Mark Byrnes

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An Oscars-Weekend Reminder to Be Good to Your Neighbors

Remembering the Academy Award-winning work of Norman McLaren, whose 1952 commentary on suburbia still resonates.

Library of Congress

How San Francisco Proved to the World It Had Recovered From the 1906 Earthquake

100 years ago today, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition opened its doors.

Yener Torun

Istanbul's King of Instagram

A local architect uses his camera to showcase the colorful side of one of the world's oldest cities.

Library of Congress

The NAACP Wants Buffalo to Stop Naming Things After Millard Fillmore

The name of the president who signed the Fugitive Slave Act into law can be found all over the city he helped build.

AP Photo/Ben Margot

Goodbye, Candlestick Park (Finally)

Demolition has started on a stadium best known for providing consistently unbearable cold and wind.

Cheuk-ning Chung

Inside Hong Kong's Public Housing Estates

Photographer Cheuk-ning Chung captures the neighborhood feel of government-owned housing in one of the densest cities in the world.

AP/Charlie Riedel

The Burden of Hosting a Super Bowl

On Sunday, Glendale, Arizona will host its second NFL championship game. History is making it hard for city officials to be excited about it.

Roy Colmer/NYPL

Exploring the Doorways of 1970s New York

The New York Public Library's new interactive tool makes it easier than ever to peruse Roy Colmer's unique photo project.

REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Removing Fish From a Surreal Abandoned Shopping Mall

Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.

REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Look Inside Kathmandu's Women-Only Bus Service

The service debuted this week. For now, most of the drivers and conductors are still men.

AP/Matt Dunham

'Je Suis Charlie' in Photos

Across Europe, people have taken to the streets in support of free speech after a deadly terrorist attack against France's most controversial satirical publication.

YouTube/NFB

How to Build an Igloo

The National Film Board of Canada digs up an old video that makes the current wintry East Coast weather seem downright tropical.

YouTube/Metrolibrarian

The Los Angeles Rams Loved Public Transit

Journey back to 1975, when the Rams still played in Southern California—and helped promote regional bus service.

Reuters

The Remarkable Year in Protests

From Kiev to Ferguson, demonstrators took to the streets and made their voices heard in 2014.

Phaidon/Hans Eijkelboom

20 Years of Street Photography Shows Just How Boring We All Are

Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom captures the universal anti-style of pedestrians around the world.

Alexander Gardner/The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photographing Peace Treaties and Railroads in the American West

Alexander Gardner, one of the Civil War's most important photographers, tracked the changes sweeping the western United States during the late 1860s.

Colros/Wikimedia Commons

Remembering a Giant of New Orleans Architecture

August Perez III's influence on his city is everywhere you look.

Flickr/ClassicFilm

Who Will Stop America's Plague of Hideous License Plates?

The designers behind the States Plates Project are here to help.

George Eastman House

The Death and Life of the 13-Month Calendar

Favored by leaders in transportation and logistics, the International Fixed Calendar was a favorite of Kodak founder George Eastman, whose company used it until 1989.