New York City may be one of the most diverse cities in the world, but it’s also one of the most segregated cities in the United States.
Take a look at these maps from Daniel Kay Hertz, a masters student at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Hertz used data from the 2012 Census American Community Survey to show how segregated New York City really is.
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“Searching for an architectural parable on the obliteration of the American Dream? Look no further than the story of McMansions, those massive suburban homes that have become ubiquitous in wealthy suburban America.” - McMansions: An Architectural Parable On The Death Of The American Dream
Andrew Sullivan has a good roundup of the news about Stephen Colbert taking over The Late Show.
Very basic, but good recap.
Children can be protected from the dangerous effects of peanut allergy by slowly building up their tolerance, research has shown. […]
Study leader Dr Andrew Clark, from Cambridge University Hospitals, said: “This treatment allowed children with all severities of peanut allergy to eat large quantities of peanuts, well above the levels found in contaminated snacks and meals — freeing them and their parents from the fear of a potentially life threatening allergic reaction.