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Mapping 15 interesting adaptive reuse projects underway in Philly - Curbed Philly

<i>Editor’s note: This article was last published on March 1, 2017 and has since been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>At this moment, there are nearly 30 high-rises under construction, changing the Philly skyline one by one. Yet a number of smaller, but significant changes are underway at …

The male business leaders at Davos who committed to gender equality

Davos, Switzerland<p>Ten big-shot men took up the fight to reach gender parity in Davos today.<p>Top executives from Barclays, McKinsey, Twitter, and Unilever, among others, released the inaugural HeForShe Parity Report (pdf), a product of a UN Women initiative that aims to mobilize men and boys in the …

Gender Equality

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

A conversation with the author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.<p>Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book <i>From Pompeii: The</i> …