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Here are the states with the most deaths on the job

We broke down the number of people dying at work (using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics) and compared it to the population of each state. Darker colors mean a higher rate of on-the-job deaths. Not looking too good, North Dakota.

October 23, 2016 ×

Featured, Multimedia

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Treating New Yorkers with histories of mental illness or substance abuse is particularly costly to taxpayers. But with nonprofits being paid to keep people out of the hospital, that’s about to change.

March 13, 2016 ×

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A rising tide lifts this boat

A rising tide lifts this boat

A farmer tries to cut his carbon footprint by moving food by sail from Vermont down to New York City. Environmentally sustainable, yes. But economical?

November 17, 2013 ×

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Fighting for a Market

Fighting for a Market

One man has been trying to hold an outdoor market for six years—against the Bloomberg administration’s development policy. Robert LaValva and volunteers stage a renegade market every month on land that’s waiting to be turned into condos.

October 4, 2013 ×

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With 3D Printing, the factory comes home

With 3D Printing, the factory comes home

Desktop 3D printers can enable small-scale manufacturing with no middlemen and minimal start-up costs. Here’s one possible business model for the future.

June 24, 2013 ×

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Brooklyn Biketrain Attracts New Riders

Brooklyn Biketrain Attracts New Riders

Friday saw a surge of two-wheelers on the road to Manhattan as cyclists came out of hibernation for Bike to Work Day and the Fort Greene biketrain roared back into action.

June 18, 2013 ×

Multimedia, Sound

Sound: 3d printing your way past copyright

Sound: 3d printing your way past copyright

The story of a man who started out 3D-printing his own invention — and found himself printing someone else’s.

May 31, 2013 ×

Investigations, Multimedia

Alternative Enforcement is No Enforcement, Say Bronx Tenants

Alternative Enforcement is No Enforcement, Say Bronx Tenants

Freezing rooms, lead paint and killer mold are just three of the hundreds of tenant complaints at 1058 Southern Blvd. in the Bronx.

March 31, 2013 ×

Multimedia, Sound

Sound: The Secret Speakeasy

Sound: The Secret Speakeasy

New York real estate can make people go to extreme lengths just to get a good drink.

March 10, 2013 ×