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The Modern Urbanist's Guide to Life

NASA

Where to View This Weekend's East Coast Rocket Launch

On Sunday, set your sights east to catch the fiery ascent of a resupply for the International Space Station.

Parco City

For the Traveling Foodie, Here Is Sushi Luggage

Please note that these nigiri-themed suitcases are not edible.

Estel Alcaraz

These Galoshes Fold Up to Fit in a Bag

"Sardines" collapse down to just a fifth their full size.

Darren J. Bradley/Shutterstock.com

The Sign Says You've Got 72 Miles to Go Before the End of Your Road Trip. It's Lying.

How do they measure distance markers? It's complicated. 

AP Photo/Richard Vogel

The Drought-Era 'No Excuses' Guide to Conserving Water

8 of the worst water-wasting habits that you can start changing today.

Food Huggers

Simple Reusable Food Savers to Keep Your Summer Fruits and Veggies Fresh

Food Huggers promise “less waste, more taste."

WildCare photo by Janet Kessler

What to Do When You Find a Wild Animal in Distress

It doesn't take much to help injured, sick, or out-of-place urban wildlife.

Reuters/Eric Thayer

New York City Residents Can Control Their A/C From Their Smartphones This Summer

And it's totally free if you're already a Con Edison customer. 

John Metcalfe

My Hunt for the Next Four Loko

The corner stores near my home in Oakland, California, carry the craziest, cheapest alcoholic beverages I've ever seen. So I decided to try them all. 

Rob Walters

A Photography Zine for Rural America

"Rural Life" depicts the vast range of communities in the United States.

BetaBrand

These Plaid Shirts Come With Built-In Reflective Stripes

Fit in during the day, stand out at night.

Tablio

A Portable Lap Desk That Slips in Your Backpack

For those who need to work on the go. 

Reuters/Sergio Moraes

How to Put All the World Cup Games on Your Calendar

It takes 15 seconds, and you'll never miss a game you want to see.

TapIt Cap

A Growler Tap Can Let You Actually Enjoy Your Leftover Beer

Because "flat beer sucks."

eCool

An 'Earth Cooler' Can Chill Your Beer Without Electricity

Denmark's eCool stores two-dozen cans four feet underground. 

Henty

This Commuting Backpack Is Designed Not to Wrinkle Your Work Clothes

Part suit bag, part messenger bag.

Reuters

The Real Rules of Engagement on the Subways of Europe

This summer travel season, don't forget that metro etiquette varies widely between cities. 

Boxbee

A New Storage Service For When You Only Need a Little Bit of Space

Boxbee bills itself as an "urban storage valet."

Balkonzept

A Desk That Hangs Perfectly Over a Balcony Railing

It comes complete with a flower box to look at while you work.