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The Great Subway Map War of 1978, revisited

For those too young to remember, the Great Subway Map War of 1978 pitted two schools of New York mapmaking nerds against each other in a heated debate in the Great Hall of Manhattan’s Cooper Union. In one corner were supporters of Italian graphic designer Massimo Vignelli’s modernist, diagrammatic …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

The World's Top 20 Cities, According to That Dude Who Visited Every Country

<i>By: Gunnar Garfors</i><p><i>Credit: Courtesy of Gunnar Garfors</i><p>I've been to a few cities in my quest to visit all 198 countries in the world, and I've written a book about it called <i>198: How I Ran Out of Countries</i>. But this list is about the top 20 cities that I love -- based on the people, the food, the fun, …

The 11 countries with the best infrastructure around the world

And that infrastructure needs to be maintained and even updated if a country wants its economy to run smoothly.<p>However, over the last few years since financial crisis, the infrastructure quality deteriorated in many developed countries, including the US, Germany, and France, according to the recent …

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

This map perfectly displays the diversity of London

A new map, made up of the passports of the most most common non-British nationalities in every London borough, shows how diverse the City is<p>London is known as a diverse melting-pot, and this beautiful new map shows quite how multicultural our Capital is.<p>Artist Yanko Tihov has made a colourful map, …

First spacecraft ever sent to the dwarf planet continues to transmit data after sending the first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes last week<p>Pluto has blue skies and exposed, bright red water ice, Nasa announced on Thursday, as the first spacecraft ever sent to the dwarf planet continues to …

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How This Beer Growler Went From Concept to Market

This story appears in the October 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>Entrepreneurs:</b> GrowlerWerks founders Shawn Huff, Brian Sonnichsen, Evan Rege and Chris Maier created uKeg, a portable, pressurized growler (a container for transporting craft beer and other beverages).<p><b>“Aha” moment:</b> The …

Isolated First Nation reserve with no clean water to make case before UN

A reserve cut off from the mainland and under a boil-water advisory for almost two decades is taking its case to the United Nations.<p>Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, which straddles the Manitoba-Ontario boundary, became isolated a century ago during construction of an aqueduct which carries water to …

Welcome to the Future: 23 Photos of Vertical Living Around the World

For our latest group show, to be exhibited in person at PIX 2015 in Seattle this October 6-7 as well as online at DPReview, we asked to see your …

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The repugnant myth of the poor’s unhealthy eating habits

We are told — over and over again — the lower class is our greatest consumer of fast food. It simply isn’t true<p>In a country where it is a national pastime to find new ways to blame poor people for the crime of being poor, even food choice becomes a site of class warfare. Consider the popularized …

31 Federal Swing Ridings Conservatives At Risk Of Losing, Poll Suggests

Among the 338 federal ridings up for grabs, 31 have been singled out as key battlegrounds — ones the Conservative Party are at risk of losing if an …

The Conservatives hold 13 seats in Atlantic Canada. They’re in danger of losing 10

<b>Coast to coast: National Post columnist John Ivison is travelling across Canada to chronicle how election battles are unfolding by region, starting</b> …

How Snapchat Built its Most Addictive Feature

We are already living in the Third Era of Snapchat. The red-hot mobile app started in 2011 as a humble photo messaging service, where teens traded …

What are Canada’s best craft beer destinations?

Rather than trying to taste-test every brewery in Canada in the name of research (again), I touched base with expert boozehounds across the country for their top tips on where to sup – starting with Joe Wiebe, author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C. Breweries.<p>"Victoria's been …

Why politicians have nothing to say on the campaign trail

Conventional wisdom now says elections are not only the wrong time to discuss issues, they’re the wrong time to discuss anything<p>Remember when Kim …

How Exploring Space Led A Top NASA Scientist To Worry About Earth's Climate Change

With all the planets that may support life, why haven't we heard from any?<p>Exploring new stretches of the galaxy brought NASA scientist William Borucki back to Earth.<p>Borucki, 76, retired in July as the principal investigator of NASA's Kepler Mission, an unmanned spacecraft that has been surveying a …