Henry Grabar

Flickr/IStoletheTV

Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

Reconnecting America

A Guide to America's Most Ambitious Transit Projects

The U.S. is currently planning 721 regional transit projects. Don't hold your breath for their completion, though.

Instructional Video of the Day: How to Build Skyscrapers Over Moving Trains

Neat!

Howard Webb

What a Difference a Century Makes: Postcards of England, Then and Now

"Most of England looked a lot prettier than it does now, and people were a lot better dressed."

Rorschmap

Awesome Images of the Day: Streetview Kaleidoscope

The world like you've never seen it before.

NRK

Norwegian Train Promotion of the Day: Hours of Free Footage Up for Grabs

Happy 50th, Nordlandsbanen!

Bianca Bosker

Why We Shouldn't Mock the Idea of an Eiffel Tower in Hangzhou

There are serious cultural reference points to be found in China's obsession with 'duplitecture.'

Steve Jurvetson

Prediction of the Day: Cities Will Soon Compete to Build Driverless Car Infrastructure

You heard it here first.

Flickr/Boston Public Library

Anniversary of the Day: Boston's Great Molasses Flood of 1919

One of the weirdest and most awful things that ever happened.

Alexander Dunkel

What Flickr Can Teach Us About the Way We Photograph Cities

Maps of data offer a precise understanding of the where we shoot different landmarks.

Scott Weaver/Vimeo

Replica of the Day: Cities Made of Toothpicks

Toothpick cities, two ways.

CTBUH

Skyscraper Record Breaker of the Day: Mecca

And other findings from a report on very tall buildings...

Flickr/Chang'r

Is There Less Drunk Driving in the South, Or Just Less Data?

We've got a couple of theories.

Boston City Hall

Overdue Convenience of the Day: City Hall as Food Truck

In Boston, that pesky paperwork you're supposed to fill out comes to you.

Unless You Live in Takoma Park, Beverly Hills, or Reno, You're Probably Going to Get the Flu

Google knows.

HotelFietsBell

Bike Accessory of the Day: The Hotel Bell

Are you signaling a turn or calling the concierge?

Dan Linden/CutMaps

Gift of the Day: A Wall-Mounted Street Grid

More gifts for the urbanist in your life.

Scott Ziegler/YouTube

Video of the Day: A Year of Fighting Fires in Detroit

In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.

Cathal McNoughton/Reuters

Riots in Belfast After City Council Votes to Lower Union Jack

Tensions are never far beneath the surface in Ulster.