Henry Grabar

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Disturbing Rob Ford News of the Day: Two (More) Staffers Resign

But all is well, according to the embattled mayor.

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Surprisingly Difficult Quiz of the Day: Steak House or Gay Bar?

A weirdly challenging game.

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Could Rob Ford Just Stay in Office Until the End of His Term?

Yep. Despite the ongoing crack saga, there's little Toronto can do to remove its embattled mayor from office.

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Lewis and Clark, Meet Foursquare

History's greatest journeys, now available in KML files.

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New City of the Day: China Builds an Industrial Center ... in Belarus

Urban planning meets the iron fist of Europe's last dictatorship.

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Replica of the Day: Building the Simpsons' Springfield in Florida

We'll finally be able to enjoy Krusty burgers and drink Duff Beer.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: 'I Do Not Use Crack Cocaine'

Not quite the same thing as "I've never smoked crack," is it?

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What We Know So Far About the Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Officials have confirmed a truck collided with the trusses.

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

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

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

Whoops.

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

Plus a brief history of Rob Ford impersonators.

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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!

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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.