle Path Reconnect The City?

Plans for a continuous route along the Chicago River include cycling on floating pontoons

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

Features Banned Books Week Urges People To Seek Out Controversial Works

Joining the annual celebration of the right to read, US author Jessica Herthel called for 'more information, more voices' to protect diversity

Features The $10,000 Stylist Behind Burning Man's New Looks

Burning Man was never meant to be about money, but an influx of wealthy festivalgoers has led its founder to liken some parts of it to a ‘gated community’

Syndicated This Community Of Bloggers Has Made Frugal Living A Lifestyle

The countless people who document their thrifty lifestyles give readers with money woes emotional support but they don’t often deal with true poverty

Features How NYC Is Using Design To Cope With Climate Change

Amid rising seas, a park on the island uses Dutch ingenuity to protect itself while maintaining its beauty

Syndicated How Two Great Artists Painted Sex And Death

In works 40 years apart, both titled Between the Clock and the Bed, two great artists handled humanity’s twin concerns

Syndicated Instagram Artist Captures The Vintage Neon Signs Of Urban America

In her Analog Streets project, photographer Lisa Guerriero scours US cities for faded remnants of Americana–from ice cream parlors to sleepy motels

Syndicated How A Reddit User Tracked Down A National Parks Vandal

Casey Nocket banned from all US national parks and sentenced to 200 hours of community service after users on Reddit tracked her down through social media

Features End Of The Road: Uber And Millennials Help US Cities Cut Car Addiction

The growth of car-free homes, a drop in driver’s licences and increased car-sharing could all be signs of a move away from the automobile

Syndicated Portland's Black Residents Putting Faith In 'Soul District' To Counter Gentrification

Professionals hope to reclaim neighborhood’s cultural identity with black-owned business