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Tiny Space of the Day: A Miniature Parisian Restaurant

Chef Rachel Khoo shows how she cooks in the city's smallest eatery.

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Lucie & Simon

Cities Are Surprisingly Menacing When You Remove All the People

French photographers Lucie & Simon have cleansed major cities of their troublesome humanity, creating empty, dread-filled urban landscapes.

Designboom

A Chandelier That Actually Grows Things

A product that unexpectedly combines electricity and nature.

Reuters

Postcard From Rio de Janiero

Love in the shadows of World Bike Day, and other news.

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Make the Most of Your Apartment Radiator

A ceramic tray designed to fit your radiator.

Grid of the Day: The Brain

Our minds are laid out like Manhattan's streets.

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Florian Rivière

A Crosswalk You Can Roll Up and Carry Away

Urban hacker Florian Rivière makes the streets of France his playground with movable crosswalks, pigeon traps and a shopping-cart soccer field.

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How Can We Make Cities Quieter?

The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.

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Wikimedia Commons

Is the Retro Ballpark Movement Officially Over?

20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.

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The Secret Geometric Treasures Hidden Around Los Angeles

Designer Paige Smith fills the city's drainage holes with glittering geological matter.

Postcard From Dongyang

Urine-soaked eggs as afternoon snack.

Burbank Water and Power

The Wisdom of Wastewater Recycling

With new water-conscious projects, Burbank is becoming a model of water reuse.

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Designhype

Fashion Accessory of the Day: Subway Map Cuff Bracelets

A sleek, sartorial way to show your love for public transportation.

Courtesy: Ole Scheeren

Thailand's Answer to the Drive-In Theater

An awesome floating screen.

Konstantin Dimopoulos

Blue Trees Heading to Seattle

An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.

Postcard From Raleigh

The skyline gets a new addition, and more news.

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Courtesy: Kathryn Clark

How Quilting Can Explain the Foreclosure Crisis

Artists like Kathryn Clark are using their work to explore the impacts of America's financial meltdown.

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Studio505

Portfolio of the Week: Melbourne's Studio505

An Australian-based architect with a China-heavy portfolio talks about the differences in building trends between the two countries.

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The Imaginary Monsters of U.S. Cities

Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?