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The new class of skyscrapers that will forever change the Chicago skyline

With six projects expected to rise over 800 feet, Chicago's construction boom is going vertical in a big way<p>As the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to one of the world’s greatest skylines, Chicago is preparing to welcome a new batch of very tall towers. With 52 high-rises currently under …

Elon Musk has the perfect argument for raising NASA's budget

There's a story Musk likes to tell about the time he went surfing on the NASA website looking for a timeline for when NASA would be going to Mars.<p>He didn't find a date, so now he's planning on doing it himself using his rocket company SpaceX, and hope that it inspires people enough that the …

Space Science

White millennials are moving to American cities in a huge way

According a Brookings report by demographer William H. Frey, they're coming back.<p>Using numbers from the American Community Survey, Frey found that nearly half a million white people moved into America's largest 50 cities from 2010 to 2014.<p>From 1990 to 2000, about 1.5 million white people left.<p>The …

Demographics

First new NYC subway station in 2 decades opens

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a light at the end of the tunnel — and it's a subway train, finally pulling into New York City's first new station in more …

Urban Design

Warren Buffett nailed why poverty in America 'does not make sense.'

While describing the high level of poverty in the U.S. — the richest nation on earth — Warren Buffett used seven simple words to perfectly articulate …

Income Inequality

This map shows you why it's impossible for ordinary people to buy houses in London

The average house in London now costs about 12 times the average income, according to data from HMRC crunched by The Guardian.<p>And these wonderful interactive maps of who actually owns London properties, created by Private Eye, explain why prices in the capital are so ludicrous.<p>Londoners are not …

Paul Theroux: Deep South still feels American Civil War pain

In my ignorance, I had believed the Delta to be solely the low-lying estuary of the Mississippi river, round about and south of New Orleans, the River delta of the maps. But it isn’t so simple. The Delta is the entire alluvial sprawl that stretches northward of that mud in Louisiana, the floodplain …

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

Come on, get bendy.<p>If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you.<p>In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a gentle yoga sequence that'll improve your range of motion and help you get <i>a lot</i> more bendy. The positions will be more difficult at first; your hips …

Yoga

Take an underground tour of London's Crossrail with this epic interactive video

LONDON – Fancy taking a quick underground tour through the tunnels of London's upcoming Crossrail service without even getting up from your chair?<p>Now …

15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial

Seated proudly at the west end of Washington, D.C.’s National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial is one of the most beloved American monuments: It attracts …

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.<p>In fact, you probably spend a lot of time in a hunched over position. Whether it's sitting at a desk, in a car, or on the couch, the default position for many people is shoulders forward, hips flexed, back slightly …

Stars Aligning for Cincinnati to Chicago High-Speed Rail

Local and national developments show positive signs for America’s oft-criticized national passenger railroad company, Amtrak. A railroad reform bill …

Trains

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ISPs

5 Questions Everyone Still Has About Party Etiquette, and the New Answers

When it comes to party etiquette, some rules never change: Put your napkin on your lap, eat with your mouth closed, say thank you. But thanks to the …

Social Media