Aaron Fisher

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On this rainy day, check out our top 10 Manhattan coffee shops list made especially for design buffs! http://untappedcities.com/2013/07/10/top-10-coffee-shops-in-manhattan/

Study: People May Naturally Be Lovers or Haters

A personality trait called "dispositional attitude" can predict whether people will like or dislike something new.<p><b>Problem:</b> People like things, and they don’t like other things. A study published in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> aims to explain the difference between lovers and …

Hap Money Clip

If you are like the average manboy, the chances are good that you are carrying an overstuffed warped wallet. Do yourself a favor and ditch the bulk. …

California's High-Speed Rail Plan Is in Jeopardy, But It's Hiring Workers Anyway

Insidious Chicago Bike-Share Station Threatens Home and Hearth!

From Sewing to Analyzing: The Historical Shift in Urban Work

Copper linked to Alzheimer's disease

Mixed evidence on the role of copper in Alzheimer's<p><b>A lifetime of too much copper in our diets may be contributing to Alzheimer's disease, US scientists say.</b><p>However, research is divided, with other studies suggesting copper may actually protect the brain.<p>The latest study in Proceedings of the …

Famous 'Nighthawks' Painting Has Been Recreated As A 3D Installation In NYC

In celebration of the big Edward Hopper exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, the institute has decided to give one of the artist's most famous paintings a 3D update.<p>Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Nighthawks, 1942, Oil on canvas, 33 1/8 x 60 in. (84.1 x 152.4 cm), The Art Institute …

"Under the Elevated" Seeks to Transform Space Beneath NYC Bridges and Subways into Usable, Non-Scary Areas

The High Line made a name for itself by turning land atop an elevated rail line into a flourishing park, but can the same be done for spaces …

Cities 101: Did you know some reefs are made out of obsolete subway cars? http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/19/cities-101-making-reefs-out-of-obsolete-subway-cars

NYC: Buried in the debate about East Midtown Rezoning is this proposal to turn Vanderbilt Avenue into a pedestrian plaza http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/19/east-midtown-rezoning-would-turn-vanderbilt-avenue-into-pedestrian-plaza

NYC: There are 9-11 World Trade Center Beams in a Rockaway Beach parking lot http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/20/daily-what-9-11-world-trade-center-beams-rockaway-beach-parking-lot

A photographic roundup of beautiful vintage subway entrances in NYC. Have you spotted others? http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/20/beautiful-vintage-subway-entrances-nyc

NYC: The Swing Time exhibit at the New-York Historical Society also inspired a 1930s-era cocktail you can get at the cafe after http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/20/new-york-historical-society-exhibition-inspires-unique-cocktail

Christie Forced Out of G.O.P. Race by Empathy Scandal

TRENTON (The Borowitz Report)—New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie withdrew from consideration as a Presidential candidate today after becoming embroiled in what a leading Republican strategist called “a career-ending empathy scandal.”<p>After signing a law barring licensed therapists from engaging in …

How Detroit Can Help Solve America's Student-Loan Crisis: A Political Solution

Offering college graduates reduced debt in exchange for moving to distressed cities could address two public-policy problems at once.<p>A view of the Midtown area is seen looking south on Woodward Ave. in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/AP)<p>The day I paid off my undergraduate student loans felt like a …

The War Inside: fighting depression in Palestine

Ever since he was 18, when Omar Danoun started med school, they’ve called him “doctor.” Friends and family, cousins and neighbors — everyone in Rantis, the West Bank village he’s lived in his whole life. It’s a close-knit population of around 3,000, belonging to six clans and spread over a little …

Cities 101: Making Reefs Out of Obsolete Subway Cars

Subway cars, like all pieces of technological equipment, become obsolete at some point. But how do you dispose of something so big and heavy in an …

NYC’s East Midtown Rezoning Plan: Why It’s Better than You Think

<i>The following is an op-ed by Julia Vitullo-Martin, a senior fellow at Regional Plan Association and Untapped Cities writer.</i><p>Many of the sleek …

California's Unusual Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Edward Hopper's Nighthawks has been recreated in 3D at the Flatiron Building by the Whitney Museum http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/18/edward-hopper-nighthawks-recreated-in-a-3d-diorama-flatiron-building-nyc