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Small town, big pride: Spencer, Indiana

How a Midwestern town found a rainbow in a sea of red.

Young brewers and baristas are living the dream in a quiet Canadian village

In a remote northeastern corner of Canada, young entrepreneurs are finally putting down roots — giving travelers a reason to head to this sleepy fishing town.

How to recover your old 'Clash of Clans' account and village

Lost your village in 'Clash of Clans' because it wasn't connected to Google+ or Game Center? You've got two ways to recover your old account.

This is how much money you save by moving from the city to the suburbs

Here are the best U.S. cities to leave — ranked by the average amount of cash savings for Americans who move to a nearby suburb.
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Tultepec fireworks festival explosion kills, injures dozens

The explosion took place in Tultepec, a town outside of Mexico City with a large pyrotechnics industry.
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The death toll for Italy's earthquake jumps to 252

The earthquake all but destroyed several mountain villages.

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Millennials May Love Cities, But Cities Hate Millennials

Insane rents, cramped apartments, eternal commutes — it's just like "Sex and the City!"
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One American City Has a Brilliant Plan to Fight Homelessness

Here’s to hoping this is just the first in a long line of cities to realize it.

16 Portraits of Everyday People Who Refuse to Let Their Hometown Be Defeated

It has a murder rate higher than Baghdad's and it's been described as the "most miserable city" in America. But these people refuse to leave their city behind.
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From Seattle to D.C., America's Cities Are Getting Smarter — And Millennials Are the Reason Why

An economic study shows that well-educated millennials are choosing a different place to live than their parents. And it's changing the landscape of America.
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China is Forcing 250 Million Rural Dwellers to Relocate

The Chinese government's massive relocation of rural residents to urban areas will greatly exacerbate the country’s existing problems.

Why I'm Happy to Be a Starving Artist in NYC

I work long hours and my monthly rent is twice that of my friends in “fly over” states, but New York pushes me to write, edit, re-write, and put my work out there to be criticized.

Boston Marathon Bombings Reaction: How Smalltown America Views Big City Violence

When terror strikes America's biggest cities the effects are felt across the nation in the smallest of towns.

Inside China's Copycat Communities

The Eiffel Tower, New York City, an Amsterdam street. Why is China recreating all of these landmark Western places? Read excerpts from a new book seeking to answer that very question.

Solange Knowles Losing You Video Review: Beyonce Sister Reinvents Ghetto Chic

Solange Knowles is back from her 4-year break with a refreshing music video filmed in Cape Town.
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How to Promote Smart Growth and Prevent Urban Sprawl in Ithaca, NY

A Transfer of Development Rights Program in the City and Town of Ithaca will balance urban growth with rural preservation to promote smart growth development and prevent urban sprawl.