Henry Grabar

Supergoed

Brilliant Luxury Item of the Day: The Hot Tub Tug Boat

When sitting in a boat full of water is actually a good thing.

Daimler

Automobile Innovation of the Day: The Hood-Mounted Projector

Movie time, all the time.

Map of the Day: New York's Geography of Complaining

Garbage is an issue.

Carmichael Collective

Absurd Traffic Obstacle of the Day: The Minneapolis Bike Matador

Ole!

Christian Hartmann / Reuters

Paris Commemmorates Its 2006 World Cup Defeat, in Bronze

"This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories," a museum official explained. "It is an ode to defeat."

Florentijn Hofman

Plastic Bag Creation of the Day: The Slugs of Angers

Move over balloon animals. There's a new game in town.

James Cridland/Flickr

Open Data of the Day: New York City Will Have QR Codes Everywhere

Every business with a city permit will soon be required to display a QR code linking to the municipal database.

Jonathan Burton

An Optical Illusion Commemorates Nelson Mandela

Is it thorny prison bars or the South African leader's profile? Depends on where you stand.

Alex E. Proimos/Flickr

Housing Shortage in Paris? Blame the Foreigners!

At least that's the popular attitude. But the truth is much more complicated.

Bart Everett/Shutterstock

Finding of the Day: 8% of L.A. Childhood Asthma Cases Due to Freeway Proximity

Kids who live near busy roads are more likely to develop asthma.

Lorelyn Medina/Shutterstock

Fun Job of the Day: Russian Garbageman

Where do I send my résumé?

Sergej Khakimullin/Shutterstock

Architecture Revenue Down 40% Since 2008

The industry has contracted, and adapted.

Duc Le

Park(ing) of the Day: Duc Le's Streetwise Tanning Lounge

L.A. artist Duc Le celebrates Park(ing) Day with some sprawling wooden street furniture.

GTX/Aetrex

Finally, Shoes With GPS

Keep track of wayward family members with these high-tech kicks.

Kim Traynor/Wikimedia Commons

Restoration of the Day: The U.K.'s Largest 3D Map

A preceding model was created by exiled Polish troops to defend the Scottish coastline.

Walking Geek/Flickr

How Yale's Outgoing President Made Peace — and Prosperity — With New Haven

Richard Levin's remarkable legacy on the home front.

NotSoNoisy

Dancing Building of the Day: The Dormitory Windows of Lausanne

A school celebrates its 10th anniversary with this architectural stunt.

Thomas Faivre-Duboz/Flickr

For a Weekend, Paris Lets the Masses Invade its Grandest Buildings

Over 300 sites, most of them off-limits the rest of the year, were open last weekend for the city's annual architectural open house.

M2Film

Totally Radical Ode of the Day: The Coolest Bus Around!

The ride of your life awaits in Denmark.