Henry Grabar

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.


Labyrinth of the Day: Salt Paintings of Motoi Yamamoto

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


Vigilante Justice of the Day: Interstate Bike Thief Sting

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


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?


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.


Meet Dhaka, the World's Densest Metro Area

The capital of Bangladesh is spinning into an asphalt crisis.


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.