Henry Grabar

Barreau&Charbonnet

Apartment Garden of the Day: Hanging Out the Window

It's a garden, it's a blind, it's something we should have thought of years ago.

Honest Tea

How Honest Is Your City?

An experiment tests the honor system across a wide range of demographics and places.

straightedge217/Flickr

Nabe or Hood? A Brief History of Shortening 'Neighborhood'

Finding the origins of nabe proved easier than explaining its current popularity.

David Rumsey Map Collection

Maps of the Day: 33,000 of Them, At Your Disposal

This is the coolest website in the world.

Wikimedia Commons

The Future Lies in Wood Pulp

The material could change nearly everything we use.

NASA Goddard Photo/Flickr

Discovery of the Day: How to Weaken a Hurricane

The answer lies in Marine Cloud Brightening, exactly what it sounds like.

Public Interventions

Parks Weren't Always for Everybody

A new project in London tries to send that message through a playful, interactive installation.

Daniel Disselkoen

Commuter Game of the Day: Use This Monster Sticker to Eat People's Heads

Level one: Eat three people.

ESPN Deportes

ESPN's #1 Show in Latin America Is About Cities

For a show ostensibly about soccer, Capitales del Fútbol is extremely low on sports highlights.

James D. Schwartz/Flickr

Percent of the Day: 2 out of 3 New Yorkers Now Support More Bike Lanes

Citizens are considerably more friendly to bike lanes now than they were last year.

Facit Homes

Home Builder of the Day: CNC Printing Machine

A machine that prints house parts from 3D plans for simple human assembly.

Peter Andrew

This Highway Hunter Captures Interchanges From the Sky

Photographer Peter Andrew has been hanging out of planes to take pictures of our concrete ribbons.

Jono Davis/Flickr

Tastes Like Home: As Regional Sodas Expand, Could They Lose What Makes Them Special?

Small soda companies are having their moment in the sun.  

Kirill Rudenko

Product of the Day: Canned City Air

Get a whiff of a place you miss.

Butterforfilm/Flickr

Labyrinth of the Day: Salt Paintings of Motoi Yamamoto

The Japanese artist designs massive mazes by pouring salt on the floor.

dpwk/Flickr

Vigilante Justice of the Day: Interstate Bike Thief Sting

Next time you think about stealing a bike, remember Jake Gillum.

BDesham/Flickr

Happy 80th Birthday, LEGO

The company is celebrating its anniversary this week with a short film on LEGO history.

Live Art Installations

100 Bassists Recreate the Battle of Copenhagen

Ten-dozen musicians, aerial and aquatic dancers, antique ships and explosives experts join up for a naval spectacular.

Paul Krueger/Flickr

Popularity Contest of the Day: Urban Infrastructure, on Flickr

What do we photograph more, stop signs or streetlights?