Mark Byrnes

How the London Bridge Ended Up in Arizona

A town of 52,000 people has called the famous bridge its own since 1971.

In Azerbaijan, Officials Will Collect Your Ballot From You at Home

It's election day in the former Soviet Republic.

London Has a Hybrid Pastry-Naming Controversy on Its Hands

Starbucks says it just invented the "Duffin." But a well-known tea shop has been selling them for a while.

Croatia's Growing Pains

On its independence day, a look around the country's lingering ethnic tensions.

Hugo Chavez's Urban 'Utopia' Didn't Turn Out All That Well

Ciudad Caribia, built from scratch under the watch of Venezuela's late president, has many, many problems.

Dazzling Views From Georgia's Death-Defying Cable Cars

Over a dozen USSR-built cable cars still help the residents of Chiatura get around town.

People in Seattle Are Outraged By This $2,000 'Homelessness Tour'

One local homeless man wants to show you how the homeless really live in his city. And he insists it isn't exploitative.

French 'Spider-Man' Climbs His Latest Skyscraper

Alain Robert entertained the lunch crowd in La Defense yesterday as he scaled a 607-foot tower with his bare hands.

What Makes London's Underground Logo So Special?

Design historian David Lawrence's new book explores its history and how it came to be synonymous with the city it serves.

The Challenge of Finding Actual People to Photograph in Car-Dependent Omaha

Rob Walter's photographs of Omaha may seem dreary. But he is devoted to his "social, supportive" city.

You've Heard of a Party Bus. Now Pittsburgh Has a Party Bridge

Festivities for a rubber duck Friday, and a man jumping off the bridge (safely) with joy last night.

A Trip Inside Philadelphia's Abandoned Subway Station

Closed for over 20 years, SEPTA's old Spring Garden station has become a "mecca" for local graffiti artists and urban explorers.

These Photo Distortions Breathe New Life Into Dreary Russian Landscapes

A photographer figures out how to infuse Ryazan with a "new emotion."

Spend the Night in a Vintage Camping Caravan Jammed in an Old German Warehouse

Choose between sleeping in a Pullman coach or an Airstream trailer.

The Unsexy Forefathers of London's Trendy Food Trucks

A photo tour of Britain's quirky roadside cafes.

Apple Maps Directed Drivers Onto an Actual Airport Taxiway

Oops.

So, Apparently It's Cool to Hang Out of Moving, Tilted Cars in Saudi Arabia Now

A stunt that makes dudes shooting rifles while drifting seem almost tame.

China's Disappearing Rivers: Is Climate Change to Blame?

The government says global warming dried up its rivers. But they've ignored the impact of their giant dams and diversion channels.

'Playboy' May Have Just Cost Texas Some Amazing Public Art

An illegal roadside ad disguised as art may force the Texas DOT to tear down the famous Prada Marfa as well.