Also, a Florida town outlaws nightclubs and a skating rink that could possibly be used for illicit dancing, and more.
The real scent of the Ohio city is far more complex.
Could offices that clamp onto larger buildings or wander across town be the wave of the future?
Urban explorers recently climbed the tallest building in the European Union. Here's what they saw.
A direct, if rude, way to attack America's obesity epidemic.
Tata Motors, the maker of the world's cheapest car, has unveiled an armored electric microcar that climbs stairs.
Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.
Everyone's favorite badge-toting manmachine will absolutely be memorialized in bronze, somewhere in the city.
This abandoned coal mine off of Nagasaki would be a wicked place to have a paintball match.
Also, Tampa is going to ban water pistols (but not real guns) from the 2012 Republican National Convention, and more.
Radioactive Man would be happy to mow this luminous turf, an artistic statement against light pollution.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system is deploying vinyl seats that don't cough up clouds of filth when smacked, like the wool ones do.
Chicago residents are scratching their heads over this age-old mystery.
The designers of this proposed Amsterdam river bridge get a little too whimsical for their own good.
French photographers Lucie & Simon have cleansed major cities of their troublesome humanity, creating empty, dread-filled urban landscapes.
Etsy acquired the city of Portland; Boulder's electric company cut off service for residents who voted against it; Philadelphia unveiled a pedestrian lane for distracted texters.
Urban hacker Florian Rivière makes the streets of France his playground with movable crosswalks, pigeon traps and a shopping-cart soccer field.
@Sheboyganscan posts shocking, head-scratching and zen tweets from the Wisconsin city's police scanner.
Also, Hong Kong bans pregnant "birth tourists" from the mainland; New York City's public schools try to avoid using test words like "dinosaur" and "Christmas"; and Britain bans... something.