The drawbacks of automobile dependent communities
By: Janette Waldron
Automobile dependency (otherwise known as automobile orientated transportation) relates to transportation as well as land usage, which has one favouring automobile travel. In automobile dependant communities this often has those without their own means of transport having to make do with relatively poor transportation alternatives...
How to design a walkable neighborhood
By: Russell Waldron
Eye catching, big red ‘For Sale’ signs fighting the wind, rain and harsh sun are deemed the ‘tumble weeds of the era.’ They signal much more than the present day economic crisis. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows that these significant signs...
How to stay hip while living in the suburbs
By: Janette Waldron
Being hip is all about being fashionable, stylish, up to date with the latest hip music culture, chic, trendy and in tune with the latest hip jargon. Living in suburbia may place a little strain on travel in order to get to the stores to...
Comparing the health effects of living in a suburb vs. living in a city
By: Francis Harris
There is no doubt about it. Living in a city will kill you. Whether you consider the over-crowded, polluted cities of Asia with their open crime, violence, corruption and disease infested city-center slums; or opt for a more respectable version given by Western counter-parts, city...
What does an anthropologist do?
By: Jesse Vorton
Anthropologists do many things. There are different branches of anthropology i.e. cultural, archaeology, and physical anthropology. They work differently across each branch. They are scientists, in which their process to entering a newly discovered community, (seldom any today) or working within foreign regions, they...
The hidden cost of living in the suburbs: Transportation
By: Janette Waldron
A myriad of people have the misconception that living in the suburbs is much cheaper than living in the city. The cost of houses tends to be much lower, so the assumption that they will save heaps of money is increased. Therefore many trade the...
By: Cicely Richard
Suburbia did not exist before the 20th century because most Americans lived in agrarian communities. At the turn of century, cities became the norm in many areas of America, with the rise of industrialization. American citizens, though, hated the congestion, pollution and overpopulation, especially with...
Ethical issues in research
By: Crystal Watts
Ethical Issues in Research: Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research As everyone is entitled to his or her opinion, there is certainly much controversy sparked over human embryonic stem cell research and has promoted a series of ethical and un-ethical concerns. Medical breakthroughs, treatment of illnesses...
By: Elizabeth M Young
An encounter with a negative person can either become rapidly upsetting and infuriating. or it might result in a slower and less well defined response, such as a sadness that does not seem to make sense or feelings of inadequacy that seem to have come...
By: Nick Somoski
Planned communities are exactly what the name implies - cities, towns, or communities that, from inception, are carefully planned out in every way, shape, and form. Housing types, neighborhood layouts, recreational options, and amenities are all chosen and planned from the beginning, while the community...

 

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