• Cryptocurrency March 21, 2022 5:43 pm

    MiamiCoin Is a New Type of Crypto Changing the Way Cities Operate. Is Yours Next?

    In August 2021, Miami became the first city to launch its own cryptocurrency, called MiamiCoin, through a nonprofit called CityCoins. The goal? To educate residents about bitcoin and blockchain technologies and put earnings into the community. NBCLX storyteller Eric Rodriguez looks at how MiamiCoin has already yielded over $21 million and why it could change the future of cryptocurrency, as...

  • Oregon December 13, 2021 6:00 pm

    The World's Smallest Park is So Tiny, You Could Hop Over It

    This was supposed to be just another lightpole on a road through a concrete jungle – but then it became the tiny Mill Ends Park, which all fits into a 2-foot-wide circle of concrete. Greg Bledsoe takes his Family Geography Project to Portland, Oregon to learn more about this Guinness World Record holder.

  • cities December 10, 2021 8:51 pm

    These Are the World's Most Expensive Cities (But We Still Dream of Living in One)

    The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released its list of the world’s most expensive cities, based on prices for over 200 goods and services in that city. Hosts Eric, Jobeth and Nik Z show us which pricy city they’d like to live in most, and EIU’s Ana Nichols tells us more about how the rankings are calculated.

  • U.S Census Bureau September 19, 2021 9:41 am

    Suburbs Take Center Stage as U.S. Growth Slows

    Marc Perry, a senior demographer at the U.S. Census Bureau, said in an email that “for the past several decades the general trend has been for the fastest-growing cities of 50k+ population to be located on the outskirts of generally fast-growing metro areas in the South and West.”

  • heat wave September 22, 2019 9:03 pm

    Fighting Rising Temperatures with Urban Farming

    It’s hot as hell in our cities and we aren’t going to take it anymore. Rural landscaping meets city planning to combat the rising temperatures in metropolitan areas caused by too much concrete and not enough green.

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