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  • 6 Cities With America's Best Drivers

    One of the best ways to save on car insurance is to avoid getting in accidents, but that may be easier to do in some cities than in others.

    One of the best ways to save on car insurance is to avoid getting in accidents, but that may be easier to do in some cities than in others.

  • The 10 most tourist-friendly cities in the US
    The 10 most tourist-friendly cities in the US

    Anyone who lives in a city that's a popular travel destination knows that tourists can get slightly annoying. The private jet charter company Stratos conducted a study where they looked at a collection …

    The 10 most tourist-friendly cities in the US

    Anyone who lives in a city that's a popular travel destination knows that tourists can get slightly annoying. The private jet charter company Stratos conducted a study where they looked at a collection of #tourist tweets on Twitter from locations across the US to see where the most positive and negative tourist-related …

  • Kansas City, Kansas, Takes the Lead as the Safest Driving City According to the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®”

    Kansas City, Kansas tops the chart for the first time ever as the safest driving city in America according to the eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®.” The report, based on Allstate …

    Kansas City, Kansas tops the chart for the first time ever as the safest driving city in America according to the eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®.” The report, based on Allstate Insurance Company claims data, ranks America’s 200 largest cities1 in terms of car collision frequency to identify which …

  • The world's 16 best cities for design

    Eleven years ago UNESCO launched the Creative Cities Network to recognize cities around the world whose creativity has an impact on their social, economic, and political development. From incredible architecture in …

    The world's 16 best cities for design

    Eleven years ago UNESCO launched the Creative Cities Network to recognize cities around the world whose creativity has an impact on their social, economic, and political development. From incredible architecture in Bilbao, Spain, to international art and culture festivals in Kobe, Japan, these 16 cities are dedicated to …

  • 10 Cities With The Worst Traffic

    Urban commuters collectively lost 6.9 billion hours, and 3.1 billion gallons of fuel to traffic delays last year. Excess fuel and lost productivity cost American commuters $160 billion in 2014, up from …

    Urban commuters collectively lost 6.9 billion hours, and 3.1 billion gallons of fuel to traffic delays last year. Excess fuel and lost productivity cost American commuters $160 billion in 2014, up from ...

  • 10 Best Cities for a Healthy Retirement

    It’s hard to enjoy your golden years when you’re battling health problems or struggling to pay medical bills. More than 80 percent of retirees recently surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch said that …

    It’s hard to enjoy your golden years when you’re battling health problems or struggling to pay medical bills. More than 80 percent of retirees recently surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch said that health was the most important ingredient for a happy retirement, compared to less than 60 percent who said financial …

  • Best MPG Cars for City & Highway Commutes

    Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in stop and go traffic, yo...

    Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in stop and go traffic, yo...

  • The Most Popular Lipstick Colors by City

    The signature lipstick shades of cities across the world: 52 cities in all and 52 hues to match.

    The signature lipstick shades of cities across the world: 52 cities in all and 52 hues to match.

  • Redfin Ranks the Most Walkable Mid-Sized Cities of 2015

    Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, today released its 2015 ranking of the most walkable mid-sized U.S. cities with populations between 200,000 and 300,000.

    Redfin Ranks the Most Walkable Mid-Sized Cities of 2015

    Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, today released its 2015 ranking of the most walkable mid-sized U.S. cities with populations between 200,000 and 300,000.

  • The Best Cities Around the World for Outdoor Dining

    Across the globe, as temperatures rise during spring and summer, tables appear outside scores of restaurants, and winter-weary diners embrace alfresco eating. From New York City to Sydney, we’ve gathered …

    Across the globe, as temperatures rise during spring and summer, tables appear outside scores of restaurants, and winter-weary diners embrace alfresco eating. From New York City to Sydney, we’ve gathered our favorite places to dine alfresco.

  • The 5 worst cities for small-business owners

    Thumbtack's Small Business Friendliness Survey uncovers America's best and worst cities for owning a small business. Here are the 5 bottom cities.

    The 5 worst cities for small-business owners

    Thumbtack's Small Business Friendliness Survey uncovers America's best and worst cities for owning a small business. Here are the 5 bottom cities.

  • What Cities Have Most Electric Cars In The U.S.?

    Consequently, the distribution of electric cars throughout U.S. metropolitan areas is somewhat uneven. It tracks which U.S. cities have the most electric cars, and seeks to draw conclusions about why …

    What Cities Have Most Electric Cars In The U.S.?

    Consequently, the distribution of electric cars throughout U.S. metropolitan areas is somewhat uneven. It tracks which U.S. cities have the most electric cars, and seeks to draw conclusions about why those cities have been more effective in promoting adoption than others. Total plug-in electric car sales from the 25 cities …

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Only City Named as World's Most Liveable for Five Years

    Melbourne in Australia remains the only city in the world to have this week topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index for the fifth year in a row.

    Melbourne in Australia remains the only city in the world to have this week topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index for the fifth year in a row.

  • The 10 best US cities for small business owners

    Thumbtack's annual Small Business Friendliness Survey ranks America's top cities for small business friendliness.

    The 10 best US cities for small business owners

    Thumbtack's annual Small Business Friendliness Survey ranks America's top cities for small business friendliness.

  • Winnipeg mayor calls summit as city tries to shake 'most racist' label

    Winnipeg's mayor is calling a race relations summit for next month as the city tries to shake off being dubbed the most racist in Canada. Mayor Brian Bowman said the race relations summit, to be held …

    Guests gather at the grand opening of the Canadian Museum For Human Rights in Winnipeg on September 17, 2014. Winnipeg's mayor is calling a race relations summit for next month as the city tries to shake off being dubbed the most racist in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

    Winnipeg's mayor is calling a race relations summit for next month as the city tries to shake off being dubbed the most racist in Canada. Mayor Brian Bowman said the race relations summit, to be held at the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, will continue a much-needed discussion about racism. The summit comes as Winnipeg …

  • Most livable cities include Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary in top 5

    An annual list ranking the world's most livable cities has once again given props to three in Canada. 

    An annual list ranking the world's most livable cities has once again given props to three in Canada. 

  • 20 most pest-infested cities in America

    Fifty-plus of the nation's biggest metro areas were ranked for household sightings of rats, mice, cockroaches and 'unknown.'

    20 most pest-infested cities in America

    Fifty-plus of the nation's biggest metro areas were ranked for household sightings of rats, mice, cockroaches and 'unknown.'

  • Toronto ranked the most livable city in the world

    Earlier this year, The Economist ranked Toronto as the world’s best city to live in. Hume also points to projects such as the Waterfront Toronto and Toronto Tower Renewal as examples in revitalizing the …

    Canada Pan Am Games Closing

    Earlier this year, The Economist ranked Toronto as the world’s best city to live in. Hume also points to projects such as the Waterfront Toronto and Toronto Tower Renewal as examples in revitalizing the city’s post-industrial harbor lands.

  • Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

    Today Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities for technology-assisted living, which are places where it’s feasible to use technology-based services like …

    Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

    Today Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities for technology-assisted living, which are places where it’s feasible to use technology-based services like Carelinx and Instacart to age in place, rather than moving to an assisted living facility.