Summer Series http://apr.org en NPR's Cities Project http://apr.org/post/nprs-cities-project <p>Urbanization has become a buzzword of the times, as more than half of the world&#39;s population now lives in urban areas. In the United States, it&#39;s more than 80-percent. There is an increasing awareness of cities as a defining trait of humanity and their importance to our health, economy, environment, and more.</p><p><strong>DO YOU LIVE IN A CITY?&nbsp; <a data-mce-="" href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/02/155989757/do-you-live-in-a-city-hm-lets-find-out" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0000ff">Check out this flow chart</font></u></a></strong></p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Jackie Howell 14540 at http://apr.org NPR's Cities Project Dead Stop http://apr.org/post/dead-stop <p><em>Morning Edition</em> heads out on a special summer road trip with &quot;Dead Stop: Famous Final Resting Places of Americans Great and Small.&quot; The series takes listeners to strange, funny, historic or otherwise notable gravesites and cemeteries around the U.S., touching on American history, biography, art, religion and land use along the way. &quot;Dead Stop&quot; launches Monday, May 28, and runs occasionally throughout the summer.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 15:57:00 +0000 Jackie Howell 14532 at http://apr.org Dead Stop