Street art proving to be travel-worthy in India

On the other side of the world, people in India are traveling to see street art after Delhi’s Lodhi Colony laid claim to being the country’s first public art district. Get the story from Quartz, and consider whether Minot’s emerging street art movement and reputation as a regional arts center is an overlooked opportunity to

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The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and everyone else

From computers to cars to online dating, odds are high that more of your life is influenced by artificial intelligence and learning algorithms than you realize. These algorithms are why Facebook occasionally freaks you out. You’ve probably experienced this, it’s when your news feed seems to know what you’re thinking or what you want. Perhaps

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Lyft is buying legitimacy through its deal with bike-share company

Lyft is expanding it’s transportation network horizontally — at least in the economic sense. Horizontal integration means they’re attempting to capture another transportation avenue, and in this case, it’s through the nation’s most successful bike-share company. It’s a noteworthy development as we keep an eye on trends filtering out in the successful urban centers of

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To help poor Americans live longer, doctors are copying Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Brazil

What does a health care delivery model that’s working in some of the poorest parts of Africa have to do with health care in one of the wealthiest countries in the world? Everything when you acknowledge that the conditions on the reservations of the northern prairie are in dire need of improvement. Quartz has the

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The number of Americans working for themselves could triple by 2020

The pace at which the world is changing seems to be on the increase, and one of the big transitions taking place: the way we make our money. The corporate ladder is no longer the goal. Instead, workers with valuable skills are choosing quality and autonomy of life over the perception of prestige. Trends like

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Physics can explain human innovation and enlightenment

Have you ever had an object in your way but because it was always there or because you were used to where it sat, you walked around it? Or imagine a large obstruction being removed from a fast flowing river; everything is different after the object is removed. This is the foundation of the flow-theory

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African elephants are migrating to safety—and telling each other how to get there

Travel by night, because that’s safer. Poachers are out during the day. Listen for the language the people are speaking, that will tell you if they’re dangerous. Botswana is your goal; it’s safe there. The manner in which African elephants are adapting to an increasingly hostile world is extraordinary. This article tells the story.

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Schools around the world are now teaching kids to spot fake news

In the information age, the great irony of our time is that we seem to be less and less trustful of information. And so it would seem one of the great skills that we’re in need of quickly developing is the ability to properly evaluate news and information we’re asked to consider as we make

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