Design

Reuters

Hiroshima, 67 Years Later

Communities across the world remember and agitate for changes to nuclear regulations.

Photos
Viktor Kölbig

Make a Houseplant Into a Lamp, via German Ingenuity

Lightly stroking your plants can light up the room.

APHarris/Flickr

Historically Responsible Decision of the Day: the Antakya Museum-Hotel

When life gives you a giant mosaic, build a museum-hotel.

Reuters

How Casinos Are Failing the Elderly

Are casinos really the most responsible form of recreation we can offer our seniors?

Kaid Benfield

High Density Sprawl Is Still Sprawl

Don't be fooled - sprawl is about much more than the number of homes per acre.

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The Geography of America's Music Scenes

Mapping musicians and the music businesses across the U.S.

Reuters

Why New Orleans Should Have a Daily Newspaper

Who does the city's newspaper really belong to? Not the Newhouses.

Detroit City FC/Jon DeBoer

The Soccer King of Detroit

Sean Mann works to build community with a neighborhood-based league and a new local minor league team.

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thereisacity/YouTube

The Minute Warsaw Stood Still

City comes to a halt in honor of an effort to liberate the city from the Nazis in 1944.

Brickstarter

An Online Planning Platform for Small-Scale Design

Meet Brickstarter, a Kickstarter for urbanism, architecture, and design.

Reuters

Happy Birthday Berlin! Here's a Giant Map

In honor of the city's 775th anniversary, a team of artists is painting a map on a central square.

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How Urban Parks Enhance Your Brain, Part 2

The less city you can see through the trees, the better for your brain, new research suggests.

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Alberto Garcia

Can the City With the World's Worst Reputation Change People's Minds?

A group of photographers set out to reinvent the image of Ciudad Juarez.

Rob Terwilliger/Coney Detroit

How the Coney Dog Became Detroit's Signature Food

Served at weddings, parties, even funerals, the chili-doused bundle of goodness offers insight into Detroit's history.

L'Escaut Architectures

A Glow-in-the-Dark Skate Park for Nocturnal Thrashing

Now French skaters can Ollie North any time of the day, thanks to the equivalent of a million fireflies' cumulative photon storm.

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Prelinger Archives

London, 1918 Versus Today

Rare footage offers a glimpse of the city right after World War I. Compare those with sleek aerial footage from today.

Maps
Columbia Pictures

The Geography of James Bond

Who's been to more cities, you or 007?

A Wild 'Where's Waldo' Portrait of Tokyo

Find the Kabuki actors, sushi rolls, and emoticons hidden in this massive mural.

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Reuters

The Politics of Skateboarding

A new film explores the conflicted relationship between the skater and the city.