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.
Looking for furniture that will both tie the room together and make your guests gag with fear?
This byzantine downspout would be a deathtrap for Mario and Luigi.
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle's "Weather Field" installation is designed to create a "microclimate" in the air.
Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.
Step aside, copper thieves. There's a new weirdly brazen criminal in town.
Artist Leo Villereal is still hoping to outfit the iconic span with a carpet of white lights that's 1.5 miles long.
A fake musical of David Simon's Baltimore saga has surfaced, featuring actual actors from the show.
Let strangers know they're invading your personal space with this annoying little gadget.
Melbourne researchers have developed a flying "Joggobot" for runners who can't find exercise partners.
Love to be around nature? In Dresden, the nature loves to be around you!
The lingering inadequacy of the city's sewer system became painfully apparent during an intense rain storm last week.
The famed arts venue's sails appear to ripple before collapsing in this new public art installation.