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What to do about slums

Slums are growing fast. The solution must begin with property rights<p>Reuters<p>IN PAKISTAN they are <i>katchi abadis</i>, in Cuba <i>focos insalubres</i>, in India …

Urbanism

Percentage Of People Who Can't Afford To Keep Their Home Adequately Warm

<i>Map created by reddit user JoDi2019 and published at JoDi.graphics</i><p>The map above shows the shocking number of people across Europe who reported that …

Extreme Sports

World Divided Into 4 Regions With The Same GDP

<i>Map created by reddit user lursh123</i><p>The map above shows the world divided into 4 regions each with the same GDP. Currently, World GDP is roughly $75 …

Economy

Greenland Is Farther East, West, North, And South Than Iceland

<i>Full credit goes to Reddit user etymologynerd</i><p>The map above shows an somewhat interesting geographical fact: Greenland is farther east, west, north, …

Greenland

12th Century Republic of Pisa's Trade Routes & Commercial Influence

<i>Map created by -kayac- via Wikimedia</i><p>The map shows the commercial and territorial expansion of the Republic of Pisa in the early 12th century. One of …

Italy

Carole Morison

If people know Carole Morison, it’s usually because of her appearance in <i>Food, Inc.</i>, the 2008 Oscar-nominated documentary that introduced viewers to …

Agriculture

Failed 'Utopias' Throughout History

An illustrated account of both evil and righteous attempts to create a "perfect" society. They were all fantastically unsuccessful.<p><b>This story appears in VICE magazine's Dystopia and Utopia Issue. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p><i>(1625–1630)</i><p>The United States might be a very different place today if Thomas …

Red Sea

China’s trillion-dollar plan to dominate global trade

It’s about more than just economics.<p>China has embarked on the most ambitious infrastructure project in modern world history. It’s called the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and it spans three continents and covers almost 60 percent of the world’s population. It’s how China plans to become the …

China

Disturbing before-and-after images show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

The world's oceans levels are rising at faster and faster rates as waters warm and ice sheets melt.<p>Researchers, led by University of Colorado-Boulder …

Kidnapped as Schoolgirls by Boko Haram: Here They Are Now

The New York Times met and photographed dozens of the students abducted by Boko Haram. Now at a university, they say they are the lucky ones. But their celebrity has a price.

Africa

The Next 10 Countries: The World's Most Likely New Nations

Looking for a quiet, never changing job? In recent history, barring tectonic shifts in global politics, internationally recognized states rarely come …

Europe

The fastest-growing city in each state

The U.S. population grew from 309 million in 2010 to 325 million in 2017, a 5.3% increase. While the nation is in a period of relatively slow growth, …

Census 2020— Center for Global Migration Studies

Census 2020:<br>Race and Whose Story "Counts"<p>April 19, 2018<p>Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union<p><i><br>University of Maryland, College Park, MD</i><p>About<p>On April …

Pew Research Center

Gay and Single? Bisexual? Transgender? The 2020 Census Still Erases You

Late last week, as NPR reported, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed in a congressional report that they will create a clear distinction on the 2020 …

LGBTQI

What happens to national identity if you love more than one country?

National identity is a human construction — and a powerful one.<p>Sometimes, when I'm watching an international sporting event, I don't know who to …

Logging

What should we name the next generation?

Human beings have used 'the generation' as a fundamental organising unit for about as long as we've had societies.<p>"This is the book of the …

Demographics

Every US state economy ranked from worst to best

The US is a massive, complex economy, and so too are the component economies of the 50 states and Washington, DC, that make up the whole.<p>Business Insider combined six measures of labor-market and general economic health for all the states and the District of Columbia. They are the unemployment …

Economics

An architecture expert reveals 19 of the ugliest McMansions in America

The blog Worst of McMansions, also known as McMansion Hell by its URL, has taken on the daunting task of chronicling these monstrosities and helping the general public understand exactly what makes these homes so hideous.<p>The anonymous author, who simply goes by "Kate," studied architectural …

New Jersey

Using these words can give away your social status, according to an anthropologist — and you’ll never hear a royal say them

Language is a minefield, and everyday habits can be an instant giveaway, revealing the speaker's social class. That's according to Kate Fox, a social anthropologist who picked out terms that a true upper-class Brit or royal would never use.<p>Her 2004 book, "Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of …

Linguistics

The demise of the nation state

After decades of globalisation, our political system has become obsolete – and spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline. By Rana Dasgupta<p>What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and …

Political Science

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Geology

The Population of World Forecast by 2050

At the dawn of agriculture, about 8000 B.C., the population of the world was approximately 5 million. Over the 8,000-year period up to 1 A.D., it …

Geography

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

The 10 Coolest Cities Around the World to Visit in 2018

Photo credit: Madrugada Verde / Shutterstock<p>The world keeps getting bigger. Every serious traveler I know says their wish list grows longer, not shorter, every time they dip into a new region or hear about where someone else has been. And now, cities that were recently mere jumping-off points for …

Travel

This African City May Be the First Ever With 100 Million People Living in It

<i>By Henry Ridgwell</i><p>LONDON—The world could see its first city with a population of 100 million by the end of this century. That is the conclusion of new …

Geography

Free AP Human Geography Flashcards about AP GEO CH 8

AP GEO CH 8<p>Adams HCHS AP Human Geo. Rubenstein Ch 8<p>Question<p>Answer<p>Anocracy<p>A country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, but rather …

Human Geography

List of active separatist movements in North America

This is a <b>list of currently active separatist movements in North America</b>. Separatism includes autonomism and secessionism. What is and is not …

California