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These are the most dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians

Most of them are in Florida<p>In 2014, 13 pedestrians were struck and killed by a car every day in the U.S., 105 more people than the year before. Walkers in this country are now seven times more likely to be killed walking than in a natural disaster. This is nothing less than a public health …

Urban Design

The 18 best city-related longform stories of 2016

Recommended reading on cities, homes, architecture, real estate, and urbanism<p>The last week of December is a time for catching up on all the internet you missed this year. When it comes to cities, architecture, and design, we've got you covered. We've already rounded up our own favorite features of …

Los Angeles

So schön können Infografiken sein

Seit 138 Jahren erklärt das Magazin "National Geographic" Natur und Technik mit Infografiken. Nun erscheinen die Illustrationen als opulenter …

Behind the Story: BBC Goes ‘Under the Skin of Trump Country’

<b>Story:</b> US election: Under the skin of Trump country<p><b>Outlet:</b> BBC<p><b>Reporter:</b> Jessica Lussenhop<p><i>BBC reporter Jessica Lussenhop spent four days in Henry County, Virginia, earlier this month speaking to over 30 residents about their choice for president. In the typically conservative county in the important</i> …

American waterfront towns: 7 charmers worth a visit | CNN Travel

Die Welt wird immer besser

Der 32-jährige Deutsche Max Roser erforscht in Oxford Ungleichheit. Auf einer Internet-Seite hat er massenhaft Daten veröffentlicht, die verblüffende …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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QWERTZ

Hinter diesem Wort verbirgt sich eine irritierende These: Hat die Anordnung der Buchstaben auf der Tastatur Einfluss auf unsere Wahrnehmung – und den …

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Gläser im Härtetest

Aus welcher Höhe übersteht ein Glas den freien Fall auf Beton unbeschadet? Man kann es aus immer größeren Höhen ausprobieren, was viele Versuche …

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

North Pole

Dax und Dow tief im Minus: Fünf Theorien, um das Chaos an den Märkten zu erklären

The First All-Wood High-Rise Buildings Are Going Up In The United States

In New York and Portland, two high-rise buildings will be made not from concrete or metal, but a throwback material: good old trees.<p>It seems as if New York City is always under construction. Every few blocks, steel frames and concrete beams are formed and stacked high in the air. Now a new 10-story …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Fachkräftesuche: Der Mittelstand steht sich selbst im Weg

Homeoffice & Arbeitszeit: So arbeitet es sich bei den Dax-Konzernen<p>Adidas<p>Adidas hat schon vor vielen Jahren die Stechuhr gegen die flexible …

Gary Klivans’ knifflige Fälle (Teil 1): Der Gefängnis-Schmuggel-Code

<i>Gary Klivans ist der führende Experte für die Verschlüsselungen von US-Verbrecherbanden (Gang-Codes). Einige seiner interessantesten Fälle hat er für</i> …

Samsung verwandelt ein Android-Smartphone in einen Windows-Laptop

Der Smartphone-Hersteller hat ein Patent für ein Phablet, dass ein Notebook betreiben kann, angemeldet. Samsung könnte dadurch seine Verbindung zu …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Uran hält den Erdkern auf Trab

Das Erdmagnetfeld schützt uns vor Strahlung aus dem All. Eigentlich hätte ihm längst die Puste ausgehen müssen – es sei denn, der Erdkern enthält …

5 Reasons to Go to New Orleans Now

As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, it’s a marvel to see how this formerly devastated city has emerged from the wreckage and …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

Vom Ahorn bis zur Zwiebel: Die Lärche

Eine wahre Besonderheit im Reich der Nadelbäume ist die Lärche, denn sie "benimmt sich" wie ein Laubbaum: Sie wirft im Herbst ihre Nadeln ab! Kein …

Schnapsidee mit Folgen

Ohne Legenden um die tollkühnen Fahrer wären Oldtimer nur halb so schön. Ein solcher Mythos ist das Rennen zwischen einem Bentley und einem …

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

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