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Amazon's giant biodome approved for the streets of Seattle

The 'unique structure' will form part of Amazon's new campus<p>Amazon has gained initial approval for its plan to build a huge greenhouse in the middle of Seattle. The proposal has three transparent domes intersecting to form a five-story complex that will contain offices, dining areas, and retail …

Green spaces have lasting positive effect on well-being

<b>Living in an urban area with green spaces has a long-lasting positive impact on people's mental well-being, a study has suggested.</b><p>UK researchers found moving to a green space had a sustained positive effect, unlike pay rises or promotions, which only provided a short-term boost.<p>The authors said the …

Ecology

University of Michigan Reports That Cars are the Most Inefficient Form of Transportation

You’d be mistaken for thinking that due to their size and power, commercial jets would be inefficient when it comes to fuel consumption. However, …

University of Michigan

Manhattan West Doubles Its Public Space Plans to Over Two Acres

Manhattan's Hudson Yards project has been getting much of the limelight on the borough’s west side, but there’s another development just a few blocks …

Skyscrapers

Panoramic Group Photos: The Selfies of the Early 20th Century

The U.K.'s Misguided Attempt to Bring Back the 'Garden City'

The Gentrification Puzzle

Are Boomtown D.C.'s Days Numbered?

How Your Mode of Travel Shapes Your Mental Map

Why Vancouver Is Banning the Doorknob

The 'Livability' Trap

The Secret Art of Street Sweeping

The Lost Excitement, Pathos, and Beauty of the Railroad Timetable

London's Tube Joins an Elite Group of Cities to Offer All-Night Subway Service

Beyond Cowboy Hats and Big Belt Buckles: Images of Modern-Day Dallas

Why Chinese Cities Are Smaller Than They Appear

Philly Restaurants Rank Among Best in US

Two Rittenhouse Square restaurants made the Urbanspoon's best new restaurants list. Urbanspoon selected the top 100 restaurants in the U.S. out of …

Police: Attack of Cyclist Not Part of "Knockout Game"

Police say the beating of a cyclist along a Philadelphia street was not part of the nationwide "knockout game" trend as they initially believed.<p>The …

A Modest Start for Pa.'s Transportation Plan

Pennsylvania's ambitious new multibillion-dollar transportation funding program is off to a modest start.<p>The final version took shape only days …

Killer Dinosaur That Preceded T. Rex Found in Utah

Scientists have discovered a killer dinosaur that roamed in what is now Utah some 100 million years ago. Experts say the discovery provides insight …