Also, Mumbai silences "laughing yoga" practitioners and Seattle prohibits a cancer survivor from swimming topless.
Eduardo Zamarro's "Wall of Happiness" celebrates the little-known "Institute of Happiness" in Madrid.
"The Majesty" is an installation in an abandoned London railway vault that's crawling with slow-moving, spore-spitting mold.
Rob Ford ends his quest to lose 50 pounds in a painful-looking way.
This chart might break your brain.
Is this what passes as "genuine Italian pizza" nowadays?
Our weekly look at the loos that matter.
The crimes, blunders and everyday embarrassments of our esteemed municipal leaders.
The Orlando Magic's aluminum-plated garage and Duke University's green-walled parking lot are among the winners of the 2012 International Parking Institute competition.
Carrying a 40-pound rig with 15 cameras in it, no less.
"Stop with the driving / already. It's a freaking / mile-high cloud of dust."
Thanks to Swedish designer Ola Giertz, the stuff that sprouts from your head now can be a place to rest your butt.
Also banned recently: Porch sofas in Durham, North Carolina; public profanity near Boston; a British man who drinks mouthwash.
New Yorkers can fly through the air as part of the city's summer celebration of livable streets.
This weather-producing coat out of Cambridge is perfect for city-dwellers who want privacy.
Serving up the latest and most piquant of public bathroom news.
Animosity still lingers among Scottish ice cream-truck drivers long after the infamous gangland battles of the '80s.
It's hard to keep up with all the minor political scandals out there. Let us help you with this weekly list.
The '60s-era Red Road Flats complex was once seen as the solution to urban overcrowding in Scotland; now it's turning to rubble.