Henry Grabar

Flickr/Roger4336

Does the Height Act Actually Cost D.C. Billions of Dollars?

The figure that's been cited lately seems a bit misleading.

Stockton Ports

Goofy Sports Logo of the Day: Stevedore Steve and the 5 O'Clock Dock

Savoring the small intersection between minor league baseball and vegetables.

Fabian Brunsing

Inhospitable Park Bench of the Day: The Pay and Sit

Don't get too comfy.

Elvert Barnes/Flickr

Dispute of the Day: How Many Rocks Are Thrown at D.C. Buses?

The city says it happens all over the place.

Henry Grabar

App of the Day: A Global Map of Old Signs

Check out the unusual typography all around you.

Armelle Caron

Can You Tell a City By Its Blocks?

What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?

Shutterstock/lapetitelumiere

L.A. Moves Forward With Its Own Immigration Reform

The nation's second-largest city has approved ID cards aimed at helping the otherwise undocumented.

Jordan Matters

Dance of the Day: In the Streets

You can dance if you want to; you can leave your friends behind.

Flickr/Chris Breeze

Balloon Flight of the Day: Across the Atlantic

Jonathan Trappe is hoping to fly from Maine to Paris in a lifeboat suspended from a handful of helium balloons.

Columbia Pictures

The Geography of James Bond: Skyfall Edition

An updated map to reflect the newest film.

Flickr/d_herrera86

Team Name of the Day: The Denver Nuggets

Heh, heh.

WETA

A One-Ton Gollum Now Greets Visitors to Wellington International Airport

Welcome to New Zealand, now give me back my precious!

ThrashLab/YouTube

Eerie Timelapse of the Day: Washington, D.C., Without the People

It's Election Day! Freak out!

Frontpage / Shutterstock.com

The Congressional Races Urbanists Should Be Watching

And some other House races to keep your eye on.

Mustafa Khayat/Flickr

SNAFU of the Day: D.C. Metro Forgets to Turn the Clocks, Strands Revelers

Whoops!

Plastic Beach

Manmade Environmental Disaster Movie of the Day: Plastic Paradise

See what I did there?

Reuters

5 Beneficiaries of Hurricane Sandy

Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.

jvoorh01/YouTube

Accident of the Day: U-Lock Becomes You-Lock For a Few Hours

Way to lock up that neck.

Jennifer Sage

Deal of the Day: Cheap Sidewalk Lunch at a Fancy SoHo Restaurant

A silver lining, New York style.