Henry Grabar

Ends of the Earth/YouTube

DIY Train Project of the Day: The Norry

Bamboo trains are apparently a relatively common sight in rural Cambodia.

Tom Mihalek/Reuters

14 Stunning Sandy Statistics

A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.

No One Knows When New York's Subway Will Reopen

Seven subway tunnels are flooded.

Universal Everything

Worthwhile Distraction of the Day: A Mind-Blowing Projection of Motion in South Korea

Let's think about something beautiful, just for a second.

This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960

The closest comparison we have for Sandy is probably Hurricane Donna.

RudiElias86/YouTube

Animal Daredevil of the Day: A Cat on a Bike

A Philadelphia man cruises around with his cat on his shoulder.

Zach Sanders/Flickr

What Really Happens When a City Makes Its Transit System Free?

Turns out there is such a thing as a free ride.

Central Park Five/Florentine Films

Trailer of the Day: The Central Park Five

Revisiting a miscarriage of justice.

OpenSignal

Passive-Aggressive Notes via Wi-Fi Network Names

A semi-anonymous way of broadcasting how you feel.

W.J. Mahler

Bus Stop of the Day: Beethoven Duets in an English Station

Come one, come all!

Oddleif Apneset

Motion-Activated Shrooms Light Up Only When People Are Nearby

Lighting that still lets you see the stars.

Phaidon Press

This Atlas of 20th Century Architecture Weighs As Much As a Spare Tire

150 specialists, 750 buildings, 5,500 photographs, 100 years. Plus a crucial carrying case with a handle.

Reuters

New York Islanders Will Move to Brooklyn

The announcement is expected to take place at 1 p.m. today.

Edler von Rabinstein/Shutterstock

Strange Car Feature of the Day: A Seat That Feels Like It's Made of Fingers

Nissan researchers want to build a car with a human touch.

APOPS@MAS

A Matchmaker for New York's Privately Owned Public Spaces

A year after Occupy Wall Street, Jerold Kayden is on a mission to convince skyscraper owners that their plazas can be better.

Probable Deathblow of the Day: Charter Cities Struck Down in Honduras

The controversial plan appears to have reached a dead end.

Liz Hickok

There's Always Room for Jell-O Molded to Look Like San Francisco

Liz Hickok has created dozens of urban Jell-O landscapes.

JS Munro

Beneficial Reuse of the Day: Cow Blood Construction

Just what it sounds like.

UpTakeVideo/YouTube

Billboard Intimidation of the Day: Anti-Voter Fraud Signs in Ohio and Wisconsin

Anonymous advertising is against Clear Channel Policy, but this contract was signed by mistake.