Henry Grabar

Paris 1914

Those Old Color Photographs of Paris You've Been Seeing? Not Quite Real.

Here's what the originals look like.

Flickr/SmartDestinations

Dirty Email of the Day: Chicago Public Schools CEO Sends Parents to a Sexy Website

An "important message" from CEO Byrd-Bennett.

Reuters

Rob Ford Is Still the Mayor of Toronto

Three months after a judge ruled to remove him from office, our  favorite mayoral personality is back in business.

Flickr/Terrazzo

Stunt of the Day: Can This Guy Get Off a Train at One Metro Stop and Catch It at the Next?

Man against machine.

Inavan Hateren/Shutterstock

Ethics Question of the Day: What Do You Do With an Ice Patch Outside Your Window?

Fix it, or film it?

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.