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Why It's So Dangerous That Florida's Governor Banned the Term 'Climate Change'

Rick Scott's censorship of environmental officials courts disaster for a state at tremendous risk.

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The Best Evidence Yet That Real-Time Arrival Info Increases Transit Ridership

New York's Bus Time program led to about a 2 percent rise overall, according to new research.

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A New Life for Dead Malls

Developers have had to get creative when it comes to salvaging America's failing shopping centers, turning them into hospitals, churches, and even parks.

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The Puzzling Geography of Workers' Compensation

In Pennsylvania, losing an eye on the job warrants as much as $261,525. In Alabama, it can only get you $27,280.

Now More Than Ever, London Needs a 'Death Pyramid'

Why the city should revive a 19th-century plan for an uptown necropolis, population 5 million.

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London's Male Commuters Have Caught China's Fancy

Photos of attractive riders featured on a British site are trending in Guangzhou and Shanghai.

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Where the Furries Are

You might live in a hotbed of people named AssassinWulf and Keenora Fluffball and not even know it.

The Laws That Shape Washington, D.C.'s Sidewalks

For instance, there's a reason why the city has so many tree-lined streets.

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The Battle for L.A.'s Future May Depend on Skid Row: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

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In Praise of Boston's Most Creative Snowmasters

Bostonians, including one Yeti, have gotten inventive with their snow this year.

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Albert Maysles Left Behind a New Documentary About Train Travel

The late filmmaker followed Amtrak long-distance passengers dealing with both salvation and loss.

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The Private Lives of L.A.'s Mountain Lions

In these captivating photos, a mother and her kittens chow down on a deer in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Why Housing Is Key to Chattanooga's Tech-Hub Ambitions

With its superfast broadband, the city has reinvented itself. Now it must safeguard its future by building to sustain that growth.

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Mapping Drake's Love Affair With Toronto

Pitchfork pinpoints all the Toronto locales that have appeared in the rapper's lyrics.

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It's Time to End the Great Snow Umbrella Debate Once and For All

This urban etiquette question has an actual right answer.

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What 27 Weeks of Unemployment Does to the American Worker

Though the economy is improving, a third of those still looking for work have been jobless for more than six months.

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This Artist Spent 3 Years Mapping Every Brooklyn Block—With Garbage

Jennifer Maravillas' "71 Square Miles" captures the diversity of the borough through the items left behind there.

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How Renters Benefitted From the Housing Crisis

The mortgage-industry collapse led to a dramatic increase in single-family rental housing. What happens when buyers want these houses back?

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As Expo 2015 Nears, Milan Embraces the Sharing Economy

Milan is about to get 20 million visitors over six months. It will be the biggest test yet of "collaborative consumption."