November 27, 2012
The 20 Richest Metros in America (the First 2 Will Surprise You)
[Image: The Bureau of Economic Analysis]

The 20 Richest Metros in America (the First 2 Will Surprise You)

[Image: The Bureau of Economic Analysis]

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Filed under: Metropolitan Finance Urban City Chart 
August 1, 2012
The Geography of Bars and Restaurants 
Some cities really do have a bar on every corner.
[Image: Trulia]

The Geography of Bars and Restaurants 

Some cities really do have a bar on every corner.

[Image: Trulia]

July 19, 2012
The Psychology Behind Why Creative People Cluster 

A large body of literature shows that highly creative people - artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and the like - are highly likely to be open to new experiences. An earlier study by Rentfrow and his colleague Sam Gosling of the University of Texas, titled “The New Geography of Personality,” tracked the five major personality types across states. They found open-to-experience people were more likely to “attempt to escape the ennui experienced in small-town environments by relocating to metropolitan areas where their interests in cultures and needs for social contact and stimulation are more easily met.” Read more.

[Image: Eric Broder Van Dyke/ Shutterstock.com]

The Psychology Behind Why Creative People Cluster 

A large body of literature shows that highly creative people - artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and the like - are highly likely to be open to new experiences. An earlier study by Rentfrow and his colleague Sam Gosling of the University of Texas, titled “The New Geography of Personality,” tracked the five major personality types across states. They found open-to-experience people were more likely to “attempt to escape the ennui experienced in small-town environments by relocating to metropolitan areas where their interests in cultures and needs for social contact and stimulation are more easily met.” Read more.

[Image: Eric Broder Van Dyke/ Shutterstock.com]

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