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How Climate Change Could Affect Coastal Cities

October 14, 2015 We’ve all heard doomsday predictions about what global warming means for coastal US cities. And now a new, interactive map from nonprofit climate science publication Climate Central illustrates precisely how American cities will fare under the best and worst possible climate futures—and which ones will disappear completely. Climate Central is...

Tech Companies Dominate List of Most Valuable Brands

October 5, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow This post has been corrected. Technology companies continue to reign among the most valuable brands in the world, a new report shows. Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, released its annual Best Global Brands report on Monday, with Apple and Google topping the list for the third year in a row....

20 Percent of Americans Say They Use Wearable Tech

September 30, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Wearables—no longer just arm candy for tech geeks—are gaining ground in America with both early adopters and tech laggards alike. More than 20% of Americans use wearables, an online survey by Forrester found. Unsurprisingly, millennials—or Generation Y—are the strongest adopters, with 35% of the cohort using wearables, according to the...

Fidgeting at Work May Be Good For Your Health

September 24, 2015 Good news, fidgeters, leg shakers and foot tappers: Your inability to sit still may help you live longer. New research suggests that fidgeting may stave off the dangers of sitting, which reports have tied to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even death. A study of more than 12,000 UK women over...