Henry Grabar

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?

Archives/WPA

Buttermilk Vans, Icemen, and Lots of Hats: Washington Circa 1936

An old WPA video shows the capital bustling through the Great Depression.

Revista Gente et la actualidad/Wikimedia Commons

Retirement of the Day: The Poet's Pension

The Argentine capital has a special fund for aging creative contributors.

Tom Loois

Choosing the Paths Less Traveled? There's an App for That

BlankWays keeps track of which streets you've been down, and plots new, untraveled routes.

Mangostani/Flickr

Meet Dhaka, the World's Densest Metro Area

The capital of Bangladesh is spinning into an asphalt crisis.

ParkPlease

Parking Tool of the Day: The Digital Driveway Network

The online parking spot marketplace is heating up.

Addition of the Day: Portland Installs Nation's First Bike Counter

It would be Portland.

Antonin Fourneau

Graffiti, Created With Water Guns

A French artist has built a giant water-sensitive light-board for your artistic pleasure.

Brian Smithson/Flickr

50 Years After the Beatles, Liverpool Is Back

England's Detroit has boosted its cultural offerings to become a tourist magnet.

KG'MG Architects

Video of the Day: Interactive Shadow Art in Kiev

Watch your vibrations battle geometric forms thanks to the handiwork of two Ukrainian architects.

Susan NYC/Flickr

The Lost Arpeggios of Rush Hour

The best idea we've ever heard for swiping into the subway has sadly fallen on deaf ears. Any takers?

Fashion Innovation of the Day: The World's First Programmable T-Shirt

Wear your tweets on your sleeve.

APHarris/Flickr

Historically Responsible Decision of the Day: the Antakya Museum-Hotel

When life gives you a giant mosaic, build a museum-hotel.