Shopping for Secondhand Graves on Craigslist, The Life and Death of the Great American Halloween Pop-Up Store, and more...

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Shopping for Secondhand Graves on Craigslist

The price per square foot in New York cemeteries is nearly double that of buildable land in Brooklyn, leading some to unload unneeded resting places for a profit.

​Damian Ghigliotty

The Life and Death of the Great American Halloween Pop-Up Store

What can the vicissitudes of a very nichey (and spooky) industry teach us about the economic recovery?

Aarian Marshall

Who's Behind These Gruesome Murders of Street Furniture?

This sofa would really tie an (autopsy) room together.

John Metcalfe

App Your Way to the Best Halloween Candy in Your City

The "Treat Map" can be used as a high-tech tool for treat hoarding.

John Metcalfe

How Can the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man Help Cities Prepare for Disasters?

A new visualization tool tells city planners and emergency personnel which buildings would be at risk during a catastrophic event.

Tanvi Misra

Does Cycling Culture Have a Drinking Problem?

A new study reveals that a high rate of fatal accidents involve cyclists biking while intoxicated.

Kriston Capps