Design

Littlest Kansas Town Has Biggest Bathroom Pride

Here's the poop on the latest, greatest toilet news from around the world.

A Better Vision for Apple's Cupertino Campus

The company is missing a key opportunity to develop a walkable neighborhood.

Reuters

Can City Dwellers Have Nice Things?

Violence at New York's McCarren Park Pool has some suggesting all urban resources fall prey to the tragedy of the commons. Here's why this thinking is flawed.

Maps
Edwin Chen

Map of the Day: Soda vs. Pop vs. Coke

This time, based on Twitter data.

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Courtesy: PRODUCTORA

A Mobile Library for Artists

This library on wheels carries over 1,200 books by or about contemporary artists around Mexico City.

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Old People Appear Floating Over Montreal

Even for performance art, this is pretty weird.

BREAD Studio

A Solution to Hong Kong's Overcrowded Cemeteries: Floating Graves?

Worst. Cruise. Ever.

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Jilly Ballistic

NYC's Billboards Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Jilly Ballistic's genius street-art campaign to shame corporate products.

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Reuters

Now Streaming: 'The City Dark'

Documentary film looks at the impact of light pollution in cities.

NOAA

The 8 Worst Things About Summer in American Cities

Commence fainting... now.

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Courtesy: Lara Swimmer

See What a Big-Box Store Looks Like When It's Turned Into a Library

An abandoned Wal-Mart warehouse is transformed into the largest public library in the country.

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Stephan Caspar/Flickr

The 'Longest Bench' in England Laughs at Your Attempts to Sit On It

A hundred bucks to anyone in England who can grind the length of this bench.

Vimeo

Reinventing Public Art, Thousands of LEDs at a Time

Screen-based installations are heading to cities all over the world.

Yeosu Expo 2012

The Rise of the Eco Expo

Not only do expos bring together sustainable themes and ideas for an urban future, they often remake their host cities into leaner, greener spaces.

Maps

Map of the Day: Church vs. Beer

The cartographers over at Floating Sheep track tweets on both topics.

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Mark Byrnes

The Shard, London's Newest Outcast

Is Europe's newest tallest building "egomaniacal architecture" at its worst?

Reuters/Henry Romero

Gay Pride Parades Around the World

Costumes, flags, floats and other scenes from cities.

Videos

San Diego Accidentally Sets Off All of Its Fireworks at Once

Videos of the wild show.

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Courtesy: Simone Simonelli

The Only Piece of Furniture You'll Ever Need

A multi-purpose piece for micro living.