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The Nature of the Self: Experimental Philosopher Joshua Knobe on How We Know Who We Are

<i>“The fate of the world depends on the Selves of human beings,”</i> pioneering educator Annemarie Roeper wrote in her meditation on how poorly we understand the self. Indeed, while philosophers may argue that the self is a toxic illusion and psychologists may insist that it’s forever changing, we tend …

Building a City of Neighborhoods

Mokena Makeka is a Cape Town-based architect responsible for the redesign of the city’s main transit station – the heart of a 20-year vision of …

Join Us for a Live Jam Making Demo

GOOD Ideas: Join Us for a Live Jam Making Demo GOOD Ideas: Join Us for a Live Jam Making Demo<p>Trending<br>• Most Read<br>• Related<p>Lifestyle<p>Share<p>Share on Facebook …

Five Timeless Books of Insight on Fear and the Creative Process

“Creativity is like chasing chickens,” Christoph Niemann once said. But sometimes it can feel like being chased by chickens — giant, angry, menacing chickens. Whether you’re a writer, designer, artist or maker of anything in any medium, you know the creative process can be plagued by fear, often so …

U.S. murder rate: Rick Nevin says it's the lowest in a century.

I was looking at local crime statistics over the weekend and was surprised to see that D.C. is experiencing a 16 percent year-to-date decline in …

Blessed are the Mapmakers

“There’s a huge gap between the broad stroke of policymaking and the reality on the ground,” Karen Lee Bar-Sinai, the co-founder, with Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat, of SAYA, a Jerusalem-based design studio, said. SAYA drafts hypothetical solutions to brick-and-mortar problems in disputed territories …

Why People Perceive Some Cities as Safer Than Others

Crime doesn't rise in high immigration areas – it falls, says study

Crime in neighbourhoods that have experienced mass immigration from eastern Europe over the past 10 years has fallen significantly, according to …

Researchers Can Tell How Healthy Your Neighborhood Is From Your Facebook Page

Could Your Smartphone Help Police Track Gunfire?

Limiting access to alcohol reduces violence, experts say

Amending existing laws or adopting additional regulations to limit the availability of alcohol would reduce community violence, experts say.

Measurability: Global Burden of Armed Vi

Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011<p>The <i>Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011</i> takes an integrated approach to the complex and volatile dynamics of …

Violent Crime On The Rise In Wealthy Lower Manhattan Neighborhoods

According to recent NYPD data, shootings in NYC fell by 24% while murders dropped by 30% in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same …

Honeymoon Over for Mexico's President Peña Nieto

SHARE<p>Since taking office four months ago, Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto and his subordinates have been working overtime to forge a more …

Los Angeles Woman Fights Street Crime with Twitter

News traveled at a much different pace before the Internet came of age.<p>In 18th century England, town criers rang bells on street corners — <i>"Hear ye!</i> …

Cities as the Cure to Disease and Poverty? | Smart Cities Dive

Can a city be an inherently more healthy place?<p>Health, by the World Health Organisation definition, is "not merely the absence of disease or …

The Wall Street Journal on Twitter: "Criminal brain scan, left; normal brain, right. Difference is in impulse-control areas: http://t.co/QABB1b1LpL http://t.co/acr5TdC182"

Replying to @<b>WSJ</b><p>“@<b>WSJ</b>: Criminal brain scan, left; normal brain, right. Difference is in impulse-control areas: http://on.wsj.com/11Rphvw …

Mapa de los carteles de la droga en México. (2)

Colección de mapas sobre los principales carteles de la droga o narcotraficantes en México, rutas de distribución hacia su mercado principal (EUA), …

Mapas de México: 5 delitos, 13 años, 32 entidades

El Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Pública puso a disposición de todos, los datos actualizados sobre incidencia delictiva en México. Una base …

Cities of Opportunity: resiliencia, oportunidades y estabilidad en las ciudades

23 de December, 2010<p>© pwc.com<p>Esta es la tercera edición de este estudio, desarrollado por PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) y la asociación Partnership …

Todo sobre homicidios en México desde 1997

Habíamos presentado hace casi un mes, una serie de cinco mapas mostrando la tendencia por entidad de cinco delitos. Los datos usados fueron una …

10 ciudades mas peligrosas del mundo

Especial<p>(En Chechenia, Rusia, se estima que ocurren 84 homicidios por d�a)<p>10 ciudades m�s peligrosas del mundo<p>R�o de Janeiro, Bagdad, Nueva Orleans y …

El despegue de América Latina y el posicionamiento de Lima

1 de February, 2011<p>Como les comenté en la serie de artículos anteriores, la conferencia <b>Global Metro Summit</b> – realizada en Chicago el pasado mes de …

Inicio IPC - Agencia de Prensa IPC

LO MAS RECIENTE<p>25 abril, 2018<p>Panel 1 https://www.facebook.com/AvanzaColONG/videos/1655671691135387/ Paneles 2 y 3 …

Urban Acupuncture

<i>This post is part of a three-week series exploring the re-invention of the social infrastructure of cities, published in partnership with the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.</i><p>How can cities be more vibrant, more vivacious? How can cities be “revitalized”?<p>First and foremost, what …