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#13 out of 16

Best Cities for Teleworking - Small Metro Areas
US Cities ripe for mobile workstyle enabled by Intel(r) Centrino(r) Duo Mobile Technology....(Read More)


#26 out of 100

Drought-Riskiest Cities
Scientists are warning that raging brush fires could become routine. Florida is running out of water to meet the needs of its grow...(Read More)


#34 out of 100

America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Between international terrorism and a struggling economy, todays Americans are faced with more stress than ever. In this new s...(Read More)


#37 out of 100

America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Feeling safe and secure is especially important to Americans these days. Recent events have reminded us that the safety of our l...(Read More)


#73 out of 85

High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
Gas prices have recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down any time soon. The average U.S. family with tw...(Read More)


#77 out of 83

2005 High Gas Prices
Gas prices recently hit an all-time high, and they show no sign of coming down. Today the average U.S. family with two drivers p...(Read More)


#88 out of 100

The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Bars and clubs that promote the ubiquitous "Ladies Night" might be surprised to find their citys gender gap favors the men. S...(Read More)


#94 out of 110

America's Migraine Hot Spots
Everybody gets a headache now and then, but did you know that the severe headaches known as migraines affect over 29 million Am...(Read More)


#95 out of 100

The Most Single Cities
As interesting as the nation as a whole is trending, Sperling said, we want to see which places had the greatest percentage of si...(Read More)


#282 out of 331

2005 Best Places to Live
2005 Best Places to Live Study...(Read More)


#300 out of 379

Best Green Cities
Country Home magazine, in conjunction with Sperlings BestPlaces, reveals that Burlington, Vermont is the 2007 Best Green Pla...(Read More)

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