Sam Sturgis

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L.A. is Getting Its Third Pro Soccer Team. Will the City Finally Build a Stadium?

L.A. soccer fans are tired of schlepping to the suburbs.

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Every Day is Halloween in This Japanese Apartment Complex

Though the holiday is relatively new to the country, someone there clearly has a Tim Burton obsession.

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As Africa's Cities Change, so Does Youth Slang

Whether Sheng or Town Bemba, informal languages are giving the continent's urban youth culture a voice.

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Who Needs a Boring Closet When You Have a Grappling Hook?

Stop tossing your entire wardrobe over a chair and get organized with the "Grapple Clothing Hook."

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Hand Sanitizer: Kills Germs and Funnels BPA Into Your Skin

All kinds of receipts and tickets contain the potentially toxic compound, which sanitizer helps our bodies to absorb.

Julian Tryba Photography

This 'Layer-Lapse' Video of Boston Is a Lesson in Relativity

A new spin on time-lapse tech shows city features at distinct times of day, all in one frame.

Janna Hottinger

Back to School: A Former Minneapolis Mayor Teaches 'Mayor 101'

Devout urbanist R.T. Rybak thinks his students can be better mayors and city planners than he was.

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The Social and Economic Impact of Ebolaphobia

Our cities lose when we demonize one of our most educated and skilled immigrant communities.

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As Boston Encourages Biking, More Suburban Cyclists Are Getting Struck

Bike accidents are on the rise in suburban Boston, according to The Boston Globe.

Sam Sturgis

Mapping Africa's Growing Tech Hubs

Are you a tech entrepreneur? Check out nearly 100 innovation labs across Sub-Saharan Africa on this interactive map.

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Nutritious Food Is Getting More Expensive

New research shows a widening gap between the price of healthy and not-so-healthy foods.

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Mogadishu Gets Its First ATM

In a city that's struggled for peace and solid infrastructure, its 1.5 million residents can finally draw cash.

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Why Can't Austin Attract International Students?

One of America's rising tech hubs may suffer unless it draws more foreign students to its universities—and welcomes them into the larger culture.

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Nappers of the World, Unite With the Ostrich Pillow Mini

Half pillow, half oven mitt—all comfort.

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The Highway Really Is Raising Your Blood Pressure

Is building housing developments near major roadways a bad public health practice?

Dan Marker-Moore

'Time Slicing' Cityscapes at Dusk

An L.A. photographer pieces time-lapsed collages of urban landscapes into remarkable photos.  

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The Social Side Effects of Mobile Wallets

I love Venmo. But could it harm my friendships?

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Working Out Is Healthy, But It May Lead You to Drink More Than You Should

That super-fit dude you see going to the gym every morning probably consumes more alcohol than you, according to new research.

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Photos From #FloodWallStreet

NYC climate-change protests continue today, with activists now occupying Wall Street to draw attention to its role in the crisis.