Kyle Naegeli of Texas says he's hauling in nice-sized catfish and bluegills from his suburban storm drain.
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Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
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A story told in dots.
See if you can spot all the different light sources in this International Space Station image.
Broadly speaking, the answer comes down to poor planning and a commuter learning curve.
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New data from the Trust for Public Land illuminates which neighborhoods offer excellent green space access ... and which really don't.
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Research looking at African Americans in Houston finds a significant correlation.