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A Bold Architectural Proposal to Get People to Eat Bugs

Stockholm designers want to get everybody eating crickets from giant "vermin farms" by 2018.

A Brief, and Disgusting, History of 'Ratzillas'

An uber-rodent recently found in a Swedish kitchen is not the first humongous rat to horrify the world.

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Nicer Transit Stations Attract More Riders

But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.

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In Stockholm, a Proposal to Make Snow Plowing Priorities Better for Women

One politician wants the city to prioritize sidewalks, public transportation, and areas around day care centers.

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Across Europe, a Growing Sense That Legalized Prostitution Isn't Working

France has just made buying sex illegal, and the rest of the continent will be watching.

Live from Stockholm: Breaking Down the Scary Details in Today's Landmark Climate Report

Scientists warn of "unequivocal" climate change that is "unprecedented over decades to millennia."

Stockholm Artists Protest Obama by Putting Guantanamo Hoods on Statues

Street artists decry the "hypocrisy" of the President's plea for military action in Syria.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

Sure, Apple Maps Stinks, But Look at These Crazy Cool Dalí-Esque Scenes

Developer Peder Norrby collects iOS Maps glitches that have an accidental artistry.

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Could the Police Get a Breathalyzer for Marijuana and Cocaine?

It could happen, with Swedish researchers reporting they were able to detect drugs in the breath of addicts.

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In Praise of the Stockholm Subway's Breathtaking Art

Think of it as the world's largest public art exhibit.

Johanna Mårtensson

Watch a Bread City Slowly Decompose Over 6 Months

A photographer built a city from bread and let it mold for half a year. These are the apocalyptic results.

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Cultural Export of the Day: Stockholm Drinks the Brooklynade

Tres Brooklyn is so 2012.

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The Bizarre Story of the Woman Who Stole a Stockholm Commuter Train

And then crashed it into an apartment building.

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Traffic Jams, Solved

Jonas Eliasson of Stockholm explains, with great clarity, why congestion pricing clears rush-hour roads.

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How to Get Kids Excited About Building Better Neighborhoods? Try Minecraft

The Swedish video game company and UN-HABITAT are teaming up to help people around the world re-envision their cities.

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The World's Most Beautiful Light Pollution

Striking images of Auroras.

Katrin Spranger

Jewelry Inspired By the Looming Oil Crisis

When oil becomes as valuable as gold, will we wear it like gold?

Eddi Törnberg

An Office Desk That Generates Electric Power Via Your Butt

Inspired by the laziness of humans, a Swedish designer built a workspace that runs in part on body heat and movement.