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How Vandals Built a Brick Wall Inside a German Train

You can get away with a lot wearing an official-looking vest.

Denmark Unveils a Surreal 'Infinite Bridge'

The walkable sculpture extends more than 100 feet over a bay.

The Quiet Grandeur of New York and L.A. From Above

New photographs from Jeffrey Milstein capture both cities from the sky.

Every Hideous Thing That Police Unions Have Said About Eric Garner

Including: “The fact that he states eleven times that he can’t breathe proves he was actually breathing.”

Police Violence, Continued

A recent Mississippi killing sounds a lot like Eric Garner’s.

Even North Korea Is Building Bike Lanes

The thoroughfares of Pyongyang feature the greatest amenities for the convenience and efficiency of the socialist worker.

Mapping Every Single Job in the U.S.

The powerful “dot map” brings urban employment data to life.

5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

For one, bike lanes are actually really good for the local economy.

When Your City's Longtime Mayor Gets Charged With 499 Criminal Counts of Thievery

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, nearly went bankrupt. As Stephen Reed is charged with theft, bribery, corruption, and more, residents may now find out why.

Your Body Is the New Password

From selfies to heartbeat recognition, bioengineering is the future of digital security.

How to Breathe Easy in Polluted Cities

Try these seven ways to lessen the burden on your lungs.

Get Off Robert Moses's Lawn

The man who modernized New York angrily took on his critics in a 1962 essay for The Atlantic.

A Historic Detroit Hotel Is Imploded to Make Way for a Hockey Arena

The site will become the new home for the Red Wings.

Mapping Everywhere Fossils Have Been Found in the U.S.

Explore a world of dead, buried animals with the “United States of Fossiliferousness.”

What Can You Buy for the Price of One SoHo Apartment?

Sixty-eight homes, in some Detroit neighborhoods.

Art That 'Infests' Natural Spaces With Invasive, Man-Made Species

A Prague-based artist composes sculpture that examines how urban technology spreads like its own life form.

How a Seattle Plan to End Single-Family Zoning Could Change Affordable Housing

Some of the proposed tools are untested, some are best practices. Together, they would set the city on the progressive edge.

Inhale Booze at London's New Walk-In Cocktail Cloud

“Breathe responsibly.”

The Destruction of a Black Suburb

Lincoln Heights, Ohio, once had the potential to become a thriving community, but today it’s in crisis. This is no accident.