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9 Utterly Bizarre Museums

Voodoo, skulls, tattooed skin and more oddities from cities around the world.

Reuters

Cities That Wouldn't Exist Without Air Conditioning

The invention of the air conditioner is still shaping the future growth of global metros.

Facebook

Graphic of the Day: The World's Most 'Social' Landmarks

The locations where Facebook users check-in the most.

Meet the Millennial Mayors

Typical signs of adulthood may have been delayed for some Millennials, but not this group. 

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America's Gayest Neighborhoods

Where are the largest concentrations of gay couples?

Americans Want More City Planning

According to an American Planning Association poll, Americans want sidewalks, transit, and locally owned businesses.

Climate Central

Map of the Day: The State of a Warming America

Temperatures rose in each of the continental 48 states since 1970.

5 Surprising Ways Animals Are Helping Cities

You've seen a police officer on horseback, but have you seen a goat in a department of public works uniform?

Video of the Day: Virtual Tiger Prowls the City

This street art puts a new twist on the phrase "urban jungle."

Internet Archive

Ray Bradbury's Vision of the Dystopian City

As early as 1951, the late author feared America's cities would become places where someone taking a simple walk down the street would be greeted with suspicion.

Google Street View

Get Lost in Google's World Wonders Project

A specialized Street View collaboration with UNESCO has a lot to offer fans of urban exploration.

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Concerned Citizen of the Day: D.C.'s 'Squeaky Wheel'

Does your city have a Michael Sindram?

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Why You Should Say 'Hello' to Strangers on the Street

On sidewalk psychology. 

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Rent Bubble of the Day: $2,300 For a 1 Bedroom in North Dakota

An oil boom has caused prices to soar in one small city.

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Mapping Vacant Properties to Make Quicker Sales

With thousands of vacant lots on hand, Philadelphia is trying to make it easier for people to buy them.

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How to Avoid the Worst Traffic Jams in the Most Congested U.S. Cities

Stay away from these roadways, especially on Friday evening.

"Brussels Express"

Navigating Europe's Most Congested City by Bike

If you think all European cities embrace cycling as much as Copenhagen, you must not be familiar with Brussels.

Reuters

These Cities Buy More Books Than Your City

But are they really smarter than your city?

Reuters

Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.