John Metcalfe

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Newly Un-Flooded New York Subway Still Looking Pretty Horrible

Pumping out the tunnels under New York has revealed a gnarly landscape of storm damage.

Imagining the Colorful Adventures of a Stolen Bicycle

The meaning of this little film seems to be: If your bike is stolen, it's probably being ridden by somebody who loves it a lot more than you.

Saving Seattle's Neighborhood Authenticity Through Better Buildings

A short documentary examines how to prevent South Lake Union from becoming another blah maze of featureless buildings.

Segway Accidents: An Ongoing Crisis?

Segway Inc. has fallen out of the news. Perhaps it shouldn't have.

Fearing Political Unrest, Beijing Outlaws Basically Everything: This Week in Bans

Also, a California city outlaws never-ending going-out-of-business signs and a Tucson hotel welcomes back Rod Stewart.

Claire Mitchell

The 'Covert Cloak' Protects the Privacy of the Painfully Shy

This high-tech garment detects the stares of rude people and instantly deploys shields.

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Behold the YikeBike, the Super Lightweight Folding E-Bike That Looks Like a 'Star Wars' Droid

Beep boop bip!

Superstorm Sandy Meets Tim Burton in This Creepy Animation

A most ominous storm was brewing over the East Coast.

Cayetano Ferrer

Optical Illusions That Make Street Signs 'Invisible'

This is quite an elaborate way to avoid parking tickets.

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The Skyrocketing Costs of Running for Mayor of a Major U.S. City

While the 2012 presidential election will likely be the most expensive in history, a similar money-race is happening on the local level.

Ed Manley/James Cheshire

London's Raucous Babble of Languages

Data engineers examined more than 3 million tweets to create this sprawling linguistic cartography.

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Nerd Alert: Proposed Los Angeles Pavilion Is Batman-Flavored

The ominous, obsidian graduation pavilion is named the "League of Shadows."

Before-and-After Aerial Shots of New Jersey's Destroyed Neighborhoods

There sure is a lot of new empty space in these depressing images from NOAA.

For Some New York Bikers, Flooding Was Just a Minor Hassle

Hurricane Sandy left behind untold destruction, painful memories and a wicked new environment for bicycling.

Grim Scenes From New York's Flooded Subway System

Huge parts of the train network remain out of service. Here's why.

Shelley Miller

Sugar-Based Graffiti That Confronts the Legacy of Slavery

These cake-frosting murals may look sweet, but their message is bitter. Also, beware of wasps!

Hurricane Sandy Likely Caused Alabama's Incredible Light Show

Every kind of solar-light phenomena there is seemed to occur all at once over Huntsville.

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This London Traffic Light Has 75 Signals

Stop? Go? Don't walk? Gaaaaah!

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Sandy Was So Big At One Point She Stretched From Chicago to New England

A satellite capture from Tuesday showed the true scale of the massive weather system.