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Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?

It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.<p><b>TORONTO—Even with a chilly mid-May</b> breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, …

Smart Cities

India

January 2018 – India’s smart-city program offers a road map for cities working to prepare for mass urbanization with limited funds.<p>September 2017 – …

8 Characteristics of Authoritarian Parenting

Authoritarian parenting is a parenting style characterized by high demands and low responsiveness. Parents with an authoritarian style have very high …

Why 14 is the riskiest age for a teenager

The most dangerous age is 14.<p>If you know any teenagers this might not come as a surprise, but research has confirmed that risk-taking peaks during …

How to raise a lifelong learner

<b>(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)</b><p>Beyond grades and test scores, help your kid hang onto their natural curiosity and wonder<p>Christine Elgersma<p>June 4, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Common Sense Media<p>"Look! When I mix these paints, I get a whole new color!" Hearing your kids get excited …

Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's How.

Planet or Plastic?<p>Choosing a cone, instead of a cup, for your ice cream is one fun tip.<p>Your family might use plastic straws, water bottles, and bags for just a few minutes, but those items don’t disappear when they’re thrown out. Single-use items like these account for more than 40 percent of …

12 Books for Winter Break

Arguably more fun than working through a last-minute shopping list: lining up your stack of books to take you through the winter months. To get you …

Quartz’s favorite Africa books of 2017

African literature is the object of immense international interest right now, and the coverage of this field has played an influential role in Quartz Africa’s coverage. In 2017, we published stories about Nigeria’s car culture through the literature of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, reviewed Karen …

Books

How a Wandering Mind Spurs Creativity

The Renaissance painter Albrecht Dürer was regarded by his friends as a master in the art of mind-wandering. He could become ‘enwrapped’ in his own …

Creativity

Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning | Times Square Chronicles

Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning<p>Thanks to the advent of some pretty amazing technology, our devices are starting to get a …

The Zombie Diseases of Climate Change

What lurks in the Arctic’s thawing permafrost?<p>From the air, the coast of Greenland appears vast and tranquil. Hundreds of fjords, their surfaces a mirror of blue sky and cloud bottoms, divide the territory. In the gaps between them, the terrain folds over itself, hill over hill, descending into …

Global Warming

Fast Food Chains Are Exporting Obesity and Diabetes as They Expand Abroad

American fast food chains are growing in emerging local markets. While the opportunities can be healthy for business, that may not be true for local …

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …