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Gregg Boydston

An Elite Firefighter Photographs California's Most Devastating Blazes

Now THIS is how you use Instagram.

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If Bicycles Took Up as Much Space as Cars ...

Bicycling advocates in Latvia braved the rain for a witty demonstration on the humble bike's economy of space.

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Should Massachusetts Change Time Zones?

Support is growing for a defection from the dark and dreary EST.

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Another Black Teenager Was Shot and Killed by St. Louis Police Wednesday

An officer fired 17 shots at Vonderrit Myers Jr., and protests carried into the early hours of this morning.

Margot Krasojevic

This Surreal Floating Concept House Would Run on Tidal Energy

The living quarters are buoyant and float up and down.

A Highly Detailed Look at Our Unusually Warm Oceans

More than half of the Northern Hemisphere's surface water is currently hotter than the historical average.

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A Plan for a More Inclusive San Francisco

There's a lot to discuss in a new report outlining how to create better jobs and more affordable housing for the Bay Area.

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3 Big Challenges for Planning Multi-Modal Cities

It's just not as simple as "stop prioritizing cars."

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Confirmed: The Oldest Known Art in the World Is Proto-Graffiti

The first paintings made by human hands, new research suggests, were outlines of human hands.

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Life in Peak-Froyo New York

One man copes with the invasion through an anonymous Tumblr.

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U.S. East Coast Cities Face Frequent Flooding Due to Climate Change

Cities on America’s East Coast could see triple the number of tidal floods by 2030 as sea levels rise.

Monkey Business

A Tiny Gondola to Transport Your Clothespins

Support your city's aerial future and splash some cute on your Sunday laundry.

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Nutritious Food Is Getting More Expensive

New research shows a widening gap between the price of healthy and not-so-healthy foods.

Norges Bank

Norway's Best Architecture Firm Designs the World's Best Money

A contest to design Norway's new print bank notes goes bonkers.

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The Carless Commute Ranking to End All Carless Commute Rankings

A new report ranks U.S. metros based on how many jobs residents can access by transit during the morning rush.

River Cycleway Consortium

A Proposed Floating Cycleway on the Thames Is Hilarious—and Insulting

The River Cycleway Consortium would build an expensive, buoyant bike path on the choppy Thames. But where's the money for Londoners who are actually in need?

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Design That Makes Dry Regulations Come to Life

Since 1997, the Center for Urban Pedagogy has used graphic design to explain byzantine local policies and processes to New Yorkers.  

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Pretty Soon, 'Ride-Sharing' Services Could Actually Help You Share a Ride

Cab-sharing has arrived in a serious way with UberPool and Lyft Line.

Ronin Motorworks

A Fearsome Bike Fit for the Dark Knight

This aggressive, jet-black motorcycle was inspired by the Japanese legend of the 47 ronin.