Henry Grabar

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The Congressional Races Urbanists Should Be Watching

And some other House races to keep your eye on.

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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?

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5 Beneficiaries of Hurricane Sandy

Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.

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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.

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The Creepiest Sandy Debris: A 200-Year-Old Skeleton

This is why we don't bury people in the center of town.

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DIY Train Project of the Day: The Norry

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

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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.

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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.

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Animal Daredevil of the Day: A Cat on a Bike

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

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

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

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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.