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In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

Paris is classy, so it calls the distribution centers “logistics hotels”—les hôtels logistiques.In France’s capital, as in other affluent cities around the globe,...
Finding Purpose in the Workplace Helps Shape Connected Cities

Finding Purpose in the Workplace Helps Shape Connected Cities

Walmart Home Office, Bentonville, AR “Think about how much time we spend at work,” Cindy Simpson, co-managing director of Gensler’s Dallas office, told the...
Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for Transit’ Schemes

Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for Transit’ Schemes

Since September, commuters using Shanghai’s Number 9 bus route have had a new way of catching a ride. Rather than stand at a...
Cities Race to Slow Climate Change—and Improve Life for All

Cities Race to Slow Climate Change—and Improve Life for All

Looking back on it, 2019 was the year the “climate emergency” was declared, and while many countries have responded to the call, the...
A Middle Bronze Age child from the Lebanese site of Sidon buried in a large jar. Smaller ceramics were placed with the dead as funerary objects. (Claude Doumet-Serhal/CC BY-NC-ND)

Babies Found in Jars Reveal Insights into Ancient Breastfeeding

Historians down the ages have examined the ebb and flow of populations in ancient societies. But most of these examinations have tended to...
Cities are expanding outward, not upward -- an unsustainable pattern

Cities are expanding outward, not upward — an unsustainable pattern

Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Most urban growth, researchers have found, is defined by expansion at margins. Cities aren't getting taller, they're getting wider,...
Sometimes Red Means Go—When It Comes to Bus Rides

Sometimes Red Means Go—When It Comes to Bus Rides

The first thing you need to know is a too-long acronym, one that sits—almost literally—in the center of every US street: MUTCD. It...
Childcare Service App Raises $24 Million And Is Seeking To Expand To Four Cities

Childcare Service App Raises $24 Million And Is Seeking To Expand To Four Cities

The startup is focused on connecting parents with quality childcare that is also affordable. Wonderschool has established a platform where parents cam search...
Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets

Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets

Seattle is sprouting. Census Bureau figures released earlier this year show that the city added 15,000 people between summer 2017 and summer 2018,...
new glenn blue origin

What’s next for Blue Origin? Crewed missions, moon trips and space cities

Lift off! Blue Origin successfully launched New Shepard on December 11, the ninth commercial payload mission for the vehicle and a record sixth...

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