The city's mayor launches Paris Tourist Day to convince residents to treat visitors a little more cordially, and other news.
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Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.
A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.
Sometimes the best insights come from looking at pictures of a space.
The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.
One of the world's oldest micro-lenders cancels the debt of 3,500 clients
A look at the best and worst designs from around the world
A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco
A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets
From New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona to Seoul and beyond
You might have missed these new buildings, but they're definitely worth checking out in 2012
A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe
The group wants to install greenery weighing 400 tons, along with an irrigation system
In The Spirit of Cities, author Daniel A. Bell tries to capture a city's essence, in brief
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French snobbery about their own cuisine has led the city to become a mecca of mediocre pan-Asian offerings
Shipping container designs have become so ubiquitous they've merited their own exhibition
A pair of slideshows illuminating what makes a public gathering space work and what doesn't