John Metcalfe

YikeBike.com

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.

Boss Tweed/Flickr

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.

SCI-Arc/PATTERNS

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.

William Warby/Wikipedia

This London Traffic Light Has 75 Signals

Stop? Go? Don't walk? Gaaaaah!

NASA/NOAA

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.

Simon Landau/WUSA 9

This Could Be the World's Most Awkward Bathroom

Pop a squat for this week's uncomfortable edition of Toilet Tuesday.

WRC

Hurricane Sandy: The Idiot Awards

The worst of this prolonged wind-whipping from Sandy is hopefully behind us, so it's time to start choosing candidates for 2012's Biggest Hurricane Idiot.

HINT.FM

Superstorm Sandy Seen In a Beautiful Map of Pure Wind

Follow Sandy's track across the East Coast with this mesmerizing, real-time map of wind speeds. (Yes, that's the eye below Philadelphia.)

NASA

Hurricane Sandy Is a Category 1 Cyclone, But It Has the Eyewall Of a Category 3

Shiver in fear of this 3-D model of Sandy's eye as the storm nears New Jersey.

It's Not Just the East Coast: Chicago Could See Waves as High as 23 Feet

Hurricane Sandy's impact won't spare the Midwest.

NOAA/NASA

Hurricane Sandy's Track: 10 Million People Could Lose Power

And that's the "conservative estimate," according to a Johns Hopkins engineer.