Design

Maximo Riera

The 'Toad Sofa' Is 2013's Must-Have Chair

Obviously.

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Supralude

Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.

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Rorschmap

Awesome Images of the Day: Streetview Kaleidoscope

The world like you've never seen it before.

Youngsil Lee

Need Extra Room on the Subway? Try This Spiky 'Hedgehog' Dress

Youngsil Lee's garment raises a shield of skin-puncturing needles when its wearer feels threatened (or is just being a jerk).

Associated Press

When Pinball Was Illegal in New York (and Chicago and L.A.)

Can't hear those buzzers and bells.

Mark Byrnes

Toronto's Reimagined Maple Leaf Gardens Fulfills its Destiny (at Long Last)

There's no hockey, but a grocery store and sports center are drawing people from around the city.

Shutterstock

When Travel Writing Goes Wrong: 'Edgy' Berlin Edition

4 clichés every travelogue about Germany's capital apparently must include.

NRK

Norwegian Train Promotion of the Day: Hours of Free Footage Up for Grabs

Happy 50th, Nordlandsbanen!

Reuters

Pointless Mayoral Sports Betting: Surely We Can Do Better Than This

America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.

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I HAVE CAT

5 Ideas for Keeping Street Cats Warm This Winter

Architects set out to create warm spaces for New York's 10,000 feral cats.

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Bianca Bosker

Why We Shouldn't Mock the Idea of an Eiffel Tower in Hangzhou

There are serious cultural reference points to be found in China's obsession with 'duplitecture.'

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Modern-Day Travis Bickle Makes a Sleeve Gun For His iPhone

Ladies, restrain yourselves.

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PUP

One Way to Keep Super Bowl Profits Local: Sell Off Every Last Bit of Material

An Indianapolis nonprofit is recycling more than five miles of banners left over from Super Bowl XLVI.

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Scott Weaver/Vimeo

Replica of the Day: Cities Made of Toothpicks

Toothpick cities, two ways.

What Our Urban Planning Vocabulary Says About Our Cities

A look at how the words we use have evolved.

The Case for Shared Green Spaces

 A recently revitalized "pocket neighborhood" in Little Rock strengthens the area and protects the environment.

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Incredible Hallucinatory Graffiti, Courtesy of Your iPad

The Tagtool app may cost an arm and a leg, but the results are weirdly fantastic.

CTBUH

Skyscraper Record Breaker of the Day: Mecca

And other findings from a report on very tall buildings...

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The NHL May Have Been Quiet, But Teams' Real Estate Guys Sure Were Busy

During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.