Henry Grabar

Reuters

Epic Flooding in Calgary, By the Numbers

The Canadian city is only beginning to recover from historic floods.

Worst Postman of the Day: This Russian Package Tosser

Hope you didn't order anything breakable!

Reuters

Downtown Calgary Is Almost Entirely Under Water

75,000 to 100,000 residents are fleeing the city in an unprecedented evacuation effort.

DataParis

Yes, Paris Is Wealthy, But Some Parts Are Much Wealthier Than Others

A series of maps reveals the subtlety of central Parisian economic geography.

YCBA

Patent of the Day: Google's Street View Walking Stick

For hiking trails and other locations beyond the reach of cars.

Zdenko Zivkovic

A New Ad Campaign Asks Parisians to Be Nice to Tourists

And illuminates some national stereotypes in the process.

Lynette Jones

'When It's Time to Make the Next Turn, the Left Side of Your Seat Will Buzz'

How "tactile displays" could help lead to less distracted driving and transform the way we navigate.

CDIC/Reuters

Future Ai Weiwei Commentary of the Day: 3000-Year-Old Tombs Mistakenly Bulldozed in Guangzhou

The Chinese city is building out its subway system so fast, this Shang dynasty archaeological site never stood a chance.

Hessel Gerritsz

A Complete History of Fake Journeys

Oh, the places you'll pretend to go!

Steven Reitz

Don't Worry, Philadelphia Isn't Actually Bubbling With Radioactive Waste

At least, that's not what's going on in this widely circulated photo of a sinkhole filled with bright green ooze.

NBC

Typo of the Day: The Wrong Year Got Etched on the Gravestone of Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch

Whoops.

Casey Neistat

Should You Commute by Citi Bike? One Man's Hilariously Detailed Analysis

The question of taxis vs. bicycles, answered in graphs.

Mannfred Werner

Mind-Blowing Discovery of the Day: Angkor Wat Was Much Larger Than We Ever Imagined

Archaeologists say the uncovered medieval cityscape is "without parallel in the pre-industrial world."

Christinne Muschi/Reuters

2013 Not a Great Year So Far for Canadian Mayors

Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has been arrested on 14 criminal charges, including fraud, conspiracy, and municipal corruption.

Stayhold

Life Hack of the Day: A Device That Keeps Objects in the Trunk From Sliding Around

Solving an age-old problem.

Robin Stam

Europe's Most Famous Fictional Bridges, Brought to Life

How the seven imaginary spans depicted on euro banknotes came to be built in a Rotterdam suburb.

Non-Human Mayoral Candidate of the Day: Morris the Cat

Yes we cat!

Ben and Jerry's

Ben & Jerry's Is Churning Up City-Specific Ice Cream

If you can't take the civic puns, stay out of the freezer section.

Robotic Storage Solution of the Day: Japan's Underground Bike Valet

Don't hold your breath to see one of these in the U.S.