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The Prophecies of Jane Jacobs

She is renowned for championing urban diversity, but her real prescience lay in her fears about the fragility of democracy.<p>The year she turned 18, Jane Butzner traveled from her hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, to the Appalachian hamlet of Higgins, North Carolina, where she encountered a mystery …

Urban Design

The white flight of Derek Black

By Eli Saslow<p>, Reporter<p>Their public conference had been interrupted by a demonstration march and a bomb threat, so the white nationalists decided to meet secretly instead. They slipped past police officers and protesters into a hotel in downtown Memphis. The country had elected its first black …

Rights & Freedoms

Switch plays to Nintendo's strengths: handhelds, weird controllers, and 30-somethings

The trailer for Nintendo's new Switch console plays like a <i>Mission Impossible</i> heist. Just when you think Tom Cruise is stumped, his gadget does one more weird trick to save the day.<p><i>Dog needs to go outside?</i><p>No problem, just take apart your modular controller and snap the pieces onto the sides of the …

Retrogaming

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

Fact-checking the third Clinton-Trump presidential debate

By Glenn Kessler<p>, The Fact Checker<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>, Reporter<p>The final presidential debate once again demonstrated Donald Trump’s thin grasp of the facts and his willingness to make poorly sourced or inaccurate claims. Hillary Clinton, for the most part, was more factually accurate.<p>Here’s a …

Donald Trump

Start Networking with People Outside Your Industry

Most professionals build their network over time through proximity — people from your business school study group, or colleagues from your current company or past jobs. You may have a few outliers in the mix, but unless you’ve been deliberate about your networking, the vast majority of people you …

Tired Of People Asking To Pick Your Brain? Here’s Your Answer

Before you just say “no” to brain-picking, try one of these smart ways to respond without alienating anyone.<p>If you’ve achieved a measure of success in your career, you’ve probably gotten requests from others to “pick your brain.” These may range from earnest invitations for coffee meet-ups or phone …

Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph

$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."<p>A complaint filed Thursday alleges that police officers from Ferguson and St. Louis County used …

Pictures of the Week 6.12.14

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Uber Reportedly in Talks to Raise Funding at $10 Billion Valuation

Uber may be on the road to an 11-digit valuation.<p>The ride-hailing startup is in talks to raise a new round of funding at a $10 billion valuation, …

yakutsk

Yakutsk

<b>Yakutsk</b> (Russian: Яку́тск, <i>yah-KOOTSK</i>) is the capital city of Yakutia (an ethnic autonomous republic the size of <i>India</i>) and one of the oldest and …

Can Apple’s Angela Ahrendts Spark A Retail Revolution?

When the Burberry CEO takes over as Apple’s retail chief this spring, she’ll arrive with a sterling track record and an open, collaborative spirit that’s sure to shake things up in the executive ranks. Meet the woman charged with making Apple shine again–and what she could mean for its legacy.<p>One …

How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Australia

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Video: Chicago Ideas Week - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Hotel Wi-Fi Sucks: Create Your Own Hotspot Using the Room's Ethernet Connection

From the creepiest $20 per night skid-row flophouse to the presidential suite at Hong Kong's InterContinental, Wi-Fi is now as standard as a toilet …

Three Dogs Drive Mini Countryman on Closed Course in New Zealand - Video Find

View 8 Photos<p>We've seen Subaru ads with driving dogs, but Mini and the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Auckland have just taken the amusing concept to a new level. To help change misconceptions about shelter and rescue dogs, three dogs were trained to drive a Mini Countryman …

SPCA

Six Hotels in Unlikely Places (Photos)

Alternative Hotels<p>See the former jam factory turned art hotel and more lodgings with interesting past lives.<p>06.23.13 4:45 AM ET

12 Of The Most Not Normal Ways To Travel

Sometimes it's nice to take the road less traveled. We tip our hats to those who dare to go off the beaten path. MINI. NOT NORMAL.<p>©2013 MINI USA, a division of BMW of North America, LLC.

25 Places That Look Not Normal, But Are Actually Real

Prepare to have your mind blown. We tip our hats to those who see things differently. MINI. NOT NORMAL.<p>©2012 MINI USA, a division of BMW of North America, LLC.

This iPad game actually builds your kids' brains — and tells you how they're developing

Occasionally, when people shout “brains!” they’re not zombies looking for a fresh meal. Sometimes they just want to help you grow, learn, and be the best you can be.<p>Which, of course, is exactly what all parents want for their kids.<p>Seven months after launching the Fit Brains app to help adults build …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware comparisons: More meaningless than ever

The truth is that Sony's RAM requirements should come as no surprise.<p>If you wanted to play games on a less memory-intensive OS, you'd be a PC gamer.

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …