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TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014

On Earth Day, focus is on green cities

Happy Earth Day to all! ​Each year, I'm asked why Earth Day matters and I'm truthfully exhausted with that argument. It just matters, okay!? (For a longer piece on that issue, read an old blog post called Why Earth Day Matters.) One of the key...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 4, 2014

How does your city smell?

Kate McLean makes “Sensory maps” of cities, going as far as to develop a map showing what cities smell like. She told FastCoExist: “Smells have stories and connect with us at an emotional level, bringing back memories of locations, events, and people," she says. “Smell...

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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011

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