The Many Ways People Commute to New York, The Unlikely Trick of the Smithsonian's New African American Museum, and more...

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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The Many Ways People Commute to New York

Manhattan’s hordes of workers pour in by bus, subway, train, unicycle, and helicopter.

John Metcalfe

The Unlikely Trick of the Smithsonian's New African American Museum

The Smithsonian's newest museum—and the last on the National Mall—is deceptively large.

Kriston Capps

The Heavy Hand of Early-20th Century Zoning Codes

For better or worse, the shape of modern Chicago has a lot to do with decisions made in the 1920s.

Laura Bliss


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Germany Has the World's First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train

Not all groundbreaking changes are about speed.

Feargus O'Sullivan

The Tokyo Company Helping to Solve Japan's Farming Crisis

Human resources firm Pasona sends city slickers to the countryside to learn the trade.

Mimi Kirk

Floating Containers as an Affordable Housing Solution

Copenhagen tries out a novel concept for a bleak-looking future.

Feargus O'Sullivan

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