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  • Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups
    Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups

    Techstars just held its Winter 2015 NYC Demo Day, and the companies presenting were all amazing.

    Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups

    Techstars just held its Winter 2015 NYC Demo Day, and the companies presenting were all amazing.

  • Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes
    Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes

    In honor of Earth Day, today Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, identified the 10 best cities for green homes in the U.S., based on the percentage of homes with “green” features that sold …

    Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes

    In honor of Earth Day, today Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, identified the 10 best cities for green homes in the U.S., based on the percentage of homes with “green” features that sold over the past year.

  • The Most Livable Cities for the Over-50 Set

    AARP analyzed the best cities for Americans aged 50 and older, and many of the most livable cities are in the Midwest.

    AARP analyzed the best cities for Americans aged 50 and older, and many of the most livable cities are in the Midwest.

  • Green tech: The most eco-friendly cities in the world

    We're always talking about the most well-connected cities. This time, we're showcasing some of the most eco-friendly ones in the world.

    Green tech: The most eco-friendly cities in the world

    We're always talking about the most well-connected cities. This time, we're showcasing some of the most eco-friendly ones in the world.

  • Statistics Canada report says Quebec city of Saguenay has most 'satisfied' citizens

    The mayor of Saguenay, Que., says it's his city's affordability, fresh air and low crime rate that make his citizens the most satisfied in the country. The town of 150,000 located about 200 kilometres …

    The mayor of Saguenay, Que., says it's his city's affordability, fresh air and low crime rate that make his citizens the most satisfied in the country. The town of 150,000 located about 200 kilometres north of Quebec City topped Statistics Canada's life-satisfaction survey, the results of which were released Monday. Five …

  • Sticker Shock: The Best and Worst Cities for Haircuts, Hotels, iPhones and More

    Deutsche Bank released a ranking of the most and least expensive places to buy a range of items worldwide.

    Sticker Shock: The Best and Worst Cities for Haircuts, Hotels, iPhones and More

    Deutsche Bank released a ranking of the most and least expensive places to buy a range of items worldwide.

  • IFF Panama: Cuba on Best ‘Behavior’ in Panama City

    PANAMA – Cuba and Panama City have very much been in the news of late, and helping to cement good relations are a visit to the festival by Cuba’s acclaimed actress, Alina Rodríguez, and Ernest Daranas …

    PANAMA – Cuba and Panama City have very much been in the news of late, and helping to cement good relations are a visit to the festival by Cuba’s acclaimed actress, Alina Rodríguez, and Ernest Daranas Serrano who directed her in “Behavior” (“Conducta”), the film Cuba put forward for the Academy’s foreign language category …

  • Toronto named 2nd most miserable sports city in North America

    In those years, the life of most Toronto sports fans has been defined by the agony of defeat, frustration and, well, crushing misery. If that life had a soundtrack, it'd be the ranting of incredulous talk …

    Toronto named 2nd most miserable sports city in North America

    In those years, the life of most Toronto sports fans has been defined by the agony of defeat, frustration and, well, crushing misery. If that life had a soundtrack, it'd be the ranting of incredulous talk radio hosts. The data website the10and3.com published a ranking of the continent's top five worst places to be a sports …

  • Gayle King Picks the Best and Worst Thing About New York City

    The 'CBS This Morning' co-anchor acknowledges that it takes a certain level of patience to enjoy living in the city.

    The 'CBS This Morning' co-anchor acknowledges that it takes a certain level of patience to enjoy living in the city.

  • Walk Score Ranks the Most Walkable Cities of 2015

    Walk Score® , a Redfin company, today released its 2015 ranking of the most walkable U.S. cities with populations over 300,000. New York, the nation’s most walkable city, has increased its lead over N …

    Walk Score Ranks the Most Walkable Cities of 2015

    Walk Score® , a Redfin company, today released its 2015 ranking of the most walkable U.S. cities with populations over 300,000. New York, the nation’s most walkable city, has increased its lead over No.

  • The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America

    Well-being captures the happiness of individuals. Not only are happier workers often more productive, but a healthy economy can also improve the well-being of an area’s residents. The measurement of well-being …

    Well-being captures the happiness of individuals. Not only are happier workers often more productive, but a healthy economy can also improve the well-being of an area’s residents. The measurement of well-being ...

  • The Most Overrated City in the World Is...

    Yahoo Travel recently conducted a survey asking people to name the most overrated city. Of the 2,000 people we talked to, 28 percent said that Las Vegas wasn’t really worth the visit.

    Yahoo Travel recently conducted a survey asking people to name the most overrated city. Of the 2,000 people we talked to, 28 percent said that Las Vegas wasn’t really worth the visit.

  • 10 Cities With the Worst Rush-Hour Traffic

    The fine print: TomTom’s Annual Traffic Index analyzes the average delay a driver in a given city faces during peak times of traffic congestion in the typical morning and evening commuting hours and compares …

    The fine print: TomTom’s Annual Traffic Index analyzes the average delay a driver in a given city faces during peak times of traffic congestion in the typical morning and evening commuting hours and compares this to free flow traffic to determine the true impact for the average commuter.

  • The Worst Cities In The World For Rush Hour Traffic

    How bad is your daily commute? Do you try to get to your desk early or leave late to avoid traffic? You're not alone: according to TomTom, Planet Earth's commuters waste an average of 100 hours …

    The Worst Cities In The World For Rush Hour Traffic

    How bad is your daily commute? Do you try to get to your desk early or leave late to avoid traffic? You're not alone: according to TomTom, Planet Earth's commuters waste an average of 100 hours each year sitting in their cars during crunch times -- and that's just during the evening rush. ALSO SEE: Lovefest: …

  • The best and worst cities to start a career

    Of the 150 largest U.S. cities WalletHub ranked, here are the 5 best-and 5 worst-places for a college grad to move in search of a career.

    The best and worst cities to start a career

    Of the 150 largest U.S. cities WalletHub ranked, here are the 5 best-and 5 worst-places for a college grad to move in search of a career.

  • The 11 Best Drinking Cities in America

    Which city in America is numero uno for drinking?

    Which city in America is numero uno for drinking?

  • Fitch: 'Boom-Bust' Cities Now Among Most Overvalued U.S. Housing Markets

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. RMBS Sustainable Home Price Report http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=863839

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. RMBS Sustainable Home Price Report http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=863839

  • Learning How to Lane Split in One of America's Most Congested Cities

    [After Anna's brother passed away she decided to do their dream road trip in memory of him. Buying her first bike, she headed out with little experience and little in her wallet to ride from her home …

    Learning How to Lane Split in One of America's Most Congested Cities

    [After Anna's brother passed away she decided to do their dream road trip in memory of him. Buying her first bike, she headed out with little experience and little in her wallet to ride from her home in Virginia to Alaska and back. Read her first installment

  • 11 Reasons Why We Want a Best Friend Like Abbi and Ilana on 'Broad City'

    Tonight is another new episode of Broad City! Yaaas queen, yas! Tonight is also Broad City’s season finale. Nooo, queen, no! If you’re not watching the funniest show on Comedy Central -- nay, the funniest …

    11 Reasons Why We Want a Best Friend Like Abbi and Ilana on 'Broad City'

    Tonight is another new episode of Broad City! Yaaas queen, yas! Tonight is also Broad City’s season finale. Nooo, queen, no! If you’re not watching the funniest show on Comedy Central -- nay, the funniest show on all of TV -- consider this a much-needed primer to the best best friendship ever: BFF goal: Abbi Abrams (aka …

  • The Witcher 3, Cities: Skylines and Bloodborne lead off the week’s best game trailers

    Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. …

    Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a …