Henry Grabar

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.

Washington City Paper

Washington Redskins Now Known as the Washington Pigskins, to Some

For those who find the name offensive, an alternative.

Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

Online Grocery Shopping Is Returning to the Physical World

A Chinese supermarket giant has announced plans to build 1,000 "virtual" supermarkets.

Roryrory/Flickr

Design Flaw of the Day: Maximum Flexibility, No Picasso

Museum design isn't all about light and air. Security is important too.

David Longman

Countdown To the Last Steam Train

These beloved but antiquated locomotives are disappearing from western China.

Studio Roosegaarde

Magical Inanimate Object of the Day: The Lotus Dome

Lotus Dome almost seems to have a life of its own.

Toml1959/Flickr

Revolutionary Architecture: How Cuba's National Arts Schools Were Disgraced and Reclaimed

A golf course, a bold design, exile and return.

Velcro/Flickr

Design Video of the Day: How the Netherlands Builds Its Embassies

A new documentary examines the Dutch approach.

Boston Biker

Is Boston's Bloody New Helmet PSA Bad for Cycling?

The shaming of helmet-less bikers continues, but this ad seems more likely to discourage people from biking than anything else.

Tom Ryaboi

Timelapse of the Day: Toronto From the Rooftops

An elevated view of the Canadian city.

DailyInvention/Flickr

How Far Can You Live From an Interstate Highway?

Depending on how you measure, as far as 250 miles.

Fraunhofer Institute

Recycling Innovation of the Day: Blasting Concrete With Lightning

Who says recycling can't be fun?

UrbanTick

A Google Map of Mexico City's Street Vendors

In these satellite images, the street markets glow red.

Fletcher Priest/Landscape Institute

Public Space Idea of the Day: The Mushroom Tunnel of London

The winner of the "High Line for London" competition isn't very high at all.

DrivingtheNortheast

Inflation in the Helium Market Could Cause Holiday Parade Prices to Rise

Seriously, the price of helium is sky-rocketing -- and some think it's still below market rates.

Stari4ek/Flickr

Enticing Film Trailer of the Day: 'Lost Rivers'

Unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

Red Bull Racing

Commute of the Day: The Length of the Lincoln Tunnel in an F1 Race Car

Friday afternoon traffic this ain't.

Henry Grabar

The Dredge of a Lifetime

As a 15-year transfer of dirt from the bottom of New York Harbor comes to a close, professional dredgers gather to marvel at what they've accomplished.