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If you want to live near a vibrant downtown but don’t want to share a walk-in-closet with eleven roommates… maybe you should consider someplace other than San Francisco or New York

Yes, we know, self-driving cars are coming. But you’ll never guess how they’re actually going to change your city. Robin Chase - the founder of Zipcar - explains. 

Refugee camps are becoming more and more permanent. And residents have set-up bicycle shops, curtain shops, even travel agencies.

 

Back in the mid-20th century, wealthy people fled big cities in droves for a quiet life in the suburbs. Now they’re coming back. Alan Ehrenhalt, author of The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City, tells us why, and how it’s going to change. Read more...

 

Self-driving cars are going to be a thing. Soon. But how are they going to reshape cities? Read more...

 

There’s an invisible world that’s right at your fingertips. Literally. Trillions and trillions of tiny microbes live alongside us in our cities and we don’t even see them. A team of scientists recently swiped a whole bunch of ATM keypads in New York, looking for evidence of our miniscule neighbors. Read more...

 

Kilian Kleinschmidt thinks we need to wake up to the world’s refugee crisis. And it starts by reimagining where they live. Read more...

If you want to learn how to roast the perfect chicken, you’ve come to the right place. Mark Bittman talks about cooking - and eating - without fear.

Your dream job doesn’t always turn out to be your dream job. Millennial’s Megan Tan explains how she turned her part-time passion into her full-time career.

Having trouble learning something? Take a break. Barbara Oakley dives into how we actually learn.

Megan Tan’s portfolio project accidentally became a certified hit. Here’s how she created Millennial. Read more...

The story of a culinary experience you’ve almost certainly had - with a backstory you may not know as well. Read more...

Want to be a scientist, but never made it past high school algebra? Barbara Oakley talks with us about why there may still be hope for you - and why you might even have a leg up. Read more...

Want to know anything and everything about cooking? There’s one person you should turn to. Mark Bittman. Read more...

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