Henry Grabar

Journal of the Royal Society

The Ultimate Bedbug Solution May Have Been Here All Along

Leaves. Leaves!

Hyperlapse

Streetview Hack of the Day: Animate Segments of the Road

A new site lets you turn any stretch of Streetviewed road into a hyperlapse, a timelapse with a mobile camera.

Expatistan

Mapping the Cheapest Cities for Living the Expat Life

A user-generated global city comparator.

Creative Commons

Morbid Database of the Day: Death Locations

Do you like maps and death?

Saatchi & Saatchi/MA

Imagining Moscow Landmarks If They Were Mostly Underground

The "iceberg" metaphor made literal.

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: We Have a Winner!

The stunning conclusion to the pedestrian streets vs. bike lanes nail-biter.

Albeiro Lopero/Reuters

The Golden Age of Gondolas Might Be Just Around the Corner

Meet the evangelists of cable-drawn aerial transportation.

Edmonton Public Library

Lost Treasure of the Day: Edmonton's Streetcar Bookmobile

How good things once were!

Reuters/Enrique Marcarian.

Could Earth's Population Peak in 2050?

Spanish researchers are making the case that the world will in fact be less crowded in 2100 than it is now.

Jérémy Laffon

The Fascinating Design Challenges of Building Cities Out of Chewing Gum

Gum architecture doesn't stand the test of time, but that's what Jérémy Laffon likes about it.

Kokau

Challenge of the Day: Three Words to Describe New York

Shorter city pride.

Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge: Championship Round

This one's for all the marbles.

Dhiradj Djairam/UTDelft

How Long Must We Wait for the Bladeless Windmill?

A few years, at least. But the future is bright.

ChicagoGeek/Flickr

Bizarre Preservation Fixation of the Day: Ronald Reagan's Childhood Home

Two years of Reagan's youth wasn't enough to save this apartment house.

Reuters

The Tallest Building in Chechnya Is Engulfed in Flames

No injuries have been reported.

Amazing Treasure of the Day: A 114-Year-Old Sidewalk Clock

What time is it, New York?

Jamal Saidi/Reuters

Saudi Arabia Will Let Women Ride Bicycles — But Only For Fun

No transportation!

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Final Four

Only one round left...

Google

Jokes of the Day: April Fools Urbanist Round-Up

Perhaps all humor really is local.