Henry Grabar

Invention of the Day: Shoes That Generate Power From Your Steps

Soon there will be a windmill for your exhale, too.

Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner's NYC Mayoral Campaign Website Features ... the Pittsburgh Skyline

Whoops.

Reuters

What's Going On With Rob Ford, Toronto's Alleged Crack-Smoking Mayor?

Plus a brief history of Rob Ford impersonators.

Broad Group

Why You Can't Be Blasé About the Next World's Tallest Building

Zhang Yue's dream to reinvent urban life.

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Bizarre Bike Vs. Car Saga of the Day: The Sorry Story of Emma Way

After boasting that she had knocked over a cyclist in her car, Way has become international news.

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With Portland's Latest Rejection of Fluoride, Science Loses Out to History's Weirdest Alliance of Paranoiacs

How has one of America's biggest cities resisted the medical establishment on fluoridation?

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Airline Perk of the Day: A Book That Lasts Precisely the Length of Your Flight

Qantas Airways' new literary marketing strategy.

A Treasure Trove of Economic Data on European Metro Areas

On a continent with particularly soft international borders, the success (or failure) of cities in navigating the recession has remained largely unexamined.

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Addictive Geography Game of the Day: A Place-Guessing Challenge for Specific Cities, Parks, and More

Plus thematic challenges!

Intellectual Reserve Inc.

Engineering Feat of the Day: A 7-Million Pound Building on 40-Foot Stilts

Oh, and it's 115 years old, too. 

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New Hampshire Town Sues Parking Meter Vigilantes

Generosity and harassment go hand in hand in Keene.

Reuters

Did Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Smoke Crack on Video?

Three reporters who have seen the tape agree that's what it looks like.

Zaha Hadid Architects

The World's Most Luxurious Metro Station?

Here's what a subway station looks like in Saudi Arabia.

Dyrhoff

One Climate Change Era Growth Industry: Giant Sewer Balloons

In a race to meet EPA guidelines, U.S. cities have installed dozens of these devices over the past decade.

Shutterstock/Mike Flippo

Scheme of the Day: Florida's Secret Plan to Cause More Traffic Violations

Your daily dose of transportation intrigue.

Motorrad

Pimped Ride of the Day: A Motorcycle With a Jet Engine

This is sweet.

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Worst Cities for Dog Attacks, According to the U.S. Postal Service

If your pet bites a postal worker, you're going to have to come get your mail yourself.

Geoguessr

Blow Off Work and Play This Utterly Addictive Geography Game

Guess your location using Streetview.

Wikimedia Commons

Endorsement of the Day: Jesus Christ Weighs in on the North Miami Mayor's Race

The divine right of North Miami mayors.