Feargus O'Sullivan

The Real Junk Food Project

Welcome to the World's First 'Waste Supermarket'

The U.K.’s Real Junk Food Project is bringing its network of pay-what-you-can cafés, stalls, and grocery stores to the U.S.

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Floating Containers as an Affordable Housing Solution

Copenhagen tries out a novel concept for a bleak-looking future.

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Could This Scanner Take the Hell Out of Airport Security Checks?

Say goodbye to trays and conveyor belts.

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The Unequal Burden on Cities in Germany's Refugee Crisis

A new report nonetheless finds much to praise in their response.

Jakub Marian

Europe's Disposable Income, Mapped

A striking visualization shows how much buying power average Europeans really have after tax.

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Next Up: Self-Driving Boats, Because of Course

In cities like Amsterdam, “Roboats” could also function as temporary floating infrastructure.

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France Just Launched a New High-Speed Train Model

It’s sleeker, more tech-friendly—and cheaper.

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The Mystery of Scandinavia's Car-Burning Spree

Hundreds of cars have been torched in recent months, but why?

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London's Plan to Set Up 'Creative Zones' for Artist Housing

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to protect creative workers from displacement.

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Why Berlin's Top Nightclub Is Now Officially a Cultural Venue

It’s all about money, of course, but the Berghain case is also a symbol of how seriously the city takes its nightlife scene.

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London Has the Worst Traffic Congestion in Europe

An interesting, concerning insight into Europe’s commuters, public transit, and pollution

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How London's Newest Transit Link Revealed the Source of the Great Plague

Yet more evidence of a city built on bones.

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Which European Cities Have the Most Affordable Housing?

Residents may think they know, but a massive new report suggests a far more complex reality.

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Exit, London's Most Famous Nightclub

With the abrupt closure of Fabric, the U.K. capital does some soul-searching about its future.

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The Apps Fighting Europe's Mountains of Wasted Restaurant Food

They match uneaten restaurant portions with hungry bargain hunters.

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Venice's Vast New Flood Barrier Is Almost Here

Work began this week on the last section. Will it do the trick?

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No One Feels Sorry for the Latest Victims of London 'Gentrification'

Even the wealthy can’t always afford the city’s most expensive neighborhoods these days.

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London's New Plan to Save Its Gondola: Booze

Could a liquor license entice riders on to the underused Emirates Air Line?