Henry Grabar

Google

Jokes of the Day: April Fools Urbanist Round-Up

Perhaps all humor really is local.

Mecanoo

Invention of the Day: A Bladeless Windmill

Could this be the answer to urban wind power enthusiasts?

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Elite Eight

More upsets, a nail-biter, and standings.

Flickr/Boston Public Library

TV Show of the Day: '10 Buildings That Changed America'

Architecture television is a rare thing.

Felice Varini

This Street Art Will Blow Your Mind

Swiss artist Felice Varini transforms the viewer's perception of space.

Nomad/eVolo

A Glorious Collection of the Craziest Skyscraper Concepts You've Ever Seen

Eight years of "outstanding ideas for vertical living," courtesy architectural magazine eVolo.

Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Parking Ticket of the Day: The One Rep. Louie Gohmert Isn't Paying

Will the Texas congressman pay up?

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Sweet 16

Round 2 of our gut-wrenching head-to-head matchup!

Craigslist

Car of the Day: A California Two-Way

This automobile is always facing forward.

Reuters

A Cyclist's Lost Arm Becomes a Symbol of Reform in São Paulo

The mayor of Brazil's largest city pledges to stop the carnage. Will it work?

London Cycling Campaign

Redesign of the Day: A Truck That Won't Kill Cyclists

London Cycling Campaign has a free design tip.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Is Racial Profiling Institutional at the NYPD?

New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.

AAA

Electric Car Improvement of the Day: AAA's New Mobile Charging Truck

AAA's truck that can deliver a fifteen-minute roadside jolt to electric car drivers in the Seattle area.

The Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge

March Madness for urban design nerds.

En!gma

Temporary City of the Day: London, at Burning Man

That's the idea, at least.

Kate Seabrook

Berlin's Subway: 'An Underground Art Gallery'

Each of the U-Bahn's 173 stations comes with its own design.

Cart Life

Crazy Urban Video Game of the Day: Play a Street Vendor in 'Cart Life'

A "retail simulation" that tells stories of "social stratification, food, romance, money and death."

Adam Kennedy

A Photographer Sees Tiny Planets in San Francisco's Rusty Fire Hydrants

Finding worlds in aging infrastructure.

Babak Golkar

Turning a Persian Rug Into a City

Babak Golkar makes architectural designs out of carpet patterns.