And in other public-bathroom news, plastic seat covers might be germy and they saved Hitler's toilet.
Homicides were down dramatically in some U.S. cities in 2012, but up in others.
They're both lagging behind their suburban and small city counterparts, according to new research.
In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.
Two Chicago communities with similar stories see vastly different outcomes.
The city of San Francisco has now mapped all of its downtown POPOS, and it's ensuring for the first time that residents really have access to them.
A 40-by-60 foot map is helping organizers plot parade routes, choose muster locations, everything.
And other metrophors.
What we learn when we zoom in on the data.
Two Washington, D.C., developers set out to democratize how commercial buildings are developed, and in the process they've invented an entirely new model of finance.
Keeping calm and carrying on, literally.
A "wholesome" beach community outlaws saggy pants, Rome goes to war with messy eaters and other banning news.
An artist uses special effects to make dangerous public areas appear like bustling marketplaces.
Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.
Here's your extra-sad edition of Toilet Tuesday, news from loos across the world.
Also, a British tractor thief gets his comeuppance and a Nigerian church freaks out over bombs in women's headdresses.
This summer's horrific body count comes courtesy a large number of firearms purchased well outside the city.
An experiment tests the honor system across a wide range of demographics and places.